Ready to shoot extraordinary images with the masters of travel photography and filmmaking? Maine Media Workshops presents nine spectacular destinations between April and July!
April 15 – 20 Spirit of Structure: Western Remnants of the Erie Canal
Join prestigious photographer, Tillman Crane, at the Erie Canal to photograph in an exciting environment. Shift your perceptions, approach your subjects differently, take risks and increase your photographic skills at the remnants of the original Erie Canal, Niagara Falls, Chinaman’s Light and the George Eastman house.
April 22 – 28 Streets of Barcelona
Exploring Barcelona with one of the foremost travel and street photographers, Peter Turnley, definitely will add dimension to your travel portfolio and street photography skills. Barcelona, a European capital of art and design, has a life energy that will easily yield breathtaking images. Bring a companion to share the splendor of Catalonia’s cultural epicenter, Barcelona.
May 13 – 18 Spirit of Structure: Abandoned Farms of North Dakota
Travel to the center of the universe, the USA geographical center that is. Meet Tillman Crane in Rugby, North Dakota for a destination workshop focused on producing compelling photographs. Enjoy the endless possibilities for photographing isolated, abandoned farmhouses; nearly deserted towns; still life of all types; portraits; abstract images; and unique landscapes.
May 20 – 26 Crete Documentary Workshop
Jump-start your documentary project in Crete, the largest and most fascinating Greek island. Catch intimate moments in the daily lives of local farmers, fishermen and townspeople while relishing in Crete’s spectacular beauty, world-famous cuisine and music. Renowned Greek-American photographer, Stella Johnson, will share the secrets of shooting captivating images that make strong compositions.
May 26 – June 4 Destination Norway
Tour modern and historic Norway while perfecting your photography skills. Enhance your street photography skills in Oslo. Photograph dramatic landscape images at Gammel Kleppe, a well-preserved farm from the Viking era. Photograph Norway’s majestic mountains and fjords in Flam and Solvorn. Do all this and more with Arlene Collins, distinguished educator and international photographer.
June 10 – 16 Streets of New York
Working in the Cartier-Bresson spirit of capturing the “decisive moments” of daily life, compose an exceptional narrative in New York City with eminent photographer, Peter Turnley. Enjoy street photography, photography museums and exhibitions. Develop your personal responses as you expand your photographic language.
June 18 – July 2 Tribes of Lower Omo Valley and the Rock Churches of Lalibela
Exotic, enchanting Ethiopia awaits you! Photograph tribes isolated for centuries as you document their unique culture, dress, customs and architecture. Perfect your video storytelling, portrait, landscape and architectural photography skills. Chronicle a tribe’s daily life, farming practices and rituals as you work with expert, international photographer, Arlene Collins. Create intimate portraits of a life known only to a few.
June 24 – 30 Hurricane Island Workshop
Immerse yourself in Maine’s quintessential, private island life with esteemed Maine photographer, Peter Ralston. Living on and becoming one with Hurricane Island, you will increase your confidence with taking chances while “living through the lens”. As Peter quotes, “If once you have slept on an island, you’ll never be quite the same.” July first, you are certain to wake up refreshed, relaxed and renewed.
July 1 – 7 The Streets of Istanbul
Meet Peter Turnley, notable travel and street photographer, in Turkey to capture the texture and rhythm of Istanbul, a city at the crossroads of the Orient, the Middle East and Western Europe. Invite a travel companion to accompany you as you produce an exuberant documentary with your personal vision and visual voice.
Keep those travel bags packed!
We've got ten additional and equally fabulous photography and film destinations between August and New Year's Eve. New destination workshops include: Mumbai, Newfoundland, Montana, Uganda, Hanoi, Moosehead Lake, Virginia and New Year's Eve in Paris.