Look out Vegas....here we come!
Join us on this photographic Safari as we venture to Las Vegas, Nevada where we are joined by world renowned photographer Adam Jones (www.adamjonesphoto.com) and the usual host of the Creve Coeur Camera School of Imaging experts, Tom Tussey, Scott Rovak, and Stephen Weiss for this three day adventure.On our first day (Monday afternoon just after a lunch meeting), we will take a tour to Red Rock Canyon for some beautiful mountain adventures, then dinner and photo critique. Later in the evening, we will shoot on Freemont Street for some scenic night shots.The next day we will venture out to see the historic signs of Las Vegas at the Neon Museum (formally known as the Boneyard) followed by lunch/photo critique at our hotel, The Golden Nugget!Â Later that afternoon we will be shooting at the Hoover Dam, both from the new bridge and from other areas, followed by a wonderful dinner at Lucilleâ€™s BBQ in Green Valley.
We get up very early the next day, Wednesday, for our earliest morning sunrise shoot at the Valley of Fire State Park. Our third photo critique will be held during dinner that evening.
Finally, Wednesday night we will be shooting on the Las Vegas Strip near the Bellagio, Paris and Cosmopolitan Hotels.
We will be hosting a pre trip and a post trip get together for the participants (participation is optional).
PREREQUISITE: This trip is designed for the intermediate and above photographer who is comfortable with their camera and wants to advance their level of expertise.Â We will be shooting sunrises, nature, landscapes and the sites of Las Vegas on this trip. If you are unsure of your skill level, call Tom Tussey @ 314-993-2681.
When:Â Sunday, September 15th through Wednesday, September 18th
Cost: $1999Â Â The cost of this trip includes 4 nights at the Golden Nugget in their upgraded rooms, all meals from Monday breakfast till Thursday morning breakfast (except for Lunch on Wed. after the sunrise shoot) all local transportation for the photo shoots, three photo critiques, snacks, water and instruction.Â Travel to/from Las Vegas (Golden Nugget) is NOT included as well as lunch on Wednesday. Air Fare and other travel needs are handled by our School Of Imaging partner, Damar Travel: 314-997-6100 You can reduce your expenses by $100/person by sharing a room with another participant making the cost $1899/person. You must sign up together, so the total cost would be $3798 for 2 participants sharing a room.
Instructors/Host: Adam Jones, Guest Instructor Stephen Weiss, President CCC Scott Rovak, Instructor Tom Tussey, Instructor
It is strongly suggested that you bring: Sturdy Tripod Remote Control Trigger Flash Flash light Star Filter Rain Gear/Good walking shoes
Itinerary: Sunday, September 15 Arrive at Hotel (Golden Nugget)
Monday, September 16 Breakfast at Hotel Noon-1:00pm: Lunch/Photography Discussion 2:00-5:30pm: Bus to Red Rock Canyon 6:30-8:30pm: Dinner and Critique 9:00-10:30pm: Shoot on Freemont Street
Tuesday, September 17 Breakfast at Hotel 7:30-11:00am: Neon Museum (Bone Yard) Noon-2:00pm: Lunch/2nd critique 3:30-7:00pm: Hoover Dam 8:00pm: Dinner at Green Valley Ranch (Lucilleâ€™s) 9:30pm: Return to Hotel
Wednesday, September 18 5:00-11:30 am: Valley of Fire, Sunrise, and More 12:00pm: Lunch on your own 4:30-6:30: Critique and Dinner Buffet 8:00-11:00: Shoot on the Strip near Bellagio/Aria/Paris
Register:Â Register by August 1, 2013 on our website: www.cccamera.com/classes. This trip is limited to only 20 attendees.
Creve Coeur Camera reserves the right to cancel this trip based on projected weather or as necessary and you will receive a full refund.Â Customers canceling their reservations after August 1, 2013 will not receive a refund.Â All participants will be asked to sign a release form stating you understand CCC is not responsible for injuries etc while on this excursion.