Don’t miss our beautiful Bay Area waterfalls in their most glorious splendor – and the opportunity to learn the craft of photographing moving water!
This three-part workshop starts with an informative and inspiring lecture on making amazing images of flowing water. Then we’ll go out in Marin County to photograph. The workshop culminates with a group critique where you’ll share your best images and see what others in the group made.
What you’ll learn
How to create living room wall worthy milky fantasy-like water fall shots
How to use shutter speed in this environment
Using apertures and filters for slow shutter speeds
What neutral density are for
Ideally timed, the falls will be running at volumes that we haven’t seen in Northern California for more than six years! Begins and ends in Marin County to maximize our shooting time.
We’ll spend the better part of the mid-morning and early afternoon composing images that are worthy of your living room walls.
Learn with hands-on instruction how to expose and compose ideal waterfall perspectives, complete with that milky flowing water effect.
Please be advised that you’ll need to provide your own transportation.
Dates, Times & Locations
Lecture: Thursday, May 19; 7:00PM - 9:00PM; choice of Mill Valley or Pleasant Hill
Excursion: Saturday, May 21; 10:00AM - 1:00PM; Cascade Falls in Mill Valley
Critique: Tuesday, May 24; 7:00PM - 9:00PM; Mill Valley or Pleasant Hill
$99.00 + low Eventbright Processing Fee
Register Now for Lecture & Critique at Mill Valley
Register Now for Lecture & Critique at Pleasant Hill
What to Bring
In your bag:
Camera with capabilities to set slow shutter speeds and variable apertures- backup battery/memory
Lens with wide angle capabilities
Camera sleeves / lens wipes (it’s likely there will be mist from the falls)
Variable neutral density filter
Wired or wireless shutter release
Small (4’x4’) plastic or canvas sheet (drop cloth) to provide ground protection – for kneeling or sitting in moist earth
Water & a snack
Receive a FREE 16x20 of your best shot (coupon provided at critique session)
About Your Instructors
Bryan McClure and Mary Richardson are professional photographers and will be your guides.They are Mike’s Camera educational instructors and will be assisting you with equipment usage and camera settings.
Both Bryan and Mary have won awards for photography and have been published in magazines, newspapers and periodicals.
Our goal is for you to be able to compose and create the exact image that you had in mind.
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