Greater Sage-Grouse Photography Workshop

with Award-winning conservationist/nature photographer, Noppadol Paothong

 

Join world-renowned grouse expert photographer Noppadol Paothong for a unique opportunity to photograph Greater Sage-Grouse at the peak of mating seasons. 

The workshop will be held in a beautiful setting of sagebrush sea located right next to a National Wildlife Refuge in central Wyoming. The greater sage-grouse mating ground is located about 25 minutes drive from a private ranch house.

 

    • During this workshop, Noppadol will share his two decades of experience with greater sage-grouse while working on two national award-winning books and provide in-depth coaching in the field.

       

    • Besides photographing sage-grouse, you will also exploring the beautiful sagebrush landscape and photographing the landscape and other wildlife species that live within this unique ecosystem.

       

    • He will also assist participants in ensuring memorable photographs with photo discussions after morning shoots and informative sessions on grouse behavior, image editing/processing tips, and techniques to improve your photography skills to the next level.

4-day Greater Sage-Grouse Photography Workshop
(four days, three mornings)

 

      • Location: Central Wyoming

      • Date: April 15th – 18th, 2023

Number of Participants

      • Six maximum (Five minimum)

      • As of 8/12/22, 4 spots are open.

What’s Included in the Workshop

    • Noppadol Paothong, your workshop leader
    • In-depth coaching in the field
    • Indoor informative sessions on grouse behaviors, image editing/processing tips, and photography techniques
    • Group photo discussion from morning shoots
    • Three mornings photographing greater sage-grouse
    • Two afternoons/evenings photographing wildlife and prairie landscapes in the area
    • Lodge for four days and three nights*
    • Meals are NOT included. Food catering as a group is an option.

*This private lodge is high-quality, beautifully-managed, and spacious, with a fully-equipped kitchen. Your private room consists of a bedroom and private bathroom.

Workshop Fee: $3,850

    • A $500 deposit, payable by check, is due when you sign up to secure your spot. Balance must be paid in full by check by no later than 30 days before the workshop date.
    • Cancellation: Your cancellation notice must be received 60 days before the workshop start date. 50% of your deposit will be charged as a cancellation fee. After January 17, 2023, your deposit is non-refundable.

Equipment requirement: A digital camera with interchangeable lenses, telephoto lens, wide-angle lens, and mid-range zoom lens (suggested). A laptop with image processing software is required. We prefer and recommend Photo Mechanic.

*Lists of gear and what to bring will be sent after registration. 

 

Registration: You can register by emailing your name and contact information at nop@npnaturephotography.com and sending a $500 deposit (payable to Noppadol Paothong Photography) to the following address.

Noppadol Paothong Photography, LLC
P.O.Box 7801
Columbia, MO 65205

*To keep myself and participants safe and healthy as well as streamlining the process of acquiring destination venues and accommodations, we are asking that all workshop participants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

**This workshop has commercial general liability coverage.

This unique workshop will fill quickly.

Contact us as soon as possible.

* This workshop is for advanced photographers with good working knowledge of their camera equipment.

Contact nop@npnaturephotography.com if you have any questions to ensure this is a suitable workshop for you.