Capturing the Beauty of the Landscape Workshop

Would you like to take photos like the ones
you see on this page?

Have you ever felt uplifted by what you see in nature – but you couldn’t bring that feeling home in the photos you took?

Have you ever wondered how some photographers take amazing photographs of every day scenes in nature?

Would you like to spend a weekend at Chincoteague and Assateague in the company of photographers enjoying and photographing the natural beauty all around you?

IF YES, then you’ll love this workshop:

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Capturing the Beauty of the Landscape: Chincoteague and Assateague
February 6-8, 2015

A Hands-on Workshop with Photographers Patty Hankins & Bill Lawrence

The workshop includes 3 photo shoots at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateauge National Seashore in Virginia. Classroom sessions will take place at a hotel in Chincoteague, VA.

This workshop is for people who . . .

  • Want to photograph in beautiful places
  • Want to spend time in nature and have fun
  • Want to improve their landscape photography skills
  • Can see the picture they want to take but who can’t their gear to cooperate


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At the Workshop you will . . .

  • Learn to compose photographs that allow you to share what caught your eye in the field

  • Learn to compose photographs that express your vision

  • Learn features on your current gear (that you probably don’t know!) that will allow you to take the photos you’ve always wanted to take

  • Capture the beauty you see in your photographs

What you’ll need to get the most out of this workshop . . .

  • An open mind

  • A willingness to try things differently

  • A camera (not a camera on a phone)

  • A tripod

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Assateague National Seashore
Assateague National Seashore

After the workshop . . .

  • You will be better able to capture what you see in nature in your photographs
  • You will see the beauty of nature in a whole new way
  • You will be able to take better photos with the camera gear you already have
  • You will be more confident using your camera to create the photographs you want to create

Registration Fee:  $ 397

Workshop limited to 6 participants


Questions? Email me or call 301 828 8075

Tentative Schedule:

February 6 – Evening session: Introduction to photographing the beauty of the landscape

February 7 – Sunrise shoot at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

Classroom sessions at the hotel discussing “What Caught Your Eye” and “Sharing a 3-Dimensional Scene in a 2-Dimensional Photograph”

Afternoon/sunset shoot at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, Virginia

February 8 –  Sunrise shoot at Assateague National Seashore, Chincoteague, Virginia,

Wrap up session back at the hotel

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A few more details:

Food, lodging and transportation are not included in the cost of the workshop. I will send you information a few weeks before the workshop with all the details about when and where we will be meeting.

We will photograph on Saturday, and Sunday – rain or shine. So be prepared for the weather.

Cancellation policy: Workshop registration fees are fully refundable before January 10, 2015. Fees for cancellations made after January 10  will be refunded if I am able to fill your space with another workshop participant.