Infrared Photography in the South Dakota Badlands

Sunday, 2 June 2024 8:00 AM - Wednesday, 5 June 2024 8:00 AM MDT

804, Glenn Street, Wall, SD, 57790, United States

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Photo safari with Jason Odell June 2-5, 2024

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Sunday, 2 June 2024 8:00 AM - Wednesday, 5 June 2024 8:00 AM MDT

Econo Lodge, Wall, South Dakota, 804, Wall, SD, 57790, United States.

Discover the Badlands in a different light with Jason Odell

Calling all infrared photography enthusiasts! Enhance your skills and take your photography to new creative heights with Jason Odell. During this workshop, we will delve into the mesmerizing world of infrared photography. Learn how to capture stunning and otherworldly images by harnessing the power of invisible light. I will guide you through the process, providing hands-on training and sharing invaluable tips and techniques. But that's not all! In addition to the photography aspect, we will also cover two essential software tools for every photographer's toolkit – Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic. Discover how to enhance your infrared images and make them truly stand out with these industry-leading editing programs. From adjusting the tones and colors to creating eye-catching effects, you'll gain the skills needed to transform your images from ordinary to extraordinary. This workshop promises to be an engaging and interactive experience. Not only will you have the opportunity to learn and improve your photography skills, but you'll also have the chance to network and connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for capturing and creating stunning visuals. Our casual and friendly atmosphere encourages open discussion and fosters a sense of camaraderie among attendees. Bring your questions, ideas, and curiosity, as this workshop is intended to be a collaborative and supportive environment. Don't miss this chance to expand your photographic horizons and explore the captivating world of infrared photography. Reserve your spot today and join us in Wall, South Dakota for a memorable training, workshop, and networking experience that will leave you inspired and ready to push the boundaries of your creativity!


Topics include

  • How to see in infrared
  • Color & Monochrome infrared photography
  • Composing for visual impact
  • Processing and enhancing color and monochrome infrared images
  • Processing landscape photographs

Experience Level

Intermediate to advanced photographers. You must have an infrared-converted camera and a basic understanding of how to work with your images on your computer using the processing software of your choice.

Activity Level: Mild

Most of our shooting locations will be very close to roadside parking. You must be able to walk with your gear over uneven terrain and loose soil.


Required Gear

  • Digital camera converted for infrared capture (I recommend getting the  full-spectrum conversion from Kolari Vision) + applicable filters 
  • Lenses to cover wide-angle to medium telephoto focal lengths (16-120mm range)
  • Laptop computer with image editing software (I use Lightroom Classic + Photoshop)

Optional Gear

  • Solid neutral density filters (15-stop recommended, I use the Kolari ND Pro filters)
  • Polarizing filter
  • Tripod

Instructional Fee

$1299 per photographer (maximum 8 photographers)
Reserve your seat with a $250 deposit before April 1, 2024. Final payment is due May 1, 2024. Deposits are non-refundable unless the event is canceled by the organizer.
Early Bird Discount: Place your deposit by February 15, 2024 and save $100


What’s Included

  • Pre-event Zoom orientation on infrared photography techniques
  • Photographic instruction with Jason Odell, including both field and classroom learning
  • Guidance to the best shooting locations in the badlands
  • Image review and critique
    Custom camera profile and presets for ACR/Lightroom users

Not Included

  • Meals, lodging, transportation to the field sites, park entrance fees
  • Nearest airport: Rapid City (RAP)
  • Nearest hotel: EconoLodge Wall, South Dakota

Cancellation policy

Deposits are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organizer. Workshop fees are non-refundable within 45 days of the event.

Jason P. Odell Photography

Jason P. Odell is a professional photographer from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Jason specializes in wildlife, landscape, and creative travel photography. He has authored numerous photography guides, including guides to the Nikon Z9 camera, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Nik Plug-ins. Jason has been leading photography workshops and instructional photo tours since 2007. 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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