Explore the hidden gems of the Blue Ridge Mountains

June 28 – 30, 2024

Let’s go chase waterfalls! This 3-day adventure is a skill-intensive workshop designed to help you master the art of long exposure. The Blue Ridge mountains are a waterfall paradise ideal for creating stunning photos and learning new skills.

The waterfalls selected for this workshop were hand-picked to provide the most learning opportunities and various compositional options for creating unique and powerful images. Techniques taught during this skill-intensive masterclass will range from long-exposure fundamentals to using filters to advanced techniques in the field and post-processing. After our trip, you will have stunning photographs and new advanced skills that you can carry with you into your future adventures.

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Location

North Carolina, USA

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Tuition

$1,495

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Dates

June 28 – 30, 2024

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Availability

3 Spots Left
Limited to 5 Guests

Itinerary

This itinerary is subject to change due to weather, local conditions, and other factors.

June 28, 2024: Arrive at our hotel by 3:00 PM for check-in and a quick orientation, after which we will head to our first photo destination – Dry Falls. This popular and easily accessible waterfall is the perfect place to establish a foundation for the techniques and skills we will use for the remainder of the weekend.

June 29, 2024: Our morning will begin early with an enjoyable and easy hike to Station Cove Falls. This waterfall packs a punch in terms of its variety of compositions. Afterward, we will have a photo review and editing session before our afternoon outing to the stunning Brasstown Waterfall series.

June 30, 2024: Our final morning will begin with a beautiful hike to King Creek Falls. This waterfall is a true hidden gem and is always a photographic favorite where you can apply all the skills learned so far. After our hike, we will pack in a final photo review session before ending the workshop around 11:00 AM. If you’re flying, flights out can depart after 2:00 PM.

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Fitness

Moderate: Hiking average 3 miles/day. Rough, uneven, steep terrain. Good balance and fitness are required.

Flights

Arrive Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), Asheville, North Carolina before 12:00 PM on June 28, 2024. Flights out can be made after 2:00 PM on June 30, 2024. Air travel delays are common. Please arrive early, possibly even the day prior, so you don’t miss any of the workshop.

What to Bring

Please see our page How To Prepare For Your Workshop. We will send you a detailed information document 90 days before your workshop. This document will include specifics of where and when to meet, gear and clothing recommendations, and more.

What’s Included

  • Double occupancy lodging. Single available for $600 supplement.
  • Scheduled airport transfers.
  • Scheduled airport transfers.
  • All meals, soft drinks, and snacks during the workshop.
  • All permits and park fees.
  • All transportation during the workshop.
  • Tips for crew, drivers, and local guides.
  • Photographic guiding and instruction from Talor Stone.
  • Image reviews and post-processing instruction.
  • Adventure, fun, inspiration, and a great time!

Not Included

  • Travel to and from Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Passport and visa fees (if applicable).
  • Any meals or accommodations before or after the workshop dates.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Travel Medical and Trip Cancellation Insurance (optional, but recommended).
  • Anything else specifically not listed as included.
  • Single rooming available for $600 supplement.

Payment Terms

  • Your deposit of $1,495 will hold your space in this workshop.
  • The balance is due not later than March 1, 2024.
  • All of our standard Terms and Conditions apply.
  • Need special payment arrangements? No problem, just ask us.

Testimonials

“★★★★★ — It was a lovely area that Talor knew intimately. She got us to great locations. ”

— Paul Whitworth, Waterfalls and Wildflowers '23

“This was my second workshop with Talor. Her knowledge of the area was exceptional. Her enthusiasm and spirit of adventure always makes things fun. Her assistance in helping me get the best shot was much appreciated. I look forward to many more workshops with Talor. ”

— Jeff Hunter, Blue Ridge Waterfalls '22

“This was exactly what I had hoped for. Hiking to waterfalls with an experienced guide like Talor makes all the difference in appreciating the falls. Her knowledge of the trails and the falls themselves made me much more confident. ”

— Judith Henry, Waterfalls and Wildflowers '22
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