Winter Macro Photography
Saturday, January 26, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Don Tredinnick, professional nature photographer, instructor and owner of Frozen Hiker Photography
Skill Level: All levels, some familiarity with the manual settings on your camera preferred
Winter is a magical time for all types of photography, especially up close and personal- macro photography! Join Don and other winter photographers as you explore the intricate details of winter, from snow-capped pinecones and ornamental grasses to frosted berries and sunlit icicles. Don will define macro photography, and discuss the tools needed, compositional tips, how to manage the depth of field, how to use snow to enhance your images, and focus stacking. He will also to discuss how to capture images of snowflakes when conditions are just right. After the lecture, head outside the put your new-found knowledge to use with hands-on instruction from Don. To wrap things up, head back inside for a review of the class’ images. You’ll leave with beautiful images, some great tips and tricks for winter macro photography, and an excitement to get back out into the cold! For this class you will be spending time outdoors in winter, so please dress in appropriate clothing. Macro photography often requires getting low to the ground. With this in mind, a pair of waterproof snow pants are recommended.
Required Equipment: DSLR or Mirrorless camera, macro lens and/or extension tubes, tripod, and a corded or wireless shutter release
Limit 14, Oswald Visitor Center - Teaching Classroom
$99 member/$119 non-member, includes Arboretum admission