Learn to create intimate and detailed portraits of flowers using various lenses, proper depth of field, filters, and the best framing techniques. Equipment, including zoom telephotos, close-up diopter filters, extension tubes, teleconverters, and dedicated macro lenses will be demonstrated in the classroom, followed by practice using your own equipment. Images will be projected on screen for discussion and review.
Required equipment: Digital SLR, zoom telephoto lens (100–300 mm focal length), tripod with head, remote shutter release (cable or wireless), lens extension tubes and fixed focal length macro lenses, lens hood; charged battery, extra memory-cards, and flash drive. Bring manuals for any equipment you find challenging. Please bring lunch.