SAUCIER PHOTOGRAPHY’S

Oregon Coast Photo Tour+

August 17 – 24, 2020

Deposit/Tuition -

$200.00$1,750.00

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Registration deadline: May 1, 2020

(Payment options are available. Please read "Payment Options for this Photo Tour" below.)

This eight-day photo tour features Bandon and Florence, OR, where you'll photograph sea stacks, sea stars, sunsets and old growth forest, as well as sweeping sand dunes and expansive beaches and ocean views. Oregon's scenic Pacific Coast offers countless opportunities for photographers. From huge ancient volcanic rocks to soft green lichen dripping from cedar branches, we'll take you where you can experience "all this and more," as they say.

Plus, what makes this a photo tour a "plus" is the critique we offer on the last day of the tour. Our critiques are geared toward constructive, educational feedback. Many of our participants tell us they learn more about how to create great images during our critiques  than they have learned in other workshops.

Tentative Schedule -

  • August 17 - meet at our hotel in Bandon, OR followed by dinner together.
  • August 18 - 20 - in the field shooting and instruction. Over this time, we'll shoot sunrise at the Lighthouse, Charleston Harbor for seals, birds, and reflections, sunset falling behind ancient sea stacks, and visit Shore Acres State Park for landscapes, flowers and abstracts.
  • August 21 - drive to Florence, photographing along the way, including locations off the beaten path.
  • August 22 - 23 - in the field to shoot sea stars, sand dunes and old growth forest, along with instruction as we shoot.
  • August 24 - critique of images in the morning before wrapping up the photo tour at 12 noon.

Accommodations -

In Bandon, we'll be based at the Sunset Oceanfront Resort, located directly across the street from the beach and some of the best sea stacks in Oregon.

In Florence, we'll stay at the River House Inn, located on the river and within walking distance to downtown Florence.

Upon registering for the photo tour, you'll be provided with detailed information about the lodgings and how to make reservations using our group rates at both locations. Participants are responsible for booking their own rooms and following the hotel's policies.

Payment Options for this Photo Tour -

Pay online by credit card - Registration fee is $1,750; pay in full at time of registration, or you may reserve your space with a $200 deposit. The balance of $1,550 is payable anytime prior to April 1, 2020.

Pay by check or money order - Registration fee is discounted to $1,700 if paying both deposit and balance by check or money order. Email us at info.saucierphoto@gmail.com to register and make arrangements for payment.

Repeat clients receive a 10% discount on their registration fee of either $1,750 or $1,700, depending upon method of payment. If you have taken an earlier workshop or photo tour with us in the last five year, you're eligible to receive a 10% discount on the registration fee. (Sorry, photo club sponsored workshops are not eligible for this discount.)

  • If registering online use promo code RETURN10 at checkout to receive the discount on both the deposit and the balance due, or pay in full to receive the full discount up front.
  • If paying both the deposit and balance by check or money order, email us at info.saucierphoto@gmail.com to register and make arrangements for payment with your 10% discount.
  • All balances are payable anytime prior to April 1, 2020.

Please note, the registration fee doesn't include your costs for travel, lodging, entry fees or food.

Hiking and Exertion -

There isn't much need for hiking unless you choose to do so, as most locations are a short distance from parking areas. Grounds may be uneven or sandy at some locations. Days can be long, so participants need to have stamina for a day in the field, particularly should the opportunity for a good sunrise and sunset occur on the same day.

Transportation -

Participants are responsible for their own transportation during the photo tour, as well as getting to Bandon, Florence, and returning to your point of origin. We encourage car pooling during the photo tour when possible.

Trip Insurance -

Trip insurance is highly recommended in the case you need to cancel at the last minute due to family emergency and/or illness. Our cancellation policy is below. Each hotel has its own cancellation policy, which you are responsible to be aware of and to follow.

Cancellations -

Cancellations received prior to May 1, 2020 will receive a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee. Refunds will be paid to the participant by check from Saucier Photography and will be mailed within seven days of the cancellation notice.

Cancellations received after May 1, 2020 will necessitate forfeiture of the $200 deposit. The balance of the registration fee will be paid to the participant by check from Saucier Photography and will be mailed to the participant within seven days of the cancellation notice.

Cancellations received after June 15, 2020 will not be eligible for a refund or credit of the registration fee.

These terms apply to this photo tour and may not apply to our other workshops/photo tours.

Questions -

Many of your questions about our workshops and photo tours may be answered on our Workshop FAQs page. Plus, you're always welcome to send us an email: info.saucierphoto@gmail.com.

About Us -

To learn more about Les and Janet Saucier, visit our About Us page.

You may also be interested in our Palouse of Washington Photo Tour+, August 27 – September 1, 2020.

What are the policies and procedures for our workshops? Read our Workshop FAQs.