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 Great Smoky Mountains National Park
"Spring Wildflowers & Landscapes"

Gatlinburg, Tennessee  •  April 18 - 21, 2013  •  Tuition: $895

Springtime in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an extraordinary event! The wild mountain streams are flowing at peak levels and their banks are beautifully adorned with multitudes of native wildflowers. The Park is world renowned for its of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture. This special qualities are the very reason that the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is our Nation's most visited.© Jerry D. Greer

Greenbriar, Roaring Fork, Tremont, Clingmans Dome, Cades Cove are just a few locations that guarantee the nature photographer receive firsthand, the wonderful “Smokies Experience”!

Join Jerry for an intensive creative experience, while photographing in some of his favorite places of the Park. Learn to look beyond the superficial aspects of photographing nature to gain a deeper connection with the natural landscape and its inhabitants.

This workshop is perfect for the people who already have a basic understanding of digital cameras and want to take their photography to the next level. During the field and evening sessions Jerry will be instructing on the basis of “controlling the technical aspect of nature photography, concentrating energies, and driving personal vision”. Our group size will be limited to only 10 participants.

Participants are responsible for transportation during the workshop, local accommodations, and meals. Gatlinburg, TN is less than two miles from the main Park entrance and offers a special group rate discount. Carpooling for field sessions is encouraged. Once registered for the workshop, lodging information will be emailed so that final arrangements can be secured.

Getting to these wonderful locations is not physically strenuous but will require sturdy hiking shoes or boots. Water-shoes and/or sport sandals are a must for getting those wonderful “frame-filling” cascading stream photos made famous in the Smokies.

The workshop will begin at 3:00pm on Thursday, and end Sunday at 3:00pm. Participants requiring air transportation, McGhee Tyson Airport – Knoxville (TYS) in Alcoa, TN is the closest and is approximately 45 minutes from Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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