Bring your digital camera and laptop computer to scenic Tuscany. This is Wine County! Spend 7 days and 7 nights in a historic 13th century monastery. Enjoy gourmet food! Photograph vineyards, classic architecture, the flora and fauna of Italy. Learn about how to develop your personal style and connect with the landscape. This workshop is appropriate for digital, film shooters or painters who will return home and later paint from their photos. The first three days involve at least six hours of shooting and three hours of classroom. The last four days, is primarily field shooting. You will learn about batch file processing raw files, workflow management, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom and other techniques including HDR, panorama stitching, and many other digital techniques, such as focus stacking for the ultimate macro photos of flowers. A basic understanding of shutter speeds and f/stops is presumed. Bring your portfolio and your laptop. This workshop will be conducted in English. Chao! Meals, lodging and ground transportation are all included except airfare to and from Florence, Italy (all inclusive except lunches and souvenirs). Advanced registration is required.