Free Photography Workshops at Acadia: Aug 20-27

Visitors Can Learn From the Pros While Using Top-Tier Cameras

WHO: Canon and American Park Network will offer FREE digital photography workshops at Acadia National Park. Acclaimed wildlife and nature photographer Adam Jones ( will be leading the free photo workshops on August 21 and 22.

WHAT: Participants will learn from professional photographers and will be able to use free, top-of-the-line Canon camera equipment to capture the picture-perfect sights. All participants will be able to print free copies of the images they have taken and will also be able to download their photos from the Web.

WHEN: The free photography programs will take place three times daily (except Tuesday) from August 20 through August 27. Participants should arrive approximately 15–30 minutes early.

WHERE: The daytime workshops begin at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Jordan Pond House. The evening program begins at 6 p.m. at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor (26 Mount Desert Street). Daytime workshop attendees will receive free admission to the museum and are invited to visit any time after their session. Those who have not participated in daytime workshops but would like to attend the evening session may enter the museum after 5:45 p.m., free of charge.

WHAT TO BRING: No cameras are necessary. Canon will provide digital single lens reflex bodies and lenses for all participants, though guests are welcome to use their own equipment.

Photo on right by: Anand Subramanian, Canon Photography in the Parks contest winner, 2007/2008
Photo on left by:
Erika Skogg/American Park Network

ABOUT PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE PARKS: This year’s Photography in the Parks program kicked off in Yosemite National Park and traveled to the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone before wrapping up in Acadia. For more information, visit or