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Canyon Photography

March 30 - March 31

| $150

Photography is a vast, complex and evolving discipline, and canyoneering presents particular challenges for photographers of all skill levels.

This introductory workshop aims to provide you with the knowledge and techniques to take better photos while canyoneering.

The workshop is aimed at canyoneers with basic or no previous photographic knowledge. The material and activities will focus around high-end point and shoot cameras.

Your Instructor

Adolfo Isassi has a bachelors in science degree with a major in Architecture and a minor in Photography. He has been published in sports and travel publications, has won photography awards for his landscape photography and has also served as a Juror in a photography contest.

Workshop Outline

  • Photography for documenting and as a creative tool
  • Video vs Photography
  • How intended use affects decisions about resolution, calibration, aspect ratio and framing
  • Digital photography, DPI, resizing and watermark
  • Geo tagging and hashtags for social media
  • Elements of a successful image including clear subject, subject positioning, Gestalt theory and eye scanning path
  • Eliminating distractions such as bad exposure, poor focus and incorrect white balance
  • Keys to good composition, subject cropping and clean framing

Plus, canyoneering-specific issues …

  • High contrast scenes with blown-out highlights, black shadows and incorrect white balance
  • Low light conditions, high noise, blurred focus
  • Issues with high shutter speeds for action shots
  • Advice on buying the best camera for canyoneering

And much more.


March 30
March 31
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Adolfo Isassi


Canyons & Crags
644 North 800 West
Cedar City, UT 84720 United States
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