November Workshop Recap

It’s been a long month! But fun, fun, fun, fun, fun!!!

As has become a tradition, I spent WAY too much time on airplanes in November, clocking over 17,400 miles (that’s 28,000km) in less than 30 days.

That’s a lot of airports, a lot of crossword puzzles, a lot of bad food. On the other hand, you can get SO MUCH work done on a plane! And the destinations were great: Phoenix, Arizona; Calgary, Alberta; Ronda, Spain; and even some vacation days in France. Not a bad month.

And the workshops! Without a doubt, these were the best workshops I’ve ever taught. We had an absolutely GREAT group of photographers in all three cities, and the venues were top-notch, as well.

By far, the most interesting one was with The Camera Store — the 2-day Advanced workshop. Twelve intrepid photographers and I spent two solid days shooting a townhouse in Calgary – and pushed our light and our compositions to the limit. Even I got stumped on a shot and had to resort to hand-blending two exposures together! Sunday afternoon we hit The Camera Store’s new classroom facility, did some post-production work on our images, and then projected them on the big screen for a group critique. This was the first 2-day workshop I’ve done, and there will be more like it. Jim at TCS is already bugging me about dates.

Thanks to The Camera Store, Lennar Corp., and the Ronda Mountain Retreat for hosting these workshops! Great locations, and great people to work with!

Me, I’m glad to be back home, trying to get back into running condition, and deep in pre-production on a very exciting project that will be announced soon after the first of the year!

Here’s a few photos —- credits are Malia Campbell, Marc Muller, Suzanne Feinberg, Me, and possibly someone I’ve forgotten — if you see your photo in here let me know so I can credit you! Thanks, you guys, for some great shots!

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5 responses to “November Workshop Recap

  1. More workshops. We need more!
    So Cal, San Fran, Portland….I’m not picky!

  2. Great! Looks like everyone was having a good time. I wished I had joined your Ronda workshop but time didn’t allow. But I hope you will offer workshops in Europe in the future again.

  3. Great to be there on the Friday in Calgary, wish I wasn’t filming that weekend or I would have been there. Maybe next time i’ll join in a warmer location like Ronda!!

  4. Hey Scott, Its Andrew from your calgary workshop, glad to hear your trip was successful. The workshop was awesome it totally inspired me to grow my business and try new things. You mentioned sending you some follow up work…well I got right to it. Send me a message back and I will get you the link to some images.

  5. Very jealous…the workshops look great! Come back to Australia….pleeease.