We are so excited to announce that from July 14-19, 2019 we will be returning to the famous Boyer YL Ranch for a Weston Destination Workshop!
Workshop Location: Boyer YL Ranch
Just west of the Continental Divide, in the foothills of Wyoming’s Sierra Madre Mountains, there is a valley that combines sagebrush meadows and aspen groves with stands of cottonwood trees and open fields of alfalfa. In 1905, John and Mary Boyer settled at the north end of the valley. With their eight children, the Boyers built the YL Ranch, a horse and sheep ranch that at one time had more that 30,000 sheep on thousands of acres of land. In 1926, the Boyer Family built three log cabins under the cottonwoods by the Main Ranch House and opened one of Wyoming’s first guest ranches.
Beautifully situated along the banks of the Savery River, photographers can expect to find inspiration in the scenery of the high desert and the surrounding Medicine Bow National Forest.
You will have four full days of shooting, insightful photo evaluations, group meals, and a taste of the Wild West!
Kim Weston is the grandson of the late renowned photographer Edward Weston and son of photographer Cole Weston. Kim, a fine art photographer for over 40 years specializing in black & white analog photography, has also has been teaching photography for the past 15 years. More about Kim Weston >>
Zach is a fourth generation fine art film photographer from one of the most influential and creative families in American photographic history and the executive director of The Weston Collective. His subtle, intuitive images both honor his heritage and point to a bright future.
Liv is an artistic nude, portrait, and life model based on the East Coast in Jersey City. She travels internationally with most of her trips concentrated on the East Coast USA, Eastern Canada, and Europe. Along with traveling as a model, she also works on her own photography and painting in her free time. Future goals include pursuing a graduate degree, finally traveling to Eastern Asia and Australia, and painting more often. Liv’s Portfolio >>
Maya Tihtiyas is an experienced fine art model based out of beautiful Maine. She creates with renowned artists to make brilliant works, and has been published internationally. She is committed to creating beautiful, timeless images through skilled posing and emotive gestures. When she is not modeling she enjoys creating self-portraits, enjoying the outdoors, practicing circus arts, and photographing her fellow models.
Image: ©EDF Photography. Maya's portfolio >>
July 14th - Arrive/Meet and Greet | Dinner
July 15th - Shooting | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
July 16th - Shooting | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
July 17th - Shooting | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
July 18th - Shooting | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
July 19th - Depart | Breakfast
Single Cabin: $2,799
Shared Cabin w/ One Other Participant: $2,499
Non-Participating Spouse: $1,000 (This includes room, board, and meals. It does not include transportation to and from photographic locations or critiques)
Room and board for 5 nights
Breakfast, lunch and dinner for 4 days (dinner also provided Sunday after the meet and great, and breakfast provided Friday before departing)
Transportation to and from photographic locations on the ranch
Photo sessions with professional models
Professional guidance from Kim
Multiple photo evaluations with Kim
An unforgettable experience creating art, and friendships in the American West!
Video: © Weston Photography