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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Dale from Hampton, IL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/12/15 - 04/17/15
The instructors were excellent. If you want to improve your photography or are just wanting a great place to take photos, they will make sure it happens. They went above and beyond to make sure I had a great experience. I would highly recommend this trip.

Ronald from Jacksonville, FL Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 04/12/15 - 04/17/15
IF YOU WANT TO DO PHOTOGRAPHY IN A WARM FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT WITHOUT THE EXTRA ADDED PROGRAM COSTS FOR RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS, THEN THIS IS A VERY GOOD VALUE FOR YOUR DOLLAR. BOB SPALDING (AND STEPHEN) ARE THERE TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS OR LACK OF THEM AND EACH IS KNOWLEDGEABLE IN EITHER CANON OR NIKON.

Fay from Rockaway, NJ Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 04/12/15 - 04/17/15
This is an outstanding photography workshop. It focuses on how to create better pictures and how to use your DSLR camera by going on field trips with teachers providing a friendly learning environment. The instructors were very knowledgeable, and the participants fun and interesting. It was a very positive experience. I'm so glad I went.

Anne from Ocean Isl Bch, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/19/14 - 10/24/14
Great program, small group, every day was a packed day with plenty of scenery to photograph. I highly recommend it.

Carol from Calabash, NC Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 10/19/14 - 10/24/14
Any photographer would learn something new from Bob Spalding

Norman from Estero, FL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
I initially wondered why there were "repeat attenders", now I understand. Luis & Beatriz Pita provide an excellent learning experience both photographic and geographic. The program coordinator; Jordan Mebane, made every effort to ensure we all had a superior stay. Frank Masters was the icing on the cake, providing the local history and color. Once the course is over you WILL understand what all those button and knobs on your camera can do. The "Outdoor Photography at its Best" team will help learn your part.

Thomas from Savoy, IL Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
This is an excellent experience for those of us who enjoy photography. Luis and Beatriz Pita made the week most interesting and conducive to becoming better at photography. Tom Frey in Savoy, IL

Rose Marie from Hilton Head Island, SC Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY AT ITS BEST, #2479, October 20-25,2013 Pickens, SC. This program was in conjunction with Clemson Univ. and we stayed at their Youth Learning Center. The instructors (Mr. Luis Pita and his able volunteer assistant, Ms. Beatriz Pita) were EXCELLENT. The YLC coordinator (Mr. Jordan Mebane) was excellent. The chef (Mr. Michael) was excellent. The bus drive (MR. FRANK, WAS SUPER EXCELLENT. The program was excellent and was enjoyable and educational. Our fellow classmates was helpful, polite, prompt, and a pleasure to be with and in closing, the photography instructions were very good and were enjoyed by the inexperienced as well as the more professional person. RM and D. of HHI, SC

Ann from Farmville, VA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 10/20/13 - 10/25/13
The sites we visited were beautiful and there were many opportunities to take pictures and have those pictures critiqued.

Miriam from Allendale, SC Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 04/14/13 - 04/19/13
Northwestern So. Carolina is a great place to visit for a photography course! We were taken to see--and photograph--some beautiful hills and valleys, ponds, lakes, and waterfalls! Our housing was comfortable and the meals quite good.Our scholarly "leader" and his wife offered timely hints and tips on taking better photos and in cropping them later. I'd recommend this trip to anyone interested in seeing more of S.C.--and in taking better pictures! mb in sc


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