Photography workshop, program planned in January at Split Rock Lighthouse

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The Split Rock Lighthouse, located on the North Shore of Lake Superior, will host a three-day photography workshop Jan 25-27, 2013 and a photography program on Jan. 26, 2013.

Winter Photography Three-Day Workshop
Jan. 25, 26 and 27, 2013
1 to 6:30 p.m. Fri., 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun.
Register Online or Call 218-226-6372

Join professional photographers John Gregor and Randy Hagar of ColdSnap Photography for a three-day workshop at Split Rock Lighthouse.

Once a year the full moon is aligned with the lighthouse and this event is timed for the spectacular sight. During this three day workshop you will learn, through personalized instruction and hands-on experience, image resolution, exposure control, focusing, composition, lighting and most importantly, how to produce a better photograph with an SLR digital camera. This workshop will conclude with a photographic review session held in a supportive and constructive atmosphere.

Classroom instruction will be in the Visitors Center and field shoots will be near the lighthouse.This workshop will be held from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013,  and 9:30 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Reservations are required.

Winter Photography Program
Jan. 26, 2013
1 to 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or Call 218-226-6372

Professional nature and travel photographer John Gregor will discuss and share his experiences photographing during a lecture and evening field shoot at Split Rock Lighthouse.

This event coincides with the annual rising of the full moon over Split Rock Lighthouse. The lecture will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and the field shoot will be at 4 to 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required.

About The Minnesota Historical Society
The Minnesota Historical Society site is located in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park on U.S. Hwy. 61, 20 miles northeast of Two Harbors. Restored to its 1920s appearance, the lighthouse offers a glimpse of life in this remote and spectacular setting. Tour the lighthouse, fog-signal building and the restored keeper’s dwelling. The visitor center features an award-winning film, exhibits and a museum store. For more information, call 218-226-6372.

The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.


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