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AUTUMN 2017 - WINTER 2018 WORKSHOP SCHEDULES


The Magic of Small:

An Intensive in Close-up Photography

January 26-27-28, 2018

In our 16-hours together we will cover:


Friday Afternoon — 3:00 p.m. — If you’re staying at Mountain Lens Retreat, you may check in at 3:00 p.m. and relax or explore the grounds until we gather at 5:00 p.m.


Friday Evening — 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We’ll gather for drinks & hor d’oeuvres

Introductions

An Overview of Close-up/Macro Photography

  • Vision—Seeing the Possibilities
  • Craft—Equipment for Macro, including macro lenses, close-up filters & other adapters, & Lensbaby specialty lenses.

Discussion


Saturday Morning — 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Artistry Techniques

Vision

* Seeing in Small!

* Composition

Craft

* Camera Settings for close-up/macro photography & more

* Light Control



Lunch will be catered (extra charge) or you may provide your own — 11:45 a.m.to 1:00 p.m.


Saturday Afternoon — 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“Field Work” in the Lab! We’ll have a variety of items to photograph. 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Post-processing Techniques 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Saturday Evening — Dinner on your own.


Sunday Morning — 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Review & Discussion

Critique of images created on Saturday


For Registration Details, click here.

For Information on Mountain Lens Retreat, click here,




"Beyond the Visible:

An Intensive in Infrared Landscape Photography

July 2018


Our tentative program schedule (and what you’ll learn!) includes:


Friday Afternoon — 3:00 p.m. — If you’re staying at Mountain Lens Retreat, you may check in at 3:00 p.m. and relax or explore the grounds until we gather at 5:00 p.m.


Friday Evening — 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We’ll gather for drinks & hor d’oeuvres at 5:00 p.m.

Introductions

Overview of Infrared Photography

  • The Vision: The Esthetics of Infrared Light
  • The Science: The Light Spectrum
  • The Equipment — Camera, Lenses, Filters, and Other Tools

Discussion


Saturday Morning — 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Craft

  • Setting White Balance
  • Exposure Basics

Artistry Techniques

  • Working with Light
  • Other Details

Lunch will be catered (extra charge) or you may provide your own — 11:45 a.m.to 1:00 p.m.


Saturday Afternoon — 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Field Work on Mountain Lens Retreat's beautiful 20-acres 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Post-processing Techniques 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Working with RAW Images
  • Calibration Profiling
  • Basic Processing in Lightroom, NIK Plug-ins (FREE software available from www.google.com/nikcollection)


Saturday Evening — Dinner on your own.


Sunday Morning — 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Review & Discussion

Critique of images created on Saturday


For Registration Details, click here.

For Information on Mountain Lens Retreat, click here





"The Art of Abstract Photography:

An Intensive in Creating Unique Images In-Camera"

June 2018



Our 16-hours together will cover the following topics:


Friday Afternoon — 3:00 p.m. — If you’re staying at Mountain Lens Retreat, you may check in at 3:00 p.m. and relax or explore the grounds until we gather at 5:00 p.m.


Friday Evening — 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We’ll gather for drinks & hor d’oeuvres

Introductions

An Overview of ICM

  • The Vision: Seeing Energy & Movement in Abstract
  • The Equipment—Camera, Lenses, Filters, and Other Tools

Discussion

Saturday Morning — 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Artistry Techniques

  • Composing Your Vision
  • Creative Camera Techniques


Lunch will be catered (extra charge) or you may provide your own — 11:45 a.m.to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday Afternoon — 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Field Work on Mountain Lens Retreat's beautiful 20-acres 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Post-processing Techniques 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Basic Processing in Lightroom
  • NIK & Other Plug-ins


Saturday Evening — Dinner on your own.


Sunday Morning — 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Review & Discussion

Critique of images created on Saturday


For Registration Details, click here.

For Information on Mountain Lens Retreat, click here,




"Playing With Light in the Landscape:

An Intensive in Working With Light Between the 'Magic Hours'"

September 2018


In our 16 hours together we will cover the following:


Friday Afternoon — 3:00 p.m. — If you’re staying at Mountain Lens Retreat, you may check in at 3:00 p.m. and relax or explore the grounds until we gather at 5:00 p.m.


Friday Evening — 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We’ll gather for drinks & hor d’oeuvres

Introductions

Light: An Overview

  • Types of Light in the Landscape
  • The Vision: Seeing the Possibilities
  • The Equipment — Camera, Lenses, Filters, and Other Tools

Discussion


Saturday Morning — 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Craft: Controlling Light

Vision: Creative Techniques



Lunch will be catered (extra charge) or you may provide your own — 11:45 a.m.to 1:00 p.m.


Saturday Afternoon — 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Field Work on Mountain Lens Retreat's beautiful 20-acres 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Post-processing Techniques 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Saturday Evening — Dinner on your own.


Sunday Morning — 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Review & Discussion

Critique of images created on Saturday


For Registration Details, click here.
For Information on Mountain Lens Retreat, click here,