I have the honor of being listed in the recent issue of Photo District News as one of thirteen top workshop instructors. You can read the article here: PDN article And an interview with me: PDN Interview
2-Day “Hands On” Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.0 Workshop
Dallas/Ft Worth Saturday, September 17, 2011 – Sunday, September 18, 2011
The cost for both days is $295.00 with an early registration $100 discount. Early Discount is applied to all registrations before the start date of the scheduled. For registration www.lightroomworkshops.com
Flash and Low-Light Photography w/Nevada Wier & Carlan Tapp
Santa Fe Photographic Workshops Santa Fe, NM October 5 – 8, 2011 For more information: www.santafewworkshops.com
Low-light, late evening, and nighttime photography are challenging and rewarding aspects of travel photography that are often overlooked. This action-packed, four-day workshop delves into long exposures; work with on-camera and off-camera small strobes, and painting with light. Geared to the traveling photographer who desires to photograph hand-held in low light, we work with accessories that are easily carried in your camera bag. No big heavy cases in this workshop! Nevada and Carlan use a lively blend of lectures, discussions, and assignments to support the challenges of tackling low-light photography with a digital camera. Their emphasis is on expanding your creative vision in the realm of low-light photography in order to elevate your travel photography beyond the ordinary. The historic town of Santa Fe is a perfect backdrop for our photographic forays. In addition, the workshop coincides with the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which provides abundant and exciting opportunities for late-evening or early-morning photography. The workshop includes group and individual critiques and personal assignments. Those who want to explore the creative possibilities of low-light photography, and don’t mind staying up late, are encouraged to attend.
The Dream Team Travel Photography Workshop
San Cristobal de Las Casa, Mexico January 13 – 21, 2012 For more information: www.pixelchrome.com Field Instructors: Nevada Wier, Brenda Tharp & Holly Wilmeth Logistics: Jeremy Woodhouse & Ita Gelada
You are not going to want to miss this opportunity to photograph with four of America’s active travel and nature photographers – all together for six days in the wonderful colonial town of San Cristóbal de las Casas in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico. This town is still remarkably “Mexican” and does not boast the crush of expat winter residents that many other colonial towns in Mexico do – on the other hand it is still well set up to take care of visitors who choose to travel beyond their comfort zones.
There are a maximum of 18 places on this instructional tour together with the 3 field instructors (and since it is billed as an instructional tour, the instructors are encouraged to photograph). Participants will be divided into 3 groups of 6 people and each group of 6 will be assigned an instructor for the day. The instructor will rotate every second day so that during the 6-day tour each participant will have the opportunity to work with each instructor for two days, giving them the opportunity to experience distinct photographic styles. Each instructor will make a presentation during one of the late-morning sessions. These sessions will include audio-visual presentations and there will be plenty of time for interaction with the instructors – they alone will be worth the price of admission!
CREATIVITY WITH LIGHT
Nevada Wier and Dan Westergren, Photography Editor for National Geographic Traveler Magazine, presenting a one-day seminar on LIGHT!
Have you ever anticipated getting to a beautiful location you want to photograph only to arrive and find yourself thinking, “The light’s not right, now what?” Whether it’s a once in a lifetime vacation to a remote location or an important magazine assignment, you know you have to get the picture. Join National Geographic Traveler senior photo editor Dan Westergren and world-renowned travel photographer, Nevada Wier as they demonstrate how to find great light and what to do when it’s “not quite right”.
Dallas Sunday, September 25, 2011 Richland College, Fannin Hall Performance Center
San Francisco Sunday, October 2, 2011 Fort Mason Conference Center
Philadelphia Sunday, October 16, 2011 Moore College of Art & Design
$195.00 per person (includes lunch) Sessions will run from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
For information and registration: www.ngtravelerseminars.com/light/