Inspired Images: Photographing the Wonders of Yellowstone

Capture stunning images of Yellowstone National Park as you improve your photography with expert instruction, learning about compositing, light and the secrets of a great shot.
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7 days
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At a Glance

On this photography adventure, capture Old Faithful’s powerful skyward spray, a bison feeding in a meadow or the tremendous scope of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. As you record impressions of Yellowstone’s landscape, wildlife, geothermal features and historic structures, an instructor discusses composition, the use of light, proper exposure and more. Cap your week with a participant slide show and supportive critique.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles total throughout each day on varied terrain; Getting on and off SUVS or Vans with photo equipment. Weather changes quickly. Elevations of 5,200-9,000 feet. For the experienced and more advanced photographer. Some dates available for beginner-intermediate photographer.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Find your own vision of the iconic Yellowstone images as we visit the Old Faithful, Fishing Bridge and Canyon areas.
  • Explore the Lamar Valley and Hayden Valley, each a wide-open wildlife haven where you can expect to see bison, elk, waterfowl, coyotes and more.
  • Whether improving your exposure or composition — or both — acquire new skills you can take anywhere!

General Notes

Extra-small group size; maximum of 12. For the experienced and more advanced photographer. Some dates available for beginner-intermediate photographer. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Meg Sommers
Meg Sommers has been an outdoor enthusiast from early childhood. As a resident of the Cody, Wyoming area for almost 40 years, her love for the outdoors continues to grow. Cody is only 50 miles from Yellowstone National Park and Meg spends an average of 10-12 weeks in the park every year. Meg’s photography covers the full spectrum from landscapes and wildlife to flowers. Since 2010, she has had the privilege to teach wildlife photography at the Yellowstone Association Institute in Yellowstone National Park and for Road Scholars since 2012. She loves teaching both the fundamentals of photography to adult students as well as helping them to gain greater insight into the natural world which surrounds us.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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