Calling all photographers! Come join us September 10-12 for a workshop full of photography and fun at the YMCA of the Rockies!
During this Inspired by Nature Photography workshop, participants will have the opportunity to meet with other photographers as well as capture the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park during a sunrise hike and a scenic drive up Trail Ridge Road. There will be free time so attendees can enjoy YMCA activities as well as an optional yoga class.
Tuesday 6:00 PM Hors Dourves and social Mountain Center Presentation Room
Tuesday 7:00 PM Keynote Kickoff Speaker Mountain Center Presentation Room
Wednesday 5:00 AM* Sunrise hike Cub Lake Loop or Sprague Lake
*come to the MC 15 min early to grab coffee, fruit, and granola bars, or pack your own breakfast
Wednesday 11:00 AM Lunch on your own, afternoon “free time” to enjoy YMCA activities
Wednesday 2:00 PM Yoga Class (optional) Mountain Center Presentation Room
Wednesday 4:00 PM Scenic Drive/Photo Shoot/Picnic Dinner Trail Ridge Road
Thursday 8:00 AM Wild Basin Photo Hike Copeland/Ouzel Falls
Thursday 12:00 PM Closing luncheon Mountain Center Presentation Room
Participants will have the opportunity to learn from YMCA of the Rockies’ very own, Scott Pope. Known for his stunning photography in and around Rocky Mountain National Park and commissioned by the United States National Park Service, Scott Pope’s photography tells the story of the wild beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Scott will be leading the sunrise hike, scenic drive, and wild basin hike photography sessions.
Anyone interested in attending will need to book their lodging on their own, but are welcome to extend their stay before or after the workshop! Cabins start at $164/night, lodge rooms start at $119/night + the weekend program fee. Transportation for photo shoots as well as food throughout the workshop will be provided.
Those interested in participating may register online or in person at Sweet Memorial. Registration closes two weeks prior to the event.
To learn more about our lodging options and rates: https://ymcarockies.org/lodging/?trace_from=epc
Professional photographer and our keynote speaker, John Fielder, will be offering an optional workshop on September 10th in addition to the Inspired by Nature Photography Workshop. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.