SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI

photo trip

WATERFALLS, MILLS & MORE!

AUGUST 23-27,2020

***VERY IMPORTANT 1ST PARAGRAPH***

This trip is scheduled, and everything is booked…hotels etc. 

$200 deposit to hold your spot.

  1. Final Payment will be due August 16th.

  2. You will be emailed an invoice the week of the Aug. 10th.

  3. If the STLSOP cancels the trip you will receive a FULL REFUND!

  4. If you decide to not go after paying your deposit… you will lose your refund...if you cancel BEFORE August 10th ...FULL REFUND! ​​

  5. This trip is a “drive yourself”

  6. Meals will not be in a group; we will give you plenty of options.

  7. FREE ONE-ON-ONE INCLUDED!

  8. SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ENFORCED.

There will be 3 instructors so you will not be in a large group!

We will make the final decision on or before August 14th.

ON TO THE GOOD STUFF….

We will visit the following sites over the 5 days and 4 nights in Missouri and Arkansas!

We have planned to visit…Johnson Shut-ins state park, Alley Springs, Mammoth Springs, Hodgson Mill Spring, Dogwood Canyon, Branson, Lost Canyon Cave & Trail (Golf Cart tour), Roaring River State Park, Grand Falls, Ha Ha Tonka state Park and a Helicopter Ride over Ha Ha Tonka state park and the Ozark Area including the Dam dam (30 minute ride with the doors off)!!! If you do not want to go on the helicopter ride. You will be given a $100 discount.

 

Each night the STLSOP will be paying for your hotel and breakfast the next morning.  Each hotel at this point is serving some type of breakfast.  If for any reason breakfast is not available at the hotel, we pay you back for breakfast.

We will be shooting lots of mills, canyons, waterfalls and more.  You will drive to each location.  A full AAA triptik will be handed out with exact driving directions and maps prior to leaving St. Louis.  We will hand out our phone number just in case. 

Lunch and dinner will be on your own.  Suggestions of cities and place to eat will be handed out.  We do not suggest eating is a group since restaurant have a limited number of seats.

We will give extra time between location for meals and more.  This trip will not be rushed.  You also will know where and when we will meet, however you can stay longer or arrive earlier than the instructors.

We do not foresee any “long’ hikes…most if any under 1/2 mile.

We also plan on several sunsets, night shooting and a couple of sunrises.

This is a very limited group; you will be allowed to bring your spouse/significant other or even share a room with another photographer to save money.   If you would like to be on the sharing list, email us at info@stlsop.com.  A second person in your room will save $200 on the per person cost. 

 

There are 6 double rooms available…all other are single king beds.

SIMPLE SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT:

  • Wide-angle lens

  • A sturdy tripod.  If you pay your deposit and require a new tripod.  We will offer you a 10% discount on a new one.

  • Neural Density Filter

  • Polarizing Filter

  • Rain Gear for you and your gear

  • Hiking Boots

 

(A final list will be sent out after you pay your deposit)

 

 

PRICES:

Deposit per person $200.00

SINGLE PHOTOGRAPHER IN A ROOM $1399.00

DOUBLE ROOM/2 PEOPLE IN A ROOM. $1199 PER PERSON (for a total of $2398.00 (saving $400 per double)

 

*Other out of pocket expenses:

Approximately 1000 miles of driving (ave. 25 miles per gallon) about $75 in gas.

Approximately $140 in meals (lunch and dinner) you can spend more or less.

*These are our calculation…your actual cost my very.  We calculated $15 for lunch and $20 for dinner

SPECIAL NOTE…THE STLSOP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE/MOVE OR CANCEL THIS TRIP BASED ON ANY REASON DUE TO HEALTH RISK OR OTHER.  IF WE CHANGE THE LOCATIONS/HOTELS ETC. OF THE TRIP WE WILL GIVE IT OUR BEST EFFORT TO FIND OTHER GREAT LOCATIONS.

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