Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Dates: February 6 – 11, 2019
Deposit: $1,200 / Tuition: $4,595
Travel and Conservation Photography Workshop Along the Shores of Oahu
The Summit Workshops are going to Hawaii! Join us for an entirely new travel photography experience on Oahu to explore the sports, landscape, lighting and culture of this spectacular island community.
Hawaii offers an incredibly varied landscape and is the perfect classroom to explore what it takes to succeed in the rapidly growing world of travel photography. Under the guidance of Nikon Ambassadors and award winning photojournalists, you will learn how to approach a diverse environment and capture its various aspects to create a portfolio that resonates, excites, and most importantly, is appealing to editors and travel agencies.
From the adrenaline powered surf, towering coastal mountains, to the famous island lifestyle, this workshop will provide a great opportunity to experience all that Hawaii has to offer alongside a talented group of professional photographers.
**Hotel Rooms Included in Workshop Tuition**
Topics We Will Cover:
Aerial Photography (Optional Addition)
Portrait / Action Lighting
Storytelling and Photojournalism
Working With Editors
Pitching to Brands and Agencies
2018 WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS
A Nikon Ambassador, after early years in newspaper journalism his love of the outdoors transitioned his work to build a career in adventure photography. Traveling the world in search of untouched places and wild experiences, Lucas captures images ranging from kayaking in India, Brazil, Uganda and Costa Rica to backcountry skiing in Colorado, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Alaska, and South America.
A Nikon Ambassador, Deanne is a photojournalist and multimedia storyteller with a passion for humanitarian documentary photography, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005. Formerly, a staff photographer at the San Francisco Chronicle, she has experience photographing a wide range of subjects including news, politics, sports, and entertainment.
Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and Co-founder of PhotoShelter, the worldwide leader in photography portfolio websites, photo sales, marketing and archiving tools for photographers. Allen previously served as a founding employee and Senior Vice President of Engineering at HotJobs.com.
Based in Indianapolis with clients from Tokyo to London, Andrew Hancock is regarded as a premier action and portrait photographer. His background as a photojournalist allows him to bring a well crafted storytelling approach to his imagery in both the advertising and editorial arenas. Known for his relentless pursuit of a different perspective, he maintains a healthy addiction to location lighting and remote cameras. Andrew regularly works around the world on a wide variety of assignments. His editorial clients include Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Golf, Autoweek, The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal while his roster of commercial clients include Nikon, Texas A&M Athletics, Chevrolet, Arena and many more.
Chris runs the annual series of workshops and is in charge of all workshop operations, scheduling, logistics, faculty, social media, marketing and sponsorship. Chris has a passion for conservation, travel, and education and the workshops are a dream platform to help others reach new heights as not only photographers but as people. Chris is also an affiliate of the International League of Conservation Photographers. The iLCP is a U.S. based non-profit whose mission is to further environmental and cultural conservation through ethical photography. This affiliation provides a tremendous opportunity to help deliver great content and also be an advisor on matters large and small.
Matt is a photographer and archaeologist from Jackson, Wyoming. The majority of his work focuses on travel, nature, and cultural and environmental conservation. He is a National Fellow for the Explorer's Club and has worked as a senior photographer and on assignment for archaeological and conservation projects on four continents. Matt's work has been published in National Geographic Adventure, Outdoor Photographer Magazine, Wild Planet Photo Magazine, Archaeology Magazine, and Photographers Without Borders Magazine. When not on assignment or digging in an excavation, Matt can be found sampling strange food or sipping artisanal beverages while planning the next grand adventure.
Aerial Photography (Optional Addition)
Costs Included In Tuition:
Entrance / Guide Fees
Flights To Hawaii