California Coast Photography Workshop
Central California boasts some of the finest coastline in the world. This intersection of rock and water contains an endless array of fascinating rocky points, arches, sea-stacks, and sandy shores. From the dramatic beauty of the Santa Cruz coast, to the incredibly glassy reflections of San Gregorio State Beach, it’s heaven on earth for seascape photographers. Explore and photograph this world-class coastal environment. This multi-day California coast photography workshop will help photographers create entrancing photos of the breathtaking central California coast. The workshop focuses on understanding your camera’s settings in order to break into new creative realms. There is a strong emphasis on producing striking and powerful compositions, as well as telling a story with your photos. The workshop will cover shoot planning and how to be in the right place at the right time.
Small Group Size
Our small group size insures quality, professional instruction on par with your level as a photographer.
Learn to Manage Light
Whether you want to use filters for the “all-in-one” approach or bracket for HDR, we’ll help you master dynamic light.
Photography should be an enjoyable experience. Our workshops feature a fun, positive, interactive learning environment.
Jim Patterson lived in Santa Cruz for over 17 years and practically put the area “on the map” with his spectacular seascape photography. From Half Moon Bay south all the way through Big Sur, Jim knows the area’s beaches like no one else due to countless hours spent scouting and photographing the central California coast.