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Colorado Rockies Fall Color

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2017
Loation: Ouray, Colorado
With Adam Jones & Dennis Flaherty
Workshop Cost: $1195
Deposit: $250
Maximum number of participants: 14

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Colorado is stunning any time of year, and especially so when mountain vistas are ablaze with golden aspen. Colorado’s scenery has inspired legions of landscape photographers and this workshop is designed to be there during peak autumn colors with pristine lakes, mountain passes, ghost towns, golden aspen and gamble oaks cascading down mountain vistas. We are headquartered in beautiful Ouray, Colorado, referred to as “ America’s Little Switzerland” nestled among soaring mountains. Join us for cool fall days, crystal blue sky sunshine, and golden fall colors providing dramatic mountain landscapes unrivaled anywhere in the U.S.

I’m very excited to offer this new workshop location in Colorado with co-leader Dennis Flaherty. Dennis has been a full time photographer for over 25 years, lives in Bishop, California, and owns property in Colorado. Dennis has photographed and conducted workshops in the Colorado Rockies numerous times. We are teaming up to offer you a great photo workshop during fall color in the Colorado Rockies.

As most of us realize, fall colors may be unpredictable from one year to the next. Peak color normally occurs during the dates of our workshop. Dennis and I will be on location several days early, scouting the best locations right before you arrive. We will have you in the best locations possible and at the right times of day.

Location Highlights:
  • Crystal Lake
  • Red Mountain Pass
  • Owl Creek Pass
  • Dallas Divide
  • Lost Dollar Road
  • Courthouse Mountain
  • Mt. Sneffels Range
Instructional Topics:

This is an intensive workshop, we are out early, and stay out late as the lighting and weather conditions dictate. You’ll never have so much fun working at something you love doing. Our locations offer you a wide range of shooting and learning opportunities. We aim our cameras at a variety of beautiful fall landscapes, unlimited macro subjects, waterfalls, streams, ponds, lakes, and possibly wildlife.

  • Wide Angle & Telephoto landscapes: Learn to use all your lenses
  • Macro Techniques: Lighting, Using Diffusers, Flash, Diopters, Extension Tubes, Tele-converters
  • Creative Depth of Field: We'll teach you to take control of your camera and get the results you want.
  • Demo the best high ISO noise reduction software. You won’t believe the results!!!
  • Composition: Learning to see creatively: Using graphics and color for stronger compositions
  • Camera Setup: Setting the camera to work the way you want
  • Basic Workflow: Filters, Plug Ins, Working with Textures
  • HDR for Controlling Excessive Contrast: Techniques for realistic HDR to artistic "grungy" illustrations.
  • Focus stacking: for unlimited depth of focus
  • Infra Red: Black and white techniques

Sept. 28: Meet 6pm, Ouray Victorian Inn for orientation and briefing

Sept. 29, 30, & Oc.t 1: Out every morning before sunrise, so we can be at great locations at first light. Out every afternoon until after sunset. We return to our hotel during mid-day for rest, meals, and lectures when conditions are not great for photography.

Oct. 2: Depart for sunrise shoot, group breakfast after early morning shooting, then back to hotel in time for checkout from hotel.

We do not provide a detailed itinerary. Instead we prefer to remain flexible with our timing to utilize great lighting and weather conditions for the best possible images each day and each location. Lectures and field demonstrations are scheduled when the lighting is not optimal for high quality professional images.

We have a block of rooms on hold at special discounted rate at the Ouray Victorian Inn. Refer to the Adam Jones Photography Workshop to book a room and receive a discount 1-800-84-OURAY

Grand Junction Airport (GJT) is the largest airport, about 2hrs from Ouray.

Montrose Airport (MTJ) is smaller, but only about 45 minutes from Ouray.

Food, lodging, and transportation not included.

Dennis Flaherty is a personal friend and fantastic nature photographer who loves sharing his knowledge with others, I'm sure you’ll enjoy your time with Dennis.

Dennis and I have led workshops and photographed together several times. You can expect to enjoy a tremendous learning experience with us in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. We both enjoy teaching, and are there to help you every step of the way in a friendly nurturing atmosphere. Join us for the most fun you'll ever have learning and exploring nature through photography.

We are open to all skill levels and we don’t care what brand camera you are using. You are the most important part of any kind of image making. Let us help you reach your full potential.

We fully expect this workshop to fill quickly, please reserve your place as soon as possible. Non-photographer spouses or friends are welcome at no extra charge.

Reserve Your Place Now!

Checks should be made payable to:

Adam Jones
6814 Clore Lake Road
Crestwood, KY 40014

Please include all your normal contact information including your email address along with your check, and you will receive a written confirmation of payment.

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6814 Clore Lake Rd.
Crestwood, KY 40014
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