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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

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Introduction to Night Photography

with Matthew S Stapleton


Class has begun

Its perfectly normal at night!

While many photographers pack up and head home once the sun sets the darkness can bring the opportunity to create unique and unusual images. In this introductory class we will explore the basics of low light and long exposure shooting, covering the techniques needed for successful night photography. Each class will be divided between a classroom session and an in the field shooting session. During the class room portions we will review common post processing techniques relevant to this style of photography and conduct image reviews of student work captured during or field sessions. In the field students will receive both group and individual hands on instruction with an emphasis on helping them to get the best possible night images with the gear they already own. Students are encouraged to bring their personal computer and editing program of choice for post processing instruction during the classroom sessions, so grab your camera bag and tripod and join me for this introduction to the nocturnal wonderland of night photography! No class on April 19th. Rain date: May 25th

Required equipment: DSLR or advanced compact digital camera capable of manual exposures preferably with a 'bulb' exposure mode. A tripod

Recommended equipment: Cable release or remote shutter release Fast aperture lens in the f/1.4 to f/3.5 range headlamp

See our Gallery of Matt's work.

Matt Stapleton is a lifelong photographer with a passion for capturing the beauty around him. His extensive photographic background combined with a career in IT has allowed him to understand and embrace new photographic technologies. Matt enjoys sharing this knowledge with an easy going teaching style and an ability to make complicated aspects of digital photography easier to understand.

Code: 20CRTV.49.417
Apr 5 - May 17th, 2017
Wed for 6 weeks from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Thornton Academy

438 Main St
Saco, ME 04072 Get directions

Room: Computer Lab/FA137

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