Yosemite Photography: Horsetail Fall & Winter Landscapes

Yosemite Photography: Horsetail Fall & Winter Landscapes

Photograph the magic of Horsetail Fall on a guided tour of Yosemite Valley.
February 21, 2018 to February 24, 2018

We regret to share that this program has been cancelled. Please check our Outdoor Adventures Calendar to join other programs.

Amateur and professional photographers: Sharpen your camera skills in Yosemite Valley in this multi-day course. Your guide, an expert nature photographer, will help you hone your craft and share insider secrets on finding the best shots. Spend your days photographing Yosemite’s winter landscape, from intricate ice patterns to snow-capped peaks. As evening approaches, turn your lens to the east side of El Capitan to capture a fleeting seasonal phenomenon: the orange and red hues that illuminate Horsetail Fall as the setting sun strikes the water.


Included with your registration:

  • Three full days of guided outdoor photography workshops (Thursday, February 22 to Saturday, February 24), plus an afternoon session (Wednesday, February 21 at 4 pm).
  • Park entry (as needed).
  • Four nights of shared camping (as needed, arriving Feb.21 and departing Feb. 25) at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley.
  • There is no discount if you choose not to use our gate pass or campsites.
  • Note: 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.

Want a preview of the Horsetail Fall phenomenon? Watch this Yosemite Nature Notes episode. 

Experience Level: Any (no photography experience required)
Hiking: Easy; less than one mile on mostly level terrain, but snow conditions could add challenges
Elevation: 4,000 feet
Registration Price: $429
Photography Instructor: Coming Soon
View a suggested photography workshop packing list. Note: Please bring your own camera (digital or film).