Kentucky Tourism

Nature Photography Weekend Corbin, KY

  • Nature Photography Weekend


7351 Highway 90
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
Corbin, KY 40701

Photographers can enjoy a 24 hour competition in both advanced classes. Guest speakers will present on Friday afternoon and Saturday evening. Judging take place on Sunday morning. Cost is $ 40.00 per person.  

Please join professional wildlife photographer Mike Matthews at the Cumberland Falls Photography Weekend for a presentation on "Close up and Macro photography". Mike passion for this small but beautiful world spans everything from Flowers, insects, to all forms of wildlife. Lean how to take great close ups at zoos and botanical gardens, as well as in the field from places like Smoky Mountain National Park, to the Florida Everglades. Mike leads workshop’s throughout the state of Florida including being a featured speaker at the St Augustine Birding and Photo festival for the past three years, and at the Space Coast Birding festival in Titusville Fl in 2015. Mike has also been a regular speaker at numerous camera clubs throughout the eastern US.

About Mike,

Mike Matthews started his passion for photography over 40 years ago and has been shooting professionally for the last 14 years. His images have been published and won numerous awards. Being an avid outdoorsman Mike uses his outdoor skills to get close to wildlife and captures it with stunning photographs that brings his audience along as if they were there. Mike was also a master falconer for over 40 years so photographing birds of prey is always top on his list. But Macro photography is one of Mike’s favorite ways to photograph, and one of his greatest joys is teaching others how they can have similar results photographing this small but beautiful world. So whether it is with a macro lens, or using a telephoto lens to capture an Osprey in flight,Mike’s hope is that you enjoy his passion for photography capturing nature in its truest form. To see more of Mike’s work visit his web site at

Bret Smitley
7351 HIghway 90,
Corbin, KY 40701
Phone: (606) 528-4121
Apr 21 - Apr 23, 2017  /  6:00 A.M. - Noon