Peggy Farren 2011-10-16


May 2nd through May 8th

Join James Corwin Johnson, author of the Official Yosemite Photographers Guide, former resident and Director of Photo Services for Yosemite Park, on a magical photographic, tour and workshop, of the Crowned Jewel of the National Parks. Popularized by Ansel Adams, in classic photographs, Yosemite Valley in the springtime is an experience that cannot be duplicated, and should not be missed. Contact Peggy at naplesportraits@gmail.com for a pdf of the complete trip description!

Yosemite Colors

Three thousand foot cliffs, and two thousand foot waterfalls, framed by the baby green leaves of broad leaf maple, budding black oaks, and the blossoms of dogwood trees. James shares his extensive knowledge of Yosemite’s most famous landmarks, and lesser known wonders, that cannot be duplicated.

Throughout his tenure in the park, James led thousands of visitors through the park, including special guests and dignitaries for the National Park Service and the park concessionaire. His intimate knowledge of the best times for the lighting conditions, and natural phenomenon, is guaranteed to provide an experience of a lifetime, and some great photographic results.

The highlight of the spring trip is photographing the valley in the moon light. If conditions are right, a lunar rainbow occurs on the majestic Yosemite Falls. Techniques on how to capture these spectacular phenomom, are demonstrated in the field, and discussed prior to the shoots, to help guarantee dramatic results.

Other highlights include: Bridalveil Falls, Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley, Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias*, Glacier Point*,

El Capitan, Cathedral Rocks, Horsetail Falls, Ribbon Falls, Happy Isles, and so much more. Historic mining towns, the Ahwahnee, and Wawona Hotels, and Yosemite Museum.

A $500 deposit is required to guarantee your reservation.

Final Payment is due by March 15th; the balance payment may be extended if the trip has not sold out by the due date.

The trip includes: 7 days in Yosemite, deluxe accommodations, in Yosemite, Transportation from Oakland to Yosemite and back to Oakland, Expert guide & Photographic instruction. Price $1,895.

* Price based on double occupancy. Air fare and accommodations outside Yosemite are not included. Gas and community food is shared among the group A single room supplement of $550 may be available upon request. Trip insurance is not included. *Some locations may not be accusable due to weather, road closure, and other conditions beyond our control.

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