PHOTO RETREAT - AUGUST 2018
PHOTO RETREAT - AUGUST 2018
This photography retreat is the perfect blend of reflecting and recharging while practicing the art of photography.
AUG 17-19, 2018
Cypress Hills, SK
RELAX, REJUVINATE & TAKE AMAZING PHOTOS
The three days will be spent:
- Encountering South Sask's most tranquil scenery
- Learning the basic camera functions on your camera
- Experiencing nature at golden light
- Plenty of time to shoot
- Connecting….lots of connecting, connecting with yourself, others and nature.
Red Fox Photography Retreat is a place to relax, rejuvenate, revitalize, reflect on the past, recharge, refocus.
You will experience the best of both worlds – work and relaxation. This photography retreat is the perfect blend between reflecting and recharging while practicing your photography craft. This retreat does not contain a heavy workload. It is an opportunity to make strides in your photography through practice and group sharing.
You won’t find formal instruction here, instead, you will build a community of friends with a similar interest, knowledge share and set achievable healthy art goals while honing your craft in the beautiful Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park. A restful place, in which one can rest, relax, reflect and be mindful.
How can I pay for this retreat?
1. You can pay in full by adding this retreat to your cart OR
2. You can contact us and arrange to pay $200 deposit, and pay the remainder up to 7 days before the start date.
If Client cancels the their registration for the retreat for any reason, Red Fox Creative Studio shall be entitled to retain the entire deposit already paid and no portion shall be refunded.
Who is this workshop for?
YOU! Anyone. Everyone. All skill levels are welcome. Anyone who wants to rejuvenate their photography craft while building a community of friends with a similar interests.
Do I have to have experience with photography?
No, absolute beginners are welcome.
Do I need a professional camera?
Absolutely not! DSLR, Point and Shoot or Camera Phones…all are welcome. Any camera you are comfortable with is the camera you should use. If that means your camera on your phone, then bring that.
Do I have to be "good" at photography?
First things first, "good" is a matter of opinion and here "opinions" are not part of the process. We personally guarantee that you and your creativity will feel embraced and validated.
I would like to learn how to shoot better. Will this retreat help me to learn camera skills? How to take better images?
Yes. Practice makes perfect. The more you shoot, the quicker your skills improve. Kayla and Kristin are happy to share their extensive knowledge with you.
Will we be outside?
Yes. Yes. Yes. Please bring clothes for all types of weather. Due to the elevation, Cypress can be a bit unpredictable when it comes to weather. Dressing in layers is very important. Toques and mitts are encouraged ( night shooting can be cool … and cold :). This event runs 'rain or shine'.
Will there be physical activity?
Yes. We take marked and unmarked trails throughout the park. We will be walking on semi-rough terrain, on asphalt paths and pastures. There are moderate hills involved.
What do I bring to the retreat?
Please plan to bring your own camera and charger. If you have a digital camera you will need memory cards, battery and charger. *Please bring your camera and flash manuals.*
A tripod is an essential photography tool. Bring one if you have one. You are welcome to bring a laptop, but it is not required. Be sure you have enough memory card space for a ton of fantastic photos.
I have specific dietary needs .
If you have any particular dietary needs. check out the the Resort at Cypress Hills' website here or contact the resort with questions.
Can I bring my spouse and children?
Yes. If you would like to have your family enjoy Cypress Hills while you attend the workshop, all of the reserved rooms have two queen beds. If you pay the single occupancy fee you have the entire room to yourself. Invite them if you want them.:)
Can I stay longer?
Feel free to extend your time in Cypress Hills before or after the workshop. There is so much to see and do in the area. Contact the Cypress Hills Resort to check availability.
Do I have to come to all the retreat dates listed?
NO, you will ignite your creativity in just one retreat session. This retreat is facilitated as a “stand alone” event. Though if you wanted to, you would build on your skills by coming more often. Every retreat will have its own unique creative flare.
CYPRESS HILLS SCENERY
“I am so thankful that I was able to attend this event hosted by Red Fox Creative Studio. We couldn’t have asked for better weather and participants. Lots of laughs.” Bonnie
“I feel like I’m all in my head when I’m living my daily life in the city. When I am out in the forest I feel like I’m living in my body again. This was rejuvenation, creativity and connection all in one weekend.” Richelle