Death Valley – Spring in the Desert

March 26 – 30, 2018

Cost: Early Bird Special – if registered before Nov 30, $1350, Thereafter, $1550/participant, 

Limit: 11 participants

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Join us for the amazing tour of Death Vally; a large desert valley that lays below sea level. Death Valley’s Badwater Basin is the point of the lowest elevation in North America, at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level. While at first glance this might appear to be a stark and lonesome landscape, Death Valley’s diversity offers much to landscape photographers.  From Sand Dunes, to Salt Flats, to Multi-hued Volcanic and Sedimentary hills, the opportunities are numerous. In spite of the overwhelming heat and sparse rainfall, Death Valley exhibits considerable biodiversity. Each spring, wildflowers, watered by snowmelt, carpet the desert floor. During this tour, we will also visit the Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, CA.   The Alabama Hills sit at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and is known for its natural arches and interesting rock formations.

Tour Itinerary:

  • We will meet up on Monday, March 26, around 4PM at the hotel and then head out to shoot through sunset.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will be full days exploring the National Park and environs, with some time midday for lunch and R&R.
  • Friday, we will be up early, shooting the sunrise, returning to the hotel in time for checkout.

Included in the Cost:

  • Expert instruction, geared to your level of expertise
  • Full days in the field shooting, with instruction provided as needed to elevate your photography
  • Tour designed to create a fun and interactive environment that enhances your individual experience
  • Experienced location guidance
  • Feedback and image critiques and helpful suggestions throughout the trip
  • Instruction on image processing as requested
  • Park Access Fees

Not Included in the Cost:

  • Lodging – although we have a block of rooms at a reduced rate.
  • Meals
  • Transportation – We will carpool from hotel to locations

Additional tour details will be provided upon registration.


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