Take your macro photography to higher levels with this three-part macro photography workshop with photo shoot at Denver Botanic Gardens.
Workshop includes an evening of classroom instruction at Mike’s Camera in Park Meadows, followed by a Saturday morning instructional walking tour at Denver Botanic Gardens, and culminates at a follow-up critique and galley showing back at the store.
What You’ll Learn
- The difference between lenses that can focus close and true macro lenses
- How magnification relates to focal length and “working distance” explained
- Tips for illuminating your close-up subject
- How aperture affects depth-of-field when focusing closely
- Composition and exposure tips as they relate to macro photography
Dates, Times & Locations
Evening Lecture: Thursday September 21, 2017
6:30-8:30PM (Park Meadows Store)
Photo Session: Saturday September 23, 2017
8:00-12:00PM (at Denver Botanic Gardens on York Street)
Critique & Gallery Showing: Tuesday September 26, 2017
6:30-8:30PM (Park Meadows Store)
$99.00, plus Eventbrite processing fee
(your entry fee to the Botanic gardens is covered with this tuition fee)
Tuition includes evening lecture, hands-on instructional shoot at Denver Botanic Gardens, follow-up critique & in-store gallery showing, plus a matted 12 x 18 inch print of your best shot from the workshop and a $10 coupon that you can use towards anything in-store at any Mike's Camera location!
Previous Workshop Attendees Testimonials
- I wish I had taken this class sooner
- Great class thanks
- I found the gallery refreshing
- I learned a lot of different things to try the day of the workshop
- Excellent class
- Many more useful takeaways than expected
Evening Lecture at Mike’s Camera in Park Meadows includes guidelines and tips for making great pictures at Denver Botanic Gardens. We’ll cover some tools and accessories that will help you in your quest to make stunning macro images. We’ll also cover composition, exposure value and will answer all your questions.
Shooting Workshop at Denver Botanic Gardens is led by Mike’s Camera’s Joe Klocek and Scott Dougherty. Working with Joe and Scott, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph irises, roses, lilies, herbs, vegetables, beehives, birds and much more! The Mike’s Camera staff will always be nearby to assist you with technical questions and provide hands-on instruction to ensure you execute best practices and capture the best shots possible.
Follow up Critique
at Mike’s Camera in Park Meadows wraps up the workshop with a fun and rewarding critique. We’ll review your best and not-so-great images from the day at Denver Botanic Gardens and share techniques that really worked, and those that were not as useful. You’ll be astonished by the immense variety of images that will have been captured and spend some time giving and receiving positive and informative feedback.
Hudson Gardens workshops are limited to 25 photographers, 12 years and older. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult 18 years or older.
What to Bring
Camera(s) with an extra memory and extra battery
Variety of lenses– this will be discussed in the evening lecture
Auxiliary flash & or pocket reflector
Tripod or monopod
Sun hat, sun screen
Includes a beautifully matted 12x18 inch print of your best image!