Embark on a captivating 6-week journey learning how to photograph place, land, and space on the picturesque coast of Maine. Refine and build on your skills, while honing your photographic style with guidance from industry experts and your mentor.

Sep 2, 2024 - Oct 11, 2024

Levels: Intermediate, Advanced,
Workshop Fee: $6095
Workshop Duration: 6-weeks, including 4 photography workshops and 2 weeks of 1:1 mentoring
Workshop Location: On-campus
Class Size: 8

Embark on a transformative 6-week journey through the lens of your camera in our Place, Land, and Space Photography Intensive. Explore the stunning beauty of the Maine coast while honing your skills under expert guidance. From capturing the quiet landscapes beyond postcard clichés to painting nature in motion, delve into innovative techniques to create impactful images. Guided by industry professionals and paired with a mentor, refine your craft and unleash your creativity. View the included workshops and discover the art of storytelling through captivating photography.

Place, Land & Space Photography Intensive Workshops

Week 1: First Mentored Week

In addition to the workshops, you will be paired with a mentor from our resident faculty who will assist your creative development.

Week 2: The Quiet Landscape: Beyond the Picture Postcard

Delve into the art of capturing landscapes with depth and emotion, moving beyond the cliché postcard image to create memorable and powerful images with your own distinct visual voice. The Quiet Landscape is a fresh approach to traditional landscape photography. Break the rules, look deeper, and ignore the easy postcard shots. In this workshop, you will be challenged to remove the clutter, the obvious, and the cliché from your frame to create memorable and powerful images.

Painted Landscape example image of a sunset with storm clouds - By Brian Kaufman

Week 3: Painted Landscape: Nature in Motion

Create unique images with brushstroke-like qualities that range from impressionistic to abstract, photographs that literally blur the reality of nature. Unprecedented climate change calls for a dramatic reimagining of how we, as artists and photographers, portray the landscapes around us. Join Brian Kaufman for an intensely creative week to build a Painted Landscape of your own that challenges the notion of nature as steadfast.

Week 4: Second Mentored Week

In addition to the workshops, you will be paired with a mentor from our resident faculty who will assist your creative development.

The Traveling Photographer - By Steve Simon.

Week 5: The Traveling Photographer

Guided by Steve Simon, learn essential techniques for creating impactful travel photography, from composition to storytelling, and enhance your skills to document your adventures with depth and creativity.

The Spirit of the Garden workshop image of a garden - By Lee Anne White

Week 6: An Intimate Portrait of Place

Guided by fine art photographer Lee Anne White, immerse yourself in the world of landscape photography and learn to bring out the unique spirit of a location.