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Fall, 2013 Workshop Newsletter

Push the Limits of your Creativity by
Creating and Using Textures

New EPNet Online Course with Sherron Sheppard
September 23 - October 6, 2013

Photo art by Sherron SheppardAdding textures to your photographs is a very easy way to make your work unique. And you don't have to spend money to buy textures. Learn how you can make your own textures using your camera, Photoshop or Elements and traditional art mediums. This short course provides easy to follow, step by step, course material on how to capture and use these textures. The advantage of creating your own textures is that they are yours and yours alone and not ones that hundreds of other photographers also use.
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Discover Vermont in Autumn Photo Workshop
EPNet Photo Workshop
October 3 - October 6, 2013

Photo by Carien SchippersWe invite you to join us for a weekend of exploring the back roads of Central Vermont in October. No where on earth will you find such spectacular fall foliage and scenery as you will in this part of the world. We will tour through quaint picture postcard villages with covered bridges and lovely town commons and churches, to old barns and horse farms as well as a formal hunt. Photo opportunities will include horses, hunts, barns, bridges, portraiture and of course foliage! You can count on a wonderful weekend of new friendships, photography fellowship and diverse photo opportunities during New England's most beautiful time of year!
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Muench Workshops California Ranch Experience
November 4 - 8, 2013
V6 Ranch, Parkfield, California

Photo by Andy WilliamsJoin us at the beautiful V6 Ranch in Central California , an easy drive from LA or the Bay Area. We'll photograph horses and cowboys, rodeos, herds of horses in the sweet light, cattle drives, horses running through the water, amazing landscapes and more. Led by Lynne Glazer and Dave Porter. Intensive photography instruction in the field and in the digital darkroom each day and night. Photo sessions include our own private rodeo, cowboy and equine portraits, horse drives, cattle drives, and beautiful landscapes.
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Essential Equine Photography Techniques
EPNet Workshop with Scott Trees
November 7 - 10, 2013
Fort Worth, Texas

Photo by Scott Trees
Do your horse photographs lack the "punch" you see in professional photos? Do you want to make better images of horses but don't know where to start? In this three day workshop with internationally renowned equine photographer Scott Trees you will have the opportunity to learn what makes all your images the best they can be! Skills learned in this workshop will help you in all facets of your photography.

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Chincoteague EPNet Meet-up
December 6 - 8, 2013
Chincoteague, Virginia

Photo by Carien Schippers

Spend some relaxing time in Chincoteague looking for ponies and the spectacular snow goose migration. Weather permitting, a boat tour will be offered.
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Winter Horse Photography Workshop
February 9 - February 15, 2014
The Hideout Ranch, Shell, Wyoming

Photo by Judi Hagen
Join us for an exceptional opportunity to photograph horses in winter in the snow at the luxurious Hideout Ranch in Shell, Wyoming. Spend five days, with two shoots each day, photographing cowboys working horses in the glistening snow with the stunning Big Horn Mountains as a background. Here is your chance to build your winter stock portfolio in a unique and exclusive setting.

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Photograph the Amazing White Horses
of the Camargue

with Judi Hagen and Carol Walker
Camargue, France
May 5 - 10, 2014

Photo by Carol WalkerThis trip has been described by many photographers as their favorite horse photography workshop ever because the horses and the settings are so spectacular. Imagine white horses running through water at dawn with flamingos flying behind them, and against the sun in powerful silhouette. This workshop is outstanding because it includes 10 shoots, a small group of participants, and it is priced right. It is suitable for amateur photographers as well as more experienced photographers who want to learn while photographing exceptional subjects.

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Colorado Cowboys & Horses Workshops
EPNet Photo Workshop - April 27 - May 1, 2014
Great American Horse Drive Photo Shoot – May 2 - 4, 2014
Craig, Colorado

Photo by Carien Schippers

Imagine a place where the wild west still lives . . . hundreds of horses running with power and freedom, beautiful light and dust, real working cowboys and cowgirls, big open spaces and wood corrals. Beautiful open blue skies and long days to live it and photograph it . . . if this sounds like heaven to you then join us in a special part of western America where the real west is still alive and EPNet members have special access to document it with our cameras and share it with a group of like minded photographers and horse lovers. There is no other place or event like it on earth!
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White Wild Horses of the Camargue
Photo Expedition

with Fine Art Photographer Bobbie Goodrich
Camargue, France
May 11 - 18 2014

Photo by Bobbie GoodrichJoin Bobbie Goodrich for another great photo tour in the Camargue in May 2014 and experience the rugged beauty of this wild breed. The wild horses, one of the oldest breeds in the world, inhabit the Camargue, a wetland area at the mouth of the River Rhone in Southern France. Running through the shallow waters of the marshes or kicking up water in the Mediterranean with their lush manes flying, these beautiful horses will provide great photo opportunities when showing off their dynamic personalities.
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2014 Jicarilla & Placitas Wild Horses
Based out of Bernalillo & Chama, New Mexico
May 23 - 26, 2014

Photo by Lynne PomeranzJicarilla Wild Horse Territory (Carson National Forest)
This 76,000-acre wild horse territory is home to about 400 wild horses of mixed ancestry. Some bands seem to invite us closer while others flee across the landscape offering a variety of photographic opportunities. The landscape varies from open range, to pinon and juniper dotted woodlands, to tall ponderosa pines as it approaches the Colorado border. In addition to the horses, many wildlife species including elk, deer, bears, turkeys, mountain lions, golden eagles, and others call this home. Tracking and photographing these horses is a true adventure. Read more about this workshop location in the February, 2008 issue of Western Horseman.

Placitas Free-Roaming Horses
These horses have roamed the beautiful rolling foothills of the Sandia Mountains on BLM and private land for at least 50 years. Because of their close proximity to civilization, they have become quite approachable. This often provides an opportunity to accompany them on their daily rituals to observe and photograph the behavior and social dynamics of family bands. Sage dotted mesas under the famous New Mexico sky make a dramatic backdrop for these pretty little bands of pintos, grays, blacks, bays, and more.
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Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Workshop
Lovell, Wyoming & Montana
June 30 - July 3, 2014

Photo by Lynne PomeranzThe Pryor Mountain Wild Horses, known for their beautiful Spanish characteristics and colors, offer a unique opportunity to intimately observe and photograph wild horse behavior and social dynamics. Because these horses are habituated to humans, wonderful close-up and action shots are available. June is the ideal time to capture the colorful dynamics of this herd as new foals are being born and stallions vie for mares. From the red rock, high desert landscape of Wyoming to the semi-alpine slopes of Montana, there are beautiful views and photographs to be had along the way. Other species of wildlife that call these areas home are bighorn sheep, deer mountain lions, and bears, to name a few. The magnificent Pryor horses and breathtaking landscape make for an unforgettable workshop experience.
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New Mexico Wild Horse
Photography Workshops

with Lynne Pomeranz

Photo by Lynne PomeranzLearn how to approach wild horses and anticipate behavior to capture captivating photos. Sage dotted mesas under the famous New Mexico sky make a dramatic backdrop for these colorful herds. This is an excellent opportunity to closely observe and photograph the intimate interaction of family bands. Experience all the beauty, serenity, exuberance, and nobility of the last remaining symbols of the American West. Photo instruction in the field, as needed, and image review during lunch breaks. Join us for a memorable photo journey trailing the spirited stallions and their harems of mares and youngsters. Limited to six participants.
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