Winter in the Great Smoky Mountains




Jan. 11th – 14th 2018 Tremont Tenn.


Robert Coomer

Robert Coomer

FIne Art Photographer

Robert Coomer is a fine art photographer chasing light and nature, both above and below ground. He has won many local and national awards, and has been involved in commercial design and photography for over 20 years. For the last 15 years he has been showing his work at regional art shows and fine art galleries.

To learn more about Robert Coomer, visit his website.

Tom Croce

Tom Croce

Landscape and Macro Photographer

Tom Croce believes that photography begins with the act of seeing, it is the art of noticing and seeing the beauty in nature and capturing that moment. Through his images Tom works to create environmental portraits that are expressions of the emotion and feeling of a place at the time of making the exposure, and to create images that capture a sense of time and place.

To learn more about Tom Croce visit his website.

Winter in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Winter in the Smoky Mountains is a truly unique experience. Long gone are the crowds and a stillness settles in. Join us for three days of photographing this unique landscape.The weather is always a determining factor in the exact schedule, but a tentatively we will plan on spending majority of our time in Cades Cove and the Tremont.In order to insure the maximum amount of personal attention the number of participants for this workshop is limited to 12. We will spend several hours each day shooting the unique winter landscape in and around Cades Cove, Tremont.

Participants should have a strong understanding of exposure and know how to operate your camera. Each day’s schedule will vary depending on the weather, but in general we will be photographing all day. This will be hands on learning and all questions and issues will be addressed in the field.General Itinerary – Plan to arrive on January 12th in Townsend, Tenn. We will meet for a quick dinner, Q&A, and orientation. The 13th, & 14th will be spent shooting, as long as the light is good, with some time in the late afternoon or evening set aside for some post processing and critique. The 15th we will photograph in the morning then discussion and thoughts over breakfast.This workshop will require a moderate amount of hiking over rough and uneven terrain. Participants should be comfortable with their ability to negotiate a hike over rough, uneven and at time steep terrain.

The fee for this workshop is $400.00 and is for instruction only. All other expenses, including travel, accommodations and meals are the responsibility of the participants. A $100 deposit is required to reserve your spot, and the balance is due by December 1, 2017. The deposit will be refunded if cancellation is made by December 1, after the deposit and balance will be refunded if the spot can be filled.Additional information on the location, preparing for the weather, required hiking equipment, and suggested camera gear will be e-mailed to all registered participants in December.

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