Quiet Light Workshops offer Photography Workshops focused on nature & landscapes, cityscapes and travel and trips to some of the best places in the world. Geared to the amateur and advanced amateur photographer looking for the chance to learn from experts in the field in our Photo Workshops are designed to take you to some of the best landscapes in the world. During each workshop you will have ample time both in the field and in the classroom to hone your skills with your camera and in the digital world of photography today. Learn tips on Photoshop and converting your images into great looking prints, workflow management, color balances and color calibration to get consistent results in your work.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
April 18-21, 2013
Wildflowers in the Smokies! April is when the wildflowers hit their peak and you can join us as we return out the finest locations and beautiful scenery. Dogwood, trillium, squaw root, Jack-in-the-pulpit, bishop’s cap and Solomon seal are just a few of the many wildflowers to be found in fields in the park. Join us as we explore this jewel of a National Park. Our Workshop will focus on getting you the very best images of the park’s wildflowers. Our schedule, while setup initially, will change day to day based on weather and light. We will spend enough time in the classroom to give you a better understanding of Photoshop techniques and workflows to enable you to make the best fine art prints. We will also cover basic ways of “seeing” images before you click the shutter and how to take that pre-visualized view and turn it into reality in your photograph.
Chicago Architecture & Travel Photography
May 10-12, 2013
A Workshop on Architectural and Travel Photography. A great city like Chicago has so many things to offer. Great architecture, festivals, dinning and other entertainment. How do you capture it for a magazine article on travel? It involves architectural images, people and places imagery and many other types of photography. This workshop will cover what it takes to capture a city over a small amount of time. Ways to capture the architectural images and the grand vistas along the lakefront of the skyline and must see places and events. We will discuss pre-planning a shoot, ways of seeing and perspective.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
September 5-8, 2013
Fall on the shores of Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
The shores of Lake Superior will be the backdrop of this exciting fall colors workshop. Explore the rocky shores near Castle Beach, the great dunes of Grand Sable Dunes and the many unnamed waterfalls which drop into the lake from the shores and cliffs of this great National Lakeshore. Join us as we explore this jewel of the National Park System. Our Workshop will focus on getting you the very best images of the park’s fall colors. Our schedule, while setup initially, will change day to day based on weather and light.
Tuscany & Venice
September 21-29, 2013
A photographic tour around Tuscany and Venice. Italy has so many beautiful vista’s how do you capture them all in the best light, in the best way? In this photographic tour you will work side by side with Richard as he shows you what he does when traveling in order to capture as much as possible while still enjoying the place. The Tuscany workshop will be centered from San Donato, a small artists gathering town and include trips to wineries and towns nearby including Certaldo, San Gimignano and other towns. We will stop along the roads where the scenery moves us and shoot those eternal images of the Tuscany countryside. In Venice we will walk the canals in the mornings and evenings and take in the city mid-day and share each other’s images in small sessions before heading out for evening photographs of the city. The details and timelines for each place are currently very fluid and if you are interested in these two workshops please contact us. We want to make sure these workshops are personal for each of you!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
October 24-27, 2013
Fall in the Smokies! October is when the fall colors usually hit their peak and you can join us as we return out the finest locations and most beautiful scenery. We will tackle some of the most interesting and off beat places to capture the fall colors of the Sugar Maples, Oaks, Birch, and Red Maple as they show their colors against the backdrop of Firs and landscapes of the park. Fall is a spectacular time of year to be in the park. Join us as we spend 4 1/2 days in the park among its majestic mountains, cool streams, wide valleys and variety of forests in the glory of fall colors. Great Smoky Mountains National Park comes alive in the vast vistas and in the subtle details found everywhere.
For more information you can contact us at any time!