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Apply Now. Space is limited. To print out an online application Click here. To receive an application in the mail, contact Grant Collier.

Full payment is due with your application to reserve your spot in the festival. The amount due is $125 for Saturday, plus additional payments for any optional workshops and classes on other days. Unless a workshop is full or canceled, all payments are non-refundable. If you cancel at least two weeks prior to the start of the festival, your full payment may be applied to a future festival. If you cancel less than two weeks prior to the festival, $125 of your payment may be applied to a future festival. Sorry, due to the size of the festival and logistics in planning, we can not make exceptions to this policy for any reason.

What is included in the tuition?

- Admittance to all presentations by the instructors on Saturday.

- Shared transportation to field shoots. The instructor for any workshop you join will attempt to coordinate shared transportation for any one who needs it.

- Entry into the raffle, where we will give away numberous photography products.

- Any fees required to access the shooting locations (unless otherwise stated in the workshop description).

- The festival program which includes information on each of the the instructors presentations on Saturday and coupons on photography products.

What is NOT included in the tuition?

- Unless specified in a workshop description, lodging is not included. When possible, we will attempt to arrange group discounts or direct you to any special deals we find online.

- Transportation to the American Mountaineering Museum.

- Meals: Unless stated otherwise in a workshop description, participants will need to pay for their own meals, and bring any snacks along on the field shoots.

- Photography equipment. Participants should bring their own camera (a 35-mm single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera). Unless otherwise stated in a workshop description, tripods are optional but recommended. Additional equipment recommendations or requirements may be provided by the workshop instructor.

- Computers. The classroom sessions at the American Mountaineering Center will be held in classrooms with some electrical outlets, so participants can bring their own laptop computers if they want but this is not a requirement unless stated in a class description.


Unless stated otherwise in a workshop description, there is a limit of 12 people per field workshop and a minimum of 4 people. If a workshop fills up, we will update this web site to reflect this ASAP. However, if you do sign up for a workshop after it is full, you will be given the option of signing up for a different workshop or getting a full refund. If fewer than four people sign up to a workshop, the instructor will have the option to cancel the workshop. If he chooses to cancel it, particpants will be able to sign up for another workshop or get a full refund.

Non-photographer friends

Participants can not bring friends or family members who are not photographers to the classroom or field sessions unless they also pay the full fees to participate.

Weather & Adverse Conditions

If the weather is poor or there are any other factors, such as road closures, that prevent instructors from holding a field shoot at a specified location, the instructors will make their best effort to hold the workshops at an alternate location or to provide instructional sessions at an indoor or sheltered location. No refunds will be made for workshops that are altered.

Additional Information

Additional information will be sent prior to the festival containing advice on what to bring, directions, etc.