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Abstract Portland and Columbia River Gorge Workshop -EARLY BIRD SPECIAL-

August 15 - August 18

| $1500

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Capture the essence of the Pacific Northwest this summer with an exclusive photography workshop in Portland, Oregon, and the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge combined in one workshop!

This workshop will focus on capturing abstracts in nature and the urban landscape. Starting off with a day photographing abstracts in Portland the group can capture the beauty this wonderful and unique city has to offer.

Following that there will be a day trip up the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge, where we will showcase some of the lesser known waterfalls and a wonderful location for some gritty abstract photography. As an additional highlight if the weather permits there will be a sunset session at Lost Lake!

Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned photographer, you’ll gain valuable insights into composition, lighting, and storytelling as you capture the essence of the Pacific Northwest in this unique workshop that will encompass both landscape and urban photography.

Join us for an unforgettable adventure and unlock the potential of your creativity!

We are offering a 2 tiered Early Bird Special: (Price below includes the special discount, regular price $1,900)

$400 off if you sign up before July 15th

$300 off if you sign up before July 31st

Reserve Your Spot Today


Led by Art Wolfe and Gavriel Jecan 
Limited to 20 participants
Minimal hiking involved


Transportation and Accommodation

  • Participants are responsible for their own transportation, lodging and meals.
  • Upon registration you will download a PDF that includes the additional information.


Shooting schedules have the ability to be altered to effectively cater to the photographic desires of the group, as well as to adapt to changeable weather conditions.

Day 1:
  • 6:00PM Meet and greet so everyone can introduce themselves, and Art will give a brief description of the proposed itinerary.
  • Evening Wild Lives Presentation 7:00-8:30pm at hotel meeting room.
Day 2:
  • Inspirational Lecture
  • Field shoot: Abstracts in the urban landscape
    • Marinas in North Portland and other safe photography locations in Portland
  • Download images from the day of shooting
  • Dine together with Art and Gavriel (no host dinner)
Day 3:
  • Field shoot: Abstracts in nature and landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge (Washington Side)
  • Sunset Session at Lost Lake to photograph Mt Hood
  • Dine together with Art and Gavriel (no host dinner)
Day 4:
  • Lecture and critique. Learn from each others images while they are projected for the group. Art will adjust them in Adobe Lightroom and provide instruction.
  • Workshop will conclude by 12pm


We request a 50% deposit to hold your space in this retreat. You may send in a check to the below address to avoid the 3% credit card processing fee.

Art Wolfe Inc.

6523 California Ave SW #343

Seattle, WA 98136


August 15
August 18
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