Cameras and Coffee
The best way to see Sun Valley - on foot, with a camera and a guide. Thomas Smiley a local professional photographer with 15+ years of experience, will guide you to the most scenic and interesting parts of Sun Valley and help make anyone a better photographer with ANY kind of camera.
Enjoy your own private Idaho while learning the Art of Photography .
We lead small group workshops which enable us to give you more attention and teach to your level of skill and knowledge. All levels of photography experience are welcome.
You will be in safe hands knowing Thomas Smiley is a Wilderness First Responder and mountain guide. Fully permitted and insured to take guests into wilderness areas.
Bring your own D-SLR or use one of our cameras. We will cover getting the most out of your camera and understanding it’s capabilities, framing and composition to create interesting images, reading histograms and the landscape.
During the post-walk discussions, we will review photos on a laptop and grab a coffee. We will answer any questions you may have and discuss how to edit, store, photoshop, post online, and other key photo techniques to embrace the fast-changing landscape of photography and social media.
We teach the basics, provide the top ten ways to improve photography, and set out to enjoy scenic and unique settings while practicing new shooting techniques.
Prices start at $150 for 60 minutes for one person, each additional person is $75 extra (maximum of 4 people in one reservation)