Join Ashley Ice of Ashley Ice Photography in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho for a Photography Workshop this July 22 to July 27.  You will learn tips and techniques on photographing – Culture, Live Action, Culinary, Nature & Weddings.


Cost: $1649 per person (based on double occupancy) Single Supplement $800

Air is not included

Travel Protection is not included but is highly recommended

Class room Courses:

Learn how to fully operate your camera on manual

Learn basic editing features of Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop

  • How to find natural light
  • How to use natural light throughout the entire day
  • Golden Hour light
  • Sunrise light
  • How to find the best natural light
  • Shutter Speed
  • Aperture
  • ISO
  • Back-Back Focusing
  • Custom White Balance with an Expodisc
  • Understanding Full Frame VS. Crop
  • Maintenance
  • Learn which lens is best for each type of photography scenario
  • Understanding EF and EF-S
  • Maintenance

Who is Ashley Ice?

Ashley Ice

Hey there! I am Ashley Ice! I am the founder and owner of Ashley Ice Photography based out of Kansas City, MO. I have been a photographer at heart since I was a child. My mom would give me one of those disposable cameras, you know those ones that super popular in the early 90s that were brightly colored and had a bad flash on them. Yep, those ones. I would take that thing everywhere with me. I would pose my sisters, I would grab the “best” angles of a pretty rock, flower, whatever was my eyesight got a photograph. I would then spend my entire monthly allowance on just developing all my photos and buying more disposal cameras. Through high school, I was even taking photography classes on the side and learning everything I could with my digital point and shoot camera. I had a camera everywhere I went and I had to make sure I captured everything that happened.

What is crazy I never said I wanted to grow up to be a photographer. It never even crossed my mind that I could have a six-figure business out of something I just loved doing.

It was not until after 1.5 years of my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree I knew I wanted to be a photographer. From then on I worked non-stop to get where I am today. The college attended had a great film photography class but for all the digital classes, they were not extensive. They did not go into Lightroom editing, photoshop editing, pretty much the college I attended was out of date for the digital era that was coming on fast with photography.

It was not until after 1.5 years of my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree I knew I wanted to be a photographer. From then on I worked non-stop to get where I am today. The college attended had a great film photography class but for all the digital classes, they were not extensive. They did not go into Lightroom editing, photoshop editing, pretty much the college I attended was out of date for the digital era that was coming on fast with photography.  This was also before they had an online course for photographers to learn how to really use your camera. You had to somehow hear about photography workshops that were happening around the United States to really get a great mentorship program.  Now they are everywhere, I cannot go one day on any social media platform and not see an ad from someone who is offering to be YOUR mentor. They promise to make your business into 6 figures. They promise to show you how to shoot like them that bring in the high dollar clients. I remember seeing my first ads. I jumped on it. Then I realized they are prerecorded videos… that didn’t actually help me in my photography journey. Then I found another, and another, and all of them were NOT helpful to me in any way. I ended up self-teaching myself everything I know today.
After 10 years of self-teaching, reading blogs, books, and watching videos I have perfected my craft to create timeless, creative, and innovative photos.  I personally choose to take my creativity and apply it to wedding photography. But everything I will be teaching you will be able to apply it to all styles of photography. From lifestyle to food, to nature, to your own personal family photos. This 5-day education process is going to transform you, your photography, and your life.

Get ready to dive deep into how to operate a camera manually, learn how to use natural light in the harshest times of the time to the beautiful golden hour at the end of the day. This program is 100% hands-on and I will be there with you every step of the way.

*This program is designed for DSLR canon camera users. You are welcome to use any other model of a camera but to get the fullest experience from this adventure is to bring a DSLR canon camera. We do ask you do bring at least one prime lens to the class. Kit lens and zoom lenses that are above 2.8 aperture will hinder your learning experience in this extensive class. 

July 23, 2020
Nature Photography Workshop

- Learn how to zoom and take multiple frames per second to capture your subject

- Use natural lighting to get the best images

Tribal Guided Bike & Boat Tour – ◦ Our bike and boat tour is quite the adventure! You will bike an ancient trail used by the CDA Tribe for generations -Later turned into a railroad ◦ -Now, a nationally renowned paved trail for walkers, runners, snow shoers, skiiers  and bikers alike! -known as one of the most iconic trails in the state. ◦ -wildlife abounds on this short trek to Harrison -The scenery on the lake is the best breath of fresh air you can imagine! ◦ Small bites included in Harrison ◦ Stop at the Harrison Creamery for a tour on St. Joe River.
July 24, 2020
Culinary Photography Workshop

- How to stylize food items

- How to shoot in low light scenarios

Northwest Foodies Tour – Chef's Menu Tour of Honey Eatery Snacks - Devils on Horseback bacon dates, almonds & blue cheese Honey Truffle Deviled Eggs whipped egg, shallot, black truffle Salad Honey Caesar honey gem crunch lettuce, manchego cheese, capers, olive loaf crostini and boquerones Entrees Honey Fried Chicken double crispy fried chicken with mashed red potatoes, honey butter, biscuit, jalapenos & coleslaw Wild Mushroom and Grits roasted wild mushrooms, cheddar grits, braised greens, poached egg*, feta, sherry Served Family Style Then it's off to Lake Coeur d'Alene for a Sunset Dinner Cruise Experience an amazing dining experience on shimmering Lake Coeur d’Alene! Enjoy a 2-hour Sunset Dinner Cruise featuring exquisite cuisine & unforgettable views. Enjoy a splendid gourmet dinner that’s sure to please all the senses, with a variety ranging from Steamship Round of Beef and Baked King Salmon, to summer green salad.
July 25, 2020
Cultural / Lifestyle Photography Workshop

- Learn how to capture moments that are happening around you

- Applying natural light to your images

Julyamsh - Is the largest outdoor Pow Wow in the Inland Northwest. Powwows are celebrations, social gatherings and friendly dance competitions surrounded by ceremonial and traditional beliefs and teachings. Sacred traditions are often found in these gatherings of Native Americans throughout the United States. Some regalia can specify special events or honors a person’s life, specific traditions or symbols rooted in legend. Each dancer has a different style of decorative symbols: birds, flowers, geometrical designs, etc. Most of the symbols are handed down from generation to generation as family heirlooms. Each family may use a specific symbol, as do many tribes. Native Americans do not think of themselves as wearing “costumes.” Costumes are reserved for Halloween and such. They refer to the dance gear as an “outfit” or “regalia.” Everyone is welcome at a powwow; regardless of the tribe they are from. Non-Indians are welcome, too. For those of you who are new visitors, a bit of explanation might enhance the enjoyment and understanding. Powwows are not tourist attractions – that is one fact that many fail to grasp. Everyone is welcome, but the dancing will start when the time is right and will end when the time is right. All powwows begin with a grand entry. The term is a contemporary word used to describe what was once called a victory dance. If you can imagine the area where the dancers are dancing, the crowd, the Master of Ceremonies – everyone is gathered together – all of these things symbolize the opening of the first dance, the return of the warriors from the war trail or a raid of neighboring tribes to get horses, or a successful hunting party. The grand entry can be described as an announcement of the warriors or a part of the tribe’s homecoming. The warriors would change into their finest clothing a few miles from the main camp. A serpentine ride in the form of a snake down a hill and onto flat ground would complete the journey into camp. As they made their way to camp, the snake dance song would be presented and a victory song would be sung – thus the grand entry. It symbolizes the warriors coming home, arriving at the camp and into the area where a social dance would be held to welcome them and celebrate their successful ride. The riders would return displaying their finery and the things they gained on their trail.
July 26, 2020
Wedding Photography and Photo Editing Workshops

- Learn how to photograph bride + groom portraits the selling point to all wedding photographers portfolio

- Using Golden Hour light to pop your images

- Using all different types of lenses to create timeless portraits

  We will have a Styled Wedding Shoot in a Meadow and end the day with an Authentic Cultural Dinner Experience the Coeur d'Alene Tribal Cultural Lifeway's dinner with traditional tribal hospitality. Our traditional foods/cuisine, storytelling, dance and drum. Dinner will include: Smoked Huckleberry Salmon Venison Stew Green Salad with Huckleberry Vinaigrette St. Mary’s Rice Pilaf Chef’s choice Vegetable *Vegan & Gluten free options are available when request is made in advance.
July 27, 2020
Depart for the Airport - Transfers Included
5-day classroom and location photography workshop: 
Ashley will be with you through the entire photography journey to help guide, give advice, and help with your camera. She is there to help you improve your skills at a fast pace so you can leave knowing more than you could find with online classes.
Learn how to edit your images: 
Ashley will take you through her editing process from start to finish. We will learn Lightroom and basics of Photoshop editing she uses to make her images pop. Her light and airy editing process is easy and can be applied to beginner or advance level photographers.
Experience Level: 
Begineer to Advanced
Cost per person, double occupancy: $1649 Single Supplement: $800 Air and Travel Protection is not Included. Register Here:


  • Five night’s hotel accommodations at the Coeur d'Alene Tribe Casino in the Spa Tower
  • Casino Cash
  • 2 Lunches
  • 3 dinners
  • Admissions and tours as described
  • All taxes, meal gratuities
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