Instructor: Tim Jacobsen
Using tried and true compositional techniques, you will be given the opportunity to create a portfolio of work that captures the beauty and wonder of the natural landscape. Workshop participants will be given instruction about the importance of light quality, leading lines and framing. Discussions on understanding Depth-Of-Field, showing or stopping motion and creating High Dynamic Range images, as well as large scale panoramas will blend with a series of daily field trips to the surrounding woods, streams and meadows. Digital editing will be done with the Adobe Creative Suite of products, most specifically Adobe Photo, Adobe Bridge and Lightroom. Participants should have an understanding of manual camera controls and basic editing workflow techniques. A 35mm DSLR is preferred, as is a sturdy tripod. Peters Valley is located within the picturesque the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (National Park).
Advanced Beginner to Intermediate
Tim Jacobsen has been a photojournalist and freelance photographer for over 28 years. He grew up outside of Chicago, and graduated from Winona State University (MN) with a BA in Mass Communications. A desire to tell stories with photographs and a passion for the outdoors fuel his desire to constantly create new and inspiring images. Based out of Frederick, MD, he has done work for The Washington Post, Associated Press, Niche magazine, Maryland Life magazine, Outdoors magazine, the Sierra Club, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce and several state and county tourism boards as well as countless other regional publications. Currently he is a lecturer at Hood College and the University of Maryland’s Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, teaching multi-media journalism and photography. www.tjacobsenphotography.blogspot.com
Studio/Materials Fee: $30
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