October 11, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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This will be a fantastic two and a half day workshop over the Columbus Day weekend to catch numerous beautiful waterfalls against the backdrop of autumn colors. Ricketts Glen is considered one of the premier parks in Pennsylvania with its 24 waterfalls lining the groom trails. If you love waterfalls and cascades than this gorgeous location will offer you endless photographic opportunities. This workshop will require around 7 miles of hiking ranging from moderate to steep inclines and descends. Workshop will start Saturday morning and end at noon on Monday.
What you will learn:
You will learn compositional aspect of photographing waterfalls. Learn how to shoot in manual mode to control shutter speed for varying water effects. Learn how a polarizer can make or break an image.
What to bring:
wide angle and zoom lens
tripod - sturdy tripod is must
remote trigger release
Don't forget to bring your excitement to learn more, see new places and meet like minded people!
layered warmth for early morning chills
hat and gloves
sturdy hiking boots
water boots - some of the best spots require getting into the water.
Ricketts Glen is about a 4.5 hours drive from Northern Virginia. The city of Bloomsberg, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton lies about 1-hour east of Ricketts Glen. Camping in the park is the best option. Here is a link for their campsite reservations:
Here is the campsite layout:
$110 per person. Payment is not required for RSVP but payment will be require before the workshop starts. You can also make arrangements with me if you like to pay in person. 10% discount to all those who have attended any of my previous paid workshops.
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