Day of the Dead in Oaxaca
A multi-media travel photo workshop with Bob Krist, Richard Ellis, and Ricardo Lopez
10/27/14 –11/05/14 in Oaxaca Mexico
National Amazing ten day journey exploring the magical festival “Dia de los Muertos” or Day of the Dead in beautiful Oaxaca, Mexico. You will experience the festival under the guidance of legendary travel photographer and workshop guru Bob Krist, three-time Pulitzer Prize nominated photojournalist Richard Ellis and award winning multimedia photographer Ricardo Lopez as you explore Oaxaca as they would on assignment for a magazine. This hands on ten-day workshop includes a behind the scenes experience far beyond what tourists would ever see including visiting ancient cemeteries where villagers continue the ancient tradition of cleaning and decorating the tombs of their ancestors and then celebrate with all night parties and vigils, costumed processions known as comparsa – carnival like processions of people in costumes, with music and dancing through the tiny streets of mountain village. You will visit ancient markets and and workshops where families prepare traditional crafts and foods to celebrate this important festival. Special photo sessions will be arranged with costumed models in historic locations including a ten piece mariachi band.
A variety of photo opportunities will be available daily but participants can take part at the own pace. This is a photo tour and learning workshop with each student given ample opportunities to experience an intensive learning experience or a slower more leisurely journey. We provide everything you need to have a once in a lifetime opportunity including hotel, most meals, special access, English & Spanish speaking guides, ground transportation and the expert guidence of three top international photographers who will guide and assist you to get the most out of this amazing journey.
If you ever wanted to experience shooting a magazine style travel story of a authentic exotic festival this is your chance!
$3995.00–Limited to 12 participants
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