Starved Rock Fall Color
Nature Photography Outing & Learning Adventure

Hands-on Nature Photography Outing

Starved Rock State Park Fall Color Outing & Learning Adventure by Mike MacDonald Photography LEVEL: Most Photographers
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Photograph the beautiful canyons and waterfalls at Starved Rock State Park as you are fully enveloped autumn color. Internationally published nature photographer, Mike MacDonald, will guide you through the canyons to dramatic and picturesque spots.  (Gift Cards for this outing are available.)

As with all of our Learning Adventures, Mike will give you guidance and help you set up your shots. As long as you stay close to the group, you'll get help with exposure, composition, or whatever you need. You'll also have the option to show off and get feedback on your spiffy new images during a future photo feedback session, where Mike will share constructive insights and, if necessary, suggest improvements.

We will begin before dawn to avoid the crowds and the less passionate photographers who slept in. If we don't get sun, we're probably better off inside the canyons for the photos that we're intending to make. If it's a little wet, that's even better because the colors are more saturated.

NOTE: These outings are planned several months in advance based on the best available knowledge and history, but there is no way to tell what the conditions will actually be like. So, we'll be going no matter what and we'll definitely make the most of it!

Since our outings are about taking pictures, you need to be somewhat comfortable with your camera and how it works so that you can better enjoy the experience. Please read the Class Requirements for this course and feel free to email us or give us a call at 630-852-8448 if you have any questions.

Starved Rock Fall Learning Adventure
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FALL 2017
(Stay Tuned)


Because of the early shooting time, we will gather at a common point, which will be announced after you register, and then we'll drive into the park. We photograph for for approximately for hours and then, after the shoot, we'll go out to lunch and share our experiences. For an additional fee, a very affordable photo feedback session will be scheduled at a later date, where you'll receive valuable feedback on any of your pictures.

This photography class will be limited to approximately 6 students per instructor depending on the experience level of the participants. So, please register quickly to ensure a spot.

Learning Adventure Price: $129     Deposit: 100%

If you have further questions about Mike MacDonald photography workshops just email or phone 630-852-8448.

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