Light Painting During Twilight (750-11-09-19)

Item #: 750-11-09-19
Our Price: $155.00
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Light Painting at the Arboretum During Twilight
Saturday, November 9, 2019
3 p.m.-7 p.m.

Mike Shaw, photographer, author and workshop leader

LEVEL: All levels, some familiarity with the manual settings on your camera preferred

Explore the incredible world of light painting and light drawing amid twilight at the Arboretum! Start indoors and learn

  • Inexpensive light painting tools you can easily make 
  • How to illuminate sculptures and landscapes for photography
  • The best camera settings to use

Move outdoors for the twilight session amidst the Harrison Sculpture Garden and other Arboretum locations

  • Learn by doing as you try different ways to “paint” and “draw” with light!

Required Equipment

  • Bring your own flashlight, electric candle or other light source 
  • Camera with manual focus and manual exposure capability
  • Lenses with focal lengths between 14 – 100 mm will have the most use
  • A sturdy tripod is essential 
  • A cable or wireless remote shutter release
  • A headlamp with a red bulb or small flashlight to protect your night vision
  • Bring your camera operating manual and spare batteries
  • Proper clothing for the weather, warm hat & gloves 
  • Hand warmers strongly recommended 
  • Good footwear is recommended

RAIN PLAN: Class will be held rain or shine. In case of cloudy/rainy conditions, the instructor will engage the class in hands-on activities to develop photographic and light painting skills and knowledge, so that you will be prepared when a clear night opportunity arises.

Box Dinner
Served with potato chips, Craveworthy Cookies® and beverage, you will have your choice of sandwiches (select your preference at registration): Thai Beef Wrap (280 CAL EACH) Mozzarella, Red Pepper, Balsamic & kale ciabatta (470 CAL EACH) Turkey, feta, spinach & sundried tomato ciabatta (670 CAL EACH) None (- $8 off registration)

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$135 member/$155 non-member, includes Arboretum admission

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