Holiday Inn Barboursville, West Virginia Sept 30th, Oct 1st, Cost $149
The "MACRO BOOT CAMP" is two days of in depth learning and fun. You will need a camera, macro lens, tripod, as you will be shooting in the classroom. It is for the beginner to the intermediate photographer wanting to learn more about the macro / close-up world.
Covered in the Macro Boot Camp:
Cameras / Lenses / Tripods / Heads / Accessories. Controlling light with diffusers, reflectors, and LED lights / working with natural lighting.
Depth of Field How to control depth of field with f/stops and special techniques / focus stacking with Helicon Focus.
Composition Learn how to compose properly / finding character in nature / elements of design / textures contrast / lines / light / visual weight / learning to work camera angles for blurred backgrounds / Two Subject Compositions / What not to do when composing.
Finding Good Subject Matter Learn when, where, and how to fine good subjects through out the four seasons. How to shoot macro indoors.
Post Processing Learn Mike's post processing techniques using photoshop, Smart Photo Editor, Nik Software, and Topaz software programs.
Bring your camera, macro lens, tripod for some hands on shooting.
To sign up, go to the workshop link at top of page.