Alabama Hills National Scenic Area - Private Workshop or Photo Tour

Between the mighty Mt. Whitney and the small town of Lone Pine lies the rich geology of the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area. This area offers otherworldly scenes of rounded boulders and hills contrasting the jagged spires of the Eastern Sierra and unparalleled views of the highest peak in the contiguous United States, Mt. Whitney at 14,505 ft!

- Workshops -

Workshops include in-field camera setting instruction and assistance with composition, and/or image review and post processing training.

Workshop packages start at $250. Limited to 1-3 attendants. Please contact Nolan for planning your tour and date availability.

- Photo Tours -

Want to be at the right place at the right time? The Sierra Light Gallery has you covered! 

Photo Tours are not a "Workshop" and are simply guiding you to the location you want to photograph at the time of your choosing. Examples include the Mobius Arch at sunrise, Mt. Whitney at Sunset, night photography, or all of the above and more! These tours are designed to work with your schedule when you will be visiting the area subject to availability.

Photo Tours do not include in-field camera or post processing instruction. Please see Workshops below for these options.

Photo Tour packages start at $200. Limited to 1-3 attendants. Please contact Nolan for planning your tour and date availability.

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