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Photography 101- Introductory

Photography 201- Advanced

Canon Interchangeable Lens Camera

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Panasonic Interchangeable Lens Camera

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TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY 101

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Denver Botanic Gardens

Sacramento Zoo

Colorado Springs Demo Day

SPECIAL EVENTS

Pleasant Hill Tent Sale

Sacramento Tent Sale

SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS

Adobe Lightroom 101

Adobe Lightroom 201

Adobe Photoshop Elements 101

MULTI-PART WORKSHOPS

All Owl Photography Workshop

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 at Blackhawk Plaza in Danville- 3-part Workshop

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

ADDITIONAL CLASSES

Color Management

EXPOSURE VALUES

Learn How to Shoot the Solar Eclipse!

Lenses 101: An exploration of camera optics

Lighting 101 - Perfect People Pictures

MACRO / CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY

Macro & Product Photography Workshop

Olympus Lunch and Learn

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

FIELD TRIPS

Film Photography - Westwind Barn

Full Moon Graveyard Photography Class & Shoot

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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