MAY 28-31
2020

 

Pittsfield, IL
Pike County, IL

ABOUT THE EVENT /

"CREATE IMPACT"
A photography workshop like no other
Immerse yourself in creativity and photograph beautiful models in a variety of Americana landscapes

Get away from it all - Learn and create

Hit the Lodge Photography Workshop:

  1. Daily Photo Sessions With All Models

  2. Makeup Artistry/Hair Styling Provided

  3. Natural and Studio Lighting Workshops

  4. Hands-On Experience - Best Way To Learn

  5. Private Instruction - Mentor Programs

  6. Several Outdoor Locations - Large Studios

  7. Lighting Seminars - Photo Techniques

  8. Lighting, Posing and Directing Workshops

  9. All-New Workshop Locations for 2020

 
 

TESTIMONIALS

"What an experience. Thank you to all the photographers who shared their knowledge. The models were great and the makeup artist was top shelf. Once again, thank you JT, Mrs. Smith, and the mentors. I learned a LOT and moving closer to pulling this kind of work into my comfort zone."

Mark Gettemeyer/ Photographer

"HTL is what you are looking for to improve your photography. These guys are at the top of their game - they love photography and not just teach you the material, they engage you in an experience that has you leaving the event as if you'd been adopted into this really large, great family. Personable, knowledgeable, approachable - HTL has done wonders for my portrait work."

Don McPeak/ Photographer

 

HTL XXI
Event
May 28-31

HTL main event is a premium photo workshop for photographers wanting to learn more about lighting and working with models. If you want to learn more about lighting, you should definitely attend. You will understand a variety of photography techniques and create fashion, beauty, glamour and portrait images with several models attending. Getaway from it all and experience HTL XXI. Your photography will thank you for this experience.

Portrait
Glamour
Beauty

Do your photography a favor and start crushing your competition. HTL will teach you new photography techniques in the studio and at many outdoor locations you will experience working with several models. We customize and cater to your individual needs. All of your questions will be answered. Our staff will inspire you to be a better photographer. HTL is in the Heartland of America. Come enjoy HTL and gain an edge on your photography skills.

A new shooting location for the first few that register. Be a part of a small group who will register early to get to travel to this new location for a day of creating with models. HTL has this location for one day during the event so we are rewarding those who register early.
 Reserve this HTL spot now and be part of this special location. 1 spot left for this location.

Another new location for HTL 2020. Blue Creek Resort. Register now to experience this new location. This property is excellent for creating and learning many different photography techniques.  The property also has a large building for our studio workshops. 

INFORMATION

This Illinois Photography Workshop features several Fashion, Beauty, and Glamour models for an excellent hands-on photography workshop experience.
 

Our instructors have a desire to teach you what you want to know. We will answer all of your questions.Get an edge on your competition and learn techniques that will make you a better photographer.

 

We organize your scheduled sessions so you can work with all the models at various locations. Designed by a photographer that understands the passion you have for photography.

 

Blue Creek Resort provides a private facility to accommodate the group. In addition to this resort, we have an array of wonderful locations.Old barns, rolling hills, wheat fields and open meadows along the river bluffs of Pike County, IL. All the scenes are majestic or rustic in nature.

If you are flying in. St. Louis Lambert airport is  recommended. You can rent a car or ask for shuttle information. HTL is 1.5 hours to Blue Creek Resort from STL.

 
 
HTL SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
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Natural Lighting

Variety of outdoor locations

HTL has several locations for natural light photography. Learn a variety of techniques and improve your outdoor photography. HTL has Americana themes and unique locations.

Studio Lighting

Large Studios

HTL Studios will have over 15 sets during the workshop for you to explore and learn different studio lighting techniques. Learn with variety of light modifiers and multiple light sets.

Individual Instruction

Education

Our instructors care about your individual needs and cater to your skill set. No reason for a beginner to feel intimidated. Advanced photographers will not be handicapped.

 

HTL
Models

Several models will represent HTL
Professional hair and makeup artistry are provided for all models.

 

HTL MAIN EVENT
SCHEDULE / May 28-31, 2020

THURSDAY
4 PM-9:00 PM

MEET AND GREET - CHECK IN - CLASSES - WORKSHOPS

FRIDAY
10 AM-SUNSET

SEMINAR - WORKSHOPS - SCHEDULED SESSIONS

SATURDAY
10 AM-SUNSET

SEMINAR - WORKSHOPS - SCHEDULED SESSIONS

SUNDAY
10 AM-7 PM

WORKSHOPS - SCHEDULED SESSIONS - CLOSING CEREMONY

Guaranteed Your Spot
Sign Up Now
HTL XXI
Photography Workshop
May 28-31, 2020
Pittsfield, IL
Only 499 Today

 

Event Only Registration

$499 Includes All Event Activities
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 1, 2019
$599 after December 1.

WORKSHOP OUTLINE
Meeting Each Day
Blue Creek Resort
27542 US Highway 54
Griggsville, IL 62340
Right Outside of Pittsfield, IL


THURSDAY, May 28

5 p.m. Meet and Greet

6 p.m. Dinner

7 p.m. Special Presentation

8 p.m.  Photo Seminar
 

FRIDAY, May 29
10 a.m. Directing sessions and lighting Workshop

12 Noon - Lunch

2 p.m. to Sunset - Photo Sessions at various locations

SATURDAY, May 30

10 a.m. Creative Studio Lighting Techniques

12 Noon - Lunch

2 p.m. to Sunset - Photo Sessions at various locations


SUNDAY, May 31
10 a.m. - Seminars and Workshops

12 Noon - Lunch

1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Photo Sessions at various locations

6 p.m. Dinner and Closing Ceremonies

You are encouraged to make your own lodging reservations after you immediately register for the workshop.

Lodging in Pittsfield, Illinois

Monroe Street Suites - (217) 285-6129

William Watson Hotel - (217) 285-6030
Green Acres Hotel - (217) 285-2166

Knights Inn - (217) 285-2129
 

St. Louis Lambert airport is the recommended airport. Pittsfield is 1.5 hours from St. Louis Lambert Airport and 4 hours south of both Chicago international airports.

 

Individual instruction is available at any time. During your creative sessions, mentors are on hand to assist you and answer your questions. Please ask them to help you if you want them or feel free to create 1 on 1 with each model. You will have plenty of time with each model to create unique images during the daily sessions at various locations, including a day in the HTL studio. The studio has several lighting sets. 

7 Meals Ticket - 99
Thursday Dinner
Friday Saturday Sunday Lunch and Dinner

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Be A Better Photographer

If you are looking for a creative workshop that provides you hands-on experience, HTL is it. Being hands-on is the best way to learn. You will experience an organized event for you. You will be immersed each day at unique shooting locations. You will have fun creating images with beautiful models.  HTL has several outdoor locations and large studios to experience.

 

 

You will learn proven and creative lighting techniques in the studio and outdoors. You will learn photographic techniques to best serve your individual clients. You will learn to be a better director and take better control of your portrait, fashion, beauty and glamour sessions. Learn to analyze subjects to best photograph them in a variety of situations and much more.

 

HTL has 15-18 models attending during the event. Professional makeup artists. Experienced instructors that will help you learn what you want to learn.

Attending HTL will improve your photographic skills. You will have fun shooting 1-on-1 with several models in an organized shooting schedule for 3 entire days. HTL offers a variety of locations for you to create.

 

You will be involved with inspiring photography seminars and hands-on workshops that will cater to proven and creative techniques that will help you be a better photographer. 

 

Network and party with like-minded colleagues and HTL's wonderful staff throughout the event.

 

You will leave a better photographer and be ready to start crushing your competition. You will learn to create images that have an impact on your clients and your creative artistic impressions.

Everything is organized for you in a professional and fun environment. Invest in your photography future. Your photography will thank you for it.


Limited spots are available. Don't miss HTL. Our 21' st anniversary event.

 

Reserve today to guarantee your spot and private room.

 

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Pittsfield, IL 62363

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