Macro Photography Workshop

Join us on March 10, 2019 from 9:00 am -4:00 pm for a photographic retreat behind the Big Cypress Gallery. This workshop will be led by award winning photographer, Jacqueline Kramer who specializes in artistic floral photography and Scott Randolph resident photographer and swamp guide.  Class size is limited to 12 people, so sign up early! WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS: • Overview of Macro Photography • Walk-about with camera on Clyde’s property • Photo Swamp Walk Safari (estimated 3 hours) • Demonstrations of post-processing techniques in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop in Clyde’s Swamp Cottage • Lunch and snacks • your choice of one of Jacqueline’s 8×10 prints About the retreat: Spend a day of discovery at legendary photographer Clyde Butcher’s Gallery and Cottage in the Big Cypress National Preserve. This is a hands-on photography workshop open to photographers of all skill levels.  Participants will start the day off with an overview of macro photography on the property behind Big Cypress Gallery, taught by macro expert Jacqueline Kramer. Jacqueline will guide students through the flora and offer suggestions that will help students technically and in developing their own vision of the natural world. She will bring to life examples of choosing and approach subjects in a way that brings out their character.  Students will then go on a guided swamp walk and get to practice some of the techniques learned during the portion of the class that took place on dry land. After lunch, Jacqueline will demonstrate her post-processing techniques in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. What you should bring: • Camera • Macro lens(es) if you own one • Backpack and/or fanny pack • 20-22” Diffuser • Comfortable shoes • Swamp walk: long pants, long sleeved shirt, hat and shoes that tie. (such as sneakers). Bring your camera, tripod (suggested for long exposures), lenses, water, bug spray, a plastic bag to cover your camera in case of rain, and a backpack to carry these supplies. Bring a change of dry clothes and shoes for after your swamp walk. You will be able to store belongings in our air-conditioned changing rooms. Terms and Conditions: Advanced payments are refundable less a $50.00 processing fee for each workshop if you cancel at least 30 days prior to your workshop.  Cancellations after February 10, 2019 are non-refundable. Any questions, please give us a call 239-695-2428.  


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