Photography & Media Summit

This weekend retreat is designed for those who aspire to learn video and photography skills for the glory of God. We will have both video and photography professionals teaching techniques for these areas of media production. Come for an educational experience, as well as fellowship and spiritual challenge as it relates to media. You are welcome to bring your own equipment, but it is not required. This is going to be an awesome weekend packed with professional training and encouragement, where you will find the quality of instruction both challenging and fun.
Areas of focus: Photography and Composition, Drones in Action, Philosophy of Virtuous Art, Shooting at Night, Natural Light Photography, Time Management and Media Business, Editing, Media Resources, Portrait Photography, and Videography.

Date: May 11 – 13, 2018
Cost: $135.00   Cost to attend but not stay at the Ranch is $85.00 Bring a group of five or more, and get $15 off per person!

James Staddon is a landscape photographer and photography educator from Salem, West Virginia. James has been running Lenspiration since 2009 and enjoys outdoor recreation and traveling with his camera across the United States and abroad. At a young age, his uncle’s photography inspired him with the realization that he, too, could create beautiful imagery if he really wanted to. Through his business and workshops, he loves to see inspiration planted, nurtured and expressed for the glory of God in the work of other photographers.
Nate Weatherly: A photographer from near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Nate is also a former summer staffer at Miracle Mountain Ranch. Nate is a brilliant photographer and we are very excited he will be joining us this year. You can view his work at
Donnie RosieDonnie Rosie has served at Miracle Mountain Ranch for 15 years, first as a student and now as Marketing Director, student advisor, and instructor in the School. He has done marketing for national event tours, taught marketing and photography, spoke for various organizations, and helped businesses and organizations grow. When he is not working for Miracle Mountain, he runs Rosie Marketing, his branding, and photography firm.  He completed a degree in Business from Edinboro Univ. of PA. He is married to his awesome wife, Tonya, and they have four children: George, Cole, Grant, and Karis. View photo gallery: