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Cranes of Colorado 2024

Four Day Adventure

March 15 - 18, 2024

Cheryl & Jim can't wait to show you the spring migration of the sandhill cranes in the SanLuis Valley of Colorado.  Join them for this four day tour to photograph not only the cranes but they also freqently see great horned owls, a varitey of water fowl as well as raptors such has hawks and eagles.

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Alamosa Colorado


Activity Level: Easy

Limit: 10 Participants

All skill levels welcome

  • Enjoy four days photographing the dramatic flights of the sandhill cranes.

  • Learn Cheryl Moore's Techniques for capturing award winning images.

  • Learn about the habitat and characteristics of these amazing birds from Naturalist/Bioligist Jim Moore

  • Beautiful Colorado mountainous backdrops.

  • Post workshop post processing zoom session

  • Two Instructors: 

    • Cheryl Moore​

    • Jim Moore

Becasue we are within the 90 days of the first day of the workshop, pay full amount to hold your spot. 

Host Hotel:  Hampden Inn, Alamosa Colorado

710 Mariposa St, Alamosa, CO 81101•(719) 480-6023


Hotel is not included in workshop fee

The Hampden Inn is the hotel where the workshop will gather for each departure session in the field.  We encourage you to reserve your room as soon as you sign up for the workshop.

Travel Insurance is always recommended.

We are offering a four-day workshop in the San Luis Valley where we will be specifically targeting the Sandhill Crane spring migration.  It is a great time of year to be a photographer.  The cranes stop in the San Luis Valley during their spring migration north.  The photographic opportunities are virtually endless as we explore not only the many sandhill cranes, but we will also be on the hunt for Great Horned Owls, Bald Eagles, Hawks, and a variety of waterfowl.


Join us during the Best Times of the Day
We're only accepting a maximum of ten participants for our upcoming photography workshop, so don't hesitate to sign up! We will be out photographing during the most breathtaking times of the day – sunrise and sunset. Experienced photographer, Cheryl Moore, will be alongside you the whole time, providing helpful advice on exposure, composition, camera settings, and the ideal spots to capture amazing photos. Additionally, Jim Moore will give you insights on how to understand the birds and their habitat which will improve your photography experience.

You're not gonna want to miss this fantastic chance to capture Sandhill Cranes in Colorado, with stunning snow-capped mountains in the background. It's a photographer's paradise!

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