Travel Photography Workshops with Allen Rokach
India is one of the world's most exotic, visually rich and culturally fascinating photo destinations -- a photographer's dream.
You'll marvel at the fabulous Hindu temples, colorful markets, magical festivals and all kinds of amazing people.
National Geographic Traveler called this part of India one of the "Ten Paradises of the World" and "Fifty Places of a Lifetime" to visit.
You are invited to join master photographer Allen Rokach, who has explored India numerous times, on a unique 19-day travel photography workshop to South India next January, a temperate season that coincides with the Pongal harvest festival.
Allen Rokach, Instructor
Where We Go: Vacation and education converge over the course of nine day spent photographing the colorful tapestry and storybook landscape that defines Holland.
A career photographer best know for his
garden, flower and landscape work created all over the world, Allen Rokach
is a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Fluent in digital technology, Allen is an accomplished artist, photographer and instructor.
has prepared a wonderful itinerary to guide you from the colorful, tulip-blanketed acres of Kuekenhof Gardens to the town of Giethoorn, where you revel in the towns system of canals.
You photograph tulip bulb fields in the countryside, iconic windmills in the town of Lekkerkirk and visits a private gardens for a wonderfully rare experience.
What You Learn:
As former director of photography at the New York Botanical Garden
knows a thing or two about photographing flowers and gardens.
In a small group setting, you benefit from Allen's years behind the lens by receiving personal attention and one-on-one assistance at times throughout the workshop.
During lectures he
will discuss a variety of topics ranging from how to convey a sense of place in your travel photographs to choosing the right lens for creating exciting compositions with color, texture and lines.
will also illustrates ways to make your images "pop" using easy post-capture techniques and make the most of different kinds of light throughout the day and night, and in all kinds of weather.
The price for this workshop is $4,000 per person double room occupancy; $4,800 per person single occupancy.
A $1,000 deposit to hold a space is due by January 15; the deposit is refundable less a $100 administrative fee until February 15 and the balance due by March 15.
has received many corporate commissions, including from PepsiCo, Massey-Ferguson, The Biltmore Estate, Chase Manhattan Bank, Bankers Trust, Becton Dickinson, Cunard, Air France, Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center, Netherlands Board of Tourism, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Royal Cruise Line, Travel Dynamics International, Beth Israel Medical Center and Edward Durrell Stone Jr. & Associates
In 1988 Rokach founded The Center for Nature Photography, which sponsors instructional nature and garden photography workshops to such prime locations as Acadia National Park, in Maine; Crested Butte & Steamboat Springs, in Colorado; Arches and Canyon Lands National Park, in Utah; Monument Valley, in Arizona; the hill country of Texas; and Bosque del Apache Bird Sanctuary and White Sands National Monument, in New Mexico.
has been active as a photographic educator throughout his
12 years as the staff photographer and Director of Photography at The New York Botanical Garden
initiated and coordinated the Certificate Program in Nature and Garden Photography.
He also taught photography at numerous organizations including The New School for Social Research, The American Museum of Natural History, The International Center of Photography, The Biltmore Estate, The Chicago Botanic Garden, The Winterthur Museum & Gardens, Manhattan- ville Collge, The Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, The Clark Institute of Art, and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.
also teaches a Master Class "Color in the Digital Age" at the Vero Beach Museum of Art
Among his courses he leads groups on travel-oriented photo workshops to such varied locations as: West Africa, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Holland, India as well as diverse places throughout the United States.
has also has judged local, national and international photographic competitions.