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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

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

 

Birds of Prey Photography

3-Part Workshop with West Coast Falconry & Tamron Lenses

 

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Overview

Join Mike's Camera Sacramento & West Coast Falconry for a three-part birds of prey photography workshop!

 

Workshop includes an evening of classroom instruction at Mike's Camera, followed by a Saturday morning photo excursion with birds of prey at West Coast Falconry in Marysville, complete with Tamron lens rentals, and then a follow up critique & in-store gallery opening.

 

What You’ll Learn

Techniques to make great portraits of birds while they are static in the trees

Best methods of photographing birds in mid-flight

Composition, Exposure, Depth of field, Shutter speed, Panning, Focusing tips, Awareness of light; as they pertain to bird photography

 

 

Dates, Times, Locations

Spring Session

Lecture at Store - April 26th 6:30-8:30pm

(at Sacramento Store)

West Coast Falconry - April 28th 8:30-11:30am

(at West Coast Falconry in Marysville)

Reception at store - May 1st 6:30-8:30pm

(at Sacramento Store)

 

 

Autumn Session

Lecture at Store - October 18th 6:30-8:30pm

(at Sacramento Store)

West Coast Falconry - October 20th 8:30-11:30am

(at West Coast Falconry in Marysville)

Reception at store - October 23rd 6:30-8:30pm

(at Sacramento Store)

 

 

Tuition

$159.00, plus Eventbrite processing fee

Tuition includes evening lecture, hands-on photo excursion with Tamron lens rentals, follow up critique & gallery showing, 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!

 

 

 

 

More Info

Evening Lecture

Meet up at Mike's Camera in Sacramento to learn the ins and outs of making great birds of prey photos; the lecture includes two parts:

Part 1: Making portraits of birds while they are static in the trees. Topics include light, composition, exposure and depth of field.

Part 2: Photographing birds in mid-flight. Topics include shutter speed, panning with action, auto focusing modes, focusing tips and more.

 

Saturday Morning Photo Excursion

Meet up at West Coast Falconry in Marysville to photograph an assortment of birds of prey. You'll have the rare experience to photograph all of the birds in their natural habitat. Enjoy a close-up, hands-on bird photography experience!

 

FREE Loaner Gear from Tamron
During the shoot you'll be able to try out the latest Tamron lenses, for FREE! Test a variety of long zoom lenses perfect for photographing wildlife, and get expert advice from Tamron wildlife shooters. A valid Credit Card & Driver's License is required for equipment check-out and will be kept on file until return of equipment. Test Drive Loaner gear is FREE. Restrictions apply.

 

Follow up Critique & Gallery Opening

Meet back up at Mike's Camera in Sacramento to wrap up the workshop with a fun and rewarding critique or your photographs! The group will review images from the Saturday excursion 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

See your favorite image enlarged to 12 x 18 inches in our mini
in-store gallery too! 

 

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