Take your landscape photography to the next level, with a one-of-a-kind landscape photography conference in Moab, Utah. At the Out of Moab Conference, instructors will be with you every step of the way. From the classroom to the field, get guided, small-group instruction. Experience one of nature’s greatest creations from capture, to post-processing and print.

Learn from your photography heroes

Learn from our 12 instructors everything there is to know about landscape photography! Put what you learn to the test during excursions and get hands-on attention during classes.

Practice what you've learned

Join instructors on excursions throughout Arches, Canyonlands, and Dead Horse Point. Excursions will take place during sunrise, sunset and at night to photograph the stars. Limited to 10 students per excursion.

An intimate, friendly environment

The conference is limited to a small group of participants, meaning you get hands-on experience and time with our instructors throughout the week.

Critique sessions

Ask questions about techniques and get feedback from instructors on your photographs.

Individual post-processing help

Get assistance from our instructors to perfect your landscape imagery throughout the conference, using tools such as Lightroom and Photoshop.

Group meals

All lunches, the cowboy dinner and a closing day breakfast are included in your ticket price.


Join us for the second annual OOC Landscape Photography Conference in Moab, Utah. There is no better place in the world to practice landscape and night sky photography than the parks surrounding the charming city of Moab. And there is no other event that brings this many top instructors together in one amazing location.

The number of participants is limited so that excursions never have more than ten students per excursion.

We’re bringing the camaraderie, passion and hands-on instruction that Out of Chicago is known for to the American Southwest. We’ll see you in Moab!

– Chris Smith, Founder, Out of Chicago


“From beginning to end, the Out of Acadia conference was an absolutely amazing photography experience. I was repeatedly struck by the fact that the instructors seemed to be as excited to be there as the attendees were, and how easily and happily they shared their expertise. I came home with a newfound passion for photography, new friendships, many happy memories, and more than a few pictures I plan on hanging on my walls. Thank you Out of Acadia/Chicago for making this week the learning adventure of my lifetime!”


“Out of Acadia was indeed something special for me.  Having not one or two but over a dozen amazing professional photographers with varied backgrounds to learn from provided an enriching experience I will always remember.  I was also extremely impressed by just how well organized the Out of Chicago team was in making the event run so smoothly.  I will definitely be back!”


“Being in such a beautiful place with wonderful instructors was inspiring.”


“Out of Chicago allows exceptional access to top pro photographers and instructors while in great locations. Everyone there has the same things on their mind – having the best photo experience, learning from others, and making great images.”



October 5-9, 2018
Moab Valley Inn
711 Main Street
Moab, UT 84532


We have blocks of rooms at various price points including the Moab Valley Inn and surrounding hotels. Check the FAQ for more info.