Mountain Destination One-Day Workshop in Idyllwild, October 22, 2016

Participants will experience exclusive access to an utterly unique house during a fun and intense day of photography and architectural appreciation. Watch demonstrations of camera and lighting techniques presented by experienced professional architectural photographers, then photograph the building’s interiors and exteriors with your own cameras under the instructors’ supervision.


High-Castle, Idyllwild – photo © Douglas Hill, 2016

Perched on a massive rock, High-Castle was built in the 1920s and was at one time Clark Gable’s hunting lodge. It has recently been extensively remodeled by acclaimed Los Angeles interior designer Cheryl Brantner to suit 21st century needs, while completely retaining its original rustic feel. Next door, a just completed guest house continues the theme of the lodge, without disrupting its commanding view of the San Jacinto Mountains.

For this workshop we’ll be changing our approach to include some lifestyle photography. We will be setting up vignettes to show how they can be used to expand an architectural presentation by providing more intimate views in addition to wider interiors and exteriors.


High-Castle, Idyllwild – photo © Douglas Hill, 2016

Through October 2nd, 2016 the price is $225.  Thereafter the price will go up to $250.  Enrollment will be limited to only 12 participants.  Make safe and secure payment through PayPal using whatever credit card you prefer or your PayPal account.

Idyllwild is at 5,500 feet elevation and is roughly 2 1/2 hours from downtown Los Angeles.  If you’d like to make a weekend of it, there are many lodging and dining options in the area, lists of which are readily available online.  A meal is NOT included in the price of the workshop, but there will be time off for all of us to have lunch in nearby Idyllwild Village.

Sign Up now for our Saturday, October 22nd Workshop!

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