Grand Canyon Winter Photography Workshop 2017-12-15T13:37:17+00:00

Serenity of Winter

Winter Photography Workshop at the Grand Canyon ~ January 19th to 22nd, 2018


With the change of seasons comes a more peaceful and quiet time at the Grand Canyon. Winter brings a chance of snow and low-hanging ragged clouds. The days are shorter, and the park is relatively calm and quite making for a much more serene experience. This a fantastic time to photograph the Grand Canyon and to capture the dramatic vistas that only the Grand Canyon can offer.

The size of this workshop is being kept very small to insure that everyone gets one-on-one instruction, and so that you will have plenty of space to capture the canyon without feeling crowded or like you’re missing out on the best spots. As always, Adam’s goal is to help you realize your creative potential, to have a great experience, and for you to return home with great photos!


This workshop includes single-occupancy lodging in comfortable rooms at Red Feather Lodge on the South Rim.

Meals and Transportation

Meals are not included, but the workshop groups often have a great time dining together. Transportation and National Park entrance fees are not provided. We will caravan and/or carpool to our destinations as much as possible. Due to limited parking, you are encouraged to share rides with your fellow workshop participants.

Travel Information

For this workshop we recommend flying into and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) as it is the nearest major airport to Grand Canyon National Park. It is approximately a 4-hour drive from PHX to our lodge on the South Rim in the town of Tusayan, Arizona. An alternative is to fly into Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG), conveniently located only 90 minutes from Grand Canyon National Park.


The rim of the canyon can be very cold during the winter months, and temperatures can go below freezing as early as September and as late as May. The high temperature can reach into the 60s (16-20°c) on warmer days. Winter also brings the chance of snow with the South Rim averaging about 60″ of snowfall annually. It’s best to come prepared for cold weather and to dress in layers. We will send an email a few days before the workshop with a weather forecast so you will have a better idea as to what the temperatures will be like.

About the Schedule

Specific details will be provided upon completion of your registration. The itinerary will be set just prior to the beginning of the workshop and will be fluid so that we can adapt to changes in weather conditions, thus allowing us to capture the best moments. Plan on early mornings and late evenings as we will be starting well before sunrise and shooting until after sunset. The schedule will allow for downtime during our mid-day rest periods.

Please contact us for a sample itinerary.



  • Type: Workshop

  • Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

  • Lodging: Included

  • Participants: 7

  • Price: $1,895

  • Skill Level: Beginner to Pro

  • Fitness Difficulty: Low to Moderate

Registration Deadline

When full. This workshop is made available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your spot with a $500 deposit. The remaining balance will be due no later than 90 days prior to the start date of the workshop.

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“I just wanted to drop you a quick ‘thank you’ in providing me with such an awesome workshop! It’s rare to find someone with your talents that also has the ability to communicate effectively and provide an atmosphere that is inspiring to learn within.”

Dan DeubleinDan Deublein, Arizona

“Early mornings and late nights!!! You keep it moving during your workshops, but it all is worth it at the end… Great pictures, great friend and overall just an amazing experience!! I recommend it highly!!! Thanks again!!”

Mark Short, Texas

“I’ve just completed my third Grand Canyon workshop with Adam, and they just keep getting better. He’s been very sensitive to my skill level each time and offers just the kind of advice I’m ready for.”

Art PiccinatiArthur Piccinati, Arizona

“I signed up for my first workshop with Adam with a love of photography, but as a novice of “real” camera equipment and no experience. Somehow I convinced Adam to take me on, and he promised to help me learn to use the gear. His love and knowledge of photography as well as the Grand Canyon are unmatched!”

Holly DeanHolly Dean, Iowa

“Grand Canyon photography workshop was awesome! The insight to the canyon Adam shared was so informative and the instruction concise. So helpful in getting you comfortable with all aspects of shooting landscape photography. Would highly recommend his workshops to anyone working on improving their landscape photography.”

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