Jasper National Park Workshop
Min 3, Max 6 Participants
Jasper National Park is one of the most incredible parks anywhere in the Rockies. This protected park has some of the most impressive mountain ranges, crystal clear lakes, raging water falls and packed with wildlife.On our 7 day adventure we will explore the best locations the park has to offer.
Seeing locations Athabasca Falls, Sunwapta Falls, Pyramid Lake, Patricia Lake, and the ever beautiful Maligne Lake. Jasper National Park and the townsite of Jasper is known as a Dark sky compliant zone, meaning we will have some of the darkest night sky found anywhere in the Rockies. This will give us some great opportunities for milky way photography and if we are lucky maybe some aurora action.
If you are up for a beautiful week long adventure in the breath taking Canadian Rockies, this is your workshop.
What You Will Learn:
Pre Planning and Location Scouting
How to create compelling landscape compositions.
How to use find your story.
How to branch out and use a variety of lenses
How to see and understand the light and take advantage of it in all conditions.
How to photograph the night sky
Post Processing Basics in (Photoshop or Lightroom)
Long exposure photography
What is included:
6 Nights accommodation based upon double occupancy. (single occupancy available for a fee).
All transportation within the workshop
Welcome & farewell dinners.
Access to my knowledge and skillset 24/7.
Guided access to Jasper national Park
What’s Not Included:
Airfare to Calgary Ab Canada or Edmonton Ab Canada
Transportation to Banff National Park (rental cars available airport)
Meals and Beverages
Travel insurance (proof of insurance will be required)
Any sort of spare camera equipment
What You Will Need:
A DSLR camera body (second body recommended if first fails)
Variety of lenses. A wide angle is a must have 14-24mm range, mid 24-70mm range and a long lens such as a 70-200mm is suggested. (camera gear is the sole responsibility of the participants)
Headlamp or flashlight
Hiking boots (high top recommended)
Rain jacket and rain bag for your camera
Multiple batteries and their charger, they drain quickly in the cold
10 or 6 stop neutral density filter for your wide angle lens
An up-to-date passport (*note: depending on your country of residence, a visa may be required)
Laptop with back up drive and power
Extra memory cards and readers
North American plugs
Appropriate clothing is a must, in the summer a variety of quick dry hiking pants, hiking socks and tops are required. Remember the temps change quickly so a base, mid and top layer are always a good idea.
Outer waterproof/windproof jacket and pants for the wet
Warm but compact down jacket for the cold days
Rain boots or waders are suggested for places that composition work best in the water.
If you have any questions about the items you will need to bring feel free to email me.
This workshop will include some moderate hikes on uneven ground and loose gravel. You are required to be able to hike 2 miles (round trip) with moderate elevation gain, with you camera gear unassisted. If you are un able to do so I will do my best to suggest alternative vantage points while the group is shooting from the main location.
Getting to Jasper:
You will need to fly into either Calgary Ab Canada or Edmonton Ab Canada. From the airport you will need to rent a car and drive to Jasper national Park. Maps and exact itinerary will be provided prior to our workshop.
Min 3, Max 6 Participants