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TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY 101

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Denver Botanic Gardens

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Ron Magill: Nikon Ambassador- Walk on the Wild Side

Sony Alpha Tips & Tricks- Presented by Sony

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Adobe Lightroom 101

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MULTI-PART WORKSHOPS

Birds of Prey Workshop with Hawk Quest & Tamron

Birds of Prey Workshop with with West Coast Falconry

Composition Workshop with Photo Walk at Red Rocks

Macro Photography Workshop at Hudson Gardens

Night Photography Downtown Denver- 3-Part Workshop

Story Telling

Studio Lighting for Portraits

Videography: Denver Chalk Art Festival

Wild Horses- 3-Part Workshop

Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo

Wildlife Photography Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Color Management

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Lenses 101: An exploration of camera optics

MACRO / CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY

Macro Photography: High & Low-Key

Smartphone Photography

Nikon Flash Seminar

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY - AN EXPLORATION OF EXPOSURE VALUE

Portrait Photography: LED Lighting

Portrait Photography: Natural Light

Portrait Photography: Off-Camera Flash / Strobe

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Film Photography - Westwind Barn

MUIR WOODS PHOTO WALK

Nature Photography - Japanese Tea Garden

Night Photography - Golden Gate Bridge

Night Photography - San Francisco Waterfront

Night Photography - SFO Palace of Fine Arts

Night Photography - Old Town Sacramento

San Francisco Photo Walk

 

Macro/Close-up Photography

 

 

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Overview

“All macro images are close-ups but not all close-ups are macro images”- we will explore the similarities and differences between macro images and close-ups, show examples of each and present some fun tools and methods for making great images!

 

We’ll discuss in detail how to make great macro and close-up images with interchangeable lens cameras and accessories, as well as compact cameras and even smartphones. 

 

What You’ll Learn

  • Macro vs. Close-Up
  • Reversal rings – lens couplers
  • Close-up filters
  • Extension tubes/bellows
  • REAL macro/true macro lenses
  • Focusing rails, macro rigs
  • Macro lenses - what lenses are available, which one to use, and why you would use one or another
  • Lighting and additional tools
  • Review sample images from interchangeable lens cameras, compact cameras and smartphones

 

  

Tuition

$89.00, plus Eventbrite online processing fee 

 

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