The Exquisite Landscape – P0717-19

Date: Jul 20 - 20, 2019

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Jeremy Swanson

Tuition: $250
Studio Fee: $0
Registration Fee: $0

Time: 8AM – 4PM


Learn how to create beautiful landscape photographs with your iPhone and iPad. Spend a fun and engaging day photographing some of the most scenic locales in the Rocky Mountains. Students visit locations near Aspen and Snowmass with mountain views, sparkling streams, a multitude of wildflowers and 100-year-old artifacts from the area’s storied bygone mining days. The focus is on the fine iPhone landscape, exploring the shooting, editing and stylizing techniques that will take casual captures to serious artwork. This photographer’s dream tour reveals a variety of eye-catching possibilities that can be revisited later with in-depth visual exploration.

Media & Techniques:

Digital cameras, including iPhones, are reviewed and students discuss camera techniques for aesthetic and technical application in the field.


Students learn about the historic and scenic significance of each location. Students also work one-on-one with faculty throughout the day to improve their photography. At least one hour is spent at each site, with driving times kept to a minimum.


Jeremy Swanson received his MFA from the University of Illinois. He photographs for the Aspen Skiing Company to capture images that tell the story of Aspen and Snowmass. His work has been published in National Geographic, Outside, Travel & Leisure, and Ski Magazine.

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