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Photographing the Oregon Coast: Incredible Vistas, Lighthouses and Villages

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Program #18524RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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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.
Christopher from East Granby, CT Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/18/13
I would highly recommend this program to anyone who wants an opportunity to work on their photographic skills, at whatever level they are at, in a beautiful part of the country. You will also enjoy great accommodations and wonderful food.

Robert from Las Cruces, NM Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/08/13 - 09/18/13
Web site is well organized and useful.

Paul from Weare, NH Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 05/19/13 - 05/29/13
This is perhaps the best-organized, well thought out photo trip I've attended. Mason planned a WHOLE LOT of photo experiences at a wonderfully various types of locations. His descriptions and narratives prior to arriving at each location were crafted so that participants knew just what to look for and how to approach the photographic activity of the day. Several sessions of sharing our photos, and Mason's explanation of the fine points of each, as well as ways we could make them better (both during and post-shooting with software) made each of us better each day. Mason's excellent set of pre-trip materials were by far the best and most useful I've seen, and helped get each participant ready and eager to make the most of the program. Five (plus) stars!

Claude from Camarillo, CA Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 05/19/13 - 05/29/13
If you are interested in photography then this is a great program led by Mason Marsh. His pleasing demenor, helpful suggestions and trip planning made for a most enjoyable and learning experience. You also get history lessons as you journey to photo locations.

Nancy from Hoffman Estates, IL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/19/13 - 05/29/13
Mason did an outstanding job in developing and running this program. His enthusiasm and energy were contagious. He is so knowledgeable about the history and geology of the Oregon Coast, not to mention his great mastery of the camera. His Lightroom instruction was invaluable. The scenery was fantastic, our traveling companions were wonderful, and our first visit to the Pacific Northwest was most memorable. Thanks Mason for all your efforts in making this a most meaningful experience!

Barbara from Pella, IA Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 05/19/13 - 05/29/13
Excellent program. Mason Marsh is a fun guy and great photographer. His critique sessions were instructive and not threatening and allowed us to see each others' work. Group was great and a flexible bunch. We were able to experience the Oregon Coast with a man who loves it and has experienced it throughout his life.


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