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Eastern Idaho Photographic Society

25 years

Oxbow in Grand Teton National Park

Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton National Park © Roger Heng, 2014

Excursions & Workshop Topics

The third Thursday monthly meetings are generally excursions to local sites for picture-taking, if weather permits. The third Thursday workshop meetings that occur at the meeting site also provide opportunities to take pictures.

2018 Workshops and Excursions

  • January—(No meeting so soon after New Year's Day)
  • February—How to Edit Digital Photos
  • March—Still Life Workshop
  • April—Pin Hole Photography
  • May—Market Lake Wildlife Management Area, near Roberts, ID
  • June—Idaho Falls Street Photos
  • July—BYUI Thomas E. Ricks Horticultural Demonstration Garden in Rexburg
  • August—Bob Jonak's Agricultural Junkyard

    Travel west on Sunnyside Road until it ends; turn left then take the first right. You can see the junkyard from the corner where Sunnyside ends. Meet at 7 pm. Wear sturdy shoes. Photograph many types of colorful, old weathered farm equipment. (This represents a change from what was originally scheduled.)

  • September—Cress Creek Nature Trail near Heise
  • October—Night Photography
  • November—Workshop on Intentional Camera Movement
  • December—Video of Idaho Photography

More Examples of Excursions

The following are more locations close to home that provide photo opportunities:

  • The Snake River and Greenbelt at night
  • Fisherman's Park, on the river near the Broadway Bridge
  • Freeman Park at sunset
  • The Idaho Falls Zoo
  • Sand dunes near Sandy Downs
  • Idaho Falls cutter races
  • "Boo at the Zoo" near Halloween
  • Christmas lights, looking for "Bokeh" effects
  • Town and Country Gardens, 5800 S. Yellowstone Highway (especially near Christmas when there are different kinds of poinsettias)
  • Scenic Barns near Idaho Falls Barn Locations Images

More Examples of Workshop Topics

The following are some more topics that have been our focus in recent months:

  • Taking Bokeh pictures, with blurred background lights
  • Experimenting with pictures of flowers lighted by various colors and combinations of LED flashlights.