WORKSHOPS AND TOURS

2020

Atchafalaya Cajun Country, February 26 – March 1, 2020

Venture with Laurie Klein Workshops into the beauty that is Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Cajun country to photograph natural wonders and remembrances of a time gone by. Regardless of your favorite photographic genre, subjects abound in the beautiful, vast, and mysterious Atchafalaya basin: Spanish moss suspended from ancient oak trees, cypress knees rising from the marshy waters, wildlife of every variety, landscapes, and history. As a special feature, we will have two environmental portraiture sessions with the incredible Nicole Cudzilo surrounded by the majesty of the largest, restored plantation in the South.  From Nottoway Plantation, our home base on the banks of the Mississippi river, we will strike out each day to capture the amazing scenery and culture of the area. Join Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift for this one of a kind photography experience.

Cost: $1,995
Location: Nottoway Plantation Resort, Louisiana

 

Create Your Own Workshop, January – February, 2020

 

Book your customized, private instruction with Laurie Klein in the Delray, Florida, area in January or February, 2020.  Each custom workshop includes a one hour Skype planning session; a one, two or three-day private shoot at an agreed upon location, and a one-hour follow-up Skype session. You can travel to Laurie in Florida, or she can travel to a destination of your choosing. You and Laurie design the project schedule and agree upon pricing, which may include travel and model fees. Please contact Laurie to book your custom workshop. 

 

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Infrared: A to Z – 3-Day Intensive With Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift
Providence, RI, May 1-3, 2020 

Intrigued by infrared photography? Looking for a new way to make your images standout? Infrared photography takes the mundane and turns it into art. Learn infrared photography from camera selection to capture considerations through efficient and artistic post-processing in 3 days. Join us in Providence, RI, for this information-packed, intensive workshop.

 

Cost:  $695
Location: Laurie Klein Studio Loft, Providence, RI

The Majestic Inner Light of Sedona with Laurie Klein and Larry Lindahl

Sedona, AZ, May 14-18, 2020 

Imagine being in a Fine Art workshop with figure models on the sacred lands of Sedona! The models will interact with the landscape as you are guided to reach deeply into personal visual expressions at each creative experience. The two instructors will have you composing stunning images with several incredible figure models, such as Nicole Cudzilo from Santa Fe, Sedona model Pash Galbavy and Tucson model Lacey Wolf.

Black and white photographer Laurie Klein and color photographer Larry Lindahl each approach their craft in uniquely personal ways. You with your camera in the light and landscape of Sedona will photograph the other-worldly vistas in nature, usually with models, clothed and nude, to work with. Immerse yourself in artistic imagination, visual discoveries, and one-to-one inspiration.

This workshop is for all levels of photographers.

 

Cost:  $2,650
Location: SkyRanch Lodge, Sedona, AZ

2019

Cape Cod: June 5 – 9, 2019 

For some, Cape Cod is all about lathering on the sunscreen and wading into the waves of the Atlantic. For others, it’s eating boiled lobster while looking out onto the eclectic street scenes of Provincetown. Still others find their magic standing on the soaring sand dunes of the 43,500 acres of Cape Cod National Seashore watching a humpback whale breach in the distance.  Join Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift, the Invisible Story Team,  to experience and capture the beauty this land, shaped by wind and ocean currents, offers. We will begin each day with discussion and critique sessions after which we will venture out to photograph the dunes, marshes, beaches, harbors, seals and other wildlife, and colonial architecture.  Evenings can be spent in Provincetown dining, shopping and people watching. This workshop is for Infrared, Black &White and Color photographers.  The workshop cost includes a whale watching tour and a 4-wheel drive tour of the dunes.

  

Cost: $1,495
Location: Provincetown, Massachusetts

The Female Form in the Maine Landscape – presented by Maine Media Workshops & College: June 30 to July 6

Master the art and techniques of photographing the female form in the natural landscape.

Picture this: you with your camera in the Maine light in July; perfect for infrared, B&W or color capture. Incredible models, 5 days to immerse yourself in your creativity and a spirit of adventure. World renowned photographer and educator, Laurie Klein, will lead you through the art and techniques of photographing the female form in the natural landscape.  Each day as we photograph in a variety of landscapes we will concentrate on pre-visualizing, posing, relationship building between you and your models who are vulnerable subjects in nature. Laurie will concentrate on helping you identify and develop your authentic personal style.

There will be daily critiques, and one-on-one time with Laurie. Post production and workflow will be covered. This workshop is for Infrared, Black &White and Color photographers and is presented by Maine Media Workshops.

Cost: $1,495
Location:  Maine Media Workshops & College, 70 Camden Street, Rockport, ME 04856, 877-577-7700

Introduction to Hand Coloring Digital Prints: July 13 & 14, 2019

Introducing the new DSI Digital Silver Matte Fiber Print ®

Introduction to Hand Coloring: July 13 & 14, 2019
Introducing the new DSI Digital Silver Matte Fiber Print ® 

You’ve taken a beautiful photograph and want to make it a one of a kind piece of art, but you are intimidated by the thought of picking up a paintbrush or colored pencil and enhancing your image. Hand coloring a black and white photograph is an art form all by itself. One that is much simpler and more accessible than you think. Laurie has created a process that is easy and accessible to all age groups and artistic abilities.

This hands-on, two-day course introduces you to the history, esthetics and technical aspects of hand coloring in a manner that is easy to master and mistake proof. This class will discuss taking photographs that are suited for hand coloring, selecting your materials, coloring techniques, and preserving your finished work. Students leave with at least 2 finished, fine art pieces of their own creation along, a hand coloring starter kit, and all the knowledge necessary to create on your own.

Cost:
Tuition – $395
In addition, students are required to have 3 to 4 images printed by Digital Silver Imaging on the new DSI Digital Silver Matte Fiber Print® paper.  These prints will be hand colored during the workshop. Printing fee paid directly to DSI varies based on print specifications.
Location: The studio loft of Laurie Klein Photography, Providence, Rhode Island

Creative Infrared Photography: Capture to Print – presented by Santa Fe Photographic Workshops: August 19 – 23, 2019

With infrared photography, it’s important to learn the rules so you can go out and break them, and over five comprehensive days renowned IR specialist Laurie Klein and her technical collaborator, Shelley Vandegrift, show you how to do just that. Under Laurie’s guidance, participants train their eyes to pre-visualize the qualities of IR: how it records heat and how it interprets the visible spectrum: especially foliage, vegetation, people, clothing, buildings, and lighting situations. In daily visits to the areas around Santa Fe, we photograph nature, landscapes, structures, and models while exploring the art of emotive storytelling. 

Each day we engage in group critiques as well as one-on-one time with Laurie, who facilitates your process of finding and strengthening your own infrared visual voice. Throughout, each participant develops a personalized workflow and gets comfortable utilizing different post-production methods. At the end of the week, we print selected IR images produced during the workshop in the Workshops state-of-the-art digital lab.

This workshop is open to those just entering the world of infrared as well as anyone wishing to up their game and create more dramatic IR photographs. Please bring a converted IR camera.

Come with an open, curious mind, ready to learn the secrets of great infrared photography, and leave with a new set of skills for making unforgettable images!

Cost: $1,475 plus $275 Model, Location, and Materials Fee

This workshop is presented by Santa Fe Photographic Workshops in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Firefly Photography Camp for Women: October 9 – 13, 2019

This workshop is presented by the Firefly Institute and is held just an hour north of San Francisco in Sonoma’s Valley of the Moon at Westerbeke Ranch, an 11-acre retreat center. The camp consist of a series of 3-hour classes with your instructors of choice each day.

Registration and program details will be announced by the Firefly Institute in the near future.

Morocco with Laurie Klein Workshops: October 20-31, 2019

One of Laurie’s dreams is coming true! She has wanted to lead a workshop to Morocco, and it is happening in 2019. Morocco, a land of Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences, is a photographer’s wonderland. Join Laurie Klein Workshops for a 12-day photographic adventure unlike any other. We will explore and capture the maze-like medieval Medina, the Kasbahs, historic ruins, unique cities, Sahara dunes and majestic landscapes. From the metropolises of Casablanca and Marrakech to the dreamlike hue of the Blue City to the entrancing Berber desert communities, we will experience the true essence of Morocco while staying in 4 star luxury, traditional accommodations.

Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift, the Invisible Story Team, will be with you every step of the way. Laurie will provide guidance and critiques on your images before, during and after our trip to Morocco. Shelley will be available for technical questions as well as workflow assistance.

Cost:
Double Occupancy – $5,600
Single supplement – $997

Space is limited! Book today.

Self-Exploration in Your Images – a New Workshop : November 16 & 17, 2019

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” ~Dorothea Lange

How do you expose AND express your feelings, emotions and thoughts in your images? I have spent the past year working on a new project of mine, The Invisible Story, and through it I am learning so much about self-exposure and self-expression. Yes, it is about being vulnerable, courageous and being brave. About opening doors through which you have yet to walk.
 
I hope you will join me at my new loft in Providence, Rhode Island, for this exciting workshop on self-exploration.  Bring a group of 20 images and a notebook and dive deeply into your work. We will be looking at images and creating clarity and structure around your projects. Sessions will be: 10:00 – 7:00 Saturday and 10:00 – 4:00 Sunday.
 
 

Bonus: Includes a 30 minute follow up Skype with Laurie, to be used within a month of the workshop. 

Cost: $395
Location: The studio loft of Laurie Klein Photography, Providence, Rhode Island

 

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