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Las Vegas - Nevada                  February 5th - February 8th, 2019

Travel to Las Vegas with photographers Danny Howard & Denise Orlin. Danny and Denise have many years of experience teaching at Richard Stromberg’s Chicago Photography Classes as well as in commercial and fine art photography.


While in Las Vegas, we will capture the stunning landscapes and nature that surround the city. We will also go to the heart of Vegas and capture some of the quirkiness and oddities for which it is famous.


Las Vegas was settled in 1905, and at the end of the 20th century and was the most populated city in the US that was founded in that century. Curiously, the most populated city in the century before that was--Chicago.


Vegas is the largest city situated within the greater Mojave Desert area. We will stay on the outskirts of the city with easy access to our landscape locations and the city.


Photography techniques and styles on this trip will include; Long Exposure, ND filters, landscapes, astrophotography, sunrise, sunset, and street photography and much more!


Day 1   

Arrive late in the afternoon/early evening. We will head downtown to shoot a very famous and iconic location. Afterward, a quick stop for dessert before heading to the hotel.


Day 2

Head to Lake Mead in the morning and maybe a quick peek at the Hoover Dam. After lunch, we will travel to the Valley of Fire for a sunset shoot and some astrophotography.


Day 3

Travel to the Mojave Desert to photograph the stunning beauty of this natural landscape. After a late lunch, we will head to some iconic Vegas sites to photograph neon signs and pinball machines.


Day 4

Early sunrise shoot near the hotel. When we are finished capturing some beautiful sunrise pictures, we will enjoy a well-deserved breakfast. After packing up our things, we will stop on the way back to the airport to capture a few last bits of history before flying home in the afternoon.


What's Included:

• 2.5 Days of photography in Las Vegas

•Full Accommodations    Double Occupancy         

•Single Occupancy can be obtained at an extra cost, please inquire for more details

•Daily breakfast

•All local transportation

•An itinerary personally planned by Danny Howard and Denise Orlin

•Full days of shooting with instruction from Danny Howard and Denise Orlin

•Access to Danny Howard after the trip to work on post processing 


What's not included:

•Roundtrip Airfare

•Airport Transfers

We will provide ONE ride at a set time TO/FROM the airport/accommodations (majority of student’s arrival/departure will determine the pickup/drop off times at airport)

•Lunch, Dinner, and other personal necessities

•Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended)

•Entrance fees to activities and parks



•Travel Insurance is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! We will make every effort to be fair but we  cannot promise to make full refunds in the event of cancellation due to events beyond our control.

•Travel itinerary and accommodations subject to change.

•We recommend that you bring at least one (two preferred) external Hard drives to store photographs daily. 

•A laptop or computer to make any edits during the trip or to discuss post processing while you are there.

•Upon registration we will send you a complete list of necessities and details for the trip

•The deposit and balance are NON-REFUNDABLE unless someone else can fill your spot.


The cost of the trip is $1250 per person and includes everything listed above. To confirm your place on this trip, please make checks payable to Danny Howard or Denise Orlin for $500. Online we accept payment via Zelle (email or Paypal will be accepted for a small transaction fee of $10.

The final payment of $750 will be due one month prior to departure.

Please feel free to ask any questions before you book.


Our goal is to create fun and interesting regional, national and international photography trips!

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