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    Great Smoky Mountains

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Event Details

  • 10/19/2012

    Location: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont | Map Fee Information: $611 Contact Name: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont Contact Email: mail@gsmit.org Contact Phone Number: (865) 448-6709

Come to the Smokies to improve your photography skills during the peak of fall color! The mornings are crisp, the light magical, and the mountains dressed in their finest. The photography instructors create a family atmosphere that will soon have you woven into its midst. Nationally renowned photographer Willard Clay will share the splendors of fall in the Smokies through field sessions and lectures covering the use of light, composition, landscape photography, close-ups, and how to find the "right" picture. An emphasis will be placed on digital photography, however all formats are welcome. The program will combine natural history interpretation with photographic technique and is designed for serious beginners through intermediate photographers.

Program lasts from Friday supper to Monday mid-morning.

Cost: $611. Includes meals, lodging and instruction.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is an educational partner of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Tremont is a non-profit environmental education center that provides in-depth education programs that celebrate ecological and cultural diversity, foster stewardship, and nurture appreciation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For additional information, visit Tremont's website at http://www.gsmit.org/