Winter Photography & Wine Tour - Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery

Adventure, Winter

Description: Get outside with REI this winter for a day of photography and wine! Mere steps from Paradise Springs Winery and situated above scenic Bull Run, Northern Virginia's Hemlock Overlook Regional Park serves as an ideal setting to snap that perfect winter photo. Our expert outdoor photography instructor will show you how to capture the beauty of winter with your lens. After class you'll take a signature tour of the winery which includes the historic cabin, tank room, production area, barrel room, vineyard walk, with wine pours along the way. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. For participants age 21 and up - Photo I.D. required.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn how to use settings on camera to get best results
  • Learn how to capture amazing color, even in winter
  • Learn how to optimize your photos in different light and weather conditions
  • Have fun learning tips for winter landscape photography at one of Northern Virginia's most scenic parks
  • Enjoy a winery tour and tasting at Paradise Springs Winery

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Winter Photography & Wine Tour - Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery Information

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Winter Photography & Wine Tour - Hemlock Overlook & Paradise Springs Winery Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Personal Camera
  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Snacks
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Personal ID (i.e. Drivers License) - ID indicating 21 years old +


  • Lip Balm/Protection
  • Extra batteries
  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Camera Lenses, Filters, Flashes & Camera Bag

Gear provided by REI:

  • Tripod - Tripod for Camera
  • Group First Aid Kit