Bicycle Photography Workshop

06/15/2024 - 06/15/2024 Bainbridge, WA 1 20 Moderate Beginner All-Road Terrain


Cycling adventures often bring us into beautiful scenes. Capturing these memories in photos helps us relive and share our stories. Join Swift Adventure Co. and Bobby Arispe for day long clinic with great tips and tricks to document your next cycling adventure.

This workshop will introduce you to the elements of photography and help you understand what all the settings on a camera do. So that capturing the photo as you see it is easier and faster.

  • Expert instruction in photography techniques to enrich you cycling adventure
  • Approx. 18+ mile ride
  • Mixed pavement and dirt roads and trails
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Trip No. 25384
Swift Adventure Co.

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Bainbridge, WA

Let’s learn the fundamentals of digital photography while exploring Bainbridge Island by bike. On this one-day hands-on field adventure, you will learn about the core concepts of photography from Bobby Arispe. This photography class by bike is an excellent place for folks new to photography to learn. It is also a worthwhile resource for those looking to refine their photography skills. Starting in Seattle, we will take a ferry ride to the bike-friendly Bainbridge Island. We ride at a social pace (9-12 mph) around Bainbridge Island, Washington, on roads and dirt paths. We will stop at multiple locations around the island to focus on different aspects of photography.

Schedule: June 15

8:30am, meet in from on Cafe Umbria in Occidental Park. After brief introductions we will roll over to the Seattle ferry dock. Please purchase your ferry ticket ahead of time of have your Orca card handy.

9:00am, Depart Winslow ferry terminal. On our 18+ mile course around Bainbridge Island, we will make multiple photo stops to focus on different aspects of photography. The route we will ride will feature a couple of challenging climbs. We will always stay together and regroup after any climbs.

3:50pm, catch a departing ferry back Seattle. On board we will wrap up the day with helpful tips and tricks so you can continue your photography journey.

What you will learn
  • The elements of exposure: shutter speed, aperture, and ISO
  • How to adjust your exposure for various situations
  • Understanding all the focusing options with your camera
  • How to look for the light (how our eyes see light vs. our cameras)
  • Composing compelling images
  • Types of cameras, software, and accessories to continue your photographic journey
  • Combining photography and cycling
What kind of camera/gear do you need?
Any current digital camera will work, but cameras where you can manually control settings, the better. Make sure you have a secure way to carry your camera while biking and bring an extra battery. Do you only have a smartphone? We can make that will work too.
Need an adventure ready biycle? Check out our fleet of Kona Roves for rent.

What's Included

  • Expert Photography Instruction
  • Awesome cycling route

Gear/Supplies You Should Bring

Questions before booking?
Swift Adventure Co.