Workshops at Chanticleer
Allen Rokach - October 25-27In this innovative workshop, master photographer Allen Rokach will guide participants through the limitless possibilities of digital garden and floral photography. The workshop is designed to help the participant expand his/her horizons from creating good or competent images to crafting truly great ones. In this two day intensive digital workshop, Allen will share his expertise on creating exciting images of flowers and gardens. Through lectures, field sessions, review sessions, and individual consultations, you will receive in-depth instruction on:
- making the best use of natural light throughout the day
- conveying a sense of place
- using electronic flash for added "pop"
- portraying flowers, trees and landscapes in this world-class garden setting
- understanding the difference between beautiful and photogenic
- creating evocative close-ups with a macro lens and other lenses
- how to choose the right lens for each situation
- how to achieve sharpness and proper focus for getting either maximum or minimal clarity
- how to create exciting compositions with color, texture and lines
- how to make the background work for each subject using selective focus and other innovative techniques
- understanding ISO, Shutter Speed and aperture
- how to use the histogram
- how to download, sort, edit and organize your images
- how to use extension tubes and close up lenses
- understanding the importance of subject placement (spatial relationships)
- learning how to fix, enhance or transform your photographs utilizing simple after capture techniques
The workshop will be limited to 18 participants. The fee for the workshop weekend is $295.00. For further information, and to register, please contact Anne Sims at Chanticleer. Telephone number: (610) 687-4163 ext. 118; email: email@example.com.
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