Wednesday May 18th – Sunday May 22nd, 2022 • North Carolina
Featuring the North Carolina shore, landscapes, wildlife, night sky photography and more
Instructors: Don Toothaker & Mark Buckler
A deposit of $500 is required to secure your spot on this workshop. All payments are due 30 days prior to the workshop.
Please note: The cost of your ticket does not include the cost of lodging
Recommended prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of your Camera
All Skill Levels Welcome
Group Size: Limited to 12 attendees
The Outer Banks, a ribbon of sand extending into the Atlantic Ocean along the North Carolina coast, is a photographer’s paradise. Join Don Toothaker and special guest instructor Mark Buckler as they explore this exciting and dynamic region for the wide array of subjects that if offers. Mark has called this area home for the past 15 years and has photographed it extensively. This photography workshop will feature opportunities to photograph breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, wild horses on the beach, lighthouses, wildlife such as black bears and shore birds, the night sky, and more. The photography sessions in the field will also be supplemented with some classroom instruction and image reviews.
We will maximize our time in the field shooting a multitude of subjects as well as incorporating classroom instruction, critiques, and photographic assignments each day.
•Daily excursions in and around the Outer Banks of North Carolina
•All Transportation on location
•In-field instruction at each location
•Image Discussion and Review
What’s not included:
•Transportation to and from North Carolina (nearest airport is ORF– Norfolk, VA–which is about 90 minutes from our location.) We will be making a courtesy bulk pickup of attendees at the airport at noon. If you choose to arrive early or stay late, you will need to rent a vehicle.
•Cost of food
•Cost of hotel (Ramada Plaza Nags Head, 1701 S. Virginia Dare Tr, Kill Devil Hills, NC, 252-441-2151)
Skill Sets: All Levels of Photographers are Welcome
Physical Activity: Medium to High. We will have long days with Sunrises and sunsets as well as a lot of walking.
In this workshop we will cover:
Use of Lenses
Shooting in Low Light
Use of Filters (polarizers and ND)
Wide Angle Lenses
Neutral Density Filters (not essential)
Telephoto Lenses (200mm will work for horses, 500-600mm for bears and birds)
Shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or sandy
Wide Angle Lens with aperture of 2.8 or larger (for night photography)
We recommend flying into Norfolk, VA (ORF). We will be making a courtesy bulk pickup of attendees at the airport at noon. If you choose to arrive early or stay late, you will need to rent a vehicle.
We will be staying at the Ramada Plaza Nags Head, 1701 S. Virginia Dare Tr, Kill Devil Hills, NC, 252-441-2151. Please note: Your rooms are NOT included in the cost of your ticket, but we have rooms set aside. After booking with us, make sure to call to put your name on one of those rooms. We are listed as the “Hunt’s Photo Group”.
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