Autumn Light Photography

Autumn Light Photography

Photo by Christian Vasile on Unsplash. oin an Outdoor Adventure this fall in Yosemite, and learn photo techniques with expert photography guides.
October 17, 2019 to October 20, 2019

Indulge in the brilliant colors of autumn in Yosemite Valley, where you can take advantage of smaller crowds, incredible foliage and amazing spectacles of light and shadow. Photographers of all levels will enjoy this informative and fun workshop with two professional photographers. Learn their insider discoveries from years of photographing the park, as you explore different subjects in the Valley area, including the park’s most famous natural icons, and develop your own unique style. All camera types (digital or film) are welcome!

Included with your registration:

  • Three full days of guided outdoor photography in Yosemite Valley and surrounding areas Friday, October 18, through Sunday, October 20. Start at 7:30 am each day, shooting throughout the day and one night session, plus an introductory evening meeting (5 pm on Thursday, October 17, at Yosemite Valley Lodge).
  • Park entry (as needed).
  • Camping included, if needed; limited sites are shared among all the participants (arriving October 17 and departing October 21) at Upper Pines Campground.

Note: There is no discount if you choose not to use our gate pass or campsites. Information about upgrading your accommodations to stay at Yosemite Valley Lodge will be emailed to you after you sign up. The option to upgrade expires 45 days before the program.

Experience Level: Any. Participants must be physically fit.
Hiking: Easy.
Elevation Range: 4,000 feet–7,000 feet (driving).
Registration Price: $449
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Dave Wyman, Yosemite Conservancy expert photography guide

Dave Wyman

Dave Wyman is an accomplished photographer and author of three pictorial guidebooks (“Backroads of Northern California”, “Backroads of Southern California”, and “Yosemite in Photographs”). His photographs and articles have appeared in Outdoor Photographer, Outside, Backpacker, Sky and Telescope, and many other publications. He is an experienced guide, leading tours for environmental organizations and museums, in addition to photography tours and workshops through his company, Image Quest. He enjoys sharing his passion for photography and the outdoors.

Ken Rockwell, Yosemite Conservancy expert photography guide

Ken Rockwell

Ken Rockwell is a talented photographer and host of a popular website for essays, photo galleries, lessons and equipment reviews. Having fully the embraced digital age, Ken is equally adept with traditional 35mm, panoramic, medium and large format photography. An engineer by training, Ken has an artistic eye and is excited to share his knowledge and opinions about photography.