Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Flower Photography Seminar/Workshop in PA featuring denise ippolito ~ March 22, 23, 24

Flower Photography Seminar/Workshop in PA featuring denise ippolito ~ March 22, 23, 24
Sponsored by Hunts Photo

For this seminar you will need to bring your camera, macro lens and tripod as we will be doing a shooting session in a classroom setting. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to follow along and also work with their images- processing them in Photoshop and enhancing them using Nik Software, OnOne Software, Topaz Labs, Fractalius and Snap Art (free downloads are available for each of the programs that we will be using and a list of software will be available at sign-up). The optional in-the-field workshop at Longwood Gardens in PA will be a great way to roll up your sleeves and apply all of your new techniques in the field. Longwood Gardens will be displaying their Orchid Extravaganza on Sunday, we will be photographing inside the conservatory which is HUGE!!
Friday 6:00pm – 8:00pm ~ Lecture series
Lecture Series:
• The lecture series will be based on Denise’s popular eBooks Bloomin’ Ideas & The Softer Side of Macro. Images will illustrate many of the techniques that will be covered during the classroom shoot and in-the-field workshop.

Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm ~ Classroom instruction including hands- on shooting and Photoshop instruction. $99.00 for both Friday evening & Saturday all day programs. Door Prizes. Sponsored by Hunts Photo
Classroom Instruction:
• Choosing the best lenses, tripods & heads, extension tubes, working with natural lighting, using reflectors and diffusers effectively. Camera settings including ISO and shutter speeds, shooting modes and more…
• Composition- controlling depth of field with f-stops, selective focus, choosing your backgrounds, visual weight and its importance, going with the flow of the subject and how to find that flow.
• Hands-on photography instruction using demos and set-ups. Denise will share some of her favorite indoor shooting tips.
Photoshop Instruction:
• How to use layers and layer masks to selectively apply all of your Photoshop tweaks.
• Texture Overlays- how to apply them easily.
• Image enhancement using Nik Color Efex and Vivesa.
• Creative Filtering using a variety of programs and techniques.

Sunday 9:00am – 12:00pm ~ Optional Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza Photography Workshop $195.00 per person-admission included ($30.00 discount when you register for both the seminar & the workshop).
• In-the-field hands-on instruction, participants will be photographing a variety of subjects that are on display in the Conservatory. We will put all of our classroom instruction to use in a live setting. Composition, DOF, Selective Focus, use of extension tubes, reflectors, diffusers and more…
• Rain or shine, a detailed PDF with additional information will be sent upon sign up.
• We will meet just outside of the front doors at 8:45 sharp Sunday morning. Bring your tripod as they will be allowed in the conservatory.
Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square
815 E Baltimore Pike
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Tel: 610-765-1006
March 22, 23, 24
Friday 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm with a lunch break
Sunday 9:00am – 12:00 noon
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square , PA 19348