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Workshops

After one of my workshops, I had a woman tell me that she learned a lot and enjoyed the weekend. She was a veteran of workshops, both in-person and online ones. "There are lots of good photographers," she said, "But most aren't good teachers. You are a good teacher." That made me feel pretty good. I work hard to share the knowledge I have gained over the years from experience and other photographers. When teaching in the field I have a good feel when to let photographers have the space to explore and when they need me watching closely and offering tips and suggestions. I mix a combination of interesting exercises that stress important points with real-world shoots that will fill photographer's portfolios. I am a big believer that getting away from all of life's distraction and spending time concentrating is important in our lives. Whether it is one day, one weekend, or a week or two, spending time with other photographers, focusing on learning and shooting, is extremely rewarding. And my workshops don't end when we all go home. I'm always available via email for help, tips or motivation. I hope you will join me for a fun and exciting getaway.

What others are saying

- You know when to push, when to pull and when to back off.

- I truly enjoyed your "folksy" presentation style. I'm sure none of the participants felt intimidated.

- I walked away with so many AH-HA moments and things start to click so much that I can't wait for another snowfall (although Spring flowers would be preferred) to practice with my camera. THANK YOU is so lacking but the best I can do for now.

- Excellent class taught by great instructor. Great material with good practical experiences and examples. Thanks again Loren. It was really worth it.

- I enjoyed the small group and individualized attention.

- I have taken many seminars over the past year and have found yours to be amongst the best. Look forward to more in the future.

- I picked so many tips and went home and tried them. I saw some improvement, so I am very happy.

Upcoming workshops

Cuba Photography Workshop – Nov. 2020

Cancelled - Nov. 7-15 - Explore the excitement and mystery of Cuba as we make memorable photos of the beauty, culture and history of the island nation.

Total Solar Eclipse Photography Workshop in Chile 2020

Cancelled -- Dec. 9-15, 2020 - Join Loren for the adventure of a lifetime as we photograph a total solar eclipse and the beauty of southern Chile during a special photography workshop.

Authentic Cuba – Beyond Tourism

Cancelled. Jan. 9-17, 2021 - Photograph the authentic Cuba away from the tourists

Vermont Winter Photography Workshop – Jan. 22-24

Jan. 22-24 - I think winter is the most beautiful time of year to be a photographer. I love seeing the simplicity created by a heavy blanket of snow and photographing the clean lines and the pureness of the countryside that only appears in winter. I have spent years driving the backroads of Vermont finding great locations for winter photos and now I will share them with you. Join me for this unique photographic experience as you learn the tricks and techniques involved in capturing those special winter scenes.

Iceland Aurora and Ice Cave Photo Workshop

Feb. 8-14, 2021 - We will chase the northern lights, explore an incredible ice cave, visit the spectacular lagoon at Jokulsarlon, shoot fabulous waterfalls and much more.

Acadia National Park Photography Workshop

June 2-6, 2021 -- The perfect location for a photography workshop is Acadia National Park in Maine. Acadia is a special place, the unique rocky shore, Cadillac Mountain, pristine ponds, old buggy trails and beauty everywhere you look. It is a favorite place for photographers and tourists, so we’ll go before the summer crowds arrive.

Iceland Summer Photography Workshop – Aug. 2021

Aug. 15-20, 2021 - Iceland is one of the special places on Earth and summer is a great time to visit and photograph. Join Loren on his 7th Iceland trip since 2018 as we make memorable photos of the island nation.

Machu Picchu and Peru Photography Workshop

Nov. 7-14, 2021 - The history and beauty of Machu Picchu and Peru is what travel photography is all about.

Vietnam Photography Workshop 2022

March 10-23, 2022 - A Vietnam photography workshop is certainly alluring. The mystery, ancient culture, wondrous landscapes, small villages and recent history all make Vietnam a location that photographers relish. Stunning scenes, friendly people and careful planning assure this will be a not to be missed trip.