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Dogsled Adventure and Photography Workshop in Minnesota

offered by supplier M17077 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Minnesota  
Specialty Categories: Dogsledding   Photography and Videography  
Season: January - February
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1475 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1475 US Dollar (USD)

This great trip has a dogsledding itinerary includes an extra 5th day of van travel to area sites of scenic and historic interest for photo shoots. Woven through it is a running clinic on outdoor photography facilitated by Layne Kennedy of Superior/Gunflint Photography Workshops. Layne is one of the best in his business (and you’ll love his infectious humor). Whether you're a professional photographer or a point-and-shoot beginner, you'll come away from this trip with outstanding photos of your dogsledding experience and a host of new photographic skills.

The evenings are filled with fun presentations by Layne on such topics as the history of photography, tips for getting your images published and how to use the latest photo technology tools. You'll especially enjoy the photo fest on the final evening. We'll provide computers on which you can organize your favorite digital images from the week to share over popcorn with the group as a ‘slide show" – a chance to reminisce about the week and gain some helpful critique from Layne.

On past trips, the guests (8-10 total) ranged from teens to seniors with an equal mix of men/women; 80% came with a friend or family member, the others came alone. About half the guests on this trip have professional photography aspirations while the others are casual shutterbugs simply interested in improving their skills for personal enjoyment (and you’re even welcome to come along just for the fun, without taking pictures).

Specializing in magazine features, Layne Kennedy's work has appeared in over a hundred different magazines world-wide on subjects as diverse as Wolves in the Northern Hemisphere to boat builders in the Caribbean, as well as numerous books. His strong sense of abstract design, combined with journalistic storytelling imagery, makes him a favorite among picture editors. His great sense of humor and adventurous spirit make him a favorite among our guests! "Our photographic approach to these workshops is simple," says Layne, "We cover our adventure trip as if it were a magazine assignment. Participants are given instruction on general points of coverage to document as well as specific creative assignments like the use of flash, motion, night imagery, portrait, landscape, etc., to be included with their visual story."

Supplemental Tour Information:
Tour Dates: Jan 25 - Jan 30.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2007

For over 30 years, M17077 has been the north country's premier recreational dog mushing center and the nation's only lodge devoted exclusively to dog sledding. Founded and directed by arctic adventurer Paul Schurke, recipient of the Explorers Club Award and Outside Magazine's Adventurer of the Year...

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