Itinerary

SATURDAY:

7:00pm we will meet for dinner for our first meeting together as a group. We will get to know each other and also talk about the workshop.

SUNDAY:

9:00am is breakfast time at Obraje. Our housekeeper Maria will make a traditional Mexican breakfast for us. For those who are not staying at Casa del Obraje, please arrive at our house for 9:30am.

10:00am we will walk through town along Barranca street taking photos as we go.

12:00pm This begins our daily free time segment, where each participant has 2 hours to explore the center of town by themselves or with others. Now is also the time to get a lunch in town, and Jamie and Mark will take the group to a lunch restaurant.

2:00pm please return to Casa del Obraje (our villa). Each day except Tuesday we will be doing photography learning sessions in the living room.

4:00pm is afternoon break/siesta/photo editing time.

5:15pm we will depart from our villa for Centro, the center of town. This is our time for street, people, and architecture photography.

6:30pm will be dinner, then an evening photo walk back to Obraje.

MONDAY:

8:00am is breakfast time at our villa.

8:30am is arrival time for all workshop participants who are not staying at Obraje.

9:00am is departure time for our morning photo walk. We will get a taxi near our villa to the city lookout for panorama photography. We then walk uphill a bit to explore a neighborhood called the Corn Valley. Our walking and photo adventure ends at the Jardin (center square), which will be the free time lunch break. For those who want to eat lunch in town, Mark and Jamie will take the group to a lunch restaurant.

12:00pm Break time.

2:00pm Photography lesson at our villa.

4:00pm is afternoon break/siesta/photo editing time.

5:15pm we will depart from our villa for Centro for our evening photo walk.

7:00pm will be dinner at a restaurant, then an evening photo walk back to Obraje.

TUESDAY:

8:00am is breakfast time at our villa.

8:30am is arrival time for all workshop participants who are not staying at Obraje.

9:00am Today is our out-of-city excursion! We will be gone all day to the beautiful city of Guanajuato. We will eat lunch in Guanajuato, so please bring some Mexican pesos to pay for your meal.

7:00pm will be dinner at a restaurant, then an evening photo walk back to Obraje.

WEDNESDAY:

8:00am is breakfast time at our villa.

8:30am is arrival time for all workshop participants who are not staying at Obraje.

9:00am: We will all depart Casa de Obraje and either go to the Botanical gardens or the San Miguel cemetery. Photo walk back to the center of town for lunch break.

12:00pm Break time.

2:00pm Photography lesson at our villa.

4:00pm is afternoon break/siesta/photo editing time.

5:15pm we will depart from our villa for Centro for our evening photo walk.

7:00pm will be dinner at a restaurant, then an evening photo walk back to Obraje.

THURSDAY:

Today is our other field trip day. We will have breakfast at 8:00am as usual and depart our villa at 10:00am.

9:30am is arrival time for all workshop participants who are not staying at Obraje.

We will be visiting Atotonilco, a visually rich and historical location. We will practice architectural photography inside and around the church.

1:00pm Break time.

3:00pm Photography lesson at our villa or shopping time (your choice!)

4:00pm is afternoon break/siesta/photo editing time.

7:00pm will be dinner at a restaurant,

FRIDAY:

8:00am: Breakfast

8:30am is arrival time for all workshop participants who are not staying at Obraje.

9am: For the next two hours in our villa please edit your 10 best artistic photos, and all of your trip fun photos.

11am: Jamie will take the group to Fabrica Aurora. While Jamie leads the group, Mark will stay back at the villa to prepare images for the slideshow party in the evening. When everyone is finished at Fabrica Aurora, there will be free time for shopping or whatever you prefer to do.

6pm: dinner at a restaurant.

8pm: begins our slideshow review of the week-long workshop, and end of week party. Each person will show their best 10 artistic photos, and their fun photos taken of other workshop participants.

SATURDAY:

Participants will get an early shuttle service back to the airport for their trip home. We hope you had an absolutely wonderful time with us, and we thank you for joining our workshop!