Nestled in the heart of the of the San Juan Mountains is a charming Victorian mining town surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Against this backdrop, the Telluride Photo Festival brings some of the world’s most renowned photographers for a week of sharing their knowledge and passion for the photographic arts. The main festival held over the weekend is composed of seminars, speakers in the evening,panel discussions, networking events and portfolio reviews. To purchase passes click here.
The festival also features a diverse set of workshops with a little something for everyone. This year we have brought in the ever-talented Lindsay Adler to lead a very unique Fashion Flair for Wedding Photography Workshop among the blaze of autumn foliage. In addition, we have a Location Lighting Workshop by the seasoned veteran news and commercial photographer Rick Friedman. There are 3 landscape workshops with Mark Muench, Bill Ellzey, and a special workshop with Ian Shive and National Parks Magazine’s Scott Kirkwood. iLCP photographer Jason Houston is leading a conservation photography workshop with photo editor, Melissa Ryan of The Nature Conservancy. Rounding things out, we have few other workshops, which include action sports and DSLR filmmaking. A unique aspect to our festival is that 3 workshops include photo editors from major magazines reviewing images taken during the workshop and their portfolios of the participants.
Guest Speakers include Pictures of the Year International, News Photographer of the Year as well as a 2011 Pulitzer Prize recipient, Barbara Davidson; National Geographic and Founding Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers, Joel Sartore; and National Geographic as well as Staff Contributor for Harper’s Magazine, Aaron Huey. Acclaimed Fashion Photographer and Sigma Pro, Lindsay Adler; Tandem Stills + Motion founder and Sierra Club’s 2011 Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography, Ian Shive; as well as Canon Explorer of Light Jennifer Wu.
Dates: September 29 – October 5, 2014
Location: Sheridan Opera House
City: Telluride, CO
Cost: Varies depending on Pass type – $240 – $2,000