The Spirit-N-Light workshops were designed to create stunning imagery with a concentrated focus on dramatic lighting; an element that can be the difference between a snap shot and a great shot. Having a strong focus on one element, with exciting subjects, in an inspiring environment, can have greater impact on learning your craft and quickly elevating your photography.
Nov 9- Nov 13, 2014
Deborah Sandige & Piper Mackay
Rajasthan is the most colorful, traditional, vibrant and exotic area of India. This incredible itinerary includes two elaborate festivals. One is amidst the dramatic background of the golden sand dunes in the surreal Thar Desert; the other is at the Ahhicharagarh Fort, which will be lit with hundreds of candles each night. These festivals alone, would be enough to fill your hard drives with exotic imagery, but we also included….
Jan 28- Feb 15, 2015
This workshop is designed to create stunning imagery with a focus on dramatic lighting, while photographing cowboys/girls, horses, and cattle, on a true working ranch. The wranglers will run the horses through the majestic landscape creating loads of photographic opportunities for action shots, clouds of dust, and silhouettes at sunset. There will be continuous opportunities to photograph all aspects of ranch life including working the cattle, roping, portraits, and close-ups.
Mar 12- Mar 15, 2015
Africa is a tapestry of ancient cultures, exotic wildlife and dramatic eco systems, which are mesmerizing for the eyes, mind, and soul. This photographic adventure is built around one of the most breathtaking tribal festivals in the world, while also visiting two of the top wildlife reserves in Kenya, and driving across the spectacular, legendary, Chalbi Desert.
May 1- Jun 1, 2015
The Maasia Mara, during the migration, is arguably one of the greatest wildlife photography experiences on the planet. This safari takes the traditional migration photo safari to the next level by offering; multiple locations in the Mara, two nights in a private conservancy that allows off road driving and night game drives, and multiple photographic, cultural experiences with the iconic Maasai tribe.
Aug 16- Aug 26, 2015
Extend your Safari to have an unforgettable, close up encounter with the critically endangered, Mountain Gorilla’s in Rwanda. Walking along side these gentle giants is exhilarating and unlike any experience in the world. The mountain gorillas are found only in a few small areas of protected forest; photographing them is incredibly special.
Priority registration is given to participants on the Migration and Maasia Safari and the Best of Kenya Safari.
Aug 27- Aug 30, 2015
This photo safari is an extraordinary opportunity to photograph Kenya’s most phenomenal wildlife locations and exotic tribes, during the time of the migration; Maasai Mara, Amboseli National Park, Samburu National Park, Maasia Tribe, and the Samburu Tribe. To maximize every minute in each location, we will be flying to and from the reserves!
Aug 30- Sep 10, 2015
An amazing adventure to the most exotic tribal rich rejoin in the world filled with unbelievable photographic opportunities. Details coming soon. Email me to be put on the first contact list as this trip is limited to 7 participants and fills fast.
An amazing adventure to the most exotic tribal rich rejoin in the world filled with filled with unbelievable photographic opportunities. We will travel both sides of the river including camping with the Suri tribe and flying back to Addis by private charter. Details coming soon. Email me to be put on the first contact list as this trip is limited to 7 participants and fills fast.
A guide to creating mesmerizing images on a photographic journey of a lifetime. The difference between an average photograph of an extraordinary subject or location and an extraordinary photograph is the work and planning you put in before you click the shutter. Inside are insights and lessons learned from a decade of traveling in remote locations, including simple ideas on lighting and composition techniques.