Kubota Image Tools (Bend, OR, www.kubotaimagetools.com) will host the 2011 Secret Italy workshop October 2–8, 2011. Now in its sixth year, the annual Kevin Kubota Italian excursion will focus on several picturesque locations in Italy’s famed northern lakes region. It will include daily photo excursions, classroom sessions and photo critiques. Cost is $2995, which includes all lodging, ground transportation (attendees are responsible for airfare to Italy), most meals with the ubiquitous wine service, guided tours and classroom instruction. For $2695, additional guests of attendees will be welcome to all aspects of the workshop with the exception of the classroom sessions. More info: www.kubotaimagetools.com/secretitaly2011.