PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS

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CURRENT OFFERINGS

THE ABANDONED OPERA HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Ansonia, CT

Saturday December 3, 2022
Session A -  8:00am - 11:00am
Session B - 11:00am -  2:00pm
Session C -  2:00pm -  5:00pm

 

SOLD OUT!

Silver Crescent Photography and Buried By Time Urban Decay Photography present a visit to a former music hall - The Abandoned Opera House Photography Workshop.

Join us for a photo tour of this historic opera house in Ansonia, CT. Built in 1869, the theater features amazing period architecture, as well as some photo worthy surprises. Admission to the event is $50 per person. There will be three, 3-hour sessions which will be strictly limited to 12 people per session. Models are permitted if accompanied by a photographer for an additional $25 surcharge. This event is a restoration fundraiser, and you can be a part of this historic buildings future by joining us on December 3.

Session A - 8:00am - 11:00am
Session B - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Session C - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

(Event photo courtesy: Frank Grace)

 

 

Workshop Terms and Conditions: You must sign a waiver to participate in this event. Because of the limited number of participants that will be granted admission, there are NO REFUNDS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL, (except in case of workshop cancellation.) You may sell your spot to someone else if you're unable to attend so long as you notify Silver Crescent Photography of the substitution. If the workshop is cancelled because of inclement weather or facility availability, then a full refund will be granted. Silver Crescent Photography is not responsible for travel expenses or other incidentals incurred due to event cancellation. Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted at this event.

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ABANDONED HOTEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
The Adler Hotel, Sharon Springs, NY

Saturday October 22, 2022
Session A: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Session B: 12:45pm - 5:15pm

 

Mike and Dave present a return to one of their most iconic and exclusive locations - Abandoned Hotel Photography Workshop - The famous Adler Hotel in Sharon Springs, NY. This 150-room, five-story hotel operated from 1929 until 2004. Known for its therapeutic sulfur spa, it catered primarily to a Jewish clientele who travelled to Sharon Springs in the summers. This Spanish Colonial Revival style hotel was a summer destination for guests such as the Vanderbilts, Rensselaers, and Oscar Wilde. You will have complete access to this amazing building, as well as the spa in the basement. Many pieces of furniture, kitchen wares, and other nostalgic items remain inside the hotel for you to photograph.

There will be two sessions for this event. Session A will run from 9:00am-12:30pm, and Session B will run from 12:45pm-5:15pm. Admission cost is $75 per person. ***A SPECIAL ALL-DAY PASS IS AVAILABLE FOR ONLY $125 FOR BOTH SESSIONS*** Models can accompany a paid photography for a $25 surcharge. Depth-Of-Field and Taking Sharp Photos will be the two focus points of instruction at this event. Only paid participants will be allowed inside. No one under the age of 18 will be permitted. Please, no pets, and the use of tobacco, vaping or use of other incendiary devices is strictly prohibited at this event
 

Workshop Terms and Conditions: You must sign a waiver to participate in this event. Because of the limited number of participants that will be granted admission, there are NO REFUNDS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL, (except in case of workshop cancellation.) You may sell your spot to someone else if you're unable to attend so long as you notify Silver Crescent Photography of the substitution. If the workshop is cancelled because of inclement weather or facility availability, then a full refund will be granted. Silver Crescent Photography is not responsible for travel expenses or other incidentals incurred due to event cancellation.

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VERMONT CASTLE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 2022

Proctor, VT

Saturday October 8, 2022

Session A 9:00am - 1:00pm

Session B 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Silver Crescent Photography and Buried By Time Photography present The Vermont Castle Photography Workshop 2022, to be held on Saturday 10/08. This exclusive location is an architectural masterpiece, built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. It’s design is a blend of European styles. The castle is on a 115 acre estate, and has three floors spaciously divided into 32 rooms. The interior features are highlighted with 84 stained-glass windows and 13 fireplaces finished with imported tiles and bronze. The Castle’s furnishings include Far Eastern and European antiques and museum pieces, complemented by statuary, Chinese scrolls, and Oriental rugs. This is the first-of-a-kind event at this amazing location, and you will have full access to the entire building. Workshop focus will be on Ghost Effect Photography, and Depth-Of-Field.

The cost for admission to this exclusive event is $60.00 per person. Model fee $25 and accompanied by paid photographer. There are two time slots for this event: SESSION A (9:00am-1:00pm) OR SESSION B (1:00pm-5:00pm.)

Workshop Terms and Conditions: You must sign a waiver to participate in this event. Because of the limited number of participants that will be granted admission, there are NO REFUNDS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL, (except in case of workshop cancellation.) You may sell your spot to someone else if you're unable to attend so long as you notify Silver Crescent Photography of the substitution. If the workshop is cancelled because of inclement weather or facility availability, then a full refund will be granted. Silver Crescent Photography is not responsible for travel expenses or other incidentals incurred due to event cancellation.

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HAUNTED HALLOWEEN VILLAGE WORKSHOP 2022
Lee, NH

Saturday November 5, 2022
Session A: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Session B: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Join us on Sunday November 5 as Silver Crescent Photography and Buried By Time Photography present The Haunted Halloween Village Photography Workshop 2022. This exclusive location in southern NH features movie quality sets, authentic farm backdrops, and monsters looming around every corner. We will have unlimited access to all areas of this amazing location. Perfect for model shoots, this exclusive workshop will focus on capturing photos using this unique setting as a backdrop. Instruction will be provided for both model shooting as well as creating "ghost images." There will be two sessions for this event. The first (Session A) will be from 9:00am-1:00pm, and the second (Session B) will be from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Participation for each time frame is strictly limited to the first 25 paid admissions, so be sure to secure your spot today. Cost for admission is $50 per person. Models are permitted with a paid photographer for a $25 fee. This event will be held rain or shine!

Workshop Terms and Conditions: You must sign a waiver to participate in this event. Because of the limited number of participants that will be granted admission, there are NO REFUNDS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL, (except in case of workshop cancellation.) You may sell your spot to someone else if you're unable to attend so long as you notify Silver Crescent Photography of the substitution. If the workshop is cancelled because of inclement weather or facility availability, then a full refund will be granted. Silver Crescent Photography is not responsible for travel expenses or other incidentals incurred due to event cancellation.

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ABANDONED NY MANOR PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Hudson, NY
 

SOLD OUT 

Silver Crescent Photography and Buried By Time Photography present an exclusive photography workshop: The Dr. Oliver Bronson House in Hudson, NY. This amazing home, built in 1811, features a unique and photogenic winding staircase, as well as many other examples of period architecture. The house was featured in the 2012 film, "The Bourne Legacy."

 

Admissions to this event will be strictly limited to 15 people per session. Session A will run 9:00am-12:30pm, and Session B 12:30pm-4:00pm. Please make your purchase below using the date of your choice.  Please be sure to choose the correct pay tab on our website when securing your reservation. (We recommend that you use a laptop to make your purchase as the mobile app condenses information.) Admission is $75.00 per person. Models are permitted for an additional fee of $25.00 and must be accompanied by a paid photographer. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted to this event.

 

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FORT ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND

LOOK FOR A RETURN DATE IN 2023

Silver Crescent Photography and Buried By Time Urban Decay Photography present the Fort Adams Photography Workshop. This exclusive workshop, our 45th, provides access to many places in the fort that are off-limits to the public and other photography tours. Some of these exlusive areas include the bowling alley, latrine, kitchen, and officers' quarters. This colonial-era bastioned fortress was built in 1824 and stood in operation through many wars, finally being decommissioned in 1950. Overlooking beautiful Narragansett Bay, this location features great photo opportunities inside and out. There will be two sessions at this event, limited to 20 people per session. Be sure you indicate whether you are purchasing the morning Session A (9:00am-1:00pm) or afternoon Session B (1:30pm-5:30pm.) Admission is $80 per person. Models are permitted along with a paid photography for an additional $25. Please note that no one under the age of 18 will be admitted to this event.

NOTE: PayPal admissions will not be accepted and will be returned. You must pay through our website using a major debit or credit card.

Workshop Terms and Conditions: You must sign a waiver to participate in this event. Because of the limited number of participants that will be granted admission, there are NO REFUNDS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL, (except in case of workshop cancellation.) You may sell your spot to someone else if you're unable to attend so long as you notify Silver Crescent Photography of the substitution. If the workshop is cancelled because of inclement weather or facility availability, then a full refund will be granted. Silver Crescent Photography is not responsible for travel expenses or other incidentals incurred due to event cancellation. Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted at this event.

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THE ABANDONED ZOO PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
CATSKILL, NY

LOOK FOR A RETURN DATE IN 2023

Silver Crescent Photography and Buried By Time Photography present The Abandoned Zoo Photography Workshop. This location was open as a family-owned petting zoo from 1933 until it closed in 2006. The zoo, covering 200 acres, featured over 2,000 animals and more than 150 species. There are dozens of buildings to explore and photograph. Among the many animals at the zoo was a baby giraffe, born onsite in 2002. You will have unlimited access to the zoo and all of the buildings. Workshop focus will be on White Balance and Landscape Photography.
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The cost for admission to this exclusive event is $75.00 per person. Model fee $25 and accompanied by paid photographer. For further information, please contact David at silvercrescentphotography@outlook.com
WHEN SECURING YOUR RESERVATION THROUGH PAYPAL PLEASE INDICATE WHETHER YOUR ARE PAYING FOR SESSION A (9:00am-1:00pm) OR SESSION B (1:00pm-5:00pm.) COVID-19 protocols may be in place at this event, depending on state and local ordinances. Please have a mask with you. We strongly recommend you wear one whether you are vaccinated or not, and require social distancing be maintained at all times. 

Workshop Terms and Conditions: You must sign a waiver to participate in this event. Because of the limited number of participants that will be granted admission, there are NO REFUNDS AND ALL SALES ARE FINAL, (except in case of workshop cancellation.) You may sell your spot to someone else if you're unable to attend so long as you notify Silver Crescent Photography of the substitution. If the workshop is cancelled because of inclement weather or facility availability, then a full refund will be granted. Silver Crescent Photography is not responsible for travel expenses or other incidentals incurred due to event cancellation. Minors under the age 18 are permitted at this event if accompanied by an adult. 

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