A two day Workshop adventure, including both sunrise and sunset locations, with Alistair Nicol. We will meet Thursday afternoon, March 23rd for introductions and a presentation on composition. We will cover topics including proper camera settings, composition, exposure and histograms, hyper-focal distance, focus stacking, exposure blending, hdr and much, much more. Enrollment is limited to six, so you will receive individual attention to address your particular needs. Rest assured that you will learn essential hands-on skills throughout the day that will ensure you are capturing the image for the best possible exposure and corner to corner sharpness. Over the weekend, you’ll enjoy a more personalized classroom training where we share the secrets of post processing. You will learn about both Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop and the proper workflow techniques to give your images the look you desire. At the beginning of the class, we will take time to discuss advanced composition and light to help you make your image selection. A valuable step that is often overlooked in today’s fast pace photography world. The hows and whys behind selecting the right image.We will be demonstrating a run through on retouching in Lightroom and how to prepare your images for post processing, followed by a detail instruction on Exposure Blending and Luminosity masking. A demonstration on 3rd party filters and how to use them will also be included in the class. Last but not least, we’ll share the proper techniques of outputting your image, whether for print or digital purposes, there are techniques that will improve your final result and ensure your images are the best they can be.
You will be responsible for your food, lodging and transportation. Admission Fees are included in your tuition.
Some of the locations we will visit: Folly Beach, Botany Bay Plantation, The Angel Oak, Magnolia Gardens, Drayton Hall Plantation, Boone Hall Plantation, Sheldon Church Ruins, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Lake Moultrie and many other of the area’s lesser known favorites(the locations will be discussed in advance and will be selected with time and weather in mind)
Important: Hikes can vary in difficulty levels and can reach up to 1 mile or more. No one knows your condition and fitness level better than you. If there any doubts, you may contact us at any time to discuss it in more detail. Your safety is always our highest priority, but accidents do happen. Helping us by being prepared will ensure you have a safe and productive trip. If there is any question, check out our individualized sessions, custom designed specifically for you.