2019|Big Bend National Park

Splendid Isolation, the Big Bend... There is a place in Far West Texas where night skies are dark as coal and rivers carve temple-like canyons in ancient limestone. Here, at the end of the road, hundreds of bird species take refuge in a solitary mountain range surrounded by weather-beaten desert. Tenacious cactus bloom in sublime southwestern sun, and diversity of species is the best in the country. We have a few spots available, sign up today!


Workshop begins on Thursday at 7pm and ends on Tuesday at 12pm.   TUITION $1695   2019    Thursday|October 31, 2019   Welcome Orientation at 7pm.   Friday-Monday| November 1-4, 2019   Daily lectures, critiques and instructor-led field sessions in Big Bend National Park.  Join Doug for a rich desert experience deep in the heart of Texas! During the workshop we’ll explore and photograph Big Bend’s most photogenic locations; Rio Grande Overlook, Burro Mesa Pouroff, Santa Elena River Canyon, Tuff and Ernst Tinaja Canyons. On November 2nd the cemetery in the small historic mining town of Terlingua, TX comes alive at dusk with an amazing Day of Dead celebration and we’ll be there to participate and capture all the festivities!  Finish the week with a group farewell gathering   Tuesday|November 5, 2020   Morning field shoot at Dugout Wells. Critique and final slideshow. Workshop ends at 12pm.  END SERVICES

Workshop begins on Thursday at 7pm and ends on Tuesday at 12pm.

TUITION $1695

2019

Thursday|October 31, 2019

Welcome Orientation at 7pm.

Friday-Monday| November 1-4, 2019

Daily lectures, critiques and instructor-led field sessions in Big Bend National Park.

Join Doug for a rich desert experience deep in the heart of Texas! During the workshop we’ll explore and photograph Big Bend’s most photogenic locations; Rio Grande Overlook, Burro Mesa Pouroff, Santa Elena River Canyon, Tuff and Ernst Tinaja Canyons. On November 2nd the cemetery in the small historic mining town of Terlingua, TX comes alive at dusk with an amazing Day of Dead celebration and we’ll be there to participate and capture all the festivities!

Finish the week with a group farewell gathering

Tuesday|November 5, 2020

Morning field shoot at Dugout Wells. Critique and final slideshow. Workshop ends at 12pm.

END SERVICES

Travel   You will be responsible for arranging your own airfare, hotel, ground transportation and meals during the workshop.   Airport|Car Rental   Midland Airport (MAF) 203miles  El Paso Airport (ELP) 292 miles   Accommodation   Chisos Mountain Lodge  Website   Rates from $169 per night + tax. A 6-night room block is set up for workshop attendees, from October 21-November 5, 2019 Call1(432)-477-2291 to reserver your room. Reference the Doug Johnson Photography room block when making your reservation.   Fees   Any additional fees, including entrance into the park, will be your responsibility. Click the link  Big Bend National Park  for information regarding fees and passes.   Activity Level   Moderate, up to 2 miles, unpaved trails.   Elevation  ~1800ft - 5000ft

Travel

You will be responsible for arranging your own airfare, hotel, ground transportation and meals during the workshop.

Airport|Car Rental

Midland Airport (MAF) 203miles

El Paso Airport (ELP) 292 miles

Accommodation

Chisos Mountain Lodge Website

Rates from $169 per night + tax. A 6-night room block is set up for workshop attendees, from October 21-November 5, 2019 Call1(432)-477-2291 to reserver your room. Reference the Doug Johnson Photography room block when making your reservation.

Fees

Any additional fees, including entrance into the park, will be your responsibility. Click the link Big Bend National Park for information regarding fees and passes.

Activity Level

Moderate, up to 2 miles, unpaved trails.

Elevation ~1800ft - 5000ft