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  • Posted On:
    June 14, 2014
    FROM VIEWFINDER TO PRINT

    This is your last chance to register for the Riding Mountain Photographic Workshop that takes place from June 20-22. Photograph the 'Summer Solstice' - 'the beginning of Summer' - in the sublime environment of Riding Mountain as Ken Frazer and I share our vision, our approaches and techniques in the field and at the computer. There will be plenty of hands-on experience, demonstrations and opportunities to receive positive critiques. Along with learning to create memorable images, you will also learn about what it takes to produce a 'fine print'. Come and share your love of photography with a select group of like-minded individuals in one of the region's most scenic places! For 'everything you need to know about the workshop but were afraid to ask’, please check the website at www.ridingmountainworkshop.com
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  • Posted On:
    March 7, 2014
    I am delighted to announce a new photography workshop that will take place in Riding Mountain National Park this coming June. It's an honour and privilege to have an opportunity to collaborate with 'Photoshop Guru' Ken Frazer. Ken and I will co-lead this workshop in one of Manitoba's finest photographic locations. If you have never been to Riding Mountain National Park in west central Manitoba, have a look at a gallery of images we posted on our Riding Mountain Workshop website. One of those images is the photo featured above of storm clouds at sunset reflecting in Whirpool Lake. I made the image last summer alongside Ken while we were talking about what we might offer at the workshop. Peronsally, I have visited and photographed in this park on too many occasions to remember!

    Ken and his wife Eileen operate a portrait studio out of their cottage in the townsite of Wasagaming, at the south end of the park. Many of you will also know that Ken is a true expert in Photoshop, having taught Photoshop classes and digital photography to thousands of photographers across this country and into the USA. In fact, I had the priviledge of attending one of these very instructional seminars when I first started shooting digitally around 2004. Around the same time, I, along with 3 other colleagues, also attended a 'custom photoshop class' offered in Ken's Brandon studio. This intensive, instructional and powerful workshop gave me the foundation I needed to start me on my very own journey into the digital world! And I have never looked back!

    We have set up an interesting and diverse program we beleive will benefit you well in your search for creating better images, set in a stunning natural wilderness environment and comfortable accommodations at the renowned Elkhorn Resort, Spa and Conference Centre. For more information about the workshop, I invite you to browse the Riding Mountain Workshop website. We hope some of you will join us at this inaugural workshop.