Capture amazing fall color and landscape images in the mountains around Ouray & Telluride Colorado.
Workshop Leaders: Barry Benton & David Downs
One of the most photographed fall locations in the world, Colorado offers breathtaking vistas full of beautiful, rugged mountains framed by stunning fall colors.
Thursday – October 6, 2022 at 2:30 PM – Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Ouray, Telluride, Ridgway, Colorado. We will be based out of the KOA in Ouray, CO.
- Landscape composition, use of filters, editing for brilliant colors, panoramas, and a nighttime light painting session.
Additional workshop details
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The KOA has cabin and RV spaces available to rent. Cabins are limited. Please reserve as soon as possible. Call Kendall Brantley if you have any questions about the KOA.
Vice President/Office Manager
Ouray KOA/Mountain Top Resort LLC
Agenda is subject to change based on weather conditions and whims of the instructors.
Thursday, October 6
2:30 PM – Meet at KOA restaurant
4:00 PM – Head to County Road 7 for Sunset
8:00 PM – Dinner – Ridgway, CO
Friday, October 7
6:30 AM – Last Dollar Road
12:00 PM – Lunch in Ridgway
2:00 PM – Back to KOA, free time
4:30 PM – Owl Creek Pass for Sunset
8:00 PM – Dinner/Campfire at KOA
Saturday, October 8
8:00 AM – County Road 9 to Box Factory Park
1:00 PM – Ouray, CO, Lunch, Exploration & KOA Break
4:00 PM – Million Dollar Highway
8:00 PM – Snacks at Crystal Lake for Night Sky Shoot.
Sunday, October 9
6:30 AM – Ophir Pass
11:00 AM – KOA
Each participant will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the workshop in Ouray. While in Ouray we will be providing transportation for participants.
Please contact Barry (email@example.com) if you have any questions about getting to Ouray.
Recommended photography gear
|DSLR with a wide-angle/large aperture and a middle zoom (24mm-70mm) lens. If a longer zoom is available, we will discuss using them for panoramas.|
A sturdy, lightweight tripod with a ball head and level indicator.
A remote shutter trigger or cable release.
An extra battery and extra memory card.
A Circular Polarizer Filter.
Neutral Density Filters.
|Only PAID participants will attend photography instruction sessions however spouses and other adults may attend any breakfast/lunch/dinner gatherings.|
Fall weather in Ouray is very unpredictable. Check the weather forecast as you are packing. Be prepared for cold, wet messy weather and warm sunny days. Layers are a must. It will be chilly in the evenings.
We will not be doing any hikes but there will be lots of opportunities to walk down some trails, walk off the road into the woods, etc. Dress appropriately. We recommend long pants, hiking boots, warm socks, Hats, & gloves.
The Ridgway/Ouray area is a beautiful place to visit. You’ll want to spend some extra time while here to drive the Million Dollar Highway to Silverton.
Reserve your spot
If you pay with a deposit you will be billed via online invoice an additional $500 180 days in advance of the workshop and and the final amount 90 days in advance of the workshop. All payments are subject to our regular cancellation policy.