Tuesday, 04 01, 2014
CORBIN, Ky. – Cumberland Falls State Resort Park will host its Nature Photography Weekend April 25-27.
Nature photography buffs will enjoy this weekend that features a 24-hour digital competition. Photographers with all skill levels can pick up helpful tips from guest speakers. There will be amateur and accomplished classes. Plaques will be given in several categories. The cost is $35 per person.
This year’s speaker will be Mollie Isaacs, co-founder of Awake The Light Photo Tours and Workshops, which runs educational photo trips and workshops around the country. She is a professional photographer and respected instructor specializing in nature and macro photography, as well as family portraits. She is a 15-time winner of the Kodak Gallery Award.
Registration is required and is limited to 100 participants. For a registration form, contact Bret Smitley at BretA.Smitley@ky.gov or at 1-800-325-0063.
The park is also offering a 10 percent lodging discount to participants.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin has a lodge, cottages, the Riverview Restaurant, a campground and hiking trails.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov