Macro Photography Workshop | October

Macro Photography Workshop

Date  |  Sunday October 8, 2017

Time  |  10AM – 4PM

Location |  Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock Denver CO 80204

Cost  |  $180 Non-Member   $162 Members

Instructor  |  Rayna Tedford

Skill Level  |  Open to all

In this workshop we will explore special techniques for creating artistic, up-close images with your digital SLR camera and macro lens, point and shoot with macro function, or a smartphone in a fun, casual, but intensive environment. Part of the time will be spent learning macro techniques indoors in a studio atmosphere, and (weather permitting) we will go outside and explore outdoor macro image making. Among the subjects we will discuss in this class are various equipment options, the proper conditions for photographing indoors and outdoors, lighting, backgrounds, choosing the best subject, depth of field, and other helpful tips for using the macro lens.

The workshop includes use of studio lighting and various props and still life items that will be provided. The class consists of lectures and practicing the techniques together with plenty of time for individual help. Students will have the opportunity to have the work they created in class reviewed and critiqued via overhead projection.

Materials Needed:

  • Camera (point and shoot with macro function, dSLR or smartphone with macro lens)
  • Camera bag (optional, but recommended)
  • Memory Card
  • Laptop with power cord
  • USB cord or USB memory card reader
  • Thumb drive
  • Macro Lens (optional, but recommended)
  • Telephoto Lens (100mm+) (optional)
  • Lensbaby (optional)
  • Tripod (optional, but recommended)
  • Macro Filter (optional)
  • Extension Tube (optional)
  • Umbrella (for deflecting wind – preferably white photography umbrella) (optional)
  • Additional props you would like to photograph (optional)
  • Pen and Paper for note taking
  • Water Bottle
  • Lunch (optional, but recommended)
  • Sunscreen/hat (optional)