Limited Spots Remain: Join us for the Cody Yellowstone Wild Winter Photography Workshop. Learn More.

Cody Winter Wonderland Header Item 1
ripple background

Wild Winter
Photography Workshop

Explore the Wild West through a new perspective with a photography workshop led by renowned professional photographers Scott Kranz and National Geographic contributor Stephen Matera. Over the course of the three-day workshop in Cody, Wyoming, work closely with two outdoor photographers as you create images of the one-of-a-kind winter experience. The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down, with potential astrophotography opportunities under the uninterrupted night sky.

Date: February 24 – 28, 2023

Cost: $1,199

Package includes:

  • Four nights accommodation at Buffalo Bill’s Irma Hotel
  • Welcome event at the Buffalo Bill Center of The West
  • Photography lessons with renowned photographers Scott Kranz and Stephen Matera
  • Pre-workshop session with photographers
  • Welcome kit
  • Trail snacks
  • $100 food and beverage credit
  • Transportation during workshop days

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel and be refunded your workshop tuition (minus transaction fees) up to 30 days prior to the start of the workshop you registered for. If you cancel within 30 days of the start of the workshop, you will be refunded your workshop tuition (minus transaction fees) only if your spot can be filled by another individual.

Cody Winter Wonderland 1
ripple background

There are only 8 spots available in this workshop, giving you plenty of opportunities to ask Scott and Stephen questions as you hone your camera skills in an unforgettable setting. Leading up to the workshop, meet with your instructors virtually to discuss your previous experience as well as what you hope to gain from this workshop. Additionally, you will be sent a welcome kit, itinerary, and full packing list so you’re completely prepared for this special workshop.

Each day of this workshop features shooting at sunrise and sunset, with moderate to strenuous day hiking (up to 10 miles each day). Participants should be physically fit for hiking with loaded packs over challenging terrain over consecutive days.

Cody Winter Wonderland 2
ripple background

Meet the Photographers

Cody Winter Wonderland 4

Scott Kranz

Scott Kranz is a Minnesota-bred, Seattle-based photographer, filmmaker, and educator, specializing in outdoor adventure and natural landscape visuals. Follow his journey and work at @scott_kranz.

Cody Winter Wonderland 3

Stephen Matera

Stephen Matera is a Seattle-based professional landscape and outdoor lifestyle photographer. The National Geographic contributor creates images for the world’s leading publishers and outdoor equipment brands.

Add More Outdoor Adventure

Extend your time in Cody, Wyoming with activities available to book before and after the three-day workshop. It’s the perfect opportunity to put your new photography skills into practice or get comfortable with your gear before the workshop. Contact Gary Fales to arrange these excursions and ask any questions you may have.

Outdoor winter activities available include:

  • Ice Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross country skiing

Photography opportunities:

  • Beartooth Mountains (access via snowmobile)
  • Scenery
  • Waterfalls

Cody experiences and photography:

  • Downtown photography
  • Restaurants
  • Historic buildings
  • Lifestyle photography
ripple background