BELIZE: Ambergris Caye, Oct 2018   //   El Pescador Lodge
Fish . Photo . Travel

Join Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures for a hands-on, adventure-filled outdoor and fishing photography workshop in beautiful Belize. This six-night / five-day school will take place at El Pescador Lodge on Ambergris Caye June 6-12, 2017. This immersive workshop will be led by two well-known and accomplished outdoor and fishing photographers: Bryan Gregson and Jess McGlothlin. The school includes daily classes and instruction, three full days of guided flats fishing, field trips on Ambergris and visits to surrounding islands, all lodging, and meals. Full details are listed below.

Who Should Attend:
Everyone! Whether you just purchased your first camera and are wondering what all those buttons are for or you’re a seasoned amateur to the intermediate photographer wanting to make the most of your fishing and travel photography, this workshop will advance your skill level and improve your photos in the field. With three working professional photographers instructing, we’re able (and happy) to teach and accommodate photographers of any skill level. The diversity of instruction and a curriculum designed specifically for outdoor, travel and fishing photography, this workshop will help you to “up your game” and make the most of your future fishing trips.

Location:  El Pescador Lodge – Ambergris Caye, Belize
Dates: Oct 22 – 28, 2018 (6 nights / 5 days)
Cost Per Person (double occupancy): $3,995.00
Photography Instructors:  Bryan Gregson and Jim Klug

School Itinerary and Daily Schedule:
• Oct 22 – All participants arrive in Belize and transfer to El Pescador.  Evening one-hour intro class in the main villa followed by a welcome reception.
• Oct 23 – Full day of guided fishing (two anglers per boat) followed by afternoon class/instruction block in the main villa.
• Oct 24 – Non-fishing day – Trip into the town of San Pedro and other Ambergris area sites for field work and classes. Afternoon class/instruction block in the main villa.
• Oct 25 – Full day of guided fishing (two per boat) followed by afternoon class/instruction block in the main villa.
• Oct 26 – Full day of guided fishing (two per boat) followed by afternoon class/instruction block in the main villa.
• Oct 27 – Full day catamaran trip and photo safari to Hol Chan, Shark-Ray Alley and Caye Caulker
• Oct 28 – Departure day (morning) for all participants and flight back to U.S. / home city.

Curriculum For Workshop Includes Such Topics As:
• Creative composition for outdoor photographers
• Effectively using circular polarizers and ND filters
• Underwater photography: equipment and techniques
• Night photography: stars and light painting
• Proper fish handling techniques and shooting great “hero” shots
• Packing and travel advice for outdoor photographers
• Recommended “kit” and equipment lists for fishing photographers
• Sunrise and sunset shooting techniques
• Travel photography: Food, fishing, people, places and things
• File handling: downloading, labeling, editing and organizing
• Social media techniques for the independent outdoor photographer
• Nighttime photo walks
• Daily (evening) photo critique for all participants

Photo Workshop Package Includes:
• (6) nights of double occupancy lodging at El Pescador (single room upgrades available for an additional $600.00 per person
• (3) full days of guides fishing (two anglers per boat)
• (2) full days of photo excursions including trips to Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Shark-Ray Alley, Caye Caulker and San Pedro)
• All meals at lodge
• In-country transfer flights from Belize City to Ambergris Caye
• All transfers to and from lodge
• Open bar tab (local beer, liquors and soda)
• Daily classes, seminars and photo instruction for all five days
• Use of fishing equipment (if needed)
• All taxes and service charges
• Participant gift bag

Package Does Not Include:
• Airfare to Belize City
• Gratuities for fishing guides and lodge staff
• Single supplement upgrades (if desired)
• Personal camera equipment
• Additional fishing equipment (other than rods and reels)



Drop us a note and sign up today!  

Workshop Instructors

Bryan Gregson 
Bryan is one of the most recognized names in the world of fishing and outdoor travel photography. He’s an incredibly accomplished independent photographer specializing in creative visual imagery in both still photography and cinematography. After years of focusing his photography in the winter action sports industry, Bryan turned his lens to capturing fly fishing around the globe. He is the recipient of numerous awards and large-scale assignments, with work ranging from major magazine covers to billboards to groundbreaking cinematography shorts. On the commercial side, Bryan has worked with Patagonia, Volvo Cars, Scott Fly Rods, Hatch Outdoors, Trout Unlimited, Scientific Anglers and dozens of other brands, conservation groups and publications.

Jim Klug
Founder and Director of Operations for Yellow Dog Flyfishing, L.L.C., Jim has traveled extensively throughout the world, visiting, fishing and photographing in more than 50 different countries. Jim is the primary copywriter and photographer for the Yellow Dog catalogs and website as well as the co-founder and executive producer for Confluence Films. Jim’s articles and photographs have appeared in dozens of different magazines and publications, including The Drake, The New York Times, Fly Fish Journal, Fly Fisherman Magazine, Outside Magazine, Fly Rod & Reel, USA Today, the L.A. Times, and many others. Jim’s first large-scale book project – Fly Fishing Belize – was published in 2014.

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