Photography & Camping at McKinney, TX

$149.00

April 20-22, 2018
McKinney State Park, TX

Pack up the sleeping bags, ready the camper, gather up the family and spend two nights with Precision Camera and roaming photographer Mandy Lea at the beautiful McKinney Falls State Park in Austin. Olympus will offer free loaner gear including cameras and lenses. Just bring an SD memory card.

Learn landscape photography from one of the best, as Mandy Lea guides our group to several vistas in the park for sunrise and sunset shoots. Get one-on-one instruction from a brilliant photographer and add to your portfolio in this small group setting. Along with photo sessions, Mandy will also offer tips and advice for living and camping in a teardrop trailer.

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Description

April 20-22, 2018
McKinney State Park, TX

Pack up the sleeping bags, ready the camper, gather up the family and spend two nights with Precision Camera and roaming photographer Mandy Lea at the beautiful McKinney Falls State Park in Austin. Olympus will offer free loaner gear including cameras and lenses. Just bring an SD memory card.

Learn landscape photography from one of the best, as Mandy Lea guides our group to several vistas in the park for sunrise and sunset shoots. Get one-on-one instruction from a brilliant photographer and add to your portfolio in this small group setting. Along with photo sessions, Mandy will also offer tips and advice for living and camping in a teardrop trailer.

Topics Covered
• Landscape Photography

• The Best Vistas in McKinney Falls
• Camping Tips and Tricks with Mandy Lea

We will be camping the evening of Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22. Mandy will guide us to locations throughout the park for sunrise and sunset shoots. And if we can find a dark place and the clouds allow it, we’ll dive into some night sky shooting.
 
Mandy has been a full time teardrop camper for two years, roaming around the country taking photos and giving workshops. Since this is a camping event, Mandy will be giving some camping tips and tricks she has learned while living on the road.
 
A full itinerary for the event will be emailed to registrants the week prior. 
 
Saturday Night Pot Luck Dinner
 
We will host a potluck dinner on Saturday evening. Please plan for and bring a main dish or desert. If you have dietary restrictions, please plan accordingly. This will be a great opportunity to cement new friendships in a beautiful setting. 
 

Camping

Precision Camera has booked 12 camp sites for this event.  Your $149 registration fee provides your site and admission to the event for everyone in your camp. You can bring a tent, travel trailer or RV. We have 30 amp sites booked. if you need a 50 amp site, let us know.

Saturday night we will have a potluck group dinner. Bring a dish, and be sure to leave with a new friend. 

Cost for this event is $149 per site, with no limit on the number of people at each site.
Precision has pre-paid the camping fees for two nights, but each individual is responsible for the Park entrance fee. Entrance fees are $6 per person, per day. 

Please be prepared to camp and have all necessary supplies. Please be prepared for rain. Precision Camera will not be able to provide camping supplies.

Equipment Loans

Olympus will provide free camera and lens loans throughout the event along with support from an Olympus rep. Just make sure to bring an SD memory card with plenty of room. 

McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park is located at 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, 78744. Find out more on the park’s website HERE

Schedule

Friday:
7:30 p.m. — Meet with Mandy around Campfire, open conversation
Saturday:
6 a.m. — Head to and shoot 7 a.m. sunrise
Mid Morning: Campfire talk about Camping tips, etc.
Lunch: Break on own
Afternoon: Photo talk: Q&A, Image review, tips, etc.
5:30 p.m. — Potluck
7 p.m. – Head to and shoot 8 p.m. sunset
Sunday:
6 a.m. — Head to and shoot 7 a.m. sunrise

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