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Enroll in the 2017 Trail Runner Photo Camp!

Learn from the pros and shoot top trail runners in the field


Come join us in the gorgeous Revelstoke-area high country. Bruno Long

This three-day course puts you in the field under the watchful eye of trail running’s top pro shooters. Learn the tricks of lighting, composition, getting in position, anticipating movement and more, from the photographers who have succeeded in the field.

You will also learn how to efficiently edit your images, and how to improve them in Photoshop. The camp also covers what magazine editors look for in submissions, and how to improve your chances of getting published.

The 2017 Trail Runner Photo Camp will take place August 8-11 in stunning Revelstoke, British Columbia.

Please email Trail Runner Editor Michael Benge
( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) with questions.

To enroll and make the required 50% deposit, please go here. The remaining balance is due 30 days pre-Photo Camp and will be charged automatically.

We expect this camp to fill to our 15-person capacity, so we encourage you to enroll early!


Bruno Long

WHAT TO EXPECT

Days are spent in the field shooting some of the sport’s top trail runners. On the fantastic trails of the Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks, our crew of athletes will run while you shoot and receive instruction. In the evenings you’ll return to the hotel for dinner, photo processing and a critique of your day’s work by the instructors. The goal is to improve your photography each day and have you go home with professional-level photos.


Our October 2016 cover, taken at our Photo Camp in Marble, Colorado, by student James Harness.

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Our October 2015 cover, captured at our Photo Camp in Ouray, Colorado, a few months earlier. Photo: David Clifford

 

INSTRUCTORS

This year's lead instructor is Fredrik Marmsater (below) one of the most active and respected mountain-sports photographers in the business.

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Our assistant instructor will be Myke Hermsmeyer. Myke is a former athlete and brand-content manager currently working as an endurance-sports photographer focused on ultrarunning and trail races in remote mountain environments. Some of the races he has covered include the Hardrock 100, The Rut 50K, Franklin Mountain 50K, Mount Marathon, the Moab Trail Marathon, North Face Endurance Challenge Series and the 2016 4 Deserts Sri Lanka stage race.

Also instructing will be accomplished sports photographer Randy Levensaler (also Trail Runner's Art Director).

Each student will receive a photo-assignment agreement—you’ll be shooting as a professional, gaining invaluable insight into the field, and getting the opportunity to have your photos published in Trail Runner. Every student will get the opportunity to have photos published in a gallery on trailrunnermag.com. Break through to the next level with the Trail Runner Photo Camp!

Location: Revelstoke, BC

Dates: August 8-11, 2017

Cost: $1599 (Includes instruction, lodging and amenities, meals, snacks, drinks and photography permits)

 

FAQs

Are accommodations provided?

Yes, accommodations are included in the cost of the camp.

Are meals included?

All meals are provided. Vegetarian and special-needs diets can be accommodated upon request.

Who can enroll?

Anyone with an interest in running photography is qualified, from novices to pros.

Do you need to be an expert trail runner?

No. You only need to be enthusiastic about running photography.

What are the class sizes?

Paid enrollment is limited to 15 students to maintain a low student-to-instructor ratio.

Is there a refund policy?

100% refund 45 days before the first day of the class. No refund after 45 days. If you are not satisfied with the class, you can receive a full refund!

What should I bring?

Camera(s) and any other equipment you need for shooting, laptops for post-shoot editing, outdoor apparel suitable for the variable mountain weather ... and last but not least, a good pair of trail-running shoes!


Revelstoke local Chloe Lanthier running in her backyard. Bruno Long

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