Old Car City

Spaces Available: 7 spaces left

Location: White, Georgia

Dates: October 25-28, 2018

Cost: $849

Details: Old Car City is the world’s largest classic car junkyard. This location is the perfect place to photograph classic American cars that have been aged with roots, rust and time. Students will use  ambient light as well as speed lights and gels to create really unique photos. What you will learn on this workshop:

  • Composition
  • Developing your creativity; self assignments to explore your vision
  • HDR techniques; in Lightroom and using third party software
  • Tone mapping the right way
  • Lightroom; the ten steps you need to do to every image
  • Maximizing any light source to elevate your images above the rest
  • How to use flash to improve your images
  • High speed sync flash
  • Using light modifiers and gels
  • Using reflectors
  • Working with models; the do’s and don’ts of posing
  • How to create an evocative portrait

We will be photographing during the day with a midday lunch break, and evenings will be in the conference room for classes and reviewing images. See highlights from our 2017 trip.


Hotel: Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in Cartersville. Group rate is $124.00. Just click on the link to reserve your room: Book your group rate for Tom Bol Photo Workshop

Closest Airport: Hartfield-Jackson in Atlanta. Approx. drive time: one hour


Recommended camera gear:

  • Camera body
  • Lenses ranging from wide angle to telephoto (24 mm or wider)
  •  Tripod
  • Speedlight/flash (if you have one)

We will have extra flashes for participants to use.

Included in the fee:

  • All instruction
  • Entrance fees to Old Car City ($25 per person, per day)
  • Copy of Tom’s ebook Create Better Photographs
  • Model fees
  • Free gel sample pack from Rogue Gear

Students will provide their own:

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transportation, airfare, rental car
  • All meals

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Images from last year’s trip