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UTAH BADLANDS

A TIMELAPSE WORKSHOP

Unlock the power to bend time, one frame at a time. This isn't just your average photography workshop. It's a warp-speed journey to becoming a timelapse wizard.  We'll also witness views that are so epic, they'll make you wonder if you're on another planet. We're not your typical tourists who follow the crowd. Nope, we're like Indiana Jones, always searching for hidden gems in the wild west. Creating captivating timelapse sequences that'll make you the "time lord" and watch your creativity unfold with each tick of the clock... or click off the camera.

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TRIP DATES

MAY 8 - 12, 2024

These dates were chosen to maximize timelapse shooting.

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TRIBE SIZE

Limited to a small group of 10 students with 3 instructors to ensure that everyone receives 1:1 attention.

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DIFFICULTY LEVEL

This timelapse workshop is open to all experience levels, from beginner to advanced all are welcome.

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HIKING 

This workshop will require moderate hiking (no more than 3 miles) through rocky or sandy terrain.

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TIMELAPSE

We are focusing on night and holy grail timelapse for this workshop, this is your chance to learn all about capturing motion in a creative way.

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HOLY GRAIL

Jump into Timelapse that spans from the Milky Way to sunrise. We have left the itinerary flexible to capture night into day or vice versa. The Holy Grail.

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AERIAL

Take your photo and video to new heights, fly your Drone over the badlands' unique terrain and see Utah like never before!

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VIDEO

You can learn to really open up the doors of possibility

by combining timelapse and video with our optional

add-on to this workshop.

OPTIONAL ADD-ON
VIDEO MEETS TIMELAPSE

MAY 13TH - 15TH  |  $900

This is where time stands still and rushes forward all at once, a place where the magic of timelapse photography and the art of videography come together  in perfect harmony. Here you will transform mundane moments into cinematic masterpieces and capture the world's fleeting beauty in a captivating narrative.

 

This add-on is your ticket to unlocking the secrets of merging time and motion seamlessly, turning your creative vision into one epic movie. We'll show you how to make time your canvas, your camera the brush, and the resulting film, true magic. Bend the clock, blur the lines, and craft stories that will leave your audience spellbound and inspired.

 

The ultimate fusion of past, present, and future – the timelapse revolution!

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DAY 1

Our workshop begins at 2:00 pm with a meet & greet.

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Sunset at one of Utah's biggest and best playgrounds for photographers.

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Our first Milky Way shoot at our favorite overlook.

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DAY 2

Our first night of shooting rolls right into our first sunrise.

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Nap time then its to the digital darkroom.

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More amazing  opportunities timelapsing the starry night skies.

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DAY 3

Sunrise full of amazing desert landscapes.

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Grab a little sleep then onto improving your Lightroom and Photoshop skills.

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After the class, we'll head out for our evening's shoot, amongst stars.

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DAY 4

Finishing up another night of star filled skies with a sunrise at one of Utah's best natural arches.

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Rest up before our last day in the editing classroom.

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Our last night together capturing the stars in the alien Badlands landscape.

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DAY 5

One last sunrise shoot. Wrap up the workshop over breakfast.

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We kick off our Optional Add-on discovering a little pocket in the Utah Badlands that feels like you've been transported to Mars, really!

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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PLANNING YOUR SHOTS

  • Scouting and evaluating conditions

  • Composing a Timelapse to grab the viewers' attention

  • Composing an image with a person in frame to tell a story

  • Utilizing apps for more efficient planning

  • Choosing the right lens and filters for the job

  • How to shoot with a plan for editing

CAPTURING YOUR TIMELAPSE

  • How to capture intimate details and abstract images

  • Histogram - how to read for perfectly exposed images

  • Exposure control. how to use ISO, aperture and shutter speed in different scenarios

  • Interval, how to choose an interval and what that means

  • Long Exposure, how to capture blue hour

  • Creative uses of light at night

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BRING THE VIDEO TO LIFE

  • Lightroom, Photoshop, LR Timelapse, Premiere Pro & Capcut: Learn our post processing workflow

  • Luminosity masks

  • Dodging and Burning

  • Understanding layers and masks

  • Music, choosing the right music for your video, adding sounds effects

  • LUTs & Motion Graphics, what they are and how to use them

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PRE & POST
ZOOM SESSIONS

Before we hit the ground running, we'll have a virtual rendezvous on Zoom. Trust us, we're like ninjas when it comes to photography, and we only have one shot (pun intended) to capture the perfect shots. So, we want to make sure you're well-equipped and ready to rock 'n' roll!

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After we've done some serious shutter clicking, it's time for the main event! We're talking an epic editing session where each instructor will spill their secrets and show you how to turn your photos into masterpieces. And the best part? You get to kick back, relax, and soak it all in because we're recording everything for you to binge-watch at your leisure.

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MEET THE TEAM

Our goal is to leave you confident, motivated and passionate about photography with a new set of ideas and perspective. Be sure to check out our ABOUT page to learn more about our guild masters and you future favorite teachers ever!

The Image Guild Landscape Photo Workshop Instructor Jess Santos

JESS SANTOS

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The Image Guild Landscape Photo Workshop Instructor Ryan Oswald

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STUDENT
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We take pride in our students' growth and progress. We believe that a great photograph is not only about the technical aspects but also about the story and meaning behind it.

 

During our workshops, we encourage our students to challenge themselves and push their creative boundaries.

We believe that this is the best way to learn and grow as a photographer.

 

By viewing our past students' images, you can get a sense of the types of images that have been produced in our workshops, and you might even find inspiration for your own photography.