Photo Workshops

Saucier Photography workshops specialize in “creating and inspiring photography with heart.”

Adobe Lightroom™ & Post Processing Workshop

Adobe Lightroom™ has evolved into an amazing tool for photographers. Join Les and Janet for this two-day, hands-on workshop to learn how to improve your workflow and enhance your post-processing skills.

June 1 – 2 , 2019


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Macro Magic in the Mountains

Master the magic of macro photography with one of the Southeast’s best-known macro photographers and macro teachers, Les Saucier. Les and Janet Garrity Saucier will lead participants “through their backyard” to special locations along the Blue Ridge Parkway to study, practice and shoot macro.

July 15 – 19, 2019


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Janet & Les, The workshop was the best workshop that I have ever attended. In the field, I asked both of you questions and both of you were ready, willing and able to answer them. I got the best sunrise shots that I have ever taken and learned about correcting the texture in waterfall shots and even how to swirl abstract photos. What it amounts to is I learned an awfully lot and enjoyed every day with you.


- Gary Cathey

The Sunday afternoon critique was perfect. Showing us how to enhance 60 photos in 3 1/2 hours using Lightroom was the best technique I have  seen in a photographic workshop. Too many of like sessions will critique photos telling what needs to be done, but not showing [participants] how to do it.

- John P.

Fall Blue Ridge Parkway Art of Seeing Workshop

The Saucier’s “Art of Seeing” workshops are designed to help you access, and expand, your unique creative vision. And what better place and time of the year to really “see.” The Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounds in autumn can be captivating and a celebration for your eyes, your vision and your photography.

October 23 – 27, 2019


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Gibbs Gardens & Old Car City

Location, location, location. Come enjoy the beauty of autumn at Gibbs Gardens, a very special and unique location for nature photography. Old Car City is also a very unique location for shooting graphics, colors, and details of a multitude of old cars, trucks, and buses. Come celebrate the beauty of both the old and the new with Janet Garrity Saucer and Les Saucier.

November 6 – 10, 2019


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Charleston Photo Tour+

Spring is an incredible time to photograph in Charleston, SC, “The Holy City.” From the historic architecture of old Charleston to the beautiful colors of the azalea gardens in the Old South Plantations. Join Janet Garrity Saucier and Les Saucier on their Charleston Photo Tour+, the plus being a full half-day classroom critique.

March 22 – 27, 2020


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Les was my first photography mentor when I began to explore digital photography in 2005. His Lightroom workshop became the foundation for the file management and editing that I use. My creative photography skills have taken a huge step forward each time I attended one of Les’s workshops. Both Les and Janet are exceptional nature and fine art photographers with a personable touch in their teaching; as well as a philosophy that helps students find a deeper connection with nature and sense of purpose in their photography practice and the images they create. I have taken workshops with close to a dozen exceptional photographers and teachers, and the teaching style and expertise Les and Janet share put them at the top of my list!

- Chris Allen

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