Moab Photography Workshop - Shoot, Edit, Create

Event Dates - October 18-20, 2013
Location: Moab, Utah.
Instructors: Efrain Cruz and Armando Martinez
Maximum class size: 15

Moab, Utah

Topics to be covered:

  • Recommended camera settings
  • Composition
  • Creativity
  • Workflow
  • Camera RAW
  • Panoramic
  • HDR
  • Editing and Retouching with Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture.
  • Photo Evaluation & Critique.

Schedule of Events


  • Start time 2pm
  • Meet and Greet, Orientation
  • Lecture on Composition, Creativity, RAW and Workflow.
  • Sunset Photo shoot, light hike


  • Early risers join us for Sunrise shoot.
  • Workflow and retouching workshops in the afternoon.
  • Sunset photo shoot.


  • Sunrise shoot.
  • HDR and Panoramic workshop.
  • Critique.
  • Wrapup 3pm.

Join Illuminate Workshops in Moab, Utah for a three-day photographic adventure. Moab is a spectacular location, surrounded by stunning scenery, beautiful geographical features and sweeping vistas.

As part of this workshop you will be making photographs, editing your photos and enjoying the the unique beauty of the desert. Our instructors will guide you in your creativity and your workflow.

On this three-day adventure you will get the best photography instruction while capturing the fine beauty, vistas and unique geography of Moab.

There will be three classroom sessions on composition, workflow and critique. The workflow session will delve into Camera RAW using Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture.

This workshop is open to all photographers of any level, with any camera. Although DSLRs are recommended. We will do some light hiking, attendees must be fit enough to hike 0.75-mile with their camera equipment and must hydrate sufficiently for desert conditions.

At this time of year the desert is cool and the light is wonderful. You will be greatly rewarded with beautiful, memorable photographs.

Through the classes and critiques, while shooting in a great location your work will advance to a higher level.

Sign up early to guarantee your spot.

Moab, Utah


I had such a great time with everyone during our time in Moab. Thank you so much for your expertise in the workshop, you and Armando did a great job. I can't wait to sign up for the next workshop!
~Leah S.

Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the Moab workshop and how much I got out of it. Techniques as well as workflow. Great stuff, thank you!
~Andrew M.

I can't thank you guys enough for all the hard work you put into making the trip happen! You are both great people and great teachers!
~Tim A.

Yesterday's [class] was a BLAST! I had so much fun and really have learned more than I had expected in 3 hours. You're an amazing teacher and I'm really looking forward to the next few weeks.
~Joseph D.

Thanks for a great class, learned a huge amount....particularly of what I don't know and how endless the spectrum really can be. I look forward to future skill enhancing classes and additional constructive critiques!
~Denise N.

  • Transportation, meals and lodging are not included.
  • We have secured room rates. Contact us for details.
  • During the workshop, we will carpool to shooting locations.
  • Be certain to drink enough water. Water intake calculator.
  • Please note Registration Policy specific for destination events.

All images are copyrighted Efrain Cruz

copyright Ariane Delafosse

October 18-20, 2013
Moab Workshop
- Fall in Moab
Registration: $949.00 *
3-day workshop:
   Day #1 - Friday, October 18th: Orientation, Composition and Sunset Shoot.
   Day #2 - Saturday, October 19th: Sunrise, Workflow Workshop, Sunset Shoot.
   Day #3 - Sunday, October 20th: Sunrise and Critique.

Important Dates:
  May 20th: Very Early Registration Expires; Save $150.00 **
  August 12th: Early Registration Discount Expires: Save $75.00 *
September 18th: Special Hotel Rates Expire.
October 7th: Last day to register.


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