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American Southwest Workshop

Golden sunrises and stunning desert sunsets set the stage as we hit the road and target the Southwest's most beautiful locations.

October 2020

Colorado Workshop

Come join us on a 3-day exploration across Colorado's famous "Million Dollar Highway"!

October 2020

Zion Extreme

Join us for this extreme photography fall color adventure as we hike the Zion Narrows, and more!

October 2020

Eastern Sierra

The Eastern Sierra region offers a wide variety of unique and amazing locations for day and night photography!

September 2020

Yosemite Fall Landscape

Yosemite in the fall allows access to the upper elevations with once-in-a-lifetime vistas!

October 2020

So many of us are passionate about photography, and whether it's our bread and butter, or a hobby enjoyed while making new friends and visiting beautiful locations, it is important to us, and adds to the richness of our lives. During this time of concern, at the Aperture Academy, we understand that most people have been touched in a big way by the Outbreak of COVID-19, but we want to remind you that you are not alone-we are all in this together! Our students are family, and we support each other, and will get through this together!

The Aperture Academy (as are so many others), is feeling the huge impact of the COVID-19 situation, but we want to reassure you that at our office we are doing our best to field customer questions and concerns, while staying vigilant and in communication with our local Government agencies, National Park Service, and the Forest Service. We urge everyone to please follow the CDC guidelines for COVID-19 in an effort to help keep all of our families safe and healthy! For updated information, please visit

What Others Say...

:: Tim R. ::
COVID-19 has challenged everyone. Aperture Academy has risen to the challenge and presented a great workshop in Mount Shasta. Monique's frequent COVID-19 updates were timely and gave comfort knowing that everyone was paying attention. Instructor Brian Rueb implemented the COVID-19 requirements and provided a fabulous workshop experience. His amazing ability to switch between students of different expertise and variety of cameras made it possible for everyone to take many quality photos at each location. All students were respectful of everyone's space and the face covering requirement. Great job Aperture Academy!

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