Creative Close-ups: Old Car City USA

Thursday, 21 April 2022 6:00 PM - Sunday, 24 April 2022 8:00 AM EDT

235, South Dixie Avenue, Cartersville, GA, 30120, United States

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Thursday, 21 April 2022 6:00 PM - Sunday, 24 April 2022 8:00 AM EDT

Quality Inn & Suites, 235, Cartersville, GA, 30120, United States.

Rust Never Sleeps: Creative Close-ups at Old Car City USA

Close-up photography workshop with Jason P. Odell, Ph.D.


Learn close-up and macro photography with professional photographer Jason P. Odell while exploring one of the most unique automotive graveyards in the world.

Maximum group size: 8 photographers

Instructional Fee: $975 per participant
($250 deposit* before Feb 1, 2022)

*Deposit is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organizer. Final payment is due in full on March 1, 2022.

Experience Level: Open to all levels

Please note that you are expected to have a fundamental understanding of how to set exposure and focus on your camera.
You will also need to know how to download and edit images with your computer or tablet.

Physical Activity Level: Mild

Old Car City is a 40+ acre lot and you will be required to carry your camera gear while walking outdoors through a relatively flat, wooded area.

What's Included

  • Pre-workshop macro photography class (online)
  • Field instruction & "ask me anything" support
  • Classroom instruction on post-processing, including focus-stacking
  • Two days admission to Old Car City USA
  • Image review session & critique

Not Included

  • Meals/Transportation/Lodging


Pre-Workshop Online Class: Fundamentals of Macro Photography (TBD)

Day 1: Meet at 6pm in Hotel Lobby for orientation session

Day 2: 9am-4pm Photography at Old Car City USA 

Day 3: 9am-12pm Photography at Old Car City USA/ 2pm-5 pm: Post-processing workshop

Day 4: Depart for home

Follow-up: We will have an online image sharing session (TBD)

Recommended Gear

  • DSLR or Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • Macro lens or close-up accessories (extension tubes)
  • Tripod
  • Laptop computer with image editing software of your choice*
    • Adobe Lightroom Classic & Adobe Photoshop (optional)
    • Helicon Focus (optional)

*You are expected to have a working understanding of how to download and edit your photos using your software of choice.

Travel Insurance

To protect your investment in this workshop in the event you cannot attend, I strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance to cover your workshop and travel costs. I offer TravelGuard insurance policies here

Jason P. Odell Photography

Jason P. Odell is a professional photographer and educator from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jason specializes in wildlife, landscape, and creative urban themes. He has authored 15 comprehensive photography guides, including guides to Nikon's Capture NX, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Nik Plug-ins. Jason's photography has been featured by Nik Software, Tiffen, Studio Photography Magazine, Wildlife Photographic Magazine, Singh- Ray Filters, and Digital Silver Imaging.

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