Photo Experiences

Sandhill Crane Photo Workshops

Sandhill Crane Photo Workshop

5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS, $3,595/PERSON, ALL-INCLUSIVE - One Spot Remaining for 2022!

Tuition includes meals, lodging and classroom instruction by award-winning photographer Cheryl Opperman in the Dormitory located at the Crane Trust headquarters. Workshop participants will capture images of the Great Sandhill Crane Migration, the Crane Trust bison herd, download and edit images, have individual critiques and attend lectures about photography, the Platte River, and the Crane Trust’s conservation efforts. Transportation during your stay is included. Workshops are limited to 10 participants. Private rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis.


2022 Workshop Dates

  • March 14 - 18, 2022 - One Spot Remaining!

    Deposit: $500 (non-refundable)
    Tuition: $3,595/participant
    Final Payment Deadline is January 10, 2022.
    A portion of your tuition may be tax-deductible.
    Single Supplement: +$350 (If you want a room without a roommate)
    *If you are attending alone and would like to share a room, we can assign a roommate.

What You'll Learn

●       Digital capture techniques for nature and wildlife

●       Utilizing light and exposure to create stunning images

●       How to select and process digital images

●       Anticipating crane and wildlife behavior for photography

●       Crane Trust’s research and conservation efforts

General Itinerary

Day 1

  • Guests arrive mid afternoon
  • Crane Trust Photo Workshop Orientation
  • Class
  • Dinner
  • Evening Photo Shoot

Days 2-4

  • Breakfast
  • Morning Photo Shoot
  • Class and Photo Editing
  • Lunch
  • Class and Photo Editing
  • Dinner
  • Evening Photo Shoot

Day 5

  • Breakfast
  • Morning Photo Shoot
  • Guest Departure