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Ouray, Colorado   |  July 17 - 21, 2023


Two incredible national parks & one stunning state park . . .


We'll spend hours in the field with endless flowers and scenery you'll not want to leave. With Colorado's high country being one of the premier locations for wildflowers and breathtaking scenery, This Road Trip always proves that this is a can't miss opportunity for you. From fields of Columbine to individual blossoms of many other colorful flowers, this workshop will satisfy your desire to create stunning pieces of art.

We're going up to Yankee Boy Basin where, at above tree line the skies are sapphire blue and the wildflowers a prolific. The waterfalls are 
alluring and beautiful. Butterflies and
dragonflies everywhere.


Bring your wide lens, your macro lens, tripod and some reflectors as we put them to good use creating fine art images you'll want to hang on your wall!

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We will be hanging out in SW Colorado where the wildflowers and scenery are pretty much endless and breathtaking . . . I promise!


Our home base will be in Ouray. Some of the locations we will be visiting are Yankee Boy Basin, The Million Dollar Highway, Red Mountain Pass, Black Bear Pass, and many other luscious locations in the SW of Colorado.


We will also check out Telluride and the Wilson Mesa as the wildflowers and views are amazing. Breathtaking scenery
and experiences await your camera and imagination.


I will share with you many techniques for close-up and macro photography. Be excited!



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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

~ Composition

~ Exposure

~ 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

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Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs

45 Third Ave

Ouray, CO 81427



I have already made reservations. Once you reserve your Road Trip with a deposit, I will place your name on a room reservation. Rooms are $TBD x4 nights which includes tax payable when you check in.
Let's find you a roommate!


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!



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 of the most incredible landscapes in the national and state parks system. There are a

lot of unique views and landscapes to photograph in the parks we will be visiting in Utah.

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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.


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


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 or 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.

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