Learn the basics and the fundamentals of working with your film cameras and shooting film in this digital age as we explore the scenic landscapes and photo opportunities at the Redwood Grove Nature Preserve in Los Altos Hills California.
In this hands-on instructional field trip we dive into the resurging art of analog film photography. We’ll explore the location while framing photos the old school way, through the lens and with your analogue camera’s light meter.
This field trip includes hands-on instruction, a roll of Fujifiulm, developing, a set of 4x6 prints and a CD with high quality scans of your pictures.
What you’ll Learn
Learn to work with your camera’s settings to make delightful available light images.
The three exposure variables and how they relate: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO
Adjusting settings on your film camera
How to choose what film to shoot
Ways to play with film for interesting analog effects (working with box ratings)
Lighting and things to keep in mind when you are reading the exposure of your subject. (Overexposure rather than Underexposure for example)
White balancing with different film types
Date, Time, Location
Saturday, August 29, 2017 from 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Group meets at the Entrance of the park by the Main sign:
Those attending the class will need to park on the street.
Redwood grove nature preserve 482 University Ave, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
The instructional portion of the filed trip will take place in the picnic area.
$79.00 plus Eventbrite online processing fee
Save 10% by registering more than two weeks in advance!
Tuition includes hands-on instruction, a roll of 35mm Fujifiulm, developing, a set of 4x6 prints and a CD with high quality scans of your pictures.
Due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, class size is limited to 15 people.
What to Bring
- Film camera of your choice, 35mm, 120mm
- Your own gear bag with your favorite lenses, filters, etc.
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Extra Film
- We do recommend sunscreen & a hat too!
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