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Nature Photography: Intro to Light and Exposure

Schedule and Location

Four days, three Thursdays, September 5, 12, and 19, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Saturday, September 7, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Registration

$138.00 member
$162.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

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BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description

Learn to creatively use light in your photography. Improve your results by considering the quantity, color, and quality of light found during the course of the day and throughout the seasons. Discuss the various qualities of light that photographers encounter in shooting the natural landscape. Through practice in the field and classroom reviews, learn to use different natural lighting creatively and effectively, what filters to use, and how to get correct exposures in each light quality.

 

Course number

P100

Instructor

Will Clay

Former Professor of Botany, Willard Clay has been a full-time photographer since 1982.  Specializing in large format photography, he has been the primary photographer for nine coffee table books and has been published in a myriad of calendars, magazines, books, and advertising agencies.  Portfolio consists of large format film and high-resolution digital files ready for publication.  Teaching credits include teaching at The Morton Arboretum since 2005 as well as The Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont since 1985 and classes/seminars at many venues in the country.

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