The South Dakota Badlands is the perfect setting for photographers who not only want to photograph spectacular scenery, but also learn the behind the scenes techniques for processing and workflow, including HDR, infrared, monochrome, and long exposures.
Each day, we will have the opportunity download and process our images together as a group, get critiques, and learn new techniques to make your photos into fine-art masterpieces. I will work with you to capture and process the best possible images into beautiful finished products. Our focus will be on the complete end to-end workflow of landscape photography, from composition to final digital or print output.
Badlands COVID-19 Update (5/28/2020)
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I am implementing the following safe workshop policies for this event.
Workshop group size has been reduced to a maximum of six (6) photographers
All participants are required to have their own transportation to the field sites (no carpooling)
All field activities will required adherence to appropriate social distancing measures, including the use of cloth face coverings.
I will not conduct group classroom sessions indoors. Instead, we will share/review/critique images via videoconference, or outside if possible.
I will provide instruction to the group via video conference either during the workshop (assuming the internet at the hotel cooperates) or afterwards in private group classes online.
In the event the workshop is cancelled, you will be refunded in full
Final payment deadline has been extended to July 1, 2020
Prague & Vienna; Amsterdam & Bruges with Jason P. Odell Photography
I’m pleased to announce that my two European travel photography workshops are now open for booking. For 2021, I’ve lined up two dual-city photo tours. I hope you’ll consider joining me on one or both of these fun photo trips, where we’ll photograph two amazing destinations and learn creative approaches to travel photography.
What’s new for 2021
Smaller groups: Minimum 4, maximum 8
Centrally-located hotels within walking distance of most shooting locations
Local transportation passes within each city
First-class train tickets between cities
Independent exploration time in each city
Prague & Vienna: April 17-24, 2021
Photograph the cultural beauty of two amazing European cities with professional photographer Jason P. Odell, Ph.D. Your tour begins in Prague, Czech Republic and continues on to Vienna, Austria. Learn travel photography skills for composition, exposure, and image processing. Other creative techniques will include demonstrations of long exposure photography, infrared photography, and time-lapse videos.
Photograph the cultural beauty of two amazing European cities with professional photographer Jason P. Odell, Ph.D. Your tour begins in Amsterdam, Netherlands and continues on to Bruges, Belgium. Learn travel photography skills for composition, exposure, and image processing. Other creative techniques will include demonstrations of long exposure photography, infrared photography, and time-lapse videos.
Photograph Prague, Vienna, Amsterdam, & Bruges with Jason Odell
I’m pleased to announce two travel photography workshops for 2021! On these small-group (max 8) events, we’ll be touring a pair of European cities with our cameras, and I’ll be showing you how to create dramatic travel images that do more than just document your visit. You’ll learn composition, exposure, and mobile workflow using Lightroom CC and Photoshop for iPad/Tablets. You’ll also get personal image review and critique sessions with me.
Prague & Vienna: April 17-24, 2021
Discover the culture and architectural beauty of Prague and Vienna. This tour begins in Prague, Czech Republic and then we’ll travel by train to Vienna, Austria. Includes hotels breakfasts, train tickets, and airport transfers.
This travel workshop is round-trip from the amazing city of Amsterdam, where we’ll photograph the cultural centers and famous canals in the city. I’ve arranged for private transportation to the famous windmills at Kinderdijk, where we will photograph them at sunset. We’ll then take the train to Bruges, Belgium, another city famous for its food, culture and canals to go along with the impressive architectural sights. We’ll return to Amsterdam before flying home. Includes hotels, breakfast, round-trip train tickets, and airport transfers.
Join me in San Diego, California for a bird and wildlife photography workshop. This exclusive instructional photo safari is limited to six (6) participants for a personal experience that you can’t get from the big tours. I offer “ask me anything” instruction during the safari to ensure you’re getting the best quality images. Because of the small group size, I’m able to offer a more intimate instructional style that allows each participant to get the knowledge they need to succeed.
This safari is perfect for beginning to intermediate photographers who wish to capture portraits of birds and wildlife, plus hone their skills on photographing birds in flight. We will have the opportunity to photograph numerous species, including pelicans, cormorants, gulls, and terns. We will also likely encounter sea lions and other wildlife on the beaches, and have the opportunity to get some nice sunsets and environmental shots.
Each day, we will download and process our images together as a group, get critiques, and learn new techniques to make your photos into fine-art masterpieces. I will work with you to capture and process the best possible images into beautiful finished products.