Last weekend, I had to privilege to visit West Point Academy. I taught students there how to achieve great results with their cell phones and cameraas using the rules of composition and some panorama’s. Thank you for having me 8th grade class of NMS!
Come take a walk through the beautiful lavender fields of Carousel Farm! Take as many photographs as you would like with Kathy leading your way. We’ll concentrate on aperture and depth of field for the lavender fields and high shutter speeds to stop the bees in action. Also bring your macro lens or close-up lenses.
Kathy will help you compose the best looking photographs at the most beautiful areas.
Afterwards, we’ll take a look through the farm store to see what they sell.
Tour this 100-acre 18th century homestead “garden with world-class charm”. This is a Two Hour Hands-On Shooting Workshop from 10:00-12:00 pm. There is a $12 entrance fee to be paid by each student when you arrive. As you stroll thru these beautiful gardens, learn more about macro photography, color and composition, zooming techniques, aperture and more. Bring your questions & problems with you for Kathy to show you the answer!
Hortulus Farm, a 100-acre property, has 30 acres of twenty-four separate gardens that are composed of formal gardens linked by paths, greenswards, and bridges passing over local Fire Creek. In spring, the Hortulus Farm lawns and woodlands are ablaze with over 200,000 daffodils, narcissus, bluebells, native dogwoods, and Delaware Valley white azaleas. Particularly notable later in the season are imposing perennial and summer borders, a lush woodland walk circumnavigating the lake, birch and pine allées, pool and fountain gardens, and a splendidly re-conceived kitchen garden. The historic barns and outbuildings at Hortulus Farm are home to a colorfully diverse family of farm animals, including dogs, horses, cats, sheep, chickens, ducks, swans, peacocks, and pheasants.
Tuesdays | June 21, 28, July 5 & 26 + Field Trip of your choice!
4 week session, once a week
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Come join us and learn all about how to use your camera! You will understand what each function on your camera is and what it does. Not only will we explore the buttons and dials, we will cover proper exposure using ISO, f-stops, shutter speeds, depth of field, lenses, flash and composition. Discover how to stop the action of sports photos and learn how to take beautiful portraits of your loved ones!
A separate 2 hour weekend FIELD TRIP (date will be chosen by class students) is included to try out all your new skills. INCLUDES free instructions and our famous laminated Camera Cheat Sheet!