ABANDONED HUDSON VALLEY
Upstate New York | October 13 - 17
Two incredible national parks & one stunning state park . . .
DO YOU LOVE ABANDONED BUILDINGS?
I SURE DO!
This is that dream trip you've been drooling over for quite a while now. It's your time to go! Let's do this!
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts. Go ahead and tell me you're not interested in this Road Trip. First of all, you've got tons of historical locations and sights to see. Then the landscape of rolling hills, mountains and river
valleys to experience. Cities and towns of
such history to witness.
Oh ya . . . those colorful fall colors. OMG!
These highways that hug the forests of the New England states are roads that you'll drive for a mile and stop to photograph a church, schoolhouse, stable, cemetery or those beautiful and colorful fall trees you've heard about. So, you get out of the car and shoot . . . get back in the car and drive another mile because there will be another church, or schoolhouse or amazing landscape that is just screaming for YOU to stop and photograph.
I'm so serious!
This is one of those lazy and crazy Road Trips with mile after mile of beauty, splendor and history, all we need to do is pay attention. There is SO MUCH that requires our photographic attention . . . oh my!
WHAT TO EXPECT
This is such a fun and rewarding location to photograph in. Almost every direction has a gorgeous scene. Around every corner is an old building, cemetery or more brilliant landscape than the last one we oooggled over!
This Road Trip is about creating fine art images. I mean the ones beyond the obvious that we see a lot of.
This is a true road trip as we will be starting in Albany, NY then head north to Burlington, VT. A right turn on Hwy 2 and we'll enjoy the countryside of Vermont and New Hampshire as we head towards Maine and Acadia National Park. We then head south to Portland & Portsmouth, ME on our way back to Albany to complete this whirlwind of colors, history and photography.
REGISTER NOW | LIMIT 10 SOULS
ABANDONED HUDSON VALLEY
SO MUCH TO SEE
All skill levels are encouraged to come and play in this atmosphere beyond words. After the workshop you will understand why words can't explain this unusual and unique collection of photographically
rich landscape. Seriously!
Here are some of the things I hope to encourage
your photographic growth in:
~ Image pre-visualization
~ Depth of field
~ Lens selection
~ Image prep in Lightroom
~ Image enhancement in Photoshop
~ and so much more
If you'd like to see what you too can create, visit my fine art web site at JeffJohnsonFineArt.com
Camera, tripod, filters, lenses, shutter release, Hoodman loupe and whatever other gear makes you happy. Also bring your laptop with Photoshop and Lightroom already installed and working. Sunscreen, sunglasses, bug spray and a hat are advised. Having layers of clothing is great as you can take off and put them back on as the temperature changes. Having rain gear available is not a bad idea either.
Rain gear for your equipment, too!
WHAT TO BRING
IN THE CLASSROOM
This is a hands-on opportunity so bring your computer! I have discovered that offering critique sessions during a Road Trip greatly increases your growth. Being able to shoot, critique, adjust and understand during a workshop is a very
efficient and rewarding way to learn.
I will offer a Zoom session a couple of weeks following the Road Trip. This is an ideal situation because we are all comfortable at home with our familiar computer setups. We will take a look at
your imagery and I can offer critiques and other helpful and positive feedback. Then I will
offer my step-by-step process of howI
interpret and enhance my imagery.
For your investment you will have the opportunity to photograph some extremely unique and deteriorated buildings and cityscapes. This is a great opportunity to push and expand your artistic abilities.
WORKSHOP CANCELLATION, DEPOSIT, PAYMENT & REFUND POLICIES
We must rely on your confirmed attendance to make important arrangements, reservations and payments in advance for your workshop to be a positive and pleasant experience. If you need to cancel, please let us know as soon as possible.
DEPOSITS & PAYMENTS . . .
Your initial deposit is fully refundable within 72 hours of making the deposit. After 72 hours, your deposit becomes non-refundable. The balance of the workshop is due 30 days before the first day of the workshop. If your initial deposit is made inside of 30 days from the first day of the workshop, full payment may be required in lieu of the usual deposit. A payment schedule may be arranged if this makes attending a Soul Road Trip more possible for you. Contact me directly for an installment payment opportunity. EMAIL
CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS & TRANSFERS . . .
Sometimes you need to cancel a trip. Plans and desires change and we understand that. We also hope that you understand certain arrangements, reservations and plans must be made weeks if not months out from a workshop. Deposits are used to make these arrangements to make your experience a pleasant one. Of course, we wish you to come again and again and to tell your friends about your wonderful experience.
However, if you must cancel, please be aware of these policies. After the initial 72 hours after making a deposit, that deposit is non-refundable. If you cancel after 72 hours and 30 days before the first day of the workshop, any additional monies are refundable less a 15% administration fee. If you must cancel within 30 days before the first day of the workshop, all funds are non-refundable so we recommend travel insurance.
Check out allianztravelinsurance.com or squaremouth.com for trip insurance opportunities.
Workshop registrations are usually NOT transferable. We will take each situation on a case-by-case basis. If Soul Road Trips needs to cancel a workshop, we will let you know as soon as possible and at least 14 days prior to the first day of the scheduled workshop, and immediately refund your full tuition. However, we will not be responsible for non-refundable airline tickets or lodging reservations. Please do not purchase airline tickets or make non-refundable deposits on lodging that cannot be canceled before the trip.