Costa_Rica_2018_Trip.pdf

Join GNPA member and workshop leader Rob Knight with his guest Tom Simpson for a brand new Costa Rica photography workshop that is exclusively for GNPA members. Rob has been leading photo workshops in Costa Rica since 2009. His annual Cost Rica Photo Adventure workshop each September is a mix of nature, wildlife and cultural subjects, but this GNPA trip is specifically geared toward nature photography. There will be lots of learning opportunities in addition to the unbelievable array of nature photography subjects.

2018 01 costa rica waterfallJoin GNPA member and workshop leader Rob Knight with his guest Tom Simpson for a brand new Costa Rica photography workshop that is exclusively for GNPA members. Rob has been leading photo workshops in Costa Rica since 2009. His annual Cost Rica Photo Adventure workshop each September is a mix of nature, wildlife and cultural subjects, but this GNPA trip is specifically geared toward nature photography. There will be lots of learning opportunities in addition to the unbelievable array of nature photography subjects.

2018 01 costa rica 5You'll spend seven days and six nights at the beautiful Leaves&Lizards Volcano Cabin retreat. Leaves&Lizards offers a comfortable home base with easy access to lots of great shooting without the need for long drives every day. Each private cabin offers unbelievable views of the Arsenal Volcano from its large front porch. The on-site restaurant features delicious farm to table meals, and cocktails with a view at the tiki bar.

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In order to provide a more personal experience for each guest, GNPA Costa Rica Photo Adventure is limited to six photographers.

When: February 4-10, 2018

Where: north central Costa Rica

Instructors: Rob Knight and Tom Simpson

Price: $2450 per person for double occupancy. Single supplement $550

You can reserve your cabin with a $1000 deposit. The balance is due no later than November 1, 2017. Register at

http://gnpa-costarica.eventbee.com

All lodging, meals, and transportation within Costa Rica are included in the price of the workshop. Attendees are responsible for their own flight to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) to arrive no later that noon on February 4, 2018.

Sponsored by LUMIX USA and Hunts Photo

Itinerary

2018 01 costa rica 1Sunday:

1:00pm: Pick up at SJO airport for transportation to Leaves & Lizards Retreat
(lunch stop on the way)
6:00pm: Cocktail hour and orientation meeting at the Lava Lizard restaurant, followed by the welcome dinner

Monday:

Morning (all day): Las Iguanas & Caño Negro river cruise
Topics include:

  • wildlife photography
  • long lens techniques
  • flash for wildlife photography
  • Evening: Lightroom organization and field workflow

2018 01 costa rica 4Tuesday:

Morning: Horse trek to a private waterfall
Topics include:

  • landscape photography techniques
  • Visual storytelling
  • mindful photography

Afternoon: Macro photography workshop
Topics include:

  • Macro focusing techniques
  • tools and tips
  • Flash for macro photography

Evening: night hike at Leaves & Lizards

2018 01 costa rica 2Wednesday:

Morning: Proyecto ASIS Wildlife Rescue
Topics include:

  • Wildlife photography techniques
  • Wildlife in captivity tips
  • Community participation

Afternoon: Timelapse photography workshop
Topics include:

  • Subject selection
  • Tools and settings
  • Output options

Evening: Hot springs visit

Wildlife photography techniques

Wildlife in captivity tips

Community participation

Afternoon: Timelapse photography workshop
Topics include:

  • Subject selection
  • Tools and settings
  • Output options

Evening: Hot springs visit
Topics include

  • relaxation
  • fun

2018 01 costa rica 3Thursday:

All day: La Paz Waterfall gardens

La Paz features nature photography subjects from tree frogs to waterfalls and everything in between.

Friday:

Morning: Shooting opportunities around Leaves & Lizards

Afternoon: Lightroom live critiques and Q&A

Evening: Cookout and closing dinner with a local family

Saturday:

Breakfast at Leaves&Lizards and transportation to San Jose