I’m thrilled to be joining the Out of Chicago team for another photography conference. This will be an in-person event – in Death Valley no less! – taking place next January 26-30, 2022.

The dunes and sculptured badlands of Death Valley are amazing, surreal, and beautiful locations for landscape photography. And I’ll be joining a wonderful cast of instructors, including Nick Page, David Kingham, Alex Noriega, Erin Babnik, Jennifer Renwick, John Barklay, Michael Gordon, Sarah Marino, Joshua Cripps, William Neill, Cole Thompson, Colleen Miniuk, TJ Thorne, and Eric Paré.

The format for this event will be similar to the Out of Yosemite conference I did early last year, with morning and evening small-group field sessions, midday and evening presentations, breakout sessions, processing tutorials, and portfolio reviews. All the presentations I attended in Yosemite were wonderful, but that was just part of it. The camaraderie was great, and I really enjoyed just hanging out with all the participants and fellow instructors and talking about photography. I’m sure Out of Death Valley will be the same – intense, educational, and lots of fun.

If you’d like to join us in Death Valley next January, for a limited time you can get $250 off by using the code FRYEDV22 when you register for the conference. This code expires in one week, on Monday, July 19th, so don’t wait to use it! You can register for the conference or find more information here:

Out of Death Valley, January 26-30, 2022

I hope to see some of you in Death Valley next January!

— Michael Frye

6Sunset and badlands, Death Valley NP, CA, USA

Sunset and badlands, Death Valley NP, California

Pastel dunes, Death Valley NP, CA, USA

Pastel dunes, Death Valley NP, California

Sun setting behind Manly Beacon, Death Valley NP, CA, USA

Sun setting behind Manly Beacon, Death Valley NP, California

Mud cracks and setting sun, Death Valley NP, CA, USA

Mud cracks and setting sun, Death Valley NP, California

Related Posts: Out of Yosemite Conference; Comet Fever; Soft Images in a Harsh Landscape

Michael Frye is a professional photographer specializing in landscapes and nature. He is the author or principal photographer of The Photographer’s Guide to Yosemite, Yosemite Meditations, Yosemite Meditations for Women, Yosemite Meditations for Adventurers, and Digital Landscape Photography: In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams and the Great Masters. He has also written three eBooks: Light & Land: Landscapes in the Digital Darkroom, Exposure for Outdoor Photography, and Landscapes in Lightroom: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide. Michael has written numerous magazine articles on the art and technique of photography, and his images have been published in over thirty countries around the world. Michael has lived either in or near Yosemite National Park since 1983, currently residing just outside the park in Mariposa, California.