Improve Your Photography Skills with our New iPhone Travel Course in January

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Last updated on March 26th, 2022

Feature image: Deer in Canola Field near Drumheller, Alberta / Photo provided by Lee Horbachewski

Introducing our second iPhone travel photography course just for JourneyWomen

By Carolyn Ray, JourneyWoman Publisher

We’re rolling out the first of our courses for 2022, and what better place to start than photography! Due to the popular response of our first course in October – November, we’ve added a new one for January with photographer Lee Horbachewski, to help you bring your travel stories to life.

In this course, you will learn how to capture amazing images with your iPhone. Whether it’s landscape, people, architecture, or wildlife, you will learn how to set up your iPhone camera correctly, and many wonderful hidden gems that will help you make the most of this small and mighty tool. Lessons on mindfulness, composition and lighting will give you the tools to make the most of every magical moment. To round out the course, you’ll learn how to edit your images to take them from good to great and a fun showcase of everyone’s work with fabulous prizes.

Module 1 – Mindfulness, iPhone set up & Taking Photos (January 11)

Module 2 – Composition, Lighting & Editing (January 18)

Module 3 – Q & A and Showcase (January 26)

Each module will be 120 minutes with time for discussion. Feedback from our first class was that 90 minutes wasn’t long enough!

The final session will be a showcase with photos featured on the JourneyWoman website and on our social media platforms. All photos shared will remain the property of those who submit them.  See below for the photographs from our first course!

Urquhart Castle, Scotland
Urquhart Castle, Scotland / Photo provided by Lee Horbachewski
Canmore, Alberta
Deadman’s Flats, Alberta / Photo provided by Lee Horbachewski
Shadow Lake Banff National Park
Shadow Lake, Banff / Photo provided by Lee Horbachewski
Shuswap Lake, BC
Shuswap Lake, BC / Photo provided by Lee Horbachewski
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Registration Details

    • When: Tuesday, January 11, 18 and 25 2021 via Zoom
    • Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST
    • Capacity: 30 (other sessions will be scheduled based on demand)
    • Notes: Participants retain all rights on their images and give JourneyWoman the right to use your work for non-commercial and promotional purposes. Any images should not infringe on the rights of others (privacy, copyright and trademark rights)
    • Sessions will be recorded and shared with all participants on our private Community Forum 

Fees: US$95 for all three modules. Modules are not available separately.

Includes a private Facebook group to share photos (link to be provided upon registration), complimentary access to our JourneyWoman Forum for access to recordings and additional course materials.

Photos From the First Session

About Lee

Lee Horbachewski is a photographer, mental health advocate and author based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Photography took Lee out of the depths of darkness in 2013 and taught her to see the light in the dark, by adjusting some settings. Lee completed her Certificate of Visual Design – Specializing in Photography through the University of Calgary and has grown as a photographer through workshops and courses from some of the most talented professional photographers in Canada. She shares her passion and talents through Mindful Photography Retreats and one-on-one sessions.

For almost a decade, Lee has been a spokesperson and advocate for Distress Centre Calgary by sharing her story of overcoming years of depression and anxiety. The past couple of years has seen Lee expand her philanthropic and advocacy efforts into wildlife conservation.  Lee volunteers her time as the Social Media Manager and sharing her photos and videos for Exposed Wildlife Conservancy, to help give wildlife a voice.


A passionate traveller, Carolyn believes anything is possible when we follow our heart and trust our intuition. Raised in Florida, Carolyn loves all things Latin, margaritas, the ocean and music. She's a board member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and a member of the Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC).


We always strive to use real photos from our own adventures, provided by the guest writer or from our personal travels. However, in some cases, due to photo quality, we must use stock photography. If you have any questions about the photography please let us know.

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