The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fall Photography Package

Have you ever wanted to learn how to better capture the magic of the Canadian Rockies using your camera?

Join us at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Richard Berry, professional nature photographer, for an amazing photography workshop weekend in October.  ‘Take Better Photographs' workshop is aimed at beginner and intermediate photographers who use either compact or 'SLR' digital cameras. It comprises of presentations and discussions at Chateau Lake Louise, a photography field trip beside the lake and a critique session.

Package Includes: 2 nights accommodation in a Fairmont room, welcome reception Friday evening, all meals, created within Executive Chef Felix Pfisters’ philosophy on sustainable and Lifestyle Plus cuisine, in-class and outdoor practical photography workshops with Richard Berry, professionally printed copy of your favorite picture from the weekend, a la carte menu of activities including our outdoor Mountain Heritage Guide activities, hot tub and steam room in our fitness facilities or a treatment in the day spa. *Some additional services are extra. Time to enjoy, have fun and be inspired to take amazing pictures! 

Dates: October 3 & 4
Price: From $569* per person, plus applicable taxes, based on double occupancy in a Fairmont room (total weekend price for two adults in one guestroom from $1138*). *Package subject to availability at time of reservation. Two night stay required.
Phone Number: 403-522-3511
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The Lake Louise Gondola

Photographing the Fall Landscape

Join National Geographic Traveler award winning photographer Mark Unrau for a 6 hour workshop at The Lake Louise Gondola to learn how to capture the drama of the changing colours of fall.  

The day course begins with in-class instruction on the fundamentals followed by lunch. Then we will take the gondola to the top of the mountain to photograph the powerful vistas and the golden larches of the Lake Louise area and have a chance to use the new skills learned in class. Mark will be on hand in the field to provide support and help with composition and answer any questions. 

Date: September 20
Time: Introduction: 9:00am - 11:30am. Lunch in the Lodge of Ten Peaks: 11:30am - 12:30pm. Gondola Photo Session: 12:30pm - 4:00pm.
Price: $150 per person (includes lunch buffet and gondola ticket)
Phone Number: 403-522-1316
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Parks Canada & Banff Photography

Photography Workshop: What Can I Do To Make My Photos Special?

Join a free 1 hour photography workshop offered by Banff Photography in the Theatre at the Lake Louise Visitor Centre.  A photo-trainer will teach you tricks of the trade to taking the absolute best photographs. The workshop is recommended for beginner to intermediate photographers with DSLR or point and shoot cameras. No registration is required. 

Date: September 6
Time: 11:00am
Price: Free with valid Park pass
Phone Number: 403-522-3833

Parks Canada & Banff Photography

4th Annual Lake Louise Fall Festival Photo Contest

Picture yourself in nature! Take the ultimate scenic selfie for a chance to win great prizes from Parks Canada and Banff Photography. The contest is divided into three age categories with a winner declared in each category: 12 years old and under, 13 to 17 years old and 18 years old and older. Photograph you and your family enjoying the park in the fall and submit your best 2014 Lake Louise fall photo by October 5th. 

Dates: September 5 - October 5
Price: Free with valid Park pass
Phone Number: 403-522-3833
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