Discuss aspects of lighting, composition, perspective, depth of field, and motion in the presence of Yosemite National Park’s most dramatic waterfalls. These programs were developed to allow you to maximize your time shooting the scenery. By trusting our trained professional photographers to plan a custom photography workshop to address your needs, you will be able to focus on the finer aspects of photography in the field. Topics covered will include aperture, shutter speed, ISO, exposure, white balance, composition, and the artist’s role in photography.
Price: $450 for 1 person
Dynamic Pricing is available on all tours. The price per person will decrease as the size of the group increases. If no one joins the tour, you pay the one person rate and receive a private tour at no extra cost.
Rainbows and Reflections Yosemite Valley Waterfalls Photography Workshop
Spring is the perfect season to explore the waterfalls of Yosemite Valley. Copious amount of water, combined with the usually fantastic weather, create a stunning visual palette to photograph upon. We will concentrate on creating beautiful and lasting images of The Valleys iconic waterfalls, including Yosemite Falls, Ribbon Fall and Bridalveil Fall. You will be taken to prime and unusual locations to photograph these subjects. We will look to photograph our subjects as stand alone entities and also endeavor to combine other interesting visual elements in the scene to create photographs that are both interesting and artistic. Learn about what combinations of shutter speed and aperture work best for the subject at any given time. Also learn about filtration and other unusual creative decisions that you can make to help make your images be more unique and creative.
Hetch Hetchy Falls and Flowers with Robb Hirsch
With several striking waterfalls and colorful wildflower displays, Hetch Hetchy offers a multitude of potential subjects to photograph in a far less crowded setting than Yosemite Valley. Emphasis for this workshop will be placed on creating strong compositions, teaching techniques for shooting waterfalls and wildflowers, the art of pre-visualizing images to be more productive, and reading light to best utilize the current conditions. Learn how to become more creative with photography by manually choosing apertures and shutter speeds and shooting a scene in a variety of ways to isolate the subject or put it in the context of the surrounding environment. Come away with fine images of this intriguing landscape and more importantly the knowledge to better capture quality images of the natural world wherever you may be.