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Photography 101- Introductory

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SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS

Adobe Lightroom 101

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MULTI-PART WORKSHOPS

All Owl Photography Workshop

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Birds of Prey Workshop with with West Coast Falconry

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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

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Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo

Wildlife Photography Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Color Management

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Learn How to Shoot the Solar Eclipse!

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NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY - AN EXPLORATION OF EXPOSURE VALUE

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Portrait Photography: Natural Light

Portrait Photography: Off-Camera Flash / Strobe

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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

 

Wildlife Photography 3-part Workshop
with Sacramento Zoo

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Join Mike's Camera along with Sacramento Zoo for a three-part wildlife photography workshop.

 

It starts with class instruction at our Sacramento store and is followed by a private, early morning, up-close animal experience and day at Sacramento Zoo! We’ll provide hands-on photography instruction and you’ll share your best images at the final in-store gallery showing and critique.

 

Includes a 12x18-inch matted print of a favorite image from your day's photography session, plus a $10 coupon you can use towards anything in-store, at any Mike's Camera location!

 

What You’ll Learn

  • Techniques to make great wildlife photos in a zoo setting
  • Composition, exposure, depth of field, shutter speed, panning, focusing tips, awareness of light
  • About various species of the majestic animal kingdom

 

Tuition

$149, plus Eventbrite online processing fee

Save 10% on early registration when register 2 weeks in advance!

 

Tuition includes evening lecture, hands-on photography session
at Sacramento Zoo with private viewing experience, a matted 12x18-inch print & a $10 coupon.

 

Mike's Camera is proud to donate 50% of proceeds to the Sacramento Zoological Society

 

Dates, Times & Locations

Thursday Evening Class:

6:30PM – 8:30PM

Mike’s Camera Sacramento

2200 J Street, Sacramento CA

 

Sunday Morning Private Zoo Experience

8:30AM – 11:00AM

Sacramento Zoo

3930 W Land Park Drive, Sacramento CA

 

Tuesday Evening Gallery Showing & Critique

6:30PM – 8:30PM

Mike’s Camera Sacramento

2200 J Street, Sacramento CA

 

 

2017 Workshop Dates:

 

June 2017: Thursday, June 22 | Sunday, June 25 |
Tuesday, June 27

 

August 2017: Thursday, August 3 | Sunday, August 6 |
Tuesday, August 8

 

September 2017: Thursday, September 21 | Sunday,
September 24 | Tuesday, September 26

 

 

More Info 

Sunday at the Zoo:

 

Meet at 8:30AM at the Kampala Conference Room for an exclusive private photo session featuring Animal Ambassadors from the Zoo’s Interpretive Center. This session will be followed by the opportunity to photograph the wide variety of animals at Sacramento Zoo during the cool morning hours when they are most active. Instructors from Mike’s Camera will be on hand to answer any technical questions and provide you hands-on assistance and instruction.

 

8:30AM

Check in at Main Entrance and proceed to the Kampala Conference Room. A member of the Zoo staff will be on hand to give you directions.

 

9:00 AM

Up-close photography session featuring Interpretive Center animals

 

9:45 AM

Walkabout photographing animals with hands-on instruction

 

11:00 AM

Safari ends on the Reptile House Lawn. Feel free to stay and photograph on your own and explore at your leisure.

 

The above schedule is for general planning purposes. Actual attractions may vary with each Photo Safari date to ensure photo opportunities based on activity of various animals.

 

 

What to Bring

  • Your camera(s) with extra memory cards
  • A variety of lenses from telephoto and zoom to prime and macro
  • Flash and/or flash extender
  • Tripod/monopod; suggested, but not required
  • Water, snacks and/or sack lunch. Food and refreshments can also be purchased at Kampala Café, or Savannah Snacks
  • Hat to protect from the sun, sunscreen, light raincoat or appropriate clothing for the season
  • Comfortable shoes and a watch

 

Please note, you will not be able to leave your belongings inside the Kampala Conference Room during your visit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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