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Autumn in the Great Smoky Mountains: A Sheography™ Women's Photography Workshop

October 24-28, 2020

Cost: $1395/person

Limited to 10 women - SOLD OUT - Please email Colleen for waitlist.


A $500/person deposit is required to reserve a spot on this trip. The final balance is due on or before August 15, 2020.


Calling all the ladies! Since 2011, Colleen's all-women's workshops have helped inspire photographic growth, personal development, wanderlust, and life-long friendships. And Sheography™ aims to continue that, to help women of all ages, backgrounds, and photographic skill become "the woman you were meant to be through the art of photography and adventure."


Join Colleen and other Sheographers™ for this photographic adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee at the height of fall colors!


We'll base ourselves in the Wears Valley area at a specially-rented private 11-bedroom, 8-bathroom house with a whopping 8,600-square-feet of luxurious living space. We'll soak in the the 270-degree views of the surrounding area with a fire blazing in the fire pit on an evening or two, no doubt! Can you say "s'more's"? Oh, and don't forget the private outdoor hot tub.


We'll be just minutes away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where we'll explore the luminous leaves, babbling brooks, rolling hills, and rich history that make this place so photogenic. Colleen will help you improve your photography skills--both creatively and technically--and encourage you to see through your own lens while visiting inspiring landscapes like Cades Cove, Clingman's Dome, Tremont, Elkmont, and the Foothills Parkway.


In the learning-intensive, supportive, and small group setting characteristic to Colleen's Sheography™ workshops, you'll be challenged to push yourself to try new things photographically and creatively. Through a balance of field-based sessions, casual presentations, and open discussions, attendees will learn more about how to:

FUN is definitely on the schedule for this workshop!


Physical Requirements: Best suited for mobile, sure-footed participants who are capable of hiking up to two-miles roundtrip on uneven, rocky terrain while carrying their gear. Spry individuals may wish to climb over rocks, scramble up muddy slopes, or trek through shallow freshwater streams, but none of that is not required to make great photographs.


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Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be provided in writing. Cancellations made:

If the vacated spot happens to fill prior to the workshop at any time, then a full refund, including the balance paid and the deposit minus a $100 administrative fee, will be granted.


There are no exceptions to this policy. CMS Photography strongly encourages you to purchase trip insurance to protect yourself in the event of unexpected circumstances preventing you from attending our workshops.



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