Since it's conception in 1975 The Cole/Marr Photography Workshops have always tried to impress upon it's students that knowledge without practical application was and is meaningless. With this in mind, we design and execute in the field workshops that allow small groups to observe and engage in photographic studies along side of working professionals. 

     These workshops allow the students to see problem solving and creative image making under true working conditions, while enjoying the great outdoors in some of North America's most beautiful destinations. Some of our upcoming "In the field workshops" are listed below.  Come let us show you great photo opportunities.


  Klamath Falls NWR                         Jan 30 - Feb 2                           $ 850

  Arches/Canyonlands Nat Park        March 27 - 30                            $ 850               (start from Salt Lake City)

  Zion & Bryce                                    Feb  27,28,Mar 2                       $ 850                (start from Las Vegas)

   Bruneau Dunes                                March 21                                  $   85

   Leslie Gulch                                     April 18                                      $   85

    Kootenai Valley Safari                     April  24 - 26                              $ 495                      see "Kootenai Workshops" for more dates

   California Coast                                      Aug 1 - 4    $950                (start from SJC:   Monterey, Pt. Lobos, Big Sur, Carmel Valley,Morro Bay)

   Wilson's Pond                                  May 2                                        $   65    

  Kootenai/BC/Alberta                        May 29 - June 2                        $  850                     (start from Bonners Ferry/Kootenai Valley; Lake Louise, Morraine Lake, Jasper)

  Camas Prairie/Fairfield                    May  23                                     $   85

  Bodie/Mono Lake CA.                     June 19-22                                $  850                   (start from Reno)

  Shoshone Falls/ 1000 Springs            July 25                                       $  85

  Bruneau Dunes                               Oct 10                                             $  85

   Grizzlies of Alaska                          Sept 1-9                                     $3850                (Denali; Kennicott; Kenai; Resurrection Bay;  Katmai Nat Pk w/ Grizzlies and more) 

  New England                               Oct  10-18                              $3650              (Acadia Nat.Pk; Martha's Vineyard; Coastal towns; Sturbrige Village and more)

   Churchill Polar Bears                       Nov 10 - 13                                $3650               (start in Winnepeg; 2 days on Tundra Buggy*)

   Death Valley, CA                          Nov  26-29                              $  850              (start from Las Vegas LAS)                                                                                                               



      ALL PHOTO EXCURSIONS:   We plan for these adventures for quite a long period prior to departure and we send non refundable  payments to hotels,  suppliers of transportation and outfitters. Therefore, we must strictly adhere to our refund policy for all travelers.

-  Cancellations must be in writing.

-  ALASKA & NEW ENGLAND: Cancellation processed 45 days or less prior to departure require  loss                         of entire fee.                                                                                                                                  -  All cancellations processed before 45 days prior to departure require a $950.00 cancellation                         fee.  

 - LONG WEEKEND TRIP: Cancellations made 45 to 30 days prior to departure require a 50% loss of                     entire  fee.

              - Cancellations made within 30 days prior to departure require a loss of the entire fee.

              - Cancellation processed before 45 days prior to departure require a $250.00 cancellation fee.  

-  DAY TRIP:  Cancellation within 24 hours or No Show  will require loss of entire fee.


    We STRONGLY recommend purchasing full coverage travel insurance (trip cancellation for any reason, medical, evacuation) for trips other than one day excursions.  Insurance is REQUIRED for ALASKA & NEW ENGLAND trips. Because we must send your payment to suppliers well in advance of our departure dates, we CANNOT offer refunds beyond those described in our Cancellation & Refund Policy.  When you have secured Trip Insurance, proof of policy must be presented.

Cole Marr Photo Workshops LLC and/or it's contracted providers will not be held responsible for missed connections, incorrect check-in times, improper documentation, lost, stolen or damaged luggage.  Any additional expenses caused by late or cancelled transportation carriers will be borne by the traveler.


   Final payment will be due 90 days prior to departure for: ALASKA &  NEW ENGLAND & CHURCHILL

   Final Payment will be due 60 days prior to departure for: LONG WEEKEND EXCURSIONS


   When signing on to one of our Photo Excursions, you agree to sign our Reservation Form ,Release of Liability  (including cancellation), and Travel Insurance Purchase/Decline prior to departure of the trip. Travelers Insurance is strongly recommended.  Deposits are due upon making your reservation.


   Our trip costs are based on double occupancy.  Travelers who prefer a single room may have one at a single-room surcharge. We will make a roommate match for those who are willing to do so.  If a roommate is not available, the single room surcharge will apply .   


    Travelers may NOT SMOKE in areas where others are affected (in our vehicles or within enclosed areas or while others are around).  The rooms we secure do not allow smoking. Please sign on to our trip knowing this.



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