Chamonix Valley Photographic WalksSeptember 2014
Say Jeff Steiner sent you and get a 10% discount on the basic photo walk fee (not including meals) of €20.
It's about time. The PHOTO WALKS are buckling down. Getting serious. About photography, that is.
Understanding aperture priority, experimenting with ISO, having fun with speed variations. Mastering
all that while discovering the most photogenic spots in the Chamonix valley. Private photography
coaching and post-production workshops can be arranged upon request.
Prices: starting at &€20 pp Guaranteed departure as of 5 persons. Duration: approx. 3 hours
Pleasant walking on small roads & country paths. Good soles & walking poles recommended.
Reservations necessary the day before at the latest : +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42
TRÉLECHAMPS - PASTURES, LARCH FORESTS AND WOODED HUTS - 20 €
Observing and photographing a tradtional mountain hamlet nestled between pastures, peaks and
glacier ice. A favorite model for scenery artists of the valley since generations.
Rendez-vous: 13:20 in front of the SNCF train station of Montroc Le Planet
Monday: September 1 & 15
LES BOIS - WORKSHOP WITH LIONEL WIBAULT, FAMOUS ARTIST IN CHAMONIX - 50 €
The renowned artist Lionel Wibault, will set up his easel in front of the auberge LA PRAIRIE for a
demonstration and discussion on composition and perspective. But first, we will discover the beautiful
old village of Les Bois. A beverage is included. Limited space for this workshop.
Rendez-vous: 14:00 in front of the Hotel EDEN in Les Praz. We car-pool from there.
Saturday: September 6. Will take place on Sept 7 in the event of rain.
LES GAILLANDS - PHOTOGRAPHIC WRITING WORKSHOP: THE SPIRIT OF CHAMONIX - 45 €
Telling a story through images is every photographers' goal. The unique and somewhat magical
environnement of Les Gaillands and its lake will give us the material necessary to illustrate the
passions of rock-climbing, fly-fishing, dog-walking, socializing... With Mont Blanc as the back-drop.
A beverage is included. Limited space for this workshop.
Rendez-vous: 14:30 in front of the little chalet at the Gaillands crag, across from the lake.
Saturday: September 13 & 20
WORKSHOP IN A SECLUDED AND HISTORICAL HAMLET OF LES HOUCHES - 45 €
Our objective : To produce an illustrated photo-story on life in the mountains a 100 years ago while
learning to use our cameras. Light exposure, framing, speed or aperture priority. Technical but fun in
an inspiring setting. A beverage is included. Limited space for this workshop.
Rendez-vous: 13:32 in front of the SNCF train station in Les Houches. We then car-pool.
Tuesday: September 9. Will take place on September 12 in the event of rain.
LES HOUCHES /COUPEAU - EARLY EVENING LIGHT MAGIC AROUND AN ALPINE BOG - 20€
Nestled in the bogs of an alpine pasture lies a remarkable natural environment where we will
photograph discreet plant-life while admiring some of the oldest alpine chalets of the valley.
A breath-taking Mont Blanc enhanced by twilight rays will make for outstanding photographs.
Rendez-vous: 16:30 in front of the SNCF train station in Les Houches. Car-pool from there.
Wednesday: September 3
VALLORCINE - WHAT'S SO SPECIAL ABOUT VALLORCINE? AHHHH... - 20 €
First, you have to find the village. Then you have to find the secret of living in the village.
A grassy path will take us through the colourful gardens and amongst the typical architecture of this
unique community. Encounters with the locals are often part of the walk. A photographic must.
Rendez-vous: 13:30 in front of the SNCF train station of Vallorcine
Monday: September 8 & 22
tel: +33 (0)6 08 95 89 42