Upcoming Photography Classes

Capturing the outdoor experience has been a part of The Mountaineers DNA since cameras were invented. Check out our photography classes to bring the magic home in 2018.
Anita Elder Anita Elder
Seattle Photography Committee Chair
January 28, 2018

Get to know your camera better and learn new skills!  The Seattle Branch Photography Committee is offering photography workshops during the first half of 2018 to help you capture your adventures and savor them later.

Basic Photography Course

This entire course is designed for beginner and intermediate photographers. This one day class offers instruction in digital camera operation, exposure settings, quality of light, and composition followed by a session that covers all you need to know about Getting to Know Your Camera.  

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Landscape Photography

Whether you are an experienced photographer or just getting started, the amazing landscape photographs you see have all got a few things in common. The reality of landscape photography is that not only are you reliant on your own ability and skill of seeing and composing an image, but also on Mother Nature. But regardless of whatever weather you encounter, there are countless opportunities to be able to capture spectacular landscape photographs.

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Introduction to Macro & Close-Up Photography

This class is for all students who want to go beyond the basics of beginning photography and discover the world of close-up and macro photography techniques. This class also includes a hands-on practice session working with the techniques learned in the lecture. So dust off your camera and join in the fun.

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Street Photography

This is an introductory to intermediate class on the genre known as street photography.  It will begin with basic definitions and explore variations based on the work of several current and historic practitioners, discuss common issues and difficulties and offer tips on how to overcome them. It will briefly review gear options offer tips and strategies for working an area or scene. We will discuss some legal and constitutional issues related to photographing in public places.  Class materials will include handouts and lists of resources for further self study. 

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