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South Dakota Badlands Photo Safari with Jason Odell

Photograph the Badlands of South Dakota with Photographer Jason Odell

Dates: June 9-12, 2011

Location: Days Inn Hotel, Wall, South Dakota

Tuition: $899.99 per photographer

Nearest Airport: Rapid City, SD (RAP)

What you'll see: Sunrises, Sunsets, and landscapes that look like you're on another planet. If we're lucky, we'll get some rainstorms making the scenery even more resplendent. You'll also likely to see wildlife, including bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and pronghorn (antelope). Our focus will be primarily landscape photography on this trip.  There will be easy to moderate hiking, but we will avoid strenuous hikes. Plan on bringing a water bottle for day hikes! During the mid-day times, we'll retreat to our hotel and work on image critique, workflow, and post-processing techniques.

What's included: Your tuition covers field photographic instruction, National Park fees, and post-processing support with image critique sessions. I have reserved a block of hotel rooms for the group at a discounted rate; participants will be responsible for food, lodging, and transportation to the field sites.

Tentative Itinerary:

Thursday, June 9th: Meet in hotel lobby at 2pm for orientation, followed by evening shoot in Badlands NP (location TBD).

Friday, June 10th: Sunrise at the Pinnacles Overlook. Sunset shooting at the Doors & Windows Trails.

Saturday, June 11th: Sunrise shooting at Yellow Mounds area. Sunset shooting at Panorama Point.

Sunday, June 12th: Sunrise shooting if schedule permits (TBD), depart for Rapid City, SD.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Tuition is non-refundable after April 25th, 2011. If I can fill your slot from the waiting list, then you will be refunded your tuition less a 10% processing fee.

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  • June

    Great workshop, great location, great group of people.

    June 20, 2011

  • Jason O.

    Another great group of students! I appreciate everyone's participation and I look forward to seeing everyone's images!

    June 14, 2011

  • Jason O.

    Welcome to the trip, Roy!

    February 14, 2011

  • Jason O.

    Those two lenses would be bread and butter for this trip. When I was there before, I was shooting DX, and the 17-55mm and[masked]mm were what I ended up using the most.

    February 12, 2011

  • Jason O.

    Just to answer a few questions about this trip:

    1) I welcome photographers of all levels, especially beginners!

    2) Although my kit is Nikon-based, this isn't a "Nikon" workshop. Most of the techniques I'll cover are brand-neutral.

    February 12, 2011

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Refunds offered if:

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Additional notes: Workshop tuition is non-refundable after April 25, 2011. If you cancel after this date, I will offer a refund less a 10% processing fee if I fill your spot from the waiting list.

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