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Fall on the Blue Ridge Parkway Photo Workshop

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Basing in Boone, NC, the fall color along this area of the Parkway is one of the best locales in the country to photograph this blanket of color. Back roads exploring also has some old barns and other sights to photograph.

Besides stopping at popular Blue Ridge Parkway locales such as Price Lake, Brinegar Barn and numerous others, we'll explore some less traveled back roads where streams, waterfalls and some interesting old barns can be found.

We'll also take a day-long trip to visit Mabry Mill on the Virginia side of the Parkway. The buildings remain the same as they were 100 years ago and the shot of the mill is one many people come from miles in every direction to observe and photograph.

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Thank you for such an awesome adventure! You were a GREAT teacher and I learned sooooo much! I hope I didn't drive you crazy with all my questions, but that's the only way I can learn and I learned a lot!! We have some really awesome pictures. Debbie D.

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If all goes according to schedule, we may get up very early one morning to make the drive for sunrise atop Roan Mountainn on the Tennessee / North Carolina border, which if the conditions are right will show the true meaning of valley fog. The view alone is worth the trip as you can see mountain ridge after mountain ridge with fog in the valley's between the ridges.

The reflection shots at Price Lake and Sims Pond will provide some great opportunities to learn some very interesting photo techniques.

Tips for bringing out the best in the colors of the trees and sunrises are sure to make this trip worthwhile.

Wide angle lens
Mid-range zoom
Macro lens (not always used but good to have)


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