Winter Light Photography Workshop with the Ansel Adams Gallery

Fire and ice! Contrasted with the cool hues of frost and snow, the fiery light of February in Yosemite is unforgettable. Join photographer Keith Walklet for [five] days of immersive instruction on fundamental photographic composition and expression. Find yourself inspired by the spectacular beauty of Winter in Yosemite.

Students of all levels will benefit from this deep dive into identifying subject matter, distilling the composition to its essential elements, and moving beyond mere documentation into the realm of personal expression. The class balances a series of progressive indoor sessions with extended field sessions.

  • Price: $1,050.00
  • Instructor: Keith Walklet
  • Dates: Feb 11-15. 2020
  • Location: Yosemite National Park
  • Focus: Field
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Class Limit: 10
  • Lodging: From tent cabins to four-diamond luxury, stay close to the action with lodging reservations inside Yosemite Park. Rooms are reserved for participants up to 45 days prior to start of class. Proximity to classes is highly recommended, sessions can run late in the evening and field sessions can start very early. See Accomodations Options
  • Workshop cancellation and refund policy - see Additional Information tab for Workshop FAQ

This five-day workshop is beneficial to photographers of a beginning to advanced intermediate level, developing a solid foundation for beginners and a visual voice for the advanced intermediate artists. With the spectacular winter landscape of Yosemite Valley for inspiration, the instructor will emphasize how to identify potential images, distill the composition to its essential elements and to move beyond a basic documentation into the realm of personal expression. Students should come prepared for full days as Keith packs a lot into his classes. His proven method of instruction alternates a series of indoor sessions designed to help students refine their photographic vision, followed by extended, interactive field sessions where participants practice what they have learned.

While each season offers its own special qualities, veteran Yosemite photographers, like instructor Keith S. Walklet, know that dynamic winter conditions add even more beauty to the park’s spectacular landscape. Contrasted with the cool hues of frost and snow, the fiery light of February is unforgettable. This workshop was scheduled to take advantage of these conditions and the potential to capture one of the park’s most elusive images; Horsetail Fall backlit by the setting sun.

KEITH S. WALKLET lived and worked in Yosemite for 14 years. Widely published, his credits include Audubon, National Geographic and Sierra Club books. He is the author and photographer of Yosemite: An Enduring Treasure (2001), and The Ahwahnee: Yosemite’s Grand Hotel (2004) and collaborated with four other photographers to produce, First Light (2009).

Starts: February 11, 2020

Occurs: Every day until February 15, 2020
Time: Advanced Reservations Required

Location: Ansel Adams Gallery - Yosemite National Park
9031 Village Drive (Village Mall), Yosemite National Park, CA 95387

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Phone: (209) 372-4413



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