Photo Workshops

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

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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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 C.

Les and Janet, you are great instructors who genuinely care about the learning experience of your students.

- Joan S.

Spring Art of Seeing Workshop

Expand your way of seeing the world through the lens of your camera. Janet and Les will share with you how to see beyond the labels and practice the art of seeing to become a better visual artist. Join Janet and Les Saucier to explore the concepts of the art of seeing during spring in Western North Carolina.

May 11 – 15, 2020


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Waterfalls Boot Camp Workshop

Les Saucier and Mary Presson Roberts will lead you to some of the most photogenic waterfalls on and around the Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest.

June 22 – 26, 2020


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Thanks for the inspiring macro workshop!

…It was a great mix of fieldwork, concepts, and technique, and I really felt enriched by the experience.  I found the critique sessions very helpful….You struck the delicate balance between being encouraging and pushing for improvement. I look forward to studying with you more.

- Rob T.

Master Macro in the Mountains Workshop

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 shoot drifts of summer flowers, mountain ferns, carpets of moss and a rock wall “dripping” with plant life..

July 20 – 24, 2020


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Oregon Coast Photo Tour+

Join us on the coast of Oregon and be swept away by beauty unlike anywhere on the east coast of the US. We’ll take you from sandy beaches decorated by ancient sea stacks to rockie coast line to find old growth forest, Pacific blue water and colorful sea stars. Join Janet Garrity Saucier and Les Saucier on the Oregon coast in August 2020.

August 17 – 24, 2020


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The Palouse of Washington Photo Tour+

Harvest time in the Palouse brings graphic arts to wheat farmlands in eastern Washington state, the nation’s fourth largest wheat production state. For a visual experience of a lifetime, join Janet Garrity Saucier and Les Saucier for an adventure into a truly unique region of our country, the Palouse in August.

August 27 – September 1, 2020


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I can’t wait to get home to practice!  Les and Janet, I learned so much from you.

- Nancy A.

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