Upcoming Photo Workshops
I am a pioneer in the field of photo workshops and tours, offering programs since 1979. Each is carefully crafted and well planned. By limiting the number of participants per program (primarily 3-8), I am able to offer personalized instruction.
Workshops are short and last from 1 to 3 days, often offered over a weekend. Photo sessions in the field are followed by image editing and critiques. My preparation for each workshop includes scouting out the photo opportunities at each location.
Photo Tours on the other hand, last from one to three weeks. They are custom designed and cover multiple locations. Sites are chosen for their natural beauty and relatively accessible wildlife. These can include wildlife refuges, eco-friendly ranches, private wildlife sanctuaries, and state and national parks. As per weekend programs, each location is carefully scouted. For international programs, an English speaking local guide accompanies the group. Past tours have included South Florida, South Dakota, NWT, Bryce/Zion/Arces Yellowstone NP, Glacier NP, Iceland, Argentina, Chile, Newfoundland, and the Falkland Islands.
Nature photography is the focus of the majority of programs with attention paid to composition, lighting, exposure, perspective, creativity, and attracting, locating, and photographing wildlife.
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BADLANDS Of SOUTH DAKOTA Photo Workshop General Description 19-23 September 2021 (full, wait list only) Bighorn Sheep ram. GENERAL INTRODUCTION During this Badlands of South Dakota Photo Workshop we will explore Badlands National Park and locations in the vicinity. The workshop begins with an orientation session at the Best Western…Find out more »
Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto and sponsored by the Assateague Island Alliance. 5 - 7 Nov 2021 Cedar Waxwing feeding on berry on Assateague Island This Assateague Island National Seashore Photo Workshop is designed for those with a basic knowledge of the operation of a 35 mm…Find out more »
Chincoteague November Photo Workshop 2021 12-14 November & 19-21 November, 2021 Female Belted Kingfisher landing on post. Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Assateague Island, & the Town of Chincoteague Because of the small class size (6), this Chincoteague Photo Workshop is the perfect blend of one-on-one assistance in the field, instructional PowerPoint…Find out more »
Tangier Island, VA Photo Workshop Chesapeake Bay Waterman Community and Wildlife with Irene Hinke-Sacilotto 6-8 May 2022 13-15 May 2022 (newly added second session) Buy Boat at Tangier Island This Tangier Island Photo Workshop (May 2022) features photography of a unique waterman community and local wildlife. Just south of the Maryland line,…Find out more »