Big Bend National Park

When: March 12-14, 2021

Style: Astro-Landscape

Deposit: $570.00 (40%) 

Total Tuition: $1425.00

Activity Rating: Mild

Max Students: 10

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  Join us for a fantastic weekend in Southwest Texas' PREMIERE location for Astro-Landscape Photography: Big Bend National Park!

  The landscape in Big Bend National Park is second only to the night skies above Big Bend National Park and we cannot wait to guide you through it!

  Our Big Bend National Park  UNIQUE / Workshop focuses on capturing the beauty of the night sky AND the landscape and TEACHING you how to do it!  This is much more than a photo tour, our workshops are an immersive experience that mold classroom style instruction and in-field instruction to provide YOU with exceptional knowledge, enhanced skills, and out-of-this-world images! 

   Our workshops are limited to only 10 students to ensure each student has a fantastic learning experience and receives ample one-on-one attention both in the field and in the classroom!

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN TUTION?

Your tuition for this workshop covers the following:

  • Two Nights Lodging (Additional Nights Available)

  • Meals from Day one through the Final Day

  • Guide Service

  • In-Field Photography Instruction

  • Classroom Instruction

  • Classroom Materials

  • Time and Talent of Professional Instructors

 

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION?

Tuition DOES NOT include the following:

  • Travel to and from Big Bend National Park

  • Travel During the Workshop

  • Meals outside of those provided

  • Incidentals

  • Travel and/or Equipment Insurance

  • Park fees (if applicable)

WHAT SKILL LEVEL IS REQUIRED?

None!  Our workshops are specifically designed to catered to photographers of ALL SKILL LEVELS!  We only ask that you bring the suggested and recommended equipment so that you may get the most out of the workshop!

WORKSHOP ITINERARY

Day 1 - Friday, March 12, 2021

  • 12PM - 5 PM Meet in Hotel Conference Room

    • Initial Introduction​ and Lunch

    • Overview & Orientation

    • Classroom instruction

      • Camera Operations and Techniques​

  • 5PM - Break for Dinner

  • 7PM - TBA  - In-Field Shooting and Instruction

Day 2 - Saturday, March 13, 2021

  • 11AM - 5 PM Meet in Hotel Conference Room

  • Classroom instruction and Lunch

    • Post-Processing

  • 5PM - 7PM Break for Dinner

  • 7PM - TBA - In-Field Shooting and Instruction

Day 3 - Sunday, March 14, 2021

  • 10AM - 5 PM Meet in Hotel Conference Room

    • Classroom instruction Breakfast & Late Lunch

      • Post-Processing​

      • Final Image Editing

      • Preparing for Print

    • Final Wrap Up

WHAT GEAR DO I NEED?

The following is the basic gear you will need for our workshops.  When you register you will receive a specific gear list by email.

  • DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

  • Wide Angle lens capable of at least f/2.8

  • Quality, Sturdy Tripod

  • Wired or Wireless Intervalometer

  • Memory Cards & Card Reader

  • Camera Batteries

  • Laptop Computer (PC or Mac) with at least:

    • Adobe Lightroom Classic​ (latest version)

    • Adobe Photoshop (latest version)

  • Equatorial Tracker 

    • Not required, but if you have one, bring it!​

  • Quality, climate appropriate clothing

  • Quality footwear with ankle support

WHERE ARE WE STAYING?

We are staying in the small town of Terlingua, Texas which lies at the western entrance of Big Bend National Park.  It's an eclectic, small town with a ton of charm!

We will stay at the awesome hotel, Big Bend Resort & Adventures.  We have been staying here for three years now and have an awesome relationship with hotel management and staff!  Here's the address:

Big Bend Resort & Adventures

53623 TX-118

Terlingua, Texas 79852

This workshop INCLUDES two nights lodging at this hotel.  Once you register, you DO NOT need to call the hotel to set up your accommodations.  We will take care of that for you!

If you would like additional lodging nights, simply let us know on our registration form when you register for this workshop.  Additional nights will be added to your final tuition payment at a rate of $125.00 per additional night.

We will host the workshop out of the Big Bend Resort & Adventure's Conference Room.  

WHAT IS THE ACTIVITY LEVEL LIKE?

Students should be prepared to be on their feet during in-field instruction and should be able to walk at least 1 mile over relatively even terrain.

Most of our workshops do not require a great deal of hiking / walking and most time our shooting locations only require us to travel less than 1/2 mile. But, if you can walk at least a mile, you will be set for our workshops!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP?

  This workshop is for photographers of ALL SKILL LEVELS who LOVE the night sky, stunning landscapes and have the desire to capture amazing images all while improving their abilities as an artist!

  Our workshops are designed to TEACH first and foremost!  If you are looking to learn and grow as a photographer, our workshops are the right choice for you!

HOW DOES TUITION WORK?

The total tuition for this workshop is $1,425.00.  A 40% deposit of  $570.00 is required to reserve your slot.  This deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE* and will guarantee you a slot in the workshop.

 

Final tuition payments are required by  February 15, 2021.

Transactions are completed via PayPal and are Secure Transactions. You do not need a PayPal Account to complete your registration.  

If you would prefer to fulfill your tuition in an alternate manner, please email tony@319photography.com to arrange this.

*Exceptions may arise due to unforeseen occurrences.  These will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

IMPORTANT STUFF WE SHOULD TELL YOU ABOUT

319 Photography, LLC. is certified and authorized by the National Park Service (NPS) to host and conduct photography workshops within National Parks.

319 Photography, LLC. is First Aid and CPR certified through the American Heart Association and we carry medical supplies with us during our workshops.

Our transactions are secured via PayPal for your peace of mind!  No PayPal account needed!

Your personal information is secure.  319 Photography, LLC. grantees that we will never sell or otherwise provide your information to anyone.  Any information obtained from you will be used solely by 319 Photography, LLC. for administrative, advertising, and contact purposes.

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