October Happenings




Mentored Development Program Studio Lighting/Posing

Phila Glamour by KatydidThis 2-day intensive workshop will prepare photographers to create striking portraiture. We cover everything you need to know to set up your own portrait shoots and execute them successfully. We will discuss equipment choice, lighting, posing, and basic technique. The workshop will cover creating a studio environment anywhere, concept development, client-photographer interaction, and workflow. We will focus on essential studio techniques using softboxes, umbrellas and other key tools. Students will be provided times to work with models and clients for experience and portfolio building and will even receive instruction on retouching and creative artistic effects in Lightroom. Furthermore, this class covers the basics behind the Portrait Photography industry, providing students with tips on making contacts and establishing income sources.


DATES: Sat. & Sun. October 8 & 9, 201

TIMES: 10:00-5:00 pm
Cost: $399.00 for both days, $225 for one day

LOCATION: Katydid Photography Studio, 363 W. Bristol Rd, Ivyland, Pa
TOPICS COVERED: Systems and Practices for Studio Lighting In this module students learn the art of portrait lighting and explore how various setups produce emotional and subjective responses in their subjects. Students create lighting diagrams; learn how to control and modify light sources, and how to combine light sources for desired light patterns and effects. Shooting Skills Instructor leads students through the professional techniques, poses and lighting arrangements used in major studios while encouraging them to develop their own creative approaches. Areas of portraiture covered, Pregnancy Portraiture, Newborn Baby Portraiture, Families, Groups, Pets, Boudoir/ Pin-up & More. There will be a 1 hour lunch break each day.


Beginners Digital Camera Class

You will learn how to master your digital camera. Learn to understand what each function on your camera is and more importantly 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. Hands-on instruction during each class.

Dates: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 18, 25, & Nov 1
Times: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Class includes: Outdoor Field Trip for 2 hours, on a weekend of your choice. Also includes Instructions and our famous Laminated Cheat Sheet created by Katydid just for you!

Cost: $249.99
Location: Katydid Photography Studio
363 W. Bristol Road
Warminster, PA 18974


Philly In The Fall: Walking And Bus Photography Tour

Come get on and off the bus to take great photographs of our beautiful city and get a very informative ride!

We are VERY phila_3902_web-1fortunate to have an EXPERT tour guide riding with us as we wander thru Philadelphia and take pictures. He will tell you some stories about the history of Philadelphia that you may not even know about.

We can hop on and off the bus every 15 minutes for as long as we need. There are many sit
s to see but we hope to be stopping at these…

Penn’s Landing, Spruce St. Harbor Park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Rocky Steps” and statue, LOVE Park, Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, One Liberty Observation Deck, Fairmount Water Works, Boathouse Row, Elfreth Alley

You are welcome to bring a tripod if you prefer to shoot with one. It is not necessary however. Bring a wide angle lens (approx. 18mm) and whatever gear you like to work with.

Kathy will be going over different angles and composition rules. She will be helping each individual with their own specific needs as well.

Additional charge of $5 for an all-day bus pass. Children 4 and under and seniors are always FREE. SEPTA pass and key card holders ride free.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $59.99


Canal-O-Ween Photography Workshop 

Take pictures of 250 pumpkins at Canal-O-Ween in Yardley. Head over to the Historic Delaware Canal for lit up Jack-O-Lanterns. We’ll start a little before dark. Canal-O-WeenTripods are a must.

Kathy will help provide information on night exposures for all cameras, also guidelines on how to shoot for brilliant blue skies at night just after the sunsets. We’ll also use flashlights to create some ghoul lighting!

Bring your tripod and a flashlight. We will be shooting time exposures and fun stuff. You won’t want to miss this one!!

Date: Sat. Nov. 5, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cost: $29.00


FREE Beginner’s Camera Field Trip

Our next Beginners Camera Class FIELD TRIP is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5th, at Bryn Athyn Cathedral. If you haven’t taken yours yet (it’s free with 4 week Beg. Camera Class), sign up on here and meet me there!

Date: Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm





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