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Wild About Wildflowers...and Macro Photography

Co-led with Paul Gill

Cost: $315/person

Limited to 14 participants (7:1 student-to-instructor ratio)

Session #1: March 17-18, 2018- (SOLD OUT - Please email Colleen for waitlist.)

Session #2: March 24-25, 2018- 4 spots remaining!



Are you WILD about wildflowers? Who wants to join the "poppy-razzi?"


Join the photographer and instructor dynamic duo of Colleen Miniuk-Sperry and Paul Gill, the co-authors/photographers of the award-winning guidebook, Wild in Arizona:  Photographing Arizona’s Wildflowers; A Guide to When, Where, and How for a two-day exciting, hands-on workshop at the spectacular Boyce Thompson Arboretum (about an hours-drive east of Phoenix) aimed at taking your macro photography - and passion! - to the next level. 


Through a balance of classroom presentation, field-based exercises and practice, and an image critique session, attendees will specifically learn macro-specific techniques for how to:

Over these two jam-packed days, you'll benefit from hearing approaches and ideas from two different successful photography instructors to help you polish your own style. You'll not only have the opportunity to hone new skills out in a safe and supportive learning environment, but you will also create personally meaningful photographs to be proud of. And you'll have a blast in the process!


Physical Requirements: Best suited for individuals who are capable of walking up to a a mile roundtrip on maintained paved and graveled paths while carrying their gear. Because wildflowers in Arizona are typically low to the ground, kneeling and squatting will likely be required.


Cost for this educational experience is $315/person which includes:




Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be provided in writing. Cancellations made:

If the vacated spot happens to fill prior to the workshop at any time, then a full refund, including the balance paid and the deposit minus a $50 administrative fee, will be granted.


There are no exceptions to this policy. CMS Photography strongly encourages you to purchase trip insurance to protect yourself in the event of unexpected circumstances preventing you from attending our workshops. 


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