Friday, July 27
- 8 p.m. - Composition/Still Life with Jeramie Heldermon
Jeramie is planning an overview of what goes into good composition. On the Still Life portion, she will be talking about going "Beyond Flowers, Fruit and a Table Top" to create more interesting still life photos.
- 8 p.m. - Lightning/Storm Photography with Mark Nault
Mark Nault will describe the photographic tools and techniques necessary to capture lightning and storm structure in concert with the surrounding landscape. The presentation also covers unique Internet weather products that help to put you in position to safely and successfully capture stunning storm images – in daylight or at night. Finally, Nault ensures that all relevant safety subjects are covered that he has learned over 30 years of photographing storms in Oklahoma, Louisiana, and South Dakota. These techniques help to keep you safe when pursuing severe weather photography.
Saturday, July 28 ~ Photography Workshops
9:00 to 10:20 a.m. (CHOOSE ONE):
- DSLR Cameras: Aperture, Film Speed, Shutter and More: Why Does It Matter? with Jeramie Heldermon and Brody Schmidt
- Point & Shoot Cameras: Aperture, Film Speed, Shutter and More: Why Does It Matter? with Kayla Waldrop and Kayte Anton
10:30 to 11:20 a.m. (CHOOSE ONE)
- Composition with Ken Kelsey
- Natural Light Portraits with Kayte Anton
- Lighting: On & Off Camera Flash (using reflectors, bouncing flash/light, battery packs, etc.) with Brody Schmidt and Kayla Waldrop
LUNCH (workshop photo assignment and downloading of assignment to be finished during lunch break), 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Please be finished with downloading your TOP THREE PHOTOS before 1:30 p.m. session begins.
Informal photography discussion is encouraged while waiting for next sessions to begin
1:30 to 2:20 p.m. (CHOOSE ONE):
- Epic Photo Failures from DSLRs with Brody Schmidt (participants may send in ONE bad photo for possible critique - not all photos submitted may be picked because of time. Email digital photo file no larger than 2mb to Brody at firstname.lastname@example.org )
- Epic Photo Failures from Point and Shoot cameras with Kayte Anton (participants may send in ONE bad photo for possible critique - not all photos submitted may be picked because of time. Email digital photo file no larger than 2mb to Kayte at email@example.com )
- Abstract Photography with Jeramie Heldermon. Jeremie said "The key is fun." She wants to discuss the key elements of abstract photography, the most important of which is fun. Anyone who would like to send in abstract images for the participants to guess what it is can send to firstname.lastname@example.org with a reference in the subject line to abstract & picture my weekend.
2:30 to 3:20 p.m. (CHOOSE ONE):
- Do It Yourself (DIY) Photography with Brody Schmidt (explores various ways to create your own camera gadgets and helpful tools for photography)
- Large Groups to Couples: Getting the Best Group Shots with Kayte Anton
- Landscapes & Nature with Jeramie Heldermon. She would like to cover "Increasing Your Odds" on a successful outing, as well as some good techniques.
3:30 to 4:45 p.m. (CHOOSE ONE):
- Landscapes & Nature with Mark Nault:
Mark’s landscape panorama presentation describes and demonstrates the techniques to capture, assemble and print panorama images based on Photoshop and Photoshop Elements software. From composition through camera positioning and shooting each frame, Nault proves you do not need specialized equipment to take panoramas. He shows how to use your current camera and software to take your landscape images to an entirely new level; one that tells the whole story of the scene before you – not just one section of it.
- What Does This Thing Do? An Open Topic with Brody Schmidt and Kayla Waldrop
- Product/Macro Photography with Jeramie Heldermon. Jeramie will be covering "Essential Equipment & Techniques.
5 p.m. (ish) -- Finale at Graceful Arts Center
- Everyone will leave the Runnymede and go to the Graceful Arts Center to view the Sandy Flint Photography Show
- Following that viewing, everyone will gather in the back of the Center for an Open Photography Topic Q&A
- Wrap-up of day's events including announcement of winners of Photography Show
- Slide Show Finale
Return to Runnymede to pick up photographs on display.