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Photography Essentials

  • Mountain Shadows
    5445 E. Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ
  • Dates: March 9, May 11, 2019
  • Phone: (480) 624-5400
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $50 per person

The magic of memories is not just in experiencing them but also in capturing them beautifully. While in the shadow of Camelback Mountain, learn how to work with light and shadow along with how to compose a shot. Photographer and blogger extraordinaire Joanie Simon will guide you through the essentials of photography with practical tips for shooting and editing that anyone can use, whether you’re shooting with a camera or a phone.

After shooting some portrait and architectural images inside the resort, you’ll learn how to take stunning food and drink images inside Hearth ’61 for that perfect Instagram post. After class, stick around for cocktails and appetizers with the group and enjoy the lively atmosphere of The Living Room. Want to make a night of it? Enjoy 25% off your room that night when you book online or call 480.624.5400 and book the Photography Essentials special.


$50 per person | tickets must be purchased online

includes a cocktail and appetizer from a selection, plus day valet parking (gratuity not included)

please bring a camera or phone of your choice | meet in The Living Room

Mountain Shadows

5445 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ
Scottsdale/Northeast Valley
Mountain Shadows set the benchmark for desert luxury and distinctive design when it first opened in 1959. Now, it’s been completely re-envisioned from the ground up. This brand-new boutique resort is…