CalendarWorkshop leader David M. Cobb is a nature and wildlife photographer who has hiked and photographed throughout the world. A member of NANPA & the GWA, he is a regular contributor to a variety of gardening, lifestyle, nature, and travel publications as well as calendars, cards, books, brochures, and other printed materials. Co-instructor Jonathan Ley is a working professional photographer, with a diverse range of experience photographing everything from people to places to products. He also has a strong technical background in digital camera technology, digital photo post-processing and printmaking. Workshop information »
Best of the Northwest
Olympic National Park (with Sean Bagshaw)
(filled)September 5-8, 2014 - $400
This workshop will concentrate on ocean scenics, dense moss-covered rainforests, spectacular beaches, and tidepools of Washington's Olympic Peninsula.
Columbia River Plateau
(filled)October 17-20, 2014 - $375
This is an area made up of incredible waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, and a couple of dominant mountains. Throw in fall color and you have a photographer’s paradise. We’ll be based in the quaint town of Hood River, Oregon, we’ll photograph a Mount Hood waterfall, sunrise at Mount Adams, sunset at Mount Hood, and a few of the abandoned homesteads and schoolhouses in the eastern gorge wheat fields.
Southern Oregon Coast (with Kevin McNeal)
(filled)Nov. 7-10, 2014 - $375
Based in Bandon, we'll be photographing picturesque shorelines, dramatic cliffs, lighthouses, and sea stacks of the southern Oregon coast. If conditions permit we'll try light painting at night.
Wild Rivers Coast
(filled)March 20-23, 2015 - $425
Based in the town of Brookings, Oregon we'll be photographing the northernmost stand of Redwoods, and the many harbors, coves, arches, and beaches of this spectacular stretch of the Oregon coastline.
Central Oregon Coast (with Sean Bagshaw)
(1 spot left)April 17-20, 2015 - $425
Photograph Oregon's scenic central coast's lighthouses, dramatic seascapes, old-growth forests, and marine life.
Columbia River Gorge (with Zack Schnepf)April 24-27, 2015 - $425
We'll work on macro and landscape images of stunning wildflower fields, and also explore the many waterfalls in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge.
Gardens, Wildflowers, & Waterfalls
(3 spots left)May 15-18, 2015 - $425
We'll lodge on the grounds of the Oregon Gardens, photograph the spectacular Silver Falls State Park, and visit the Iris Gardens. Prepare to learn how to photograph garden landscapes, macro flower photography, and impressionistic flower images. Lensbabies will be available for your practice with creative flower photography.
Wallowa Country (with Zack Schnepf)
(filled)June 5-8, 2015 -$425
The Wallowa mountains are called "The Alps of Oregon" and for good reason. At this time the wildflowers are prime, the mountains have a dusting of snow, and the green fields are dotted with red barns. We'll also make a side trip to the spectacular Imnaha River Canyon. Our concentration will be on landscape and wildflower macro photography.
The Palouse (with Sean Bagshaw)
(1 spot left)August 7-10, 2015 - $425
The pastoral Palouse is one of the most photographed areas in Washington. We'll be visiting some of the barns, landscapes, and wheat fields during peak harvest season.
The Sawtooth Mountains (with Sean Bagshaw)
(filled)Sept. 18-21, 2015 - $425
Based in Stanley, Idaho we will be photographing jagged mountains, reflective ponds, colorful fall aspen, and a ghost town. If conditions permit, we will also have a night shoot to photograph star trails over the mountains.
Methow Valley (with Zack Schnepf)
(filled)October 16-19, 2015 - $425
The beautiful Methow Valley of northern Washington rests amongst the drier eastern slope of the North Cascades. If fall, this valley puts on a spectacular display of fall color. Aspens, reflective lakes, and the beauty of the North Cascades will be just a few subjects we'll be photographing.
Best of the Rest
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