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Far-Out Photography

Guided By: Douglas Hooper Category: Arts and Entertainment, Offbeat Outlandishness: Location: Grass Valley Approximate Time: 1.5 Hours Per Person: $36

Experience Description

Make nighttime photographic portraits in this fun and interactive experience  You can become a ghost haunting the streets of historic downtown Grass Valley or let your creativity loose and paint with light using bursts of glowing color.  You’ll receive a completely unique digital photo of yourself or your group – ready to post on social media and share with your friends.

If you would like to learn to make these photos yourself, bring a camera that can make a 60-second exposure and a tripod.

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Douglas Hooper

Experience Guide

Douglas Hooper has a BA in photography. He has been an official photographer for Burning Man. He has done three dozen catalogs worth of product shots, and over 300 weddings. Douglas has managed custom photo labs. He has become an expert in night photography, and teaches this subject. He’s received many awards. Douglas is the president, and one of the master critics for the 130+ member Nevada County Camera Club.


Where To Meet

Address:
Clock tower in front of, 130 W Main St, Grass Valley, California, 95945

Directions:

From Sacramento/Auburn:
Take I-80 E toward RENO
Take the Hwy 49 exit toward GRASS VALLEY
Turn LEFT onto Hwy 49.
Continue to follow Hwy 49 North.
Take EXIT 182A toward CA-174 / COLFAX / CENTRAL GRASS VALLEY.
Turn LEFT onto S AUBURN ST.
Turn LEFT onto W MAIN ST.

From Reno/Tahoe:
Take I-80 West toward SACRAMENTO
Take the Hwy 20 West exit – EXIT 161 – toward NEVADA CITY / GRASS VALLEY.
Take EXIT 182A toward Hwy 174 / COLFAX.
Turn RIGHT onto E BENNETT ST.
Turn LEFT onto E MAIN ST. which becomes W. Main beyond S. AUBURN ST.




Safety, Restrictions, and Cancellations

This experience welcomes people of all ages and abilities, however, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Guides may cancel if the minimum number of signups (2 people) is not reached within 24 hours of the scheduled event. Extreme weather or other unforeseen emergencies also may cancel this event.

All sales are final. Experiences purchased may be transferable with at least 48 hours’ notice. In the event your guide cancels, be sure to email us and, upon approval, a full refund will be issued within one week. See our Terms of Service for more information.



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