Have you ever dreamed of capturing amazing photos of mother nature's most sensational fireworks but didn't know how to figure out where to be and when to be there? Join us on an exhilarating three-day adventure where you will learn the secrets and the science of where the storms are most likely to be and, as importantly, where you should be in relation to them to capture the best shot. There is nothing quite like the adrenalin rush you experience when you chase a mammoth storm cell and then capture its power.


Our storm chasing workshops, will not only teach you how to shoot lightning during the day and night, but how to shoot it in a scenic environment that allows your composition to tell a story. 



Our programs cover:

  • Advanced planning using weather maps and forecasts to select the best days and times to shoot
  • Location and scene selection to create dramatic, stunning, and unique photos
  • Camera settings to ensure your shots turn out beautifully
  • How to safely track and follow a storm to maximize your opportunity to capture its lightning. 
  • Post-processing in Lightroom, Photoshop
  • Post Processing guide, presets, and actions

We will also be shooting rainbows, sunsets, haboobs, and the Milky Way if possible. You may also have a chance to photograph elusive sprites, red cold plasma lightning above the cumulous storm clouds. Each day and night will bring a new adventure, fantastic photos and stories that last a lifetime. 



Expect to capture old west windmills, ranches, barns, mountain ranges, and fertile valleys as foregrounds as dramatic storm clouds roll into the scene and explode with beautiful lightning. We will photograph iconic fields of Saguaro, Barrel, and Prickly Pear Cactus in perspectives only seen in the southern Arizona high desert. 


About our Workshops

What's Included

What's Not Included

  • Friendly, professional and knowledgable guide(s)
  • Lunch, Dinner and Alcoholic Beverages
  • Hands-on Photography
  • Transportation to and from your location to the workshop
  • Post Processing Clinic
  • Camera, Lens, Post Processing Software
  • Snacks and Bottled Water
  • Transportation to shoot location
  • Use of a Lightning Tracker
  • Lodging - Hotel and AIRBNB recommendations in the upper right of this page
  • Post Processing guide, presets, and actions

Required Equipment

  • The experience of a lifetime
  • DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

 

  • Sturdy Tripod

 

  • Lightning Trigger and Intervalometer
 
  • Variable ND filter or ND 3 and ND6 filters for your lenses
     

Our Team

Robert Gallucci Workshop Leader

Robert Gallucci is an internationally recognized, award-winning photographer and writer portraying his life's journey in imagery and word. His work has appeared in major publications, numerous books, and on major television networks. He is currently the city of Wilcox night sky ambassador. He teaches photography and post-processing at Cochise College Center for Lifelong Learning and in private classes and workshops.

His photographic journey of discovering the world's beauty and diversity has brought him to three continents and many cultures. In all that, he has found that the southern Arizona high desert provides the most magnificent and unique visual experience - if a person allows themselves to see it. He is currently working on a book of images and stories highlighting his southern Arizona high desert home's beauty and adventure.


  • Base Camp: Tuscon, AZ - This three-day storm chasing adventure throughout the southern Arizona high desert provides the opportunity to capture spectacular storm images in scenic settings.

  • Base Camp: Tuscon, AZ - This three-day storm chasing adventure throughout the southern Arizona high desert provides the opportunity to capture spectacular storm images in scenic settings.

  • Base Camp: Tuscon, AZ - This three-day storm chasing adventure throughout the southern Arizona high desert provides the opportunity to capture spectacular storm images in scenic settings.

  • Base Camp: Tuscon, AZ - This three-day storm chasing adventure throughout the southern Arizona high desert provides the opportunity to capture spectacular storm images in scenic settings.


$75.00
$75.00
$75.00


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