Thursday June 13th – Sunday 16th, 2019 • Castile, NY
Featuring waterfalls, trails, birds and a variety of blossoms & wildflowers
Instructor: Rick Berk
Recommended prerequisite: Basic Knowledge of your Camera
All Skill Levels Welcome
Group Size: Limited to 6 attendees
Voted the #1 State Park in the country by USA Today, Letchworth State Park is home to the Genesee River Gorge, and features three large waterfalls, 70 miles of trails, birds native to upstate New York and the northeast, and a variety of blossoms and wildflowers.
We’ll spend our time exploring the gorge and these waterfalls, as well as walking some of the trails to get a more intimate look at Letchworth, known as the Grand Canyon of the East. We’ll photograph from a variety of locations that allow for stunning vistas, as well as spots that allow for a more detailed closer look.
We will maximize our time in the field shooting a multitude of subjects as well as incorporating classroom instruction, critiques, and photographic assignments each day.
•Daily excursions to Letchworth State Park
•In-field instruction at each spot
•Image Discussion and Review
What’s not included:
•Transportation to and from New York
•Cost of food
•Cost of hotel (Suggested Lodging: Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mount Morris, NY (585) 658-4080)
Skill Sets: All Levels of Photographers are Welcome
Physical Activity: Medium. We will have long days with Sunrises and sunsets. While we will have limited walking, some terrain may be slightly rocky or uneven.
In this workshop we will cover:
• Use of Lenses
• Subject Development
• Creative Thinking
• Shooting in Low Light
• Long Exposures
• Use of Filters (polarizers and ND)
• Image Processing
• Image Review
• Image Critiquing
Wide angle, standard, macro and telephoto lenses
Polarizers and Neutral Density filters if you have them
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