Photography Workshops at Tremont Institute: Jane Palmer

Life sure has thrown us some curveballs over the past couple of weeks. With the constant stream of worst-case scenarios finding their way into our newsfeed, sometimes you need to slow down and let the power of nature heal your soul. Join us at the Spring Photography Workshop at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont and accomplish both. Unlike many photography workshops, their price includes meals, lodging, and instruction by one of the finest teams of photography instructors anywhere in the country. Celebrate the beauty of life while improving your nature photography skills this spring. Our instructors will teach you new methods, help you discover a new side of the Smoky Mountains. Capture the beauty of the mountains, while meandering through the forests looking for wildflowers, and streams.

Photography Workshop at Great Smoky Mountain Tremont Institute instructed by Bill Lea: Townsend, Tennessee

Photo by Bud Snihall

Smoky Mountain Photography Workshop Details

Who: Calling All Photographers

What: Spring Photography Workshop

Where: Tremont Institute, 9275 Tremont Rd., Townsend, TN 37882

When: April 24, 2020 – April 27, 2020. Plan to arrive on Friday between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm for Check-In. Dinner begins at 6:00 pm. Beginning at 3:00, there will be an optional early session for those who arrive early. After the weekend workshop, the program ends on Monday following an optional late morning presentation.

Cost: $708

Equipment Needed: Participants should bring their own cameras, but laptop computers (installed with Adobe Photoshop CS6) are available for $50 (payable to GSMIT). Requests for laptops must be made no later than two weeks before the start of the workshop.

How to Register: Anyone interested in participating in the workshop can click on the Spring Photography Workshop link above or call their office at 865-4498-6709.

Photography Workshop at Great Smoky Mountain Tremont Institute instructed by Bill Lea: Townsend, Tennessee

Photo by Susan Milinkovich

Instructors

Lead Instructor

Bill Lea is a nationally recognized nature photographer, most known for his artistic documentation of various deer and bear behavior in the Great Smoky Mountains and southern ecosystems. He has written several photography books, and over 7000 of his photos have appeared in a variety of publications, including Audobon calendars, BBC Wildlife,  Defenders of WildlifeNational GeographicNature Conservancy, and National Wildlife. His latest book, Cades Cove: Window to a Secret World, is in its fourth printing.

Assistant Photographers

Tom Vadnais – www.tomvadnais.com

Todd Moore – www.naturephotog.com

Jeff Miller – www.mountainlens.com

Susan Milinkovich – www.susanmilinkovich.com

Steve Zigler – www.stevezigler.com

Photography Workshop at Great Smoky Mountain Tremont Institute instructed by Bill Lea: Townsend, Tennessee

Photo by Susan Milinkovich

Photography Workshop Overview

Bill has taught this annual workshop since 1992, which emphasizes wildlife, landscape, and macro photography. His team of instructors helps tailor each program to meet individual interests and skill levels with plenty of one-on-one instruction. Field sessions and lectures will cover the use of light, composition, and equipment. The workshop includes lodging at the Tremont Institute and meals throughout the event.

Photography Workshop at Great Smoky Mountain Tremont Institute instructed by Bill Lea: Townsend, Tennessee: Val Westong

Photo by Val Weston

 

Note: Feature Photo by Jane Palmer

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