Outdoor and Nature Photography Workshops

Our Outdoor and Nature Photography Workshops are based out of the eco-award winning Aurum Lodge in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains of Alberta.  The Lodge overlooks Abraham Lake and is approximately a 35-minute drive from the Banff-Jasper Icefields Parkway (Hwy. 93).  The area around the lodge has many great photographic locations and opportunities to view and possibly photograph wildlife, including bears and bighorn sheep. To allow for as much individual attention as possible, the maximum number of participants in our Outdoor and Nature Photography Workshops is six.

Although the emphasis of our Photography Workshops is on outdoor and nature photography most of the principles covered can be applied to any photographic situation. Mark and Leslie Degner have been photographing for over twenty-five years each and are successful stock and commercial photographers. Their photographs have appeared in numerous greeting cards, calendars, posters, brochures, books and magazines.  Mark is a contributing editor for Outdoor Photography Canada magazine.
sunrise over Abraham lake

Developing Your Photographic Style

Not scheduled at this time

Now that you have mastered using your digital camera and have learnt some of the fundamentals of digital photography, it is time to begin putting your knowledge and skills into practice and start to create images that are a true representation of what you see and feel when you are photographing.

Through a series of short presentations, assignments and field exercises, and image critique sessions, Mark and Leslie Degner will help you to improve your understanding of photography and help you to develop the skills and techniques that will allow you to begin to develop your own photographic style. We will spend some time at the Brazeau Collieries mine site in Nordegg, a site that has the potential for incredible photographic opportunities.

This fun and challenging workshop is designed for intermediate to advanced photographers, who have a good understanding of how to use their digital camera and produce a “properly” exposed image.

For more details on our unique Outdoor and Nature Photography Workshops, click on the link below:

  • Developing Your Photographic Style

To view images taken throughout the David Thompson area and from the Brazeau Collieries Mine at Nordegg, please visit our image gallery, David Thompson Country

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