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CLASS SCHEDULE

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

Live Models, Interactive Photography & Lumix Gear Demo!

Portfolio Review

Tamron Tours - CO

SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS

Lightroom 101

Photo Management for Apple Devices

Photoshop Elements 101

Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

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

Off Camera Flash Photography 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

Drone 101 - How to Fly a Drone: A Beginner's Guide

How To Take Great Landscape Photos

Lighting 101 - Perfect People Pictures

Lighting 201 - Outdoor Portraiture with Strobe Lighting!

Traveling Mirrorless – Capturing Awesomeness!

EXPOSURE VALUES

Lenses 101: An exploration of camera optics

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

 

 

Off Camera Flash Photography Workshop
How to get Natural looking lighting with electronic flash.

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Overview

Discover how to use Flash and strobe lighting to get amazing and natural looking photos that will set you apart ! This class is geared for on location photography but can easily translate to the studio.

 

Shooting outdoors can be a challenge when you are reliant on natural light, learn how to take your outdoor shots to a new level using off camera flash while still ending with a finished result that looks like only natural lighting was used. Understand what is takes to pose people in these outdoor situations while keeping your photography sessions fun and interactive.

 

What You Will Learn

  • Natural lighting vs Artificial ( flash and strobe )
  • Shooting TTL vs Manual
  • How to shoot with off camera flash / strobes
  • Tools ( modifiers ) to use for flash / strobe for amazing results
  • How to easily get rid of unwanted shadows
  • How to expose correctly first, before using the flash
  • How to work with people for posing

 

This class is divided into two parts. We will learn in classroom Friday evening then Saturday we will go on location (Washington Park) and shoot!

 

Seminar:

A short lecture on building a manual exposure to control background and how to use a strobe unit

 

Shoot:

The class will travel to a nearby park where we will create images of a model, using the skills we learned in the classroom.

 

Dates, Times, Location

Seminar

Friday July 20, 2018

6:30PM – 8:30PM Mike’s Camera Denver

 

Shoot

Saturday July 21, 2018

5:30PM – 7:30PM Washington Park

(Entrance at Mississippi and Franklin st)

 

Tuition

$129.00, plus Eventbrite online processing fee

You are welcome to pay in store to avoid the Eventbrite fee.

 

Register more than 2 weeks in Advance and save 10% on your tuition fees.

 

Class size is limited to 12. Basic understanding of fundamentals is encouraged.

 

 

What to Bring

  • DSLR Camera with Hot-shoe mount
  • Mid-Range Camera lens

       - For example but not limited to: 16-80 / 24-70 / 50mm Prime

  • Fully Charged Battery
  • Plenty of Memory

 

 

About Your Instructor

Christian Metzler is a lecturer with Mikes Camera with over 18 years of photography experience, he has taught internationally along with five years teaching at Mikes Camera. Christian is a member of WPPI (wedding portrait professionals international) When not teaching for Mikes Camera he runs his own photography business at http://www.metzler.photography.com and is a contract photographer for Compassion International.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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