2017 Photography Workshops

This is your opportunity to learn landscape photography directly from John Fielder in Colorado’s most scenic locales, and from time to time in other states and countries.

Find out how John creates his award-winning images and gain a deeper understanding of the visual aspects of nature. In comprehensive classroom sessions and at field shoots in John’s favorite locations, learn how to spot photo opportunities, experiment with different perspectives, improve compositions and get an insider’s look at professional techniques.  We use digital cameras only and bring our laptop computers for constructive critiques.

Appropriate for practiced beginner and intermediate photographers, John’s Colorado Photography Workshop programs are designed to help students reach at least their next level of ability and enrollment is limited to ensure the highest quality experience. Most workshops are conducted with the assistance of a second professional landscape photographer so that everyone enjoys personal attention and no question is left unanswered.

Winter Photography Workshop

Steamboat Springs, CO
March 11-12, 2017
Sat – Sun

A unique 2-day winter workshop during which John leads you into the world of white where form and texture are the “focus” instead of color. Learn how to overcome the challenges of winter photography to create stunning images, and develop a new appreciation for the sensuousness of winter. No skis or snowshoes required!

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Gunnison River Workshop

Gunnison River Gorge, CO
May 13-16, 2016
Fri Evening – Mon

Join John on this exciting 3-day/2-night Gunnison Gorge Wilderness rafting journey below Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in western Colorado. It promises spectacular canyon scenery with desert wildflowers, and photo opportunities both rafting on the river and hiking trails. Fitness required for up to 2 miles of trail hiking.

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Summit County Spring

Breckenridge, CO
June 11 or 12, 2016
Sat – Sun

Be with John during this 1-day workshop that spans two worlds. In the afternoon photograph 19th-century buildings in Breckenridge. At sunset capture the beauty of spring with leafing aspens and early wildflowers in the Eagles Nest Wilderness. Fitness required for up to 2 miles of trail hiking.
Choose one 1-day workshop.

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Crested Butte Wildflowers

Crested Butte, CO
July 14-15, or 16-17, 2016
Thur – Fri or Sat – Sun

Your chance to photograph old ranch buildings, dozens of varieties of wildflowers, and make reflection images of the 3 surrounding mountain ranges! During two glorious days visit off-the-beaten-path places you might not discover on your own. Lodging fills fast in Crested Butte, so book this workshop early! Choose one 2-day workshop.

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Brilliant Fall Foliage

Telluride, CO
October 7-9, 2016
Fri – Sun

Drive the back roads around Telluride with John on a colorful 3-day fall foliage workshop in the San Juan Mountains where autumn delivers layer upon layer of color. Fresh snow seems to always dust the 14,000-foot peaks under blue skies as yellows, oranges, and reds of aspen, oak, and cottonwoods decorate the foreground.

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