Learn how to photograph flowers, landscapes, water, and birds in two 2-hour class sessions and a Saturday 3-hour photography walk at Lake Sammamish State Park.
Whether you have a DSLR, a bridge camera or you use your smart-phone, there are certain fundamentals of nature photography that are important no matter the equipment. This class is all about how to improve or begin nature photography, utilizing the camera you have.
Award-winning nature photographer Tim Boyer will discuss the elements necessary to make a beautiful image. The quality of light you choose, how to get a sharp image, how to get a great point of view, how to manage the background, what to watch for at the edges of the frame, how to get a great composition, and how to get a good exposure are all covered in his presentation.
May 21 & 23 — 7-9 p.m. indoor class lectures with slide show presentation
May 25 — 8-11 a.m. Photography Nature Walk
Boyer’s images have been published in many bird and nature magazines. He is a full-time photographer and a graduate of Seattle Audubon’s Master Birder Program. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of photography and birds through workshops and presentations. In October of 2017 he started a YouTube channel where he posts bird photography tutorials every week and in March 2018 he published Learn the Art of Bird Photography, The Complete Field Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Photographers and Birders