Join us for our 2023 Springtime in the Smokies Workshop
Date: April 26th to 30th, 2023 Place Townsend, TN. Cost:$750.00.
(Includes Friday night cookout) Please advise of special diet needs)
Send Check to : Vinny Colucci Please advise me if you are signing up and mailing a
115 Mamie Lane check: or email me at [email protected]
Jamestown, NC 27282 If using a card email me and I will send a PayPal invoice
Townsend Gateway Inn
8270 Tennessee 73
Townsend, TN 37822 Call: 865-238-0123 for reservations use Vinny Colucci
vc2023 for special rate. Go to Townsend Gateway Inn
IMPORTANT NOTE: Starting 2023 The Great Smoky Mountains National Park requires parking permits do anything in the park. You can get 1 day, 1 week and yearly permits. You will need at least a week long permit for $15.00 for the dates we will be there. Your permit must have the plate number of the car you are in. Please register and print out (make several copies) of your permit prior attending the event for your car.
( Event schedule may change due to conditions)
Wednsday, Meet in classroom at 6:45PM Class from 7:00PM - 9:00 PM review of event locations.
Review of camera settings. Please bring a camera and lens to class.
Thursday, Morning, Sunrise at Cades Cove followed by photographing structures in Cades Cove
1- 3pm Classroom, Subject Filters and how to apply them for our locations.
Afternoon wildlife in Cades Cove
Friday, Sunrise at Clingmens Dome
1-3pm Classroom reviewing Night Photography Q&A
Afternoon,Tremont, Photographing water and waterfalls
Cookout at Hotel.
Star Photography, weather permitting; location TBD
Saturday, 14-16 Morning Hike to valley for Macro and scenic work of hidden field of wildflowers.
1-3 pm Classroom Bring Software and Camera techniques plus Q&A
Afternoon Cades Cove Afternoon shoot followed by Sunset at Mortons Overlook.
Sunday, 15-16 Sunrise Cades Cove, Hyatt Lane ,
10:45am Classroom bring 3 images for critique.
One or two camera bodies.
Telephoto lens, up to 600mm. For wildlife
Wide angle and super wide angle lens. 24-70mm; 14-24mm.
Macro lens or extension tubes. Spring Flowers in the smokies are incredable.
Filters; Polarizing filters; ND filters 3 and 4 stops; Grauation filter 3 or 4 stop.
Tripod. both Ball head and optional gimbal head.