Current Workshop/Event Schedule

 

All NEW photography workshops offered by CMS Photography/Colleen Miniuk-Sperry!
As of the beginning of 2017, I have taken be taking a sabbatical from Arizona Highways Photography Workshops to pursue a new exciting direction with my own workshops with smaller group sizes (more personal attention), reasonable prices, experience-based outings, and new locations.

 

In addition to running my own workshops, I remain honored to work with some amazing people and organizations to deliver the very best photography instruction, on-site memorable experiences, and a whole lot of fun.

 

Combining my passion for continuously learning and helping others with my instruction-intensive style, my workshops are focused on delivering a photography education, not on making a portfolio of trophy images of iconic locations. All workshop activities aim to help you develop your skills, techniques, and approaches, both technically and creatively, to enable you to become a more competent, expressive, and confident photographer.

 

This is a different approach than many photography workshops out there. My workshops focus on developing your internal artist, interpreting external variables, and establishing a connection with the land in personally-meaningful ways. Those seeking guidance as to where to put the tripod holes in iconic locations, what lens to use, what settings to use, etc. will likely not appreciate the personal style and creative vision approach I encourage and therefore may enjoy photo tours with other guides instead.

 

To hear what past participants have said about their experience in this type of workshop environment, visit my Participant Testimonials page.

 

To take your photography to the next level and make some fantastic images across the United States (and have FUN!), please consider joining me on the following workshops, classes, presentations, and special events:

 

2018 Workshops and Events:

Click on date/workshop title to read a detailed workshop description and to register!

 

Mesquite Sand Dunes

Death Valley: A Sheography Women's Photo Workshop

January 31-February 4, 2018

Cost: $1,195/person

Limited to 10 women - Sold out - waitlist available!

Winter in Acadia

February 21-25, 2018

Cost: $1,995/person

Limited to 8 participants - 4 spots remaining!

California Poppies

Wild About Wildflowers...and Macro Photography

Co-led with Paul Gill

Session #1: March 17-18, 2018

Session #2: March 24-25, 2018

Cost: $315/person

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

 

Moab Photography Symposium - the last one!

 

3-day Pre-Symposium "Terrific Trio" Workshop

Co-led with Bruce Hucko and Guy Tal

April 29-May 2, 2018

Cost: $1,100/person

Limited to 15 participants (5:1 student-to-instructor ratio)

Sold out - waitlist available!

 

Symposium Presentations

May 3-6, 2018

Cost: $525/person

Max # of attendees: 100 - almost full!

 

Half-day Field-based with Colleen

May 4 & 5, 2018

Cost: $75/session

Indian Beach

Oregon Coast: A Sheography Women's Photo Workshop

Session #1: May 16-20, 2018 - Sold out - waitlist available!

Session #2: May 21-25, 2018 - 2 spots remaining!

Cost: $1,295/person

Limited to 10 women per session

 

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Rafting Photography Retreat

September 2-9, 2018

Cost: $3,395/person

Limited to 15 people - 6 spots remaining!

Lens and Pens

Lens and Pens™

Co-led with Guy Tal

September 11-16, 2018

Cost: $1,995/person

Limited to 10 people - NEW!

Autumn in Acadia

Autumn in Acadia

Session #1: October 9-13, 2018 - 2 spots remaining!

Session #2: October 14-18, 2018 - 3 spots remaining

Cost: $1,995/person

Limited to 8 participants per session

 

I maintain waitlists for all workshops, so if you would like to add your name to a session that is currently full, please contact me at cms@cms-photo.com or (480) 726-7961.

 

Looking forward to helping you in your photographic and creative journey. See you out there!

 

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