Facebook   Twitter   Road Scholar Network   Pinterest   YouTube  
Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel,
the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.

Online Chat Offline
Call (800) 454-5768

New extended hours!
Now open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET

Create an account                             Forgot your password?

Log in to see all you can do with your online Road Scholar account.


Advanced Digital Photography at Great Camp Sagamore

Select a Date



and receive your



E-Photo Book:

Top 10 Learning Experiences Around the World

Find A Program

Search By:





Price Range

$700 - $1000

Start Date

End Date

More Options

Road Scholar
Program #21359ENZ

Enroll Here
Add to Your Wishlist
6 Days | 5 Nights
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. 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.
Digital cameras have given anyone with technical ability and a hint of creativity the opportunity to take photos that would have been envied by those using film just a few years ago. Advances in post-processing technology allow even weekend photographers to enhance images in ways unimaginable until now. Join us to cross the line from simply taking pictures to creating art. With expert guidance from an accomplished professional photographer-artist, unlock the secrets of digital enhancement. Great Camp Sagamore provides the setting for inspiration and photo assignments that become raw material for learning to use two computer programs, Lightroom and Photoshop, that can help you transcend the merely pretty and approach the sublime.


• Develop your artistic eye and technical skill by learning and using advanced image management and enhancement programs.
• Work closely with Burdette Parks, whose passion for teaching is surpassed only by his artistic skill as a successful professional photographer.
• Explore Great Camp Sagamore, situated on a lake in the middle of a beautiful, 40,000-acre Adirondack Wilderness and boasting some of the most significant examples of rustic architecture anywhere.

Program Notes

Introductory program “Digital Photography: Conquering Cameras and Computers Without Curses” (program #16453) is not a prerequisite, but those who have already taken it will benefit.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

While the program is not particularly strenuous, there are optional opportunities to hike into the nearby wilderness or to paddle canoes on Sagamore Lake.

Coordinated by Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
11 Hands-on experiences


Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

Support Lifelong Learning

Our educational adventures are made possible by donors like you

Please support lifelong learning here

Free Catalog | Refer a Friend | Gift Certificates | Press | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Careers | Contact Us

© Elderhostel, Inc. 2016
11 Avenue de Lafayette | Boston MA 02111 | Toll-Free 1-800-454-5768