Sign Up Now for Lightroom 3 with Jay Goodrich

Do your raw images look like this? by Jay Goodrich
Do your raw images look like this? © Jay Goodrich

Have you ever wondered how to make your photographic life easier? Maybe you are not so sure of how to master an image on a global scale? Or on a targeted scale? Or what if you have 100, 1,000, or 10,000 images on you computer, but don’t know how to retrieve them in a matter of minutes when an editor calls? You need to start using Adobe’s Lightroom 3. One of the best image management/processing softwares available today. This May our workshop instructor Jay Goodrich is going to teach you how in a 2-day class that will answer all of the above questions and more.

What if you could create this with only Lightroom 3 by Jay Goodrich
What if you could create this with only Lightroom 3 © Jay Goodrich

The Lightroom 3 Workflow–This workshop is designed for all photographers who want to simplify their workflow and archiving processes. This class will focus on helping you use Lightroom to organize, optimize and output your images. Jay will guide you through the modules and show you ways to create workflows that streamline your image making process. He will share his own personal workflow and how he manages thousands of images. This is a class not to be missed. In addition, this course is being taught at the Art Wolfe Gallery in Downtown Seattle, Washington. Don’t delay this class has limited enrollment.
Dates : May14-15, 2011 Price : $395.00

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Japan Tour Begins

BLOG: Participants getting time with the Japanese Macaques – Images by Art Wolfe

Want to see how one of my Photo Tours begins?  Have a look.  Don’t you want to come along?

Here we are in Yudanaka, Japan photographing the Macaques in their native hot spring pools.  I love coming to this place and look forward to the rich images we will find as we explore Japan.

Stay tuned!

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THE QUIET WORLD


BLOG: The Quiet World – Images by Art Wolfe

I am very proud to be a contributor to Douglas Brinkley’s latest book The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1879-1960. This is the second book in his conservation trilogy which began with his award-winning tome about Theodore Roosevelt, The Wilderness Warrior.

For a book review: http://tinyurl.com/4vdk6lh

Brinkley will be discussing his book at the Seattle Public Library downtown on Friday, February 4 at 7pm.  http://tinyurl.com/4dp3ldp

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TIGER MOTHERS

BLOG: Tiger Mothers – Images by Art Wolfe

There has been a lot of buzz lately about human Tiger Mothers, so let’s give a little air time to the real deal. Tiger moms give birth to 2-3 cubs, nurse them for about 6 months, and start teaching them to hunt about when they are weaned. Cubs stay at their mothers’ sides for up to three years, honing their skills, then they go out on their own. No violin or piano lessons for these kids!

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Art of Composition Coming to Chicago

Art is bringing his popular one-day seminar THE ART OF COMPOSITION to Chicago—well, Elgin to be exact.  This program will fill fast so don’t delay. We look forward to seeing you there!

March 19, 2011, 10am-4pm @ Elgin Community College

>>Visit our Website for more Info

>>Chicago Brochure

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Undercover in the Netherlands

Wildlife camouflage has been one of the most enduring subjects I have focused on in my career.  I really started shooting camouflage in the early nineties for a children’s book called Hiding Out for Crown Books and this work culminated in the 2005 book Vanishing Act.

Vanishing Act ended up being published internationally in several languages.  Images from the book have been the focus of untold magazine articles, including the latest, The Netherlands “Season” magazine. Click to view the PDF article.

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Give the Gift of Knowledge this Christmas-2011 Workshops are Here!

Preview for the China Workshop from Art Wolfe on Vimeo.

Art Wolfe is leading a workshop to China in spring 2011. Here is a slideshow of images he has shot in the locations the workshop will visit, with Art narrating on why he loves to photograph there.

Art Wolfe is leading a workshop to China in spring 2011. Here is a slideshow of images he has shot in the locations the workshop will visit, with Art narrating on why he loves to photograph there.

To see more slide shows narrated by Art, visit the international travel page of Art Wolfe Workshops.

India–Each trip to India is unforgettable. It is a location that endlessly provides an exotic and colorful backdrop to improving your eye and photographic skills guided by master photographer Art Wolfe. Art Wolfe shares one of his favorite wildlife experiences, tracking wild Bengal tigers. This tour is limited to eleven participants!

Dates :  January 24-February 4, 2011 Price : $8500.00

Japan–The image many of us have of Japan is congested and kinetic. But, Japan has a wild side. Beyond its crowded cities, the country delivers quiet unexpected natural beauty. Join this photographic pilgrimage to the iconic red-crested cranes in the north, the macque snow monkeys in the south, and the sacred temples of Mt. Fuli and Kyosan.

Dates :  February 9 – 21, 2011 Price : $9600.00

Bhutan ©Art Wolfe

Bhutan–Led by Gavriel Jecan. Bhutan has survived in isolation for a thousand years. Gavriel Jecan finds a photographer’s nirvana of mountainside monasteries, sacred festivals, chanting monks and local lifestyle in an environmentally and spiritually progressive nation. Travel with Gavriel to some of his favorite spots. This course is limited to ten participants!

Dates :  March 14 – 24, 2011 Price : $5120.00

Composing Effective Images 2–Their first workshop slated for January filled so quickly that they have added a second in March. Art Wolfe and Jay Goodrich will be leading a two-day intensive workshop in Seattle, which includes a cocktail reception at Art’s private residence. This workshop will highlight not only the how-to, but will also include a full-day of critiquing participants images in Lightroom 3. Visit the Art Wolfe Workshops website for all of the details.

Dates : March 4-6, 2011 Price : $350.00

China ©Art Wolfe

China–Travel with world renowned photographer Art Wolfe on this exciting and productive photo expedition into China that will yield a treasure-trove of incredible images. Visit Art’s favorite places in China from Huangshan Mountain to Yuangang villages, cormorant fisherman and the picturesque Yulong River.

Dates : Mar 25-April 7, 2011 Price : $8200.00

The Olympic Peninsula–The Art Wolfe classic we will be taking participants in and around Olympic National Park just outside of Port Angels, Washington. Midday lectures will highlight techniques that will be reinforced during field excursions geared to capture the best light.

Dates : April 21-24, 2011 Price : $1500.00–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Zion National Park–Join Art, Jay Goodrich, and Gavriel Jecan as they lead a small (14 person) group of photographers into the canyons and striated rock formations of this wonderful desert environment. Midday lectures will highlight techniques that will be reinforced during field excursions geared to capture the best light.

Dates : April 28-May1, 2011 Price : $1900.00–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Altiplano © Art Wolfe

The Altiplano of ChileJay Goodrich will be leading a small group of photographers to the high plain of the Andes. This desert environment was made known during one of Art Wolfe’s Travels to the Edge TV episodes. Jay will has a complete itinerary on his blog and registration is open now!

Dates : May 21-28, 2011 Price : $5500.00

Vietnam–Led by Gavriel Jecan. From the Chinese border to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam possesses an unmatched variety of tropical scenery. Travel with Gavriel Jecan on this exciting and productive photo expedition into the ancient heart of Indochina that will yield a treasure-trove of incredible images.This course is limited to ten participants!

Dates : June 3 – 13, 2011 Price : $3930.00

Monterey, California–Big Sur and the Monterey Coast are one of the most unique photographic environments along the Pacific boundary of the United States.

Dates : June 10-12, 2011 Price : TBA–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Lake Clark National Park, Alaska–Join Art and Jay Goodrich as they lead a small group of photographers to a private lodge in search of Alaskan Brown bears and sea birds. Participants will be flown in via float plane and enjoy wonderfully crafted cuisine overlooking the coast of the Cook Inlet.

Dates : Late July, 2011 Price : $4500.00–Details will be up soon on the Art Wolfe Workshops Website call our office to reserve your spot today!

Africa © Art Wolfe

Egypt–Led by Emily Wilson and John Greengo. Exploring Egypt is like visiting a living open-air museum. Each day, ancient treasures and new adventures unfold before your eyes! Our itinerary includes pyramids, tombs, and museums. From Cairo to Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel & desert oasis destinations, plus a Nile Cruise. We will show you the depths of historic cultures.

Dates : September – October, 2011 Price : $TBA

Romania–Led by Gavriel Jecan. Romania is considered to be one of the most beautiful countries in all of Europe. From ancient, medieval architecture to stunning landscapes, wildlife and a cultural history that dates back thousands of years. Join Gavriel Jecan as he takes you back to his homeland to visit the forests, towns and villages that only a native Romanian knows.

Dates : October 22 – 31, 2011 Price : $4460.00

Myanmar–Led by Gavriel Jecan. Limited tourism has resulted in Myanmar holding a wealth of less-seen geographical, historical and scenic opportunities for photographers. Experience working with a professional as he negotiates the opportunities this visually-rich location affords. This course is limited to ten participants.

Dates : November 29 – December 10, 2011 Price : $5100.00

And if that is not enough, don’t worry, we have more coming so STAY TUNED!

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New 2-Day Workshop!

Our January class filled up so quickly, we are now adding a second Seattle workshop in March!  This would make an ideal holiday gift for the photographer in your life!

Composing Effective Images

2-Day Workshop with Art Wolfe and Jay Goodrich

Seattle – March 5-6, 2011

Welcome Reception at Art’s House on March 4 – 6pm to 8pm. Light appetizers & hors d’oeuvres.

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Art Wolfe Seminar in Germany, November 6

If you’re in Germany, join Art at WunderWelten in Friedshafen.  WunderWelten is THE nature and photography festival that should not be missed and it will be Art’s only European venue this year.

On November 6, Art will be giving a four-hour seminar The Art of Nature Photography as well as his presentation “Between Heaven & Earth” later in the day.

For full details, please visit http://www.wunderwelten-festival.com/ or email info@wunderwelten.org.

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Teton Workshop Participants Imagery

Last month Art, Gavriel Jecan, Jay Goodrich and Rich Reid led a group of 13 participants into Grand Teton National Park. Their focus was not on the iconic locations most travel to, but to the lesser known areas, to produce imagery that pushed the boundaries of their artistic expression. Here are some of their images.

And a special thank you to the following participants that forwarded their images for the above gallery:

Bill Feduska

Bob Waid

Rona Zevin

George Grubb

Sue Heinsch

Jennifer King

Mike Colpitts

Steve Turner

Robert Tilden

Don’t forget to visit the Art Wolfe Workshops Website for more information on upcoming events.

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