Photographing Fall Color in Sedona

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Photographing Fall Color in Sedona

with Ben Akers

October 11, 2024 | Friday | 7:30 am – 3 pm

  • Experience Level – Intermediate
  • Medium – Photography
  • Materials List – Click the Materials List tab above
  • Registration – Each student must enroll individually. Click the Cancellation Policy tab above for more info.
  • Location/Time – Sedona Arts Center and offsite locations

This intermediate landscape photography workshop is targeted to photographers who are looking to get to the next step in their work. This class will cover in-field composition techniques, choosing the right equipment for the conditions, and how to capture the images needed for advanced post-processing in Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop.


7:30am – Meet at West Fork Trailhead.

11:30am-12:30pm- Head back to Sedona for lunch break.

12:30pm-3pm – Meet at Sedona Arts Center to review images and learn more about post-processing. Laptops with Photoshop and Lightroom are recommend to go over advanced editing techniques to bring out detail and blend exposures.



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Ben Akers

Ben Akers

Ben Akers is a landscape photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. He found his passion for photography while taking photography classes in high school and decided to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Photography at Northern Arizona University. He completed his degree in May of 2023 and plans to continue his photography in Arizona. Over the past few years he has built a portfolio of landscape imagery that show a variety of scenes that can be found in Arizona. Ben’s main influences for landscape photography are Nick Page, David Muench, and Jack Dykinga. The Grand Canyon is one of his favorite locations to photograph and he plans to explore more remote parts of Arizona.

Materials List:

DSLR Camera with Manual Mode (this class will teach you skills that apply to nearly any camera).

A selection of lenses (preferably a range from wide to telephoto focal lengths).

A laptop with Photoshop and Lightroom is recommended to get the best experience from the classroom portion.

A sturdy tripod that can support your setup.

Questions?  Contact Ben at

Cancellation Policy

Registration and Cancellation Policies


  • Each student must enroll individually
  • Students may register online or by calling the Sedona Arts Center’s Administrative Offices in the Art Barn, toll-free at 888-954-4442 or locally at 928-282-3809
  • Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express are accepted or student may pay with cash or check by registering in person during office hours at the Art Barn

In-Person and Online Workshops

  • Payment in full is due upon registration, or a payment plan can be put in place by the student upon check-out through Sezzle.
  • There is a $125 Cancellation Fee for any cancellations made before September 11, 2024. Remaining balance will be refunded.
  • There are no refunds after September 11, 2024.
  • If Sedona Arts Center cancels the workshop for any reason, all payments made will be refunded in full.

Note: If traveling to Sedona, we strongly urge students to purchase refundable airline tickets or travel insurance in case of workshop cancellation due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen changes. Sedona Arts Center is not responsible for non-refundable ticket purchases or lodging fees.

Important Message

The Sedona Arts Center is not responsible for providing make-up sessions or issuing refunds, credits, or transfers for courses missed as a result of illness, emergencies, or other events beyond our control. There are absolutely no refunds after the cut-off date for any reason, unless the Sedona Arts Center has to cancel the workshop, then all fees paid will be refunded in full.