Hudson Valley 4.5 Hour Workshop-Any Season-$120

Varies 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Take This Class If You Want To:

Catch the spectacular landscapes of the Lower Hudson Valley with an accomplished landscape photographer

Capture the charm and beauty of Beacon, NY to include a lesson on the use of colors in photography

The art of capturing water with shutter speed manipulation

Perspectives on Old World Architectural photography


Take the Metro North 90 minute train ride from Grand Central Station up the majestic Hudson River and DPA staff will come pick you up at the Beacon Train Station or make the 90 minute scenic drive from the city yourself, to DPA Headquarters at 15 Powder Mill Road, Newburgh, NY, 12550 off of Highway 84, exit 8.


Greg Miller, (, renowned landscape photographer and respected photo instructor, says, “It is not about the subject, it is about the light.” To that end Miller has been chasing the light of the Hudson Valley for quite some time and to show for it, he has thousands of spectacular images, each featured with the glorious atmospheric conditions that brought international fame to the artists of the Hudson River School of Painting in the late 1800’s. That light is still here but it can be tricky. The weather report can project sunlight at a certain time at a certain point and when you set your camera up, the light is just not there. And a beautiful river scene goes dull if the light does not cooperate, so to deal with the unexpected, Miller has researched and photographed over 50 Hudson Valley locales that offer golden light. If one spot is not cooperating, just zip down the road a bit and work in another. A body of knowledge of where and when the light will appear has allowed Greg to put out 3 award winning landscape photography coffee table books. (!/p/tuxedo-park-the-gif)

greg miller winter

For his students, this means that when the light is not playing nice at Boscobel, skip down the road a mile to Constitution Marsh (Audubon Society). While nobody can unequivocally guarantee where the light will show itself, Miller knows its best hiding places and will likely find it.


Landscape and natural beauty are only part of the selection of photo ops in the Hudson Valley.  For example, DPA photo instructor Rick Gerrity can take you to his version of the Twighlight Zone, Letchworth Village, and you can use your camera to channel Steven King any time of the year.  Even the Digital Photo Academy headquarters itself is a magnificent photo op with a focus on a variety of themes including architectural, landscape, portrait and still life.




Photo by Justin Goodheart

We begin the workshop with an informative lecture on tips and techniques for enhancing photographic endeavors.

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