Fall in the Rockies with The Image Doctors

Sunday, 1 October 2023 4:00 PM - Thursday, 5 October 2023 5:00 AM MDT

1540 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO, 80517, United States

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Fall in the Rockies Photo Safari with The Image Doctors Partial Approval - $1,999.00

Photo safari Oct. 1-5, 2023 with Jason Odell & Rick Walker.

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Sunday, 1 October 2023 4:00 PM - Thursday, 5 October 2023 5:00 AM MDT

Estes Park, Colorado , 1540 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO, 80517, United States.

Fall Photography in the Colorado Rockies

Join Jason Odell and Rick Walker (The Image Doctors Podcast) for a fall landscape/ wildlife photo safari in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. We'll be photographing in and around Rocky Mountain National Park, located in Estes Park, Colorado. You'll be treated to spectacular sunrises, alpine lakes & fall aspens, along with elk and other wildlife.

Experience Level: Open to all levels

You are expected to understand how to set exposure and focus in your camera. You will also need to know how to download and edit images with your computer or tablet.

Physical Activity Level: Mild

There will be no siginificant hiking on this safari, but you will need to be able to carry your camera, tripod, and other gear. Note that the elevation of some shooting locations will exceed 10,000'

Wildlife in RMNP

  • Elk
  • Bighorn sheep
  • Moose
  • Marmot
  • Pika
  • Chipmunks
  • Foxes
  • Hawks & falcons
  • Magpie
  • Steller's Jay
  • Clark's Nutcracker

Safari Fee: $1999 per photographer (max 8)

A $500 deposit reserves your seat until July 31, 2023. Final payment is due August 15, 2023.

Deposits are non-refundable unless the organizer cancels the event. Final payment is non-refundable; we recommend purchasing trip insurance for your workshop.

What's Included

  • Pre-workshop travel photography class (online)
  • Field instruction & "ask us anything" support
  • Image review session & personalized photo critiques during the safari

Not Included

  • Meals/Transportation/Lodging (we have rooms reserved for $120/night plus taxes and fees, and we will provide information when you sign up). You are not obligated to stay at our group hotel, but it will serve as our base camp.
  • National Park entrance fee ($35 for 7-days)

General Itinerary

Pre-Workshop Online Class: Fundamentals of landscape photography

Day 1: Sunday, Oct. 1
4pm Arrive in Estes Park for orientation, followed by warm-up shoot in Horseshoe Park

Day 2: Monday, Oct. 2nd
Morning Shoot: Sprague Lake and surrounding area?
Afternoon/ evening shoot: Moraine & Horseshoe Parks (elk and more)

Day 3: Tuesday, Oct. 3rd
Morning shoot: Trail Ridge Road (weather permitting)?. This road crosses over the highest points in Rocky Mountain National Park, and offers spectacular mountain views at sunrise.
Lunch in Grand Lake area, followed by roadside shooting on our return to Estes Park

Day 4: Wednesday, October 4th
Morning shoot: Bear Lake/ Bear Lake Road
Mid-day: Image Review and Critique with Rick and Jason
Afternoon shoot: Wildlife/Aspen TBD

Day 5: Thursday, Oct. 5th
Check-out and depart for home

Recommended Gear

  • DSLR or mirroless digital camera
  • Mid-range zoom (a 24-105 or 24-200mm is perfect)
  • Telephoto zoom lens (70-200/ 70-300/100-400mm)
  • Super-wide zoom (14-24mm or similar)
  • Tripod
  • Laptop computer with image editing software of your choice*
    • We use Adobe Lightroom Classic & Adobe Photoshop

*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 due to illness or other unexpected situations, I strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance to cover your workshop and travel costs. Contact me for a no-obligation quote.

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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