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CORE CLASSES

Photography 101 - Introduction

Photography 201 - Advanced

Canon Interchangeable Lens Camera

Nikon Interchangeable Lens Camera

Olympus Interchangeable Lens Camera

Panasonic Interchangeable Lens Camera

Sony Interchangeable Lens Camera

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY 101

Video 101

LENS & CAMERA DEMO DAYS

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Denver Botanic Gardens

DENVER ZOO DEMO DAY

Sacramento Zoo Demo Day

Colorado Springs Demo Day

SPECIAL EVENTS

Portfolio Review

SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS

Lightroom 101

Photo Management for Apple Devices

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

Garden of the Gods Photo Walk

Macro Photography Workshop at Hudson Gardens

Night Photography at Blackhawk Plaza in Danville

Night Photography: Painting with Light - 3-Part Workshop

Story Telling

Studio Lighting for Portraits

Train Museum Photo Shoot with Sony - 2-Part Workshop

Videography: Denver Chalk Art Festival

Wild Horses- 3-Part Workshop

Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo

Wildlife Photography Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

ADDITIONAL CLASSES

Color Management

How To Take Great Landscape Photos

EXPOSURE VALUES

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

2017 Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off Photo Contest

Film Photography - Westwind Barn

Full Moon Graveyard Photography Class & Shoot

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

PERSONAL CONSULTATION

Bodies in Motion: Boulder Ballet Photography Workshop

Build a Better Sports Picture - Seminar

A Morning With the Racehorses

PhotoCamp

Street Photography Photo Shoot/Walk

Fairmount Mausoleum Photo Shoot

How to Use a Film Camera with a Photo Walk

 

Demolition Derby & Blue Hour at the Boulder County Fair

3-part Workshop

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Overview

Join us for this three-part photography workshop with exclusive “press pass” access to all the exciting happenings at the Boulder Country Fair!

 

Workshop includes an evening class at our Boulder store where you’ll learn the ins and outs of making great pictures in a country fair scenario.

 

At the Fair, dawning our exclusive press passes, we’ll gather for the demolition derby, photograph various attractions and fair-goers, then together we’ll shoot the Ferris Wheel during blue hour – all with guided hands-on instruction.

 

Last, we’ll get together again for a critique & in-store gallery opening.

 

What You’ll Learn 

Techniques to make great pictures in a County Fair type setting

Best settings, from high-speed demo derby, to long-shutter low light exposures

Top tips for capturing dynamic shots in waning light

Composition, Exposure, Depth of field, Shutter speed, Panning, Focusing tips, Awareness of light

 

Dates, Times & Locations

Evening Lecture: Wednesday August 3, 2016 – 6:30-8:30PM (Boulder Store)

 

Evening at the Fair: Saturday August 6th, 2016 – 4:30PM-9:00PM (at Boulder County Fair)

 

Critique & Gallery Opening: Wednesday August 10, 2016 – 6:30-8:30PM (Boulder Store)

 

Tuition

$99, plus Eventbrite processing fee

 

Tuition includes evening lecture, all-access hands-on shoot at the fair, follow up critique, plus a matted 12 x 18 inch print that will be displayed in the store gallery and is yours to keep!

 

Save 10% if you register more than 2 weeks in advance!

 

 

About Your Instructors 

Brian Rabin is a certified photographic consultant and The Industrial Sales Manager at Mike’s Camera in Boulder. Brian is a seasoned photographer and a lead instructor at Mike's Camera. He is well known for his enthusiasm and passionate instruction style and brings over 20 years of experience in various photographic disciplines including event photography, portraiture, macro and street photography. His work has appeared in one-man shows, group exhibits and has been published in national and local magazines.

 

Todd Tieman is passionate about making great pictures and telling stories through them. He started his career in Denver at Robert Waxman’s Camera and has worked as an expert technical trainer for several camera companies including Olympus, Canon, Sony & Samsung. He is now heading up education at Mike’s Camera and the editor of Mike’s Camera blog. Todd’s traveled the world over with cameras in-hand, and likes exotic food, culture, dogs and giving back to the world.

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