Pictured Rocks and Mackinac Island, Michigan

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Session 1 - Sept 27-Oct 2, 2020 -- FULL Session 2 - Oct 5- Oct 10, 2020 -- half full!! Tuition $1495 - September 27 - October 2, 2020 (2 non-shooting spouses allowed, $300 additional fee)

Michigan is simply magical.  A longtime well-kept secret of beauty that is amazing to explore and photograph.  Join us on a 6-day photo workshop that will take you through tons of waterfalls and will allow you to experience and photograph the stunning Pictured Rocks cliffs.  We will also get the opportunity to photograph several lighthouses as well. 


This workshop starts at 5pm Thursday, September 27 and ends at sunset on Wednesday, October 2.


Cancellation:  for a full refund you must cancel by July 15, 2020 as there will be no refunds after that. If you wish to cancel after that date for a refund, there must be someone on the waiting list able to take your place.  For this reason, we always suggest getting travel insurance for the non-refundable parts of your trip. 

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Lodging

We will be staying in 2 hotels on this trip.  Please make reservations for each.


1)  Holiday Inn Express Munising

E8890 M-28

Munising, MI 49862


Session 1 - Please book this hotel for the dates of Sept 27th - Sept 30th (Checking out on the 1st)  

Session 2 - Please book this hotel for the dates of Oct 5-8 (Checking out on the 9th)

Please make sure you ask for the group rate for Natural Connections Photo  Workshops to get a discounted rate)


2) Holiday Inn Express St. Ignace

965 N. State Street

St. Ignace, MI 49781


Session 1 - Please book this hotel for the night of October 1st  & 2nd (checking out October 3rd). 

Session 2 - Please book this hotel for the night of October 9th & 10th,  (checking out on the  11th).

 Please make sure you ask for the group rate for Natural Connections Photo  Workshops to get a discounted rate)

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Transportation

There are 2 flight options we recommend:


1) Sawyer International Airport, Marquette, MI.  This airport is 45 minutes from Munising where we will begin the workshop on the 27th.  Since we will end up around Mackinac Island, you will have a 2 hr and 45 minute drive back to the Marquette airport if you choose to fly in and out of here. 


2) Sault St. Marie Airport, Sault St. Marie, MI.  This airport is 2 1/2 hours from Munising where will start the workshop on the 27th, but it is only around an hour from St. Ignace, where will be finishing the workshop on the evening of the 2nd.  


I will personally be flying in and out of Sault St. Marie. 

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Transportation during the Workshop

You will need to arrange transportation during the workshop.  Rental vehicles are available at either airport.  You will not need anything special in the way of type of vehicle for this workshop as the worst roads we will be on are well-maintained dirt roads. 

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For this Workshop

Weather - The weather should be moderate to cool this time of year.  But since we are out early in the morning, you will need to make sure to pack with layers and good outerwear.  


Physical Exertion - for this workshop you need to be able to descend and climb up to 200 steps and be able to hike up to 2 miles. This is not the most physically demanding workshop we offer, but you will be doing a fair amount of walking.