GREAT SAND DUNES NATIONAL PARK

Dan Ballard Photography

June 8, 2012 – June 10, 2012

 

Friday, June 8, 1 p.m. – Meet in Alamosa, then head to the Dunes for an introductory workshop.  The balance of the day will concentrate on camera techniques, and using light, shadow, form and texture to create powerful images at the park.

Saturday, June 9, – Meet in hotel lobby early morning to be transported to the Sand Dunes for a sunrise shoot.  Breakfast back in Alamosa with a session to follow on Lightroom production.  By late afternoon we will be ready to head back to the Dunes for a stunning sunset session.

Sunday, June 10 – Mountain vistas will be beckoning us to shoot the early morning sunrise.   We will have time for breakfast and lots of conversation before departing around noon.

 

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PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT

SUGGESTED                                                                                       OPTIONAL

 All of your camera equipment                                             Graduated Neutral Density Filters

Lenses (long zoom, medium to wide zoom, close-up)                   Additional camera

Sturdy outdoor tripod                                                                    Laptop computer

Camera manual                                                                              Surge protector

Plenty of digital memory                                                               Cleaning supplies

Extra batteries with battery charger                                         Adobe Lightroom software                        

Wicking cloth/Lens cloth

Large Zip Lock or other waterproof bag for protection from wet and cold

Small Camera bag                                                     

Small umbrella

 

Water and snacks

 

CLOTHING

                                               

Layered clothing                                                                              

Hat

Sturdy footware

OTHER ITEMS

Flashlight

Sunscreen, UV protection lip balm

Alarm clock

Bug Spray