OCTOBER 8th - 12th, 2024
Autumn peaks in Acadia National Park with a bounty of color. As photographers we're drawn to this color, but in Acadia we find so much more.
FOCUS: Photograph rocky coastal scenes, lakes, streams, quaint buildings, harbors, carriage roads and bridges.
The workshop starts on Monday, Oct. 7, 2024 at 6:30 pm with introductions and a discussion. We begin photographing in the morning on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2024.
LODGING LOCATION: Cromwell Harbor Motel , 359 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Reservations only 800-544-3201, info 207-288-3201.
Check-in Monday, Oct. 7, 2024; Check-out Saturday, Oct. 12, 2024.
Workshop ends after photographing on Saturday morning, Oct. 12, 2024.
MORNING: We'll be at a photography location in advance of morning light and we'll stay at that location through sunrise. Sometimes we relocate to another photo location before going to breakfast.
MIDDAY: A lot of time is spent in the field on this workshop. We will have some midday time to aid with post processing, but it is not emphasized on this workshop.
EVENING: We will be at a photography location each evening for several hours. We have dinner in a restaurant scheduled for most days after shooting sunset.
EXPERIENCE: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.
GROUP SIZE: Target number of participants is 8.
CONDITIONS: Mornings may be very chilly.
AIR TRAVEL: Likely airport choices are Bangor, ME, Portland, ME, Manchester, NH and Boston, MA.
Driving time from Bar Harbor, ME to Bangor, ME is 1 hr 30 min.
Driving time from Bar Harbor, ME to Portland, ME is 3 hrs 45 min.
Driving time from Bar Harbor, ME to Manchester, NH is 5 hrs.
Driving time from Bar Harbor, ME to Boston, MA is 4 hrs 35 min.
DRIVING CONDITIONS: Paved roads. A standard rental car should be sufficient. We prefer participants car pool with each other to limit our impact and get to know one another.
RECOMMENDATIONS: MORE WORKSHOP INFORMATION
FOR ACADIA NP: Lens range from at least 18mm to 400mm after the lens multiplication factor, polarizing filter and a 6 stop or higher neutral density filter.
OTHER: Hiking boots. Rain is a possibility, bring an umbrella and rain proof cloths.
NOTE: Photographing Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is not part of workshop, if desired, participants should photograph here before or after the workshop.