Travel Photography Workshop: Day of the Dead

Finding Your Vision While Documenting the World

Presented by the Gundlockners

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oct 31–Nov 3, 2017

This intensive four-day travel and documentary photography workshop takes place in Oaxaca City during the remarkable Day of the Dead celebrations. The workshop is comprised of classroom lectures on practical topics, photographing in the field, and a final presentation of individual work. Students will be encouraged to find and develop their own unique photographic stories featuring Day of the Dead or Oaxaca.

October 30, 2016. (Brett Gundlock/Boreal Collective)

October 30, 2016.
(Brett Gundlock/Boreal Collective)

During the shooting sessions, students will have the option of working with Brett or Lindsay in preplanned events, or photographing on their own. The topics and locations covered in the workshop are flexible, giving room to focus on the specific interests of students.

$250 USD per student / Maximum eight students

For more information on registration, click here for details on the Day of the Dead Workshop Oaxaca City, Mexico  Or, send your questions to or

Travel and Documentary photography workshop: Day of the Dead

Travel and Documentary photography workshop: Day of the Dead

Biographies of the Workshop Leaders

This Day of the Dead Travel and Documentary Photography Workshop is being taught by husband and wife team Lindsay Lauckner ( and Brett Gundlock ( Originally from Toronto, Canada, they have been based in Mexico City since 2014.

Lindsay Lauckner Gundlock is an editorial photographer with a B.F.A. in Visual Arts from York University.  She has been a recipient of both Ontario and Toronto Arts Council grants for her personal work. Last year, Lindsay traveled throughout Mexico working on Lonely Planet’s Mexico: From the Source cookbook.  She has photographed assignments for magazines such as Bon Appétit, Travel and Leisure, and Monocle.

Brett Gundlock is a photographer and a founding member of the Boreal Collective. His personal work lead him to Mexico in 2012 and he has been working there since. Future ambitions include creating his first book from his current project ‘Carry the Blood, Emiliano’ exploring the Mexican campesinos bond with their Tierra. His regular clients include The New York Times, Washington Post and Bloomberg, among others. Brett has previously taught five workshops.

I worked with Lindsay while authoring the Pacific Coast Chapter of Lonely Planet’s new Mexico: From the Source Cookbook and was inspired and impressed by her talent and dedication. You can see some of her images from that project on her Tumbler Portfolio

Day of the Dead Workshop Lauckner Gundlock

If you’re interested in visiting Oaxaca City, check out our blog posts with information on places to stay, things to do and the best places to eat:

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Michele Peterson
Michele Peterson
Dividing her time between Toronto, Mexico and Guatemala (or the nearest tropical beach), Michele Peterson is an award-winning writer, blogger, editor and publisher who specializes in travel, cuisine and luxury lifestyles.
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  • Ruth

    This sounds amazing! I wish I was a bit closer so I could do it

  • Noreen Kompanik

    It really does sound amazing. I would highly consider if I weren’t going to be in China. I have so wanted to get down to Oaxaca. We love everything Mexico!

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