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Hill Country Snapshots

Date: Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2021
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The perfect 4-day getaway to hone your photography skills through classroom instruction and fun outdoor activities!

Spend four glorious, photography-filled days in the Texas Hill Country capturing some of the wonders of all that the world around us has to offer. Learn more about the art of photography, and increase your skill level.

This retreat is PERFECT for beginner and intermediate level photographers with DSLR or Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras!

If you have been shooting in ‘Auto’ mode, you have been missing out on so many other great features in your camera. This class takes you beyond ‘automatic’ and teaches you the important fundamentals of photography.

This is a 50/50 mix of classroom instruction and fun outdoor photography activities which will help reinforce what you learn in the classroom

The classroom instruction will ensure you have a firm understanding of the fundamentals of photography and how to use your camera most effectively to create excellent images.

We will cover both the technical and artistic aspects of photography including creative techniques.

Put what you learn in class into practice around Mo-Ranch’s 500 acres:

  • In a beautiful photographer’s paradise on the North Fork of the Guadalupe River with hiking trails and habitats including aquatic, riparian areas, grasslands, oak-juniper woodlands and limestone hills.
  • Explore the fascinating architecture of the many buildings on the ranch.
  • Participants can capture wildlife, such as birds, in different feeding and travel patterns.
  • By late March, the wildflowers at Mo-Ranch and the nearby Hill Country habitat include Bluebonnets, Wine Cups, Indian Paintbrushes, Indian Blanket, Antelope Horn Milkweed, Milk Vetch, Spiderwort, Texas Lantana, Drummond’s Phlox, Texas Groundsel, Texas Vervain, White Prickly Poppies, Pink Evening Primrose and many, many more.
  • Weather permitting, we will also try to capture some beautiful sunrise photos and for those willing to stay up late, we’ll show you how to create great images of the beautiful night sky and Milky Way.
  • Attend/take the workshop with a photographer friend and you can share a room to reduce costs!

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