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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Autumn in Southern West Virginia Photo Workshop by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto 15-17 Oct 2021 (full, wait list only) Newly Added: 22-24 Oct 2021 (full, wait list only) Sandstone Falls on a foggy morning - part of the New River Gorge National River. Cathedral Falls in West Virginia This photo workshop celebrates Autumn…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 »
Bosque del Apache Wildlife Photo Workshop Led by Irene Hinke-Sacilotto 5-9 Dec 2022 Sandhill Cranes flying with full moon. Bosque del Apache Wildlife Photo Workshop Featuring Bosque del Apache, National Wildlife Refuge plus other wildlife locations in New Mexico 5-9 Dec 2022 INTRODUCTION Situated along the Rio Grande River, Bosque del…Find out more »