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Online: Special Guest Series- Creating Images on Mt Washington in Winter with Joe Klementovich
December 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
December 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Photography in the winter can be a challenging, and photographing on Mt Washington, one of the most erratic weather locations in New England is no exception. Photographer Joe Klementovich has spent over 25 years working in the White Mountains, as a search and rescue leader, avalanche forecaster, photographer, drone operator and guide. Over those years Joe has experienced the punishing winds and the lowest of frigid lows and knows a little bit about how to photograph in this type of inclement weather!
In this session, I’ll go over everything. Starting with personal gear because you can’t be creative if you’re cold and uncomfortable. Then we get into the camera equipment, batteries, lens, covers, and pack it all uphill. We’ll go over weather apps quickly and other resources that can help with local forecasts in the White Mountains, one of those being avalanche conditions. All that taken care of we can get into the creative side of being on Mount Washington in Winter. We’ll talk about action sports, skiing, and ice climbing as well as the challenges of getting to the right place at the right time. We’ll go over shooting landscape images in snow and bright light conditions, how to get those details in the snow, and how to make the most of your day or night in the mountains.
• Geared up – Clothing, camera gear, staying warm and comfortable
• Before you leave home – Preparation to get “THEE Shot” apps, forecasts, locations
• Exposing for Snow – managing exposure levels, filters, shadows.
• Creating – Get the best images in high winds, blowing snow, freezing rain.
• Snow covered landscapes – navigating, getting into the right spot for the shot.
• Unpacking – Warming up gear, cleaning, all the stuff that can ruin a camera.
About Joe Klementovich: Joe Klementovich has spent over 25 years working in the White Mountains, as a search and rescue leader, avalanche forecaster, photographer, drone operator and guide. Over those years Joe has experienced the punishing winds and the lowest of frigid lows and knows a little bit about how to photograph in this type of inclement weather! Joe has created images for WSJ, New York Times, Dallas Morning News as well as commercial clients such as Patagonia, Stio, Sterling Rope and many others. His style of teaching is a combination of entertaining stories and facts about how best to manage creating images in challenging winter conditions.
Registering and what is needed
After you register for this class, you will receive a confirmation email that will include information about how to access the online class, including an online ID code that you will need to get into the class. Make sure to save this information. We will also send a reminder email about 24 hours prior to the class time with that same information.
Layout of the class
The class will begin promptly at the time listed. The majority of the class–90 minutes to 2 hours– will be a presentation on the topic, followed by a short Q&A. During the class, you are welcome to type in questions in the Chat box if you have specific questions as they are asked. We will do our best to answer those questions, but if not, feel free to ask them at the end.
“You Are Being Recorded” (And Other Note Related Items)
We will be recording this class! The video will be available for download about 24-hours after the class for all attendees, so don’t worry about taking unending notes. We will send this link attendees to download and rewatch at any time. In addition to this, we will generally send out a PDF of the presentation (when applicable) and handouts on the topic. If handouts and PDFs are included, we will send it out with the link for the video.
Can’t attend the class?
If you can’t attend the class but still want to download the video, no problem: Just sign up for the class! You don’t need to attend and we will send the video link the next day!
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