WLM Food + Photo Fest/

Below you can find information on the festival

Photography competition -- networking -- food & photography classes -- special events

Keep checking back as we'll update the festival calendar and ticket purchasing options. Photography competition deadline for submissions is May 1 - click the link below for guidelines & rules.


Photography Competition - Deadline May 1, 2014

photography competition 2014 guidelines & rules

photography competition 2014 registration

one photo submission in any one category ($15.00)

One photo submission in all four categories ($50.00)


Photography Classes - May 31, 2014

Get a spot in all three classes for $60. maximum class size of 20 students

Ken Stoecklin – Beauty & Fashion Course $25 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Beauty/Fashion/ Hi Key lighting & shooting for the composite; all done with speedlights and quick but effective retouching; with student participation. Taught by Ken Stoecklin of Beartooth Photography, the Wyoming Professional Photographer’s Association’s Photography of the Year 2014. Specializing in portrait, commercial and landscape photography, Ken’s goal is to create commandingly simple works of art that “WOW” the viewer. Max class size of 20 students.

Cliff Cox & Dana Gage – Outdoor Photography $25 - 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Utilizing structures found throughout Downtown Laramie, with and without models. Focusing on composition, lighting and the uses of depth of field. Hands on course for all levels of experience. Taught by Cliff Cox and Dana Gage Dana Gage is an award winning landscape photographer with a sophisticated eye for composition. He is also an accomplished portrait and modeling photographer. Cliff Cox is a very well-rounded photographer with experience in all aspects of professional photography, from commercial product, food, portrait, landscape, astrological, concerts, wedding, modeling, macro… You name it and Cliff can shoot it! Max class size of 20 students.

Chuck Egnaczak – Post Processing $25 - 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Chuck is a regular to teaching and photography, with an expertise in post processing. Max class size of 20 students.

Historical Photography of Henning Svenson Family – Ludwig Photography Studio – FREE event:

Experience the history & beauty of Wyoming – featuring over a century of work by generations of the Svenson, Ludwig & Brande families.

Classes & Events - May 30 - 31, 2014

May 30, 2014

7 – 10 PM Photography open house– Alice Hardie Stevens

Enjoy our kick-off to the weekend’s festivities with delicious desserts and a look at our photography competition entries – for the whole family!

Winemaker’s Dinner & Wine, featuring Table Mountain Vineyards – Altitude Chophouse & Brewery $45/ticket

Multi-course menu to be announced—a special menu compiled by Altitude & Table Mountain Vineyards, with wine pairings and wine education, hosted by Patrick Zimmerer of Table Mountain Vineyards. A night of gastronomically-pleasing education. Limit 50 diners.

May 31, 2014

11 AM – 12 PM The Art of Wine Pairing, Tasting & More Priceless Knowledge – by Patrick Zimmerer, Table Mountain Vineyards – FREE event

Want to learn more about wine from the Wyoming wine expert? Learn the nuances of wine production, tasting and pairing with your favorite foods. Click the buy now button to RSVP at no charge.

10 AM – 12 PM Edible Art – by Sweets Cakes & Pastry

Learn how to create visually appealing desserts & edible art through hands-on instruction led by the lovely & talented ladies at Sweets Cakes & Pastry! Students also bring home something delicious to enjoy. Class limit 10. $45/ticket

2 – 3 PM – What Makes A Great Beer Local – and Amazing? – by Altitude Chophouse & Brewery

Love a great beer – but unsure how it becomes so awesome? Learn about the ingredients of beer, how ingredients are resourced, and what makes Altitude’s great beer local. Impress all your fellow party-goers at the next dinner party or beer fest. And of course…tasting is included. Class limit 20. $15/ticket

2 – 4 PM Centerpiece Arranging 101 – by Fresh Flower Fantasy

Learn the art of creating a beautiful centerpiece for your next dinner party! Hands on instruction & a beautiful arrangement of your creation to take home led by Fresh Flower Fantasy. Class limit 15. $35/ticket

Dinner is served…throughout Laramie!

Ticket holders to our Wine Tasting Gala are invited to enjoy dinner throughout Laramie prior to attending our evening’s festivities… Keep checking our website as we add local Laramie restaurant eateries and the special they are offering for ticket holders.

7 – 10 PM Wine Tasting & Photography Gala Event

Sample delicious wines, hors d’oeuvres & desserts. Silent auction will be held to benefit Black Dog Animal Rescue of Southeast Wyoming. $30/ticket.

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