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May 2019

NEW! Beginning Digital Photography: Learning the Basics

May 30, 2019
$144.00 – $160.00

In this highly interactive and fun 2-day course, you will learn the basics and beyond. You will learn about those dials and buttons on your camera; those mysterious menu items; f/stops, shutter speeds, exposure and how they all work together; ISO and White Balance; different types of lenses; and composition. You will also learn about the #1 solution to the #1 problem in photography; and much more!! You will spend one day in class and the second day out in…

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August 2019

Landscape Photography: Creating an Artistic Eye

Aug 1 - Aug 3, 2019
$270.00 – $300.00

Experience a unique spin on landscape photography that brings out your inner artist to see with your imagination, not your eyes. Explore several in-camera techniques  such as composition, scanning and extracting, how to handle difficult light metering, and the advantage of “un-labeling” in photography.  Learn how to photograph the grand vistas of Rocky, and much more. Meets at the Field Institute

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Night Sky Landscape Photography

Aug 23 - Aug 25, 2019
$270 – $300

Don’t put your camera away after the sun sets! There’s a whole different park to photograph when the stars come out, and you don’t need a telescope. Learn various techniques and camera settings useful to photograph the Milky Way, the moon, the stars and other objects in the night sky using digital cameras and standard lenses. We’ll discuss how to plan shots using star charts, software, and apps to determine what will be seen in the night sky. (This course…

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September 2019

Photographing Wildlife: When, Where & How

Sep 13 - Sep 15, 2019
$270 – $300

Great wildlife images don’t just happen. Creating a wildlife photograph requires a unique combination of skills, including knowledge of wildlife behavior and habits, understanding photographic equipment and techniques, and a large portion of patience, practice and perseverance. Practice photography skills, discover acceptable methods for approaching wild subjects and the photographic equipment and techniques necessary for creating great wildlife images. Meets at the Field Institute Instructor: Lee Kline

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Photographing the Wildlife of Kawuneeche

Sep 19 - Sep 21, 2019
$615

Seeing wildlife in Rocky Mountain National Park is not at all unusual.  However, making great photographs of what you see can be challenging and many times results in disappointing images. This field adventure on the park's west side welcomes photographers of all experience levels to learn successful and acceptable methods of wildlife photography, including approaching wildlife subjects and the best photographic methods, equipment and techniques to further an understanding, development and enjoyment of making great wildlife images. (Fee includes meals…

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NEW! Fall Color Photography: Harvesting Colorado Gold

Sep 20 - Sep 21, 2019
$237.50 – $250.00

Colorado’s fall color is a sight to behold and a photographer’s dream come true. In the field and in the classroom, learn how to capture magnificent scenes with your camera, from majestic panoramas to intimate landscapes and close-ups. Explore your camera’s creative controls and the art of composition and light, then put your knowledge to work in the field. Participate in critiques, then head back into Rocky Mountain National Park to polish new skills and understanding. Meets at the RMC…

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October 2019

Photojournaling: The Story Behind the Photos

Oct 4 - Oct 6, 2019
$270 – $300

Photos are worth a thousand words, so the saying goes. But consider the impact of a photo when it is accompanied with a written story? Photographers of all levels will enjoy this introduction to the world of photojournaling. Learn the basics of photographing wildlife, landscapes and wildflowers in the park as part of a story. Then, go into the field to capture a story along Trail Ridge Road and in the Kawuneeche Valley on the park's west side. A workshop…

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