January 13 - 15, 2023
This workshop will teach the basics of how ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture work together to create amazing images while experiencing true western heritage. Our host ranch has daily rodeo and western events that you will be immersed in while practicing new concepts.You will learn by doing. We combine classroom instruction, followed up with immediately practicing what you just learned. While this class is listed as a 101 class, many seasoned photographers have a great time shooting something different and pick up new tricks along the way.
March 24 - 26, 2023
This spring workshop will be based at the award-winning Red Cliffs Lodge which is nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, surrounded by spectacular 2,000-foot cliffs. Drew Stoecklein wants to share with students this amazing location which was used on a shoot he did with Stetson. This special spot in Moab, Utah is uniquely located near Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Capture the sun’s glow as it is reflected off the breathtaking sandstone rocks.
April 3-6, 2023
This workshop provides an immersive experience with horses bred specifically for their size and athleticism. The experience includes photographing horses in motion, horses within the herd, mares and foals, stallions, and an evening of night sky photography at the California Mission where we will be staying. A unique opportunity to learn as much as you want about horses AND photography! Limited to 8 participants.
April 29 - May 7, 2023
Join us for an exciting week of herds of horses, cowboys and cowgirls. This unique event starts with two days of shooting at the Sombrero Ranch and will be followed by the Great American Horse Drive, an event like no other that attracts photographers from around the world. The photo ops are endless, as well as the fun and excitement!
May 17 - 21, 2023
Texas Vision is a new type of photography adventure with an old West twist. Each day will be a combination of class instruction, review of images and shooting rodeo and western lifestyle. The adventure includes: Sunset and Sunrise Chuck Wagon Dinner/Breakfast on the ranch, 2 nights of rodeo, working cowboys on a ranch, cattle dog herding, and professional cowboy portraits. By the end of class you will have experienced shooting action, lifestyle, portraits and day to day life on a working ranch. The skills learned can be applied to all areas of photography.
May 26 - May 30, 2023
Join wild horse photographer Steve Anchell for 3 exciting days of photographing wild mustangs in the badlands of Wyoming. The mares will have foaled, and the herds have come down from the high country to forage and find water. The colts will be frisky and not too dependent on the mares. We will be out before sunrise scouting and photographing small herds, take a break in the afternoon, and go out again until the sun goes down. Steve will provide instructions on composition, camera settings, and how to capture the action. Get up close photographs of these magnificent wild horses. Limited to 8.
August 15 - 20, 2023 & October 4 - 9, 2023
Join us for five nights 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 tenth year welcomed back to this truly special place where you can leave the world behind for a little 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.
Available through November 31, 2022
There is so much more to creating a great image after you capture that moment with your camera. Learn from Sherron's artistic approach as she teaches how to use Photoshop or Elements to enhance your images. In two Zoom sessions you will see how using layers adds impact and fixes problems in even your best photographs. Sessions are recorded for those who can't attend and later review. Class includes step-by-step videos and individual image critiques.
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.