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Your camera will be overjoyed at the saturated colors and variety of flower photos, and your instructor will help you focus on them in a number of different composition techniques whether a Leading Lines of splendid single colored blossoms for the viewers of your images to get lost in, or a Depth of Field technique to blur a background and focus on a single specimen. Focus on Macro photography to create a photographic parallel universe or go for a broad panoramic peppered with different colors, shapes and juxtapositions for results that create a metaphor of a happy little world where one might imagine hidden elves and other fanciful friends.
Learn the technique of contrasting color photography as well as blended colors which invite a viewer to endlessly gaze at an image that channels the old world created by the Impressionist painters of centuries ago. Fill your frame from edge to edge to allow your photos to bring you beyond the objects themselves to a study in vibrant colors and shapes no matter what the specific objects and plants may be.
As you meander with your instructor and group along winding soothing wooden walkways, you have the option of glorious orchids, cacti, ferns and other flora of every color, which seem to go on forever and ever. Beyond the splendid flowers, develop your shutter speed priority options with the water fountains, caught in stop action clarity or velvety smooth flow.
Then there is the waterscapes, colorful and lovely sculptures within the gardens, set off by oversized proportions, or an array of smaller sculptures nestled within the foliage with peaceful backdrops to create tranquil still lives. Even the ground coverings offer close ups for photographic abstract art as does the glass structure of the arboretum.
Make time for the United States Botanic Garden at 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC 20001.
Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates). There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos of which are included within. These photos are a mix of student and instructor images in many different venues and cities across the United States and Canada.
You will have fun in the three-hour session, learn to shoot strategically, get more interesting photos of the event, and walk away with a foundation to improve your photographs in the future, whether you’re traveling, or at a birthday party and everywhere in between.
Please note – if a class must be canceled due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control we will be happy to work with you to reschedule. If you should need to cancel and require a new class date, contact us. A $25 transfer fee will be imposed without a 3-day notice before the scheduled class.
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The school began with the idea of a nationwide workshop series dedicated to promoting the culture of digital photography.The workshops would be taught by talented and accredited professional photographers who live in the cities where they teach. The classes would be small, and the students would be...
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This 3-week course helps students improve the way they compose/frame an image. They will explore by, following useful composition guidelines that will help their creativity & understand the importance of surveying how to approach a scene before we photograph it. This class has been designed to present the students with visuals and understand...
Tuesday Dec 8th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
Learn how to capture images the way documentary photographers do. If you are an intermediate/advanced photographer, find out how to use imagery to make statements without words. This hands-on workshop covers composition, visual direction, lighting (natural and flash), proper lens selection, and controlling depth of field. ...
Saturday Jan 9th, 1pm - 5pm Pacific Time(5 sessions)
Mechanics of a DSLR or Mirrorless Camera - A 2 hour online course with in-the-field demos, a lecture and inspirational photographs. Rules of Composition - A 2 hour online course of lectures, in-the-field demos, and inspirational photo examples, with ten different easy to learn composition strategies that elevate snapshots to compelling photographers....
Saturday Dec 5th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time
Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ United States National Arboretum It is no wonder that over 600,000 visitors make a day of enjoying the U.S. National Arboretum, almost 500 acres of landscape scenery, winding paths, intricate lattice structures, ponds, fountains and lush vegetation. As a photo enthusiast, you will be inspired to capture...
Saturday Dec 5th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time
One of the main transportation hubs of Washington D.C. and one of the busiest in the whole country, Union Station offers an abundance of photographic opportunities. Your DPA instructor will show you how to photograph the beautiful architecture, how to approach people for a quick photo during their daily routine, and how to find the best angle in any...
Saturday Jan 9th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time
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