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2021 Travel Photography Workshops

Photograph Prague, Vienna, Amsterdam, & Bruges with Jason Odell

Amsterdam canals at twilight

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

Prague Castle at night (Image courtesy Pierre Blaché)

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.

Amsterdam & Bruges: Sept. 18-25, 2021

The windmills at Kinderdjiik, near Amsterdam, Netherlands

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.

POTD: WTC Memorial at Night

WTC Memorial at Night
Remembering those who died on September 11, 2001.

Lux Nocturne: New York City by Night

I’m with clients in New York City for a twilight/night photography workshop. Although the weather is gloomy, we learned that nothing can stop the wonderful blue hour of twilight. We photographed lower Manhattan last night and ended up at the beautiful and moving World Trade Center Memorial. Enjoy!

See Denver in a Whole New Light

Join me in Denver, Colorado September 22-25 for a creative photo safari!
Join me in Denver, Colorado September 22-25 for a creative photo safari!

Creative Photo Safari: Mile High Cityscapes

September 22-25
Denver, Colorado, USA

Join me to explore the artistic side of Denver as we photograph the art and architecture of Colorado’s capitol. You’ll learn creative composition, texture blending, and post-processing techniques while exploring the photogenic downtown Denver area.

RSVP Deadline: August 22nd, 2016

Photo of the Day: Flatiron Building

Flatiron Building at twilight, NYC. 25s exposure with Nikon D800e.
Flatiron Building at twilight, NYC. 25s exposure with Nikon D800e.

I’m back from New York City, where I had the pleasure of attending Photo Plus Expo 2013. I also had a great time leading a city photo-walk with my very talented colleague, Deborah Sandidge. This year, we made the Flatiron Building the focus of our photo walk. After sunset, some of us hung around and did some long exposures with the heavy traffic and blue hour. I used my Nikon D800e with 24-70mm f/2.8 AFS G zoom Nikkor lens on a tripod to capture this image. I then processed it in Lightroom 5 and Color Efex Pro 4.

Check out “Blue Hour Monday,” a new weekly photo theme on Google Plus curated by Deborah and myself. All you need to do is post an image taken during the magical blue hour and use the hashtag #bluehourmonday on it. Each week, Deborah and I will pick and share some of our favorites with the G+ community!