Into the Wild SUMMER Photography Sessions
It’s one thing to get out in nature, and it’s another thing to capture some of the beauty in a
photograph. Through four sessions, professional photographer and our Grouse Mountain
Wildlife Manager, Devin Manky, will provide important technical and artistic “pointers” and
take a small group to desirable locations at which to capture natural scenes.
has a different focus:
June – Wildlife (complete)
July 27 – Macro
August 24 – Landscape
Night Sky/Long Exposure
6-8pm for the June, July and August sessions; 7-9pm for the September session.
About Devin: In addition to his role as Wildlife Manager for Grouse Mountain Resort,
Devin Manky is an established, professional photographer. Devin shoots extensively for
the Vancouver Canucks and Fencing Canada. His work has taken him around the world
and is regularly picked up by Getty Images. While Devin has made a name for himself as
an action & sports photographer, his roots are in wildlife and landscape photography.
Some of his most beloved images are those of Grinder and Coola and views from atop
Grouse Mountain. Devin is a soon-to-be father, and his recent work includes maternity
photography featuring his beautiful wife.
Attire: Guests should wear clothing and footwear appropriate for a mountaintop
walk, considering weather conditions. Bug spray may be desirable.
Wildlife – SLR or DSLR camera; ideally both a regular and zoom lens
Macro – a camera that can close focus (without losing quality/becoming
grainy); ideally SLR or DSLR with macro aspect ratio lens
Landscape – camera that allows for wide angle shooting
Night – tripod, cable release (or similar), SLR or DSLR camera
Annual Local's Pass Member: Free
All sessions begin in the Theatre in the Sky with an orientation and instruction. From there, the group will strike-out to location(s), to capture the identified feature of the session.
Note: There is some mountaintop walking to locations. Mobility and general fitness
Registration is required for these free sessions. Registration closes 24-
hours in advance of sessions, or when the sessions become full. Sessions are weather
dependent. A credit card, valid email address and phone number are required to register.