Yellowstone Photo Workshop:
Sample Daily Schedule
This sample daily schedule will give you a sense of a typical day on our Photo Workshop. Our schedule will also remain flexible throughout the program so that we can take advantage of photographic opportunities as they arise.
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM — Breakfast: Eat breakfast together with your group at our accommodations.
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM — Photo Review and Selection: Trip Leaders and the National Geographic photographer work with each student to select the best photos from the previous day’s shoot.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM — Group Critique: Trip Leaders and the National Geographic photographer lead a group critique and discussion of each student’s top images.
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM — Lunch and Free Time: Eat lunch together as a group and then take some time to relax before heading out on your afternoon assignments.
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM — Assignment Work in the Field: Break into smaller teams shooting in and around Yellowstone National Park. Use a long lens to capture the majestic elk and bison, work on portraiture of fellow students at sunset, and master motion photography at one of Yellowstone’s many waterfalls.
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Dinner and Evening Meeting: Eat dinner together as a group and gather for a group meeting to discuss the day’s highs and lows and learn about the next day’s activities.
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM — Evening Activity: Head out on the town together for an evening show or attend a talk by your National Geographic photographer.