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Mentorship and On-Location Training (Alaska Bear Tour July 10-16, 2022)
Taken in Alaska
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Your mentor, Tin Man Lee
Alaska on-location training (July 10-16, 2022) and 12-month mentorship
Join me, Tin Man Lee, for this limited time opportunity (I may never offer a mentorship program again) where I show you step by step how I, and my students, have won over 200 national and international awards, to capture the soul and essence of animals. 

Imagine in just a year's time from now, you may:
1. become the best photographer you can ever be, 
2. getting recognized for what you deserved, 
3. winning big photo awards at ease, 
4. getting invitation for publication and exhibits consistently, 
5. getting paid thousands and tens of thousands for each of your prints, 
6. and to be able to express your art and message to a huge audience, 
if you are willing to put in the hard work and allow me to guide you along the way to save YEARS of trial and error. 

The mentorship program includes two major components: 
(1) The 7-day-6-night on-location training in Alaska 
(2) 12 months of mentorship 

Details below. 
(1) on-location training
Alaska Brown Bear 2022
(to summarize, just bring your camera gear and be in Anchorage, Alaska July 10, 2022 and you will be taken care of by me.)

For the Alaska on-location training, we will have a total of 7 photographers plus photo leader (myself) and a professional bear guide (with all the proper national park training and bear safety precaution, and bear spray) in our group. 

A few things to note:

1. This trip is timed specifically because it is the BEST estimated time for the most bear sightings in Lake Clark. But of course seeing cubs is not guaranteed because it's nature after all but we will try our best. July is also a good time to see the big male bears chasing female bears. 

2. This is an intensive instruction tour, meaning that we may be out in the field ALL DAY if the light and sighting is good (You have the option to take any break at the lodge). I will be beside you giving you ideas and instructions to learn how to take great photos given different situation. I will help you with settings, and teach you how to see and capture the special moments.

3. I am going to give photography tutorial during the trip in the evenings or when the light is too harsh for photography in some of the day time. There is a conference room where I will carry out critique session on your photos during photo review sessions.

4. Before the tour, I will have a group zoom meeting to answer all your questions and give you tutorials prior to the trip to understand light, exposure, telephoto lens technique, etc. I will send you detailed PDF on lens selection and how to prepare for the trip. The best lens for the tour is a 400mm 2.8. The second best is a 600mm f/4 but sometimes it's too much lens. I highly recommend you rent a 400mm 2.8 for the trip so I can give you the best instructions on how to handle big lens.

5. By the end of the trip, you will bring home a special portfolio of photos you will remember a lifetime, and in the next 12 months we will work on not only these images but any new images you take along the journey. 

6. We will charter our own plane directly from Anchorage (instead of flying from Soldotna, which is a 2-3 hours drive from Anchorage) to Lake Clark.

7. And we will have the whole lodge exclusive to our group so that teaching and discussion will be very convenient. Did I mention they have the best seafood and freshly baked bakery… we will have a great time. 

8. Bear photography is my specialty. I won the grand prize among 25,000 entries in Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International with a bear photo, and have numerous photos of bears in other photo contests, including photos taken in Lake Clark winning Judge's Choice award winner at NANPA and in many exhibits. I won the 2018 Wildlife Category in Nature's Best Photography and my photo is currently displayed in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC. I'm also invited judge for Nature's Best Photography Asia and Viewbug. So I have a lot of experience photographing brown bear and other wildlife I can give you the best tips to capture great photos.

Itinerary for on-location training: 
July 10, 2022: Please arrive at Anchorage Alaska Airport before 3pm. If you are flying international please consider arrive one day in advance. Stay overnight at The Lakefront Anchorage. We will have a meet and greet at the hotel at 6pm and have early dinner together. Lodging and dinner July 10-11th at Lakefront Lodge is included.

July 11: Breakfast at the hotel is included. Our shuttle leaves at 8am, and we head to the airport to take the chartered plane to Lake Clark. The flight is about 1 hour. Once we settled down and grab something to eat at the lodge, we will head out immediately for our first drive to look for bears. After a few hours, if the light is bad and the sighting slows down, we will head back to the lodge for some quick coffee and freshly baked bakery goods. And we will head out again! Around 6pm, we will head back to the lodge for an amazing dinner (sometimes with freshly caught salmon and halibut!). After dinner, we will head out again for more photography! 

July 11-15: Full day of bear photography, seminar and training. 
If condition allows (waves not too bad), we may do a 4-hour boat ride in one of those days at the lodge to go look for puffins and seabirds.

July 16: We head out one more time before breakfast to get one more photoshoot. Our chartered plane will pick us up at 9am to fly back to Anchorage. I suggest clients to book flight to leave Anchorage no earlier than 5pm. 

(2) 12-month mentorship
We’ll be deep-diving into your photography with strategic small group coaching tailored to your need.

This inner-circle mentorship is about creating a personalized plan for you and your specific goal, answering your questions, and creating a clear, concise execution plan, unique to your business and audience and aiming at helping you to transform to a master photographer. We will begin with the tens of thousands of photos you took from the on-location training and go from there.

Mentorship includes tips and secrets I never shared before:

1. A full one-year membership with 2 zoom group calls each month with a total of 24 calls. 
(lifetime access to all coaching recordings) with small group coaching from me. These videos will be your roadmap that can be referred back to for years to come… your personalized execution plan will always be at your fingertips. 

2. A 2-Full-Day Summit event at a hotel conference room in Los Angeles (dates to be determined) where you can attend in person or virtually. I will share with you from the fundamentals to the newest techniques. I will review the photos you took during the mentorship duration and give you feedback and guidelines. 

3. Portfolio review of your website and social media page and provide feedback and roadmap to transform your photos. I will share my techniques to create most visual impact for your photos to make a change and help conservation through your platforms. 

4. Secrets to consistently winning photo contests. Customized time-table to prepare before each deadline of major photo contests, and strategy for contest submission with photo critiques. 

5. How to create and market museum-quality prints that I have sold from $2,000-$8,100 each. I will show you the strategy so you may start to sell limited edition prints consistently. 

6. Building a sustainable, growing email list and marketing for regular, consistent sales… now and for years to come. I will share with you how to collect email address from followers to build your list. The bigger your email list the more prints you can sell. 

7. My step-by-step process of creating a 4-hour webinar class and generated over $50,000 in one day. I will share with you how to create, market, promote, and sell on-line class. 

8. Social media strategies for long-term, sustainable growth to attract print sales and publication. How to get more likes and go viral with posting and build up a big group of loyal followers. 

9. A private Facebook Group for the mentorship program for sharing info and photo critique within the group of like-minded photographers. 

10. Priority list for my future tours. I will contact you first should I have any future trips before I broadcast to the public.

The Lodge 
We will have the whole lodge exclusive to our group. We will have our breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus snacks (coffee, tea and bakery) there. The rooms, though small, are cozy and very clean. There are common area with couch where we can relax. 
First night: Your own room at the beautiful "Lakefront Anchorage". You will check in at 3pm, July 10th. We will have our dinner meet and greet at 6pm at the hotel lobby and restaurant. 

You will have your own room at the bear lodge at Lake Clark. 

All Meals included at the bear lodge. 

Not Included 
Flights to and from Anchorage to where you are. 
Recommended total gratuity for staff (host, guide, chef, room cleaning) at the bear lodge is $250.

Total cost for Tin Man 12-Month to Photography Mastery
Mentorship and On-Location Training

One Time: $15,000 
($5000 initial deposit now. Remaining $10,000 due by June 25, 2022) 

Or 6 monthly payments of $3,000 each month. 
($3,000 initial deposit now, and the next 5 payment of $3,000 each month afterwards)
(Invoice and remaining balance payment info will be sent to you after deposit is received). 

First come first served.  Space is limited. Once the space is taken, I won't be taking any more applicants.

Cancellation and Refund:
Travel insurance is highly recommended. Since the trip is less than 30 days away, there will be no refund or cancellation. 

Applicants MUST be respectful and considerate to each other during the on-location training. We reserves the right to dismiss any participant who acts in an inappropriate or detrimental manner including bullying, harassing, intimidating, or threatening to other individuals without refund. 

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Don't Just Take MY Word For It...
So far, Tin Man's students have won over 200 national and international awards including Grand Prize and Category winners such as: 
Nature's Best Photography, 
Bird Photographer of the Year, 
Nature Photographer of the Year, 
Sony World Photo Award, 
Share The View, 
Wildart Photographer of The Year, etc, 
and magazine covers and publication such as 
National Geographic,
Remembering Lions,
Remembering Cheetahs,
Remembering Wild Dogs,
Remembering Bears, 
Outdoor Photographer Mag, 
Wild Planet, etc. 
As one who has viewed millions of photographs over my publishing career I was immediately drawn to Lee’s work. Now published around the world in books, magazines, and exhibitions, his images reflect a very deep respect for nature and the wildlife it nurtures. Lee’s photographs tell stories, rekindling our love for the natural world and reminding us to protect it.
Co-Founder & CEO, Nature's Best Photography
Mr. Stephen Freligh
10 Famous Wildlife Photographers to Inspire You
For me, Tin Man Lee has a seemingly endless supply of gorgeous images; the kind that really make you go “aww.” 
Director of BPOTY and Founder of NatureTTL
Mr. Will Nicholls
Spotlight Photographer
Tin Man Lee is a true Renaissance man. He is an accomplished and award winning nature and wildlife photographer. He is expertly balanced between his creative and analytical sides and finds that the best way to express himself fully is through photography. Where it is certainly evident that Lee has excellent technical abilities, it’s clear his imagery is based in something more.
Editor of Google Nik Softwares (Now owned by DXO)
Ms. Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler
10 Wildlife Photographers You Should Follow on 500px Right Now
Photographer Tin Man Lee strives to capture love in the wild. One thing’s for sure, his photographs of bear families, endangered foxes, owls and more will have you planning your next trip to the nearby National Park.
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Meet Tin Man Lee
Wildlife Photographer
  • Grand Prize, Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International, 2013 (Among 25,000 entries from 50 countries)
  • Winner, Wildlife Category, Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International.
  • NANPA Top 10 and NANPA "Expression" magazine cover, 2013
  • Invited Judge: Nature Photographer of the Year. Bird Photographer of the year. Nature's Best Photography. Viewbug. 
  • Featured in Smithsonian Earth, Nik Softwares, Peta Pixel, Outdoor Photographer magazine, Ranger's Rick Jr. Cover of Alaska magazine, Wild Planet Photo magazine, Smithsonian Calendar. 
  • Photos have been displayed in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Invited solo exhibit of 48 photos, HKUST, Hong Kong. 
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