Photography Courses

Photography Courses

Add an extra dimension to your outdoor adventures by learning how to bring home great photographs!

Basic Photography Workshop: Getting to Know Your Camera

Disappointed by bad images?  Totally mystified by all the controls and menus on your camera?  Then this is the course for you.  We combine both lecture on Basic Photography techniques and camera operation and a hands-on section that will demystify your camera so that you can make better images.  The lecture portion will cover all the basic photography techniques including the secrets to easily improve your images by of using light and composition. 

This workshop includes hands-on practice.

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Basic course generally occurs in the first quarter of the year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

Badges you can earn

This badge represents successful completion of a Basic Photography or other comparable course offered by a Photography Committee.  

 

 

Smartphone PHOTOGRAPHY Workshop

This one day course is great for the photographer who loves to take photos with their mobile device. The course offers instruction in mobile device usage, apps, exposure settings, quality of light, and composition. A portion of the class includes hands-on practice.

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Smartphone Photography workshop generally occurs once per year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

BADGES YOU CAN EARN

 

 

 

Intro to close-up/macro Photography Workshop

This class is for all students who want to go beyond the basics of beginning photography and discover the world of close-up/macro photography. A portion of the class includes hands-on practice.

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Close-up/Macro Photography workshop generally occurs once per year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

BADGES YOU CAN EARN

 

None. 

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. The afternoon is usually a field trip to practice what you have learned

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Street Photography workshop generally occurs once per year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

BADGES YOU CAN EARN

 

None. 

Photography for Naturalists

Whether you want to take better photos or photos for later identification, this workshop is good for those on the Naturalists Committee. It includes a lecture and one or more field trips to practice.

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Photography for Naturalists workshop generally occurs once per year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

BADGES YOU CAN EARN

 

None. 

Night Photography Workshop

This workshop will cover equipment & setting, plus 2-3 field trips for a variety of night time photography hands-on practice.

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Night Photography workshop generally occurs once per year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

BADGES YOU CAN EARN

 

None. 

Intro to Wildlife PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Wildlife photography is one of the most popular genres of nature photography.  It offers a challenge that requires specialized equipment, skillset, an intimate understanding of your subject, and patience.  This course is designed to get you started on your journey to taking better wildlife images,  starting with equipment considerations and explanations, along with wildlife photography fundamentals and expectations.   We will also discuss basic field craft on locating and successfully capturing high quality photos of animals. The workshop includes at least one field trip.

TYPICALLY OFFERED

The Intro to Wildlife Photography workshop generally occurs once per year. The course is offered by the Seattle branch.

BADGES YOU CAN EARN

 

None. 

  


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