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Moose and the Intimate Landscape

An Algonquin Park Workshop
With Jack Dykinga and Michael Reichmann

May 2 – May 5, 2008

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Drooling Moose — Algonquin Park, Ontario. May, 2004

For the past several years, each spring Michael Reichmann has traveled to Algonquin Provincial Park in North-Central Ontario, Canada, to photograph moose. In April and May the Moose come out of the deep woods to lick the salt used to keep the highway open during the winter. This means that on some days, there are as many as a dozen or more moose easily photographable from the highway. Some are at a distance, requiring the use of long lenses, while others can be so close that they walk across the road right in front of your car.


Moose Crossing. Algonquin Park — June, 2003

Michael has gotten to know the best locations and times for viewing moose at Algonquin in the early spring, and this year together with world-famous photographer and teacher Jack Dykinga he has planned a small exclusive expedition to photograph them as well as the Spring landscape in the park.

This workshop is open to nine photographers. Photographers of all skill levels are welcome.

Our days willl feature early morning and late afternoon drives along the main highway through the park in search of moose and landscape opportunities. And from late morning through mid-afternoon Jack and Michael will be conducting print and image critiques as well as classroom style sessions on composition, field technique, and digital workflow.

Our base of operations will be the Algonquin Lakeside Inn, a comfortable lodge just outside the park.

This will be an intensive workshop designed for the passionate photographer.

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The Teachers and Guides


Jack Dykinga

Jack Dykinga is one of North America's preeminant landscape and nature photographers. He has published numerous books, and is a Pulitzer prize winner. Jack's photographs can be seen in a wide variety of publications such as Arizona Highways, Audubon, Harpers, National Geographic Society, Natural History, Sierra Club, and Time.


Michael Reichmann

Michael Reichmann is a renown fine art landscape and nature photographer as well as writer and photographic educator. He is Contributing Editor to Photo Techniques Magazine as well as American Photography. Michael is the publisher and primary author of The Luminous Landscape web site. Michael's work is in numerous private and public collections, and is on exhibit at The Luminous Landscape Gallery in Toronto.

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The Details

– Number of participants: 9 photographers, plus Michael Reichmann, Jack Dykinga and Chris Sanderson, who will drive the vehicles.

– Dates: Friday May 2nd through Monday, May 5th, 2008.

Arrival at Toronto International Airport no later than noon on Friday, May 2nd.

We will drive to Algonquin Park in three 7 passenger minivans – 4 people to a van, allowing lots of room for travel comfort, shooting, and equipment.

From Friday afternoon though Monday morning we will be shooting, working and learning together in Algonquin Park.

Early on the morning of Monday, May 2nd we will drive to Toronto airport (3 hours) in time to catch flights departing after 2pm.

– The cost of this all-inclusive workshop is US $2,195. This includes transportation, accommodations (two persons to a room), park fees, meals, even beer and wine with meals. Just get yourself and your gear to Toronto and we'll take care of the rest.

Please note that this workshop is for non-smokers.

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What's Next?

If you want a chance to shoot one of North America's most magnificent wild creatures in a unique natural setting, and to spend a few days with like-minded passionate nature photographers discussing and working on your art and your craft, this may be the weekend workshop for you.

With only nine places available it will be sold out almost immediately, so if you want to participate in this workshop please register right away.

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Refund Policy

Immediate payment in full is required to reserve a spot and to confirm your participation in this workshop. If you have to cancel for any reason prior to February 15 a refund less $250 will be made. After February 15 a refund less $250 will be made if your place on the workshop can be filled by someone else. If this is not possible no refund will be made.

In the event that we have to cancel the workshop for any reason at any time a full refund will be made.

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Liability Limitation


The Luminous Landscape Inc., Michael Reichmann, Jack Dykinga, our instructors, guides, and cooperating agents aim to provide every participant a safe, educational, and enjoyable experience. We act solely as agents for you regarding accommodations, special activities, and travel, by any means, and assume no liability for any act, error, omission, injury, loss, delay, mishap, or damage to persons or property arising from any cause during the course of the workshop or in transit thereto. We can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the services to be provided. We reserve the right to change our arrangements should conditions necessitate, or to cancel any aspect of the workshop due to exceptional circumstances. In the event that we deem it necessary to cancel the workshop we will provide a full refund which the participant acknowledges as full and final settlement.

As there is always an element of risk in any adventure associated with the outdoors, participants must read these paragraphs carefully. This liability release will certify that the participant is physically fit and capable of participating in outdoor photography exercises in field locations, and is fully and completely aware of any associated risks created by field locations and weather.

By joining this workshop I acknowledge that I have read the above information concerning responsibility and release The Luminous Landscape Inc., Michael Reichmann, Jack Dykinga, their guides, instructors and any cooperating agent from any liability. The Luminous Landscape Inc., Michael Reichmann and Jack Dykinga will assume no liability for injury, illness, or loss of personal property or expenses thereof associated with workshop participation.

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REGISTER

To register for this workshop all you need to do is send me an email with your name and telephone number. I will reply with details on where to send your payment (postal mail will be fine) along further information. Don't delay. This workshop will sell-out fast.

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