A lot of planning and energy goes into organizing the workshop and you hope that you have
done all of your homework to make the trip a success for everyone. The meaning of success
can vary greatly from client to client and some are easier to please than others. There is
always that uneasy feeling of anticipation before you meet your clients.
What will they be like? Will we get along? Will I meet their expectations?
Will the birds and animals be where they should be? What about the weather?
in anticipation of some great photography. The uneasiness quickly fades away as we all get
packed up in the van and head off to our first location. Talk is light and usually about
photography and where everyone is from and what they do. This is one of the wonderful
parts of this business. Meeting new people with common interests and
forming new friendships.
in Newfoundland from hotspot to hotspot so we all have dinner and then head out early the
next morning in anticipation of some good light and co-operative subjects.
some beautiful light and everyone gets some good images. A great start to a great trip. For
me personally there is nothing more gratifying than seeing my guests experience capturing
that shot of a lifetime or, at least, the shot of a trip. As it turns out, all the worrying was for
nothing. I guess it goes with the territory. It’s all good. David Hemmings