Upcoming Workshops and Classes

Workshops and Events

Horses in the Snow Winter Photographer's Getaway

Horses in the Snow Winter Photographer's Getaway

February 28 - March 3, 2024

We will shoot the Jingle of 200+ head of horses in and out each day. We will have an opportunity to shoot wranglers with horses saddled, scenics with horses, riders, artistic lighting situations, feed wagon, and more! A warming vehicle will be made available for photographers near the shoot location. In addition to shooting, this workshop includes: Lodging in Guest Cabins (Single and Double Occupancy), Gourmet meals, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating & Hockey, Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Sleigh Rides, and so much more!

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2024 Red Rocks of Moab, UT

2024 Red Rocks of Moab, UT

March 22 - 24, 2024

This spring Western Photography Workshop will bring you up close to the wild beauty of the American West, as you capture the spirit of horseback riders against the backdrop of red-rock canyons and expansive desert vistas. From action-packed shots of wranglers to serene moments in the desert landscape, our workshop in Moab promises to be a photographic adventure like no other.

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Have fun, learn & bring home spectacular photos

Have fun, learn & bring home spectacular photos

March 23 - 30, 2024

Have fun! Capture gorgeous horses while maximizing YOUR photography on spectacular Central Coast California. March 23 to 30, 2024. Your choice of 2, 4 or 6 days. Focus will be on the wow factor - being in the moment, connection and charisma. Create impact by daring to be different, coming from the heart and being uniquely yourself. English and Western under saddle as well as in pasture; mares and foals on famous ranches as well as the on the beach. Emphasis on action photography. Photo critiques and photo editing. Learn to create, print, and sell your color photo books on Amazon.

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The Pegasus Equine Photography Workshop

The Pegasus Equine Photography Workshop

April 8 - 11, 2024

Photograph a collection of 160+ unique large cross breed horses in an immersive experience: Percheron, Gypsy, Thoroughbred, Clydesdale, Friesian, Andalusian, Shire, and more. Mares, Stallions, and Foals in a variety of settings at the breeder's ranch. Stay at the historic California Mission San Antonio in this remote California Coastal Valley; all inclusive. Two and a half days, three nights. Different from the majority of workshops out there. Read more on our website!

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Portugal Spring Photography Tour

Portugal Spring Photography Tour

April 14 - 20, 2024

This photo tour is designed to experience the majesty of the Lusitano breed against beautiful backdrops and locations. At various locations, Scott Trees will be setting up scenes for participants to photograph and create memorable images. In addition, we will provide side excursions to some of the more picturesque areas of Portugal, offering an experience not just for the Lusitano breed, but Portugal itself. This package includes accommodation with breakfast and transport (as needed for the tours and shoots) for all 7 days.

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Rodeo Western Lifestyle Photography Workshop

Rodeo Western Lifestyle Photography Workshop

April 17 - 21, 2024

Texas Vision is a new type of photography adventure with an old West twist. The workshop is hosted at Nine Bar Ranch, a 12,000 acre working ranch in the heart of cowboy country. During the course you will experience shooting rodeo action, lifestyle, portraits and day-to-day life on a working ranch, dogs herding cattle and chuck wagon sunrise and sunset meals. The course includes classroom instruction and review of images. Lodging and meals are included.

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LEARN EQUINE PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINNERS WORKSHOP

LEARN EQUINE PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINNERS WORKSHOP

April 19 - 23, 2024

If you are new to photography and/or new to photographing horses, this experience will hold a multitude of riches for you. We’ve packed this event with all the stuff we wish we’d had when we started our photography journey. We will begin with basic instruction on camera usage, exposure, editing, composition, and more. Creativity and business will also be covered. Shoots included will cover multiple common equine photography situations including portraits, black backgrounds, conformation, action, back lighting, silhouette, and more.

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The White Horses of Camargue

The White Horses of Camargue

May 3 - May 7, 2024

Capture the white horses of Camargue in the South of France on this unforgettable photography workshop. The Camargue horses are some of the most photogenic horses in the world and this photography tour is certain to be one of the most memorable experiences of your life. During the workshop you will photograph the horses seven times over five days. Shooting locations and the horse numbers will vary between shoots. World class photography instruction will be provided by renowned wildlife photographer Mike Wardynski. All lodging & ground transportation is included during the course of the trip

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Wild Horses of Cappadocia, Turkey

Wild Horses of Cappadocia, Turkey

May 9 - 16, 2024

Photograph stunning Cappadocia valleys, magnificent horses, hidden caves, historical churches, panoramic vistas. Capture the beauty of 300 Yilki wild horses at sunset. Mark Kettenhofen is the perfect instructor for this magical unique journey. Includes specialized techniques-light painting, astrophotography, off-camera flash, and lighting. We stay at a medieval-inspired cave hotel that transports you through time. Weather permitting, the sky fills at sunrise with colored hot-air balloons. As night falls, photograph the celestial wonders, towering fairy chimneys, horsemen in traditional attire.

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White Horses of Camargue Photography Workshop

White Horses of Camargue Photography Workshop

May 12 - 17, 2024

Join Chris Byrne in 2024 to photograph the majestic white stallions of Camargue in the south of France. All lodging and transportation is included on this 6 day, 5 night photography tour. Cost: $5250. Group Size: 7 participants.

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Jewels of the North

Jewels of the North

May 20 - 24, 2024

A tailor-made photo tour, led by Ekaterina Druz, that will unveil the hidden gems of the North of Portugal! The meticulously crafted itinerary will blow your mind: breathtaking natural landscapes, rich architecture and magical backgrounds. The North never disappoints and is set to dazzle your eye! Oh, and we have an additional surprise... we'll venture into the mountains to observe and photograph the wild 'Garranos' - an ancestral horse breed from Portugal, considered at risk of extinction! Great diversity & exclusivity: set for max of 7 photographers! Adventure is calling. Will you join?

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2024 Spear–O-Wigwam, Wyoming Pack Trip

2024 Spear–O-Wigwam, Wyoming Pack Trip

June 28 - 30, 2024

This summer Western Photo Workshop takes place in the beautiful Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming, at the historic Spear-O-Wigwam Lodge. This property was a writing haven for author Ernest Hemingway in the early 1900s. This workshop will not only develop students’ photography skills, but also allows them to do so on horseback!

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A Tour through Mongolia

A Tour through Mongolia

August 4 - 13, 2024

This is one of the last frontiers where you can find families living as they did centuries ago in a nomadic lifestyle, traveling with their herds of horses, goats and sheep, living in a ger or what we call a yurt. During our stay we will attend horse festivals, spend a morning with an Eagle handler, ride camels on the edge of the Gobi desert, photograph the rare Prezewalski horses, mounted archery, have a private photo session with models in traditional clothing, and see a vast array of historical areas. This is a photographic journey like no other. Spots are limited.

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Lusitano Legacy

Lusitano Legacy

September 10 - 14, 2024

A cultural odyssey into the heart of the Lusitano horse led by Ekaterina Druz! Spanning from ancient origins to contemporary eminence, our journey explores iconic studs like Veiga, Alter Real, Coimbra and Ortigão Costa. Visit the renowned Portuguese Riding School and capture the finesse of working equitation. As we traverse Portugal's picturesque landscapes, brace yourself for a visual feast, immersing in the essence of Lusitano life. A golden opportunity to craft timeless images and forge unforgettable memories! Get your cameras ready for a journey transcending time!

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POWDERHORN RANCH WOMEN'S RETREAT

POWDERHORN RANCH WOMEN'S RETREAT

October 2 - 6, 2024

Join us at the beautiful Powderhorn Ranch in wild and wonderful Wyoming as we enjoy the hospitality and horsemanship of the wonderful True family. This will be our eleventh year welcomed back to this amazing place where you can leave the world behind for a while and enjoy the essence of the western landscapes and lifestyle. Shoots include herd drives, cowgirl and cowboy portraits, dramatic landscape scenes, magical barn light and all sorts of action and fun in between. This is a wonderful chance to collaborate, share and learn with other women in a most amazing location.

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Winter at the Horse Ranch

Winter at the Horse Ranch

February 9 - 15, 2025

Join us on an exclusive horse ranch in the spectacular highlands of Wyoming! Graced with winter snow, you'll photograph the horses and the cowboys and cowgirls in action in a large variety of settings. We'll have plenty of creature comforts in a relaxed, idyllic Western homestead with all-inclusive fine dining, cocktail hours, and luxurious rooms. This workshop is rated Easy for physical exertion. Full model and property releases will be provided to all participants. Image critique and classroom sessions will be scheduled during our time together.

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White Horses of Camargue Photography Workshop

White Horses of Camargue Photography Workshop

May 4 - 9, 2025

Join Chris Byrne in 2025 to photograph the majestic white stallions of Camargue in the south of France. All lodging and transportation is included on this 6 day, 5 night photography tour. Cost: $5750. Group Size: 7 participants.

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Online Classes, Webinars & Virtual Events

Shoot, create and promote with a pro

Shoot, create and promote with a pro

Ongoing

Join Terri Cage for her on line on demand courses and learn at your own speed! From connecting Horses and Humans through Portraiture to how to creating the perfect Black Backgrounds for your images or marketing through Social Media these classes offer a wealth of information for photographers of all levels and are available on demand with no time limit. Participants have access to a private facebook group where Terri is available to answer questions.

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CAPTURING CORRECT ACTION PHOTOS IN SHOW PHOTOGRAPHY

CAPTURING CORRECT ACTION PHOTOS IN SHOW PHOTOGRAPHY

Ongoing

Learn to successfully capture the optimal moment of horses in motion. Join this Facebook-based mentor group led by dressage photographer Sharon Packer to develop these skills with valuable feedback offered on your images. This class will concentrate on the dressage and hunter jumper disciplines but can also be applied to all breeds and disciplines.

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