The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Nature Photography Workshop: BEYOND Basics

Nature Photography Workshop: BEYOND Basics
Class dates and times:
·         Sun, Apr 03, 2016 10:00 am - 12:30 am
·         Sun, Apr 10, 2016 10:00 am - 12:30 am
·         Sun, May 01, 2016 10:00 am - 12:30 am
·         Sun, May 08, 2016 10:00 am - 12:30 am

·         Robert Floyd, Photojournalist and Owner of Robert Floyd Photo Gallery and Learning Center, Southampton
·         Sessions held at Robert Floyd Photo Gallery and Learning Center, 2 East Street @ Route 10, Southampton 

We know the basics of image capture yet are not comfortable with it all so far. Ready for a more in-depth review? Join us for an adventure to explore how to capture better images. Here’s our outline: 
Shutter Speed Facts and Myths - We experience using different shutter speeds. Learn what works and why. Create moods for our images. Instructor will explain panning, ‘painting’ with shutter speed and more. Control image capture for stronger results by awareness of light.
Exposure Controls – We learn about Camera RAW, filters, in camera metering, and other matters of exposure. ISO is included in our discussions.

Composition – Simple yet very complex. Why do some nature images resonate so deeply with us? Learn to tell a better story with image capture. Why do we point our camera in one direction yet not another? Simplify. Distill. Connect. See.

Photoshop/Lightroom - Instructor will share its benefits and explain why it is the post-processing of choice among nature photographers now.

Please bring our camera and its owner’s manual to all our sessions. 
Registration is required.
Call 413-584-3009 to register by phone.

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