SUAVV Travel: Father’s Day Photography Getaway

SUAVV Travel: Father’s Day Photography Getaway

For those looking to truly impress dad this Father’s Day, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa has just announced an exclusive package to embark on a photography adventure while staying at the luxurious, picturesque property located in the heart of the American West.

Over Father’s Day weekend (June 16-17, 2017), renowned outdoor photographer Ken Redding will host two individual groups, one on Friday, June 16 and another on Saturday, June 17 for photo workshops and personalized coaching sessions. During the morning and afternoon photography walks, Ken will help students elevate their landscape photography skills by covering the following subjects: shooting in manual camera modes, proper exposure, use of different lenses, composition and light, use of depth-of-field, time of day, etc. Ken will also offer a short segment of shooting portraits for guests against the stunning landscape backdrops during the most ideal afternoon lighting.

The photography sessions will be held up and down Unaweep Canyon as well as pre-scouted areas around the resort. This once in a lifetime experience welcomes all-level photographers with their own equipment (DSLR and wide-angle zoom lens). Finally, Ken will assist with editing techniques and attaining the proper editing software as part of the workshop.


The Father’s Day Package is priced at $1,209 per night and includes:

  • Luxury Casita accommodations
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Photo workshop and coaching from Ken Redding
  • Morning and afternoon photography “walks” at or near the resort
  • Classroom sessions

*Maximum availability for 8 guests total each day

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