Fall Photography Retreat
With Jamie Walter

Fall Photography Retreat

  • With Jamie Walter


  • Sep 27-29
  • With Jamie Walter
  • Includes Lodging Fri & Sat
  • Includes 3 Meals

Enjoy a 3-day Fall Photography Retreat led by Jamie Walter - Sugarloaf's resident expert on local landscape, sport, and ski photography.  You'll learn about all aspects of outdoor landscape photography, from finding the perfect shot to editing your final image. The weekend will include photography workshops as well as outdoor expeditions, all led by Jamie. 

  • Currently sold out- please call 1.800.THE.LOAF to join the wait list. 
  • Includes free scenic lift rides all weekend
  • Includes breakfast and lunch on Saturday and breakfast Sunday

What's Included

  • Lodging Friday and Saturday nights
  • 6 hours of indoor workshops
  • 9 hours of guided outdoor photography
  • Transportation to and from photo shoots
  • Unlimited scenic lift rides Saturday & Sunday
  • Breakfast & lunch Saturday
  • Breakfast Sunday 
  • Access to the Sugarloaf Sports and Fitness Center

Already have a place to stay? You can book this entire package without lodging- see rate table below.

This retreat requires a minimum of four people to attend, and may be cancelled with a full refund if the minimum is not met.


With Lodging  Without Lodging 
$416  $258
  • Non-lodging packages include breakfast and lunch on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday, unlimited scenic lift rides all weekend, and all instruction. It does not include access to the Sports and Fitness Center. 
  • Lodging packages include all of the above and lodging Friday and Saturday nights. 
  • Taxes & resort fees not included. 


  • Kick off the weekend Friday evening with an introductory class from 6-8pm in the Kennebec Room at the Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel:

    • Review basic landscape photography elements
    • Discuss camera settings
    • Prepare for Saturday morning shoot
  • Meet in the lobby of the Hotel for an early morning shoot and breakfast:

    • Breakfast from 45 North packed to-go
    • Learn Jamie's favorite spots to shoot
    • Capture the mountain sunrise
    • Light hiking required
  • Regroup in the Kennebec Room from 11-1 for an editing class:

    • Learn how to use photo editing software to enhance your photos
    • 1 on 1 time with Jamie to go over your photographs from the morning
    • Group discussion on images
    • Prepare for the evening photo session
    • Lunch provided
  • Take some time on Saturday to explore the area on your own. You'll have time to check out the base area, or take a quick spin on the mountain bike trails. This is a great chance to utilize your free scenic lift rides! Stop by the Hotel front desk or the Outpost for more ideas. 

  • Meet in the Hotel lobby to put your new skills to work with a golden hour shoot from 4-7pm:

    • Capture the mountain sunset and maybe wildlife!
    • Jamie will show you the best places to shoot
    • Light hiking required
  • Take another shot at capturing the perfect sunrise on Sunday morning- meet in the Hotel lobby:

    • Breakfast to-go from 45 North
    • Try a new angle
    • Put your new skills to work!
  • Recap the weekend and learn even more editing tips in the Kennebec Room:

    • 1 on 1 time with Jamie to go over photos from the weekend
    • Editing Part 2
    • Discussion about sharing photos online

What to Bring

The Fall Photography Retreat includes outdoor photo shoots that will require some light hiking. Please pack the following:

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Laptop
  • Hiking boots or trail sneakers
  • Bugspray and sunscreen

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