Expert photography instruction, exclusive access to nature reserves, guided photo trips, local Treasure Coast activities
A once-in-a-lifetime experience – all of Florida’s splendor
4-Days, 5 nights Check in Tuesday 4pm / Check out Sunday 10am
Your destinations: Pink sand beaches with coquina rock pools, cobalt skies, aquamarine waves and titanium clouds. Ancient cypress hammocks and freshwater lakes feeding one of America’s Scenic Rivers. A charming “Old Florida” riverfront with a 160 year-old lighthouse.
Experience Level—Intermediate to Advanced You will graduate with masterful color and black and white waterscapes—long exposures with velvety sea foam, dramatic night and golden hour panoramas, and focus stacked close-ups of beach scapes wild glades preserves, and stunning scenics from the prismatic Fresnel lightroom of the Jupiter Lighhouse–85 feet above the Jupiter Inlet. You’ll learn the digital post-production that supports your unique style and voice.
Endurance—Moderate. Six “field sessions” will last approximately three-five hours each. Short hiking, bicycle riding, and wading in ocean.
Plan Your Trip—Lodging is included at Casa Caretta, a charming three bedroom, two bath bed and breakfast style single-family home in the heart of Jupiter, Florida—one mile from beaches, waterfront dining, the historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and more! Casa Caretta has earned five stars and premier membership status from VBRO.
To provide highly personalized photography mentoring, workshops are limited to a group of six and will be tailored to the skill levels of each participant. Award-winning photographer and area expert, Bob Gibson guides you to the best photo opportunities at the best times of day. You will enjoy 4 days of “get your feet wet” adventures include hands- on instruction in capturing long-exposures, birds in flight, ocean and wetland panoramas, use of outdoor flash and shooting from a yacht.
The workshops include four half day excursions, and (2) two hour sessions of Photoshop and Lightroom computer instruction.
Pack Your Gear!—DSLR Camera, Tripod, Laptop with Photoshop and Lightroom. Backpack you can wear while hiking and biking with your equipment. (We will supply cameras with neutral density filters—and wildlife telephotos if you do not yet own these) Return Home With Photographic Masterpieces You Have Created in Color and Black and White.
Its all about you gaining the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience needed to fulfill your photographic visions. In place of lectures we immediately set up in the field begin learning and taking photos. The trips I have set up are fun and adventurous for adults and active seniors. You will hike and ride bikes to witness and capture the hidden natural treasures of Florida’s Treasure Coast.
Camera body and lenses
Backpack to carry equipment
Large memory card (s)
Laptop with Lightroom and Photoshop
Sneakers for Biking and Lighthouse