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 Advanced Photography Workshop

Date/Time: Saturday, November 9, 8:00am – 6:00pm & Sunday, November 10, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Meet at: Black Rock Visitor Center
Fee: $100 JTNPA/PINE member $110 non members
Instructor: David Jesse McChesney, Photographer, Author,  “The Mojave Desert: Miles of Wonder” and ”Muir Roots: At One with the Wild”
Hike Level: Moderate

Take your photography to the next level with photographer David Jesse McChesney. In this workshop & field class, McChesney will focus on advanced techniques used to capture wildlife and desert landscapes.  He will discuss numerous topics such as: methods to improve composition, how to maximize depth of field, use of foregrounds and backgrounds, how to control contrast, and utilize shadows. This two day field class will provide an in-depth photographic study of Eureka Peak, Upper and Lower Covington Flats and Black Rock in the northwestern-most area of the national park, where participants will learn how to turn desert images from ordinary to extraordinary.  The field locations present great panoramic views and are home to bobcat, bighorn sheep, as well as a stunning Joshua tree forest.  McChesney will end the class with his favorite tips and tricks on how to catch the special moments in the park with a camera. Bring your tripod (required) and enjoy a few days in the park.  A camping option on Saturday night, at Black Rock Campground, is available. .  Sign up soon as the class size is limited.

A camping option at Black Rock Campground is available.  Download the course outline: Advanced Photography Workshop Fall 2013

Click on the “Related Products” on the enrollment page to purchase a copy of “The Mojave Desert:  Miles of Wonder”.

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.

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