Photographing the Classic Hikes of the World


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

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  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor Matt & Alison

Hiking and photography are two rewarding activities in their own right, but combining them can be challenging. Capturing high quality images in varying terrain and quickly changing conditions requires sound knowledge and careful preparation, especially when gear choices are limited. In this program, our instructors, Matt and Alison, will share best practices and tips for hiking photography that they honed while hiking and documenting their experiences on many of the world's most beautiful trails.; You will learn:; Optimal camera and photography gear for hiking and backpacking; Useful apps for photographers and hikers; Simple photography techniques and tips to enhance your images out on the trail, no matter what kind of camera you use.; Where, when and how to hike some of the Classic Hikes of the World; No prior photography experience is required. All ages are welcome. Photography can be a great way to introduce children to hiking and the outdoors!; Over the past decade, Matt & Alison have been on a mission to trek the Classic Hikes of the World. With hundreds of miles under their boots, they have walked on some of the most beautiful trails on the planet. Check out their newest book

    Activity location

    Northbrook REI

    888 Willow Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

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