Horses Surf and Sand Photography Workshop July 23rd- July 25th 2021

Horses, Surf and Sand Photo Workshop

July 23rd - 25th 2021 - Long Beach Washington


Horse in the Ocean

The beach is calling!

I don't know many people that can resist the sound of the surf, the smell of the ocean and the waves that beckon you to the water. I am going to bring some amazing horses along for the weekend, plus a small group of crazy photographers like me to give you an experience you'll never forget.

The goal of this workshop is to learn and grow as photographers. There is no set agenda as each participant will bring a different skill set to the workshop. Beginners to advanced photographer's are encouraged to attend as I am here to push you, to help you grow, to find your creative side, to find light when you think there isn't any and capture a portfolio full of amazing photographs. You will learn from me, your fellow photographers and your own experiences. Beginners - you will need working knowledge of your camera and its functions. Bring your manual if necessary.

horse running through the surf


The workshop will begin Friday afternoon July 23rd and we will finish with a final morning shoot Sunday July 25th. Saturday during our mid-afternoon break I will offer critiques and post processing for those interested. I will show some of the photoshop methods I use, but I try to keep it more about shooting and seeing and less about technology.

There are several lodging options in Long Beach that vary in cost. I usually stay at the Best Western or The Breakers.

Cost of the workshop is $1400. A $700. non-refundable deposit will hold you spot. (Trip insurance is recommended). The final balance is due 60 days prior to the workshop. For those wishing to pay with a debit or credit card there is a PayPal link below (fees apply). If you prefer to mail a check please email me for my mailing address.

Terms and Conditions

Itineraries: are intended as examples only. Actual itineraries may vary depending upon weather, horses, models, contract service providers, logistical decisions and forces beyond my control. Participants must be prepared to be flexible; schedules may vary depending on conditions.

Reservations: To reserve your place on any of my workshops you may use the PayPal link at the bottom of each workshop description.(Fees apply). If you prefer to mail a check please contact me for my mailing address. Some workshops fill early so I suggest booking as early as possible.

Grace Period: I offer a 48-hour grace period on new registrations. If you have second thoughts about participating in your workshop within 48 hours of your registration, I will refund your payment, less a $60 processing fee.

Deposits: Your non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place on any workshop, with the remaining balance due 90 days prior to the start date. (See Insurance section) All monies once received are non-refundable (This is because many arrangements and payments are made prior to the operation of all workshops, regardless of the number of attendees). If you have paid the total amount for your trip and you have to cancel at any time, you will not be entitled to a refund. I do my best to reschedule individuals into a future workshop that must be taken within one year. Final payments are due 90 days prior to the workshop start date.

Insurance: We strongly recommend trip cancellation insurance. Life happens, workshops don't fill, snow storms shut down airports, people get sick. Be prepard. In addition to cancellation insurance some may want to consider medical insurance or medical evacuation insurance for international workshops, as some personal medical insurance policies do not cover your expenses while travelling in a abroad. You can also purchase "Cancel for Any Reason Coverage", which expands the list of reasons for your canceling to an infinite list, from a sudden work or family obligation to a simple change of mind.

Luggage: Tamara Gooch Photography request that workshop participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one computer bag, one camera bag and tripod. All personal luggage is the responsibility of the owner so please keep the weight to a limit you can handle and be aware of airline weight limitations.

Responsibility: Tamara Gooch Photography does not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause. Tamara Gooch Photography reserves the right to substitute hotels, and other previously outlined arrangements if necessary.

Payment of tour fees by workshop participants constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein including but not limited to injury, death or other liability incurred during a trip.

$721.00