Archive | April 2017

Digital Imagemakers Photography Club Meeting, Monday May 1st, 2017

Come visit with us as David Rosenthal shares his wildlife images and how he gets so many amazing wild life shots.

After he retired, he became much more active in photography and along with that birding and wildlife. David really enjoys taking photos and then editing them. David says that Photography affords him the ability to enjoy the outdoors and discover wildlife and the world in which we live. He tells us that he gets extreme joy when photographing something that really pleases other people.

Come hear him talk about how he gets great shots including; what time of day he shoots, what equipment and settings he uses, and ask him your questions too!

The meeting is held at Katydid Photography Studio at 363 W. Bristol Road, Warminster, PA 18974. Monday, May 1st 7:00-9:00pm (and every first Monday of the month).
$10 meeting fee. The meeting is open to everyone interested in photography. Whether you’re coming from Bucks County or Philadelphia it is worth coming out to our friendly Photography club!

Check out a few of his locally taken images below!

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Photography Classes at Katydid Photography in Bucks County, Philadelphia, and surrounding areas

See all classes and workshops here

Beginners Digital Camera Class (4 weeks plus field trip)

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.
All Classes include written instructions and our famous Laminated Cheat Sheet created by Katydid just for you!
Includes an Outdoor Field Trip for 2 hrs, on a weekend of your choice.

Class session dates are:

Dates: Tuesday, May 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017
Times: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
or choose these dates

Dates: Tuesday, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2017
Times: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
or choose these dates

Dates: Monday, July 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 2017
Times: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

NOTE: We schedule this class all year long. More dates will be posted for each month as it gets closer to the month.
Location: 363 W. Bristol Road, Warminster, PA 18974

“Our Most Popular Class”

Sign up for beginners course here


Natural Light Portrait & Posing class

Photograph REAL models in this class!

portrait outside girl

Join Kathy Peoples, professional photographer as she shares and teaches her skill of 30 years.
9:00 am start in Katydid Photography’s large indoor studio.
Enjoy learning about the ins and outs of posing men, women and children. See images of how families are arranged for best poses and light. Also learn how composition plays an important role in portrait photography.
10:15 Get to personally know your model.
10:30 SEE THE LIGHT outdoors. Watch as Kathy explains how to find and meter the perfect lighting. Learn how to utilize reflectors and how to pose your model. Students will have time to shoot and practice photographing our model.

Dates: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Raindate: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sign up for this workshop here


Lunch and Learn Saturday!

Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00-12:00 pm Free lunch included at noon.
Cost: $20 Per Person

What you’ll learn:

  • • The F-stops here (use of f-stops for blurry background and sharp backgrounds)
  • • What is an ISO and how do I use it to control the exposure?
  • • Shutter Speed Control (stop action so there’s no more blurry pictures)
  • • To zoom or not to zoom (prime lens vs. zoom lenses)
  • • Scene modes vs. auto control
  • • People and portraits (tips and posing)
  • • Get creative with B&W, Sepia and other settings on your camera

• P, S, Tv, A, Av modes (what do these all mean and which do I use?)

Location: Katydid’s Photography Studio, 363 W. Bristol Road, Warminster, PA 18974

Questions, call 215-672-5686 or email us at KatydidPhotography@comcast.net .

Sign up for Lunch and Learn here


Cell Phone Photography Workshop
Learn how to capture a masterpiece with your cellphone! We will discuss • how to get the exposure right on your cell phone • composition and the different rules • using the light in front of you • how to enhance the color of your photos • how to manipulate your photos using free Apps.
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017

To sign up Contact: Parks and Recreation Coordinator Plumstead Township, PO Box 387, 5186 Stump Road, Plumsteadville, PA 18949. (215) 766-8914 x201 plumsteadparks@plumstead.gov

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Price: $29.99

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Adobe Lightroom CC class

Hands-on Learning is the Best! We will be working on your own images and learning how to import, organize, enhance and upload your final images. You will also have time to use and practice the retouching buttons that are amazing in this program!

Get your photos organized! Create stunning images with a variety of editing skills you will learn. Learn to make put a copyright on your photos before you export them. Once you start with it, you’ll be hooked!

Dates: Monday, May 8, 15, 22, 2017

Duration: Three consecutive night classes

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost: $174.99

Location: 363 W Bristol Road, Warminster, PA 18974

Learn the in’s and out’s of Lightroom 6, a great program.

Sign up for lightroom class here