West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Fall Photography Workshop at Twin Falls State Park

9/5/2013
MULLENS, W.Va. - Capture the beauty of nature at Twin Falls Resort State Park, located southwest of Beckley, during the Fall Photography Workshop September 20-22, 2013.

“Those who enjoy digital cameras will find this weekend event to be exactly what they are looking for,” said Bryan Danford, Twin Falls State Park activities coordinator. “The workshop agenda will cover an array of topics from equipment and composition to photography, natural light, people, action photography, digital imaging and computer software use.”

Professional photographers Steve Shaluta and Steve Rotsch will guide participants through the different components of outdoor photography and conduct field trips to different areas of the park. All participants should bring their own cameras and equipment.

The Fall Photography Workshop package includes a variety of accommodation choices. The package price of $148.75 for one person includes two nights' lodging, workshop fee, full lunch on Saturday and Sunday and break refreshments. The workshop-only price of $69.10 includes workshop fee, full lunch on Saturday and Sunday and break refreshments. Cabin rates and other package prices are available. Advance reservations are required.

The Fall Photography Workshop is the perfect time to learn new skills and hone old ones and with 3,800 acres, Twin Falls provides the perfect background for these skills.

For more information or reservations, please call Twin Falls Resort State Park at 304-294-4000 or 1-800-CALL WVA and ask for Twin Falls, or visit www.twinfallsresort.com.

Contact Information

Bryan W. Danford
304-294-4000 ext. 716
twinfallssp@wv.gov