Acadia National Park

5 Day Photography Workshop


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Acadia National Park is an incredible location to have a photo adventure. The Park comes to life in October with its stunning fall foliage, breathtaking views of its iconic  coastline,  pristine lakes and beautiful mountain landscape.  Your pictures are sure to impress.

Not only will you have Photography Adventure guide Susan Magnano and the added expertise of  Chris Nicholson, Photographer and  Author of  Photographing National Parks. Chris is an Acadia expert, knowing all the best off the beaten path  locations to shoot. 

With these guides on hand, the teacher to participant ratio is reduced, everyone will receive instruction that focuses on his/her specific learning objectives. We will guide everyone in taking their photography to the next level in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

What's included:

  • 2 Professional landscape photographers
  • In the field instructions and guidance on mastering photography skills
  • Classroom session including Lightroom and Photoshop techniques, and critiques 
  • 3 12x18 matted prints of work photographed during workshop

What's not included:

  • Airfare
  • Car rental 
  • Hotel accommodation - (A code will be given upon signing for the recommended hotel)
  • Meals
  • Transportation

What should I expect? 

This photography workshop adventure is designed to give all participants the opportunity to shoot and capture some of the most amazing landscapes and places in the country. We will guide you through different photography techniques, camera settings and how to use filters to properly expose your shots. We will also spend a good amount of time on photo composition and developing your own style so your photos will tell your story to the viewer.

Group size will be kept small (approx. 12 participants) to afford each participant one-on-one instruction both in the field and in the classroom for post editing. You should also be comfortable with the manual exposure setting on your camera.  

 

What should I bring? What's required? 

Upon signing up we will send everyone a detailed equipment and material list. The basic gear everyone should have is a digital SLR camera body, tripod and a variety of lens. Laptops are recommend to help you fully learn to edit on your own system.

We will be outside doing some walking/hiking for a good part of the trip.  It is advised for you to dress in layers and with proper footwear. Temperatures and conditions can change rapidly so it is best to be prepared.

Location & Lodging Information:

This workshop is based in Bar Harbor, Maine which is just minutes from some of the best photo locations in Acadia National Park The closest airport that accepts national airlines is the Bangor International Airport, about one hour from the park. Car rentals are available at both airports.

We have secured a block of rooms at the Bar Harbor Inn Ocean Front Resort and Spa, Located on Newport Drive in Bar Harbor, Maine.

Once you have registered, you will receive a code that you can use to reserve one of the group rooms

Each day will consist of the following: 

*  Guided in-the-field shooting and instructions 

*  Group sorting and critique

*  Group editing and individual assistance

*  Printing & matting of selected edited images 

 

Potential Shooting Locations:

* Jordan Pond

* The Bubbles

* Cadillac Mountain 

* The Village of Bar Harbor

* Costal Trail

* Boulder Beach

* Bass Harbor Light House

We Will Be Shooting:

* Sunrise from Cadillac Mountain

* Iconic Coastline, Tide pools and Granite Beaches

* Stunning Fall Foliage across the Open Mountain Ridges

* River and Crystal Clear Lakes 

* Star Photography & Light Painting

Cancelation Policy:

Cancellations received at least 60 days prior to the workshop start date: We refund any tuition paid, with the exception of a $50 processing fee.

For cancellations received 30 to 60 days prior to the start of the workshop: We refund any tuition paid, with the exception of a $100 processing fee.

For cancellations received within 30 days prior to the start of the workshop: We retain full tuition.

 

Registration:

Click here to REGISTER

A deposit of $800 is required to reserve your spot for the workshop. Your Balance is due 60 days from the start date. 

 


5 DAY WORKSHOP

October 16

October 20


Tuition:

$1,350


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