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Moab Photography Workshop
Shoot, Edit, Create

Friends under Landscape Arch
Moon over Moab
Blooming Desert Cactus

Event Dates: April 11-13, 2014 and
Oct. 10-12, 2014
Location: Moab, Utah.
Instructors: Efrain Cruz and Armando Martinez
Max class size: 15

Topics to be covered:

  • Recommnded camera settings
  • Composition
  • Creativity
  • Workflow
  • Camera RAW
  • Panoramic
  • HDR
  • Image Organization
  • Editing and Retouching with Photoshop, Lightroom.
  • Photo Evaluation & Critique.

Schedule of Events


  • Start time 2pm
  • Meet and Greet, Orientation
  • Lecture on Composition, Creativity, RAW and Workflow.
  • Sunset Photo shoot, light hike


  • Early risers join us for Sunrise shoot.
  • Workflow and retouching workshops in the afternoon.
  • Sunset photo shoot.


  • Sunrise shoot.
  • HDR and Panoramic workshop.
  • Critique.
  • Wrapup 3pm.

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Join Illuminate Workshops in Moab, Utah for a three-day photographic adventure. Moab is a spectacular location, surrounded by stunning scenery, beautiful geographical features and sweeping vistas.

As part of this workshop you will be making photographs, editing your photos and enjoying the the unique beauty of the desert. Our instructors will guide you in your creativity and your workflow.

On this three-day adventure you will get the best photography instruction while capturing the fine beauty, vistas and unique geography of Moab.

There will be three classroom sessions on composition, workflow and critique. The workflow session will delve into Camera RAW using Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture.

This workshop is open to all photographers of any level, with any camera. Although DSLRs are recommended. We will do some light hiking, attendees must be fit enough to hike 0.75-mile with their camera equipment and must hydrate sufficiently for desert conditions.

At this time of year the desert is cool and the light is wonderful. You will be greatly rewarded with beautiful, memorable photographs.

Through the classes and critiques, while shooting in a great location your work will advance to a higher level.

Sign up early to guarantee your spot.


I had such a great time with everyone during our time in Moab. Thank you so much for your expertise in the workshop, you and Armando did a great job. I can't wait to sign up for the next workshop!
~Leah S.

Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the Moab workshop and how much I got out of it. Techniques as well as workflow. Great stuff, thank you!
~ Andrew M.

I can't thank you guys enough for all the hard work you put into making the trip happen! You are both great people and great teachers!
~ Tim A.

Yesterday's [class] was a BLAST! I had so much fun and really have learned more than I had expected in 3 hours. You're an amazing teacher and I'm really looking forward to the next few weeks.
~Joseph D.

Thanks for a great class, learned a huge amount....particularly of what I don't know and how endless the spectrum really can be. I look forward to future skill enhancing classes and additional constructive critiques!
~ Denise N.

Moab was incredible. I'm telling everyone to do it.
~ Deb S.

April 11-13, 2014
Moab Workshop
- Spring in Moab
Registration: $949.00**
3-day workshop:
  Day #1 - Friday, April 11th: Orientation, Composition and Sunset Shoot.
  Day #2 - Saturday, April 12th: Sunrise, Workflow Workshop, Sunset Shoot.
  Day #3 - Sunday, April 13th: Sunrise and Critique.

Important Dates:
  March 27, 2014: Special Hotel Rates Expire.

October 10-12, 2014

Moab Workshop - Fall in Moab

Registration: $949.00 $799.00**
3-day workshop:
Day #1 - Friday, Oct. 10th: Orientation, Composition and Sunset Shoot.
Day #2 - Saturday, Oct. 11th: Sunrise, Workflow Workshop, Sunset Shoot.
Day #3 - Sunday, Oct. 12th: Sunrise and Critique.

Important Dates:
May 10, 2014: Very Early Registration Expires;Save $150.00**
July 10, 2014:Early Registration Discount Expires: Save $75.00*
Sep. 9, 2014: Special Hotel Rates Expire.