mt rainier & meadow

Amazing and beautiful landscapes are all around us; they are a joy to experience, but a challenge to capture in a simple photo. From complicated cameras to challenging environments, several obstacles stand in the way of recording that stunning landscape.

This class is designed to explain the tools and techniques required for succeeding in this inspiring but demanding discipline. With the visual learner in mind, this class utilizes illustrations, animations, and of course lots and lots of photos, from local parks to iconic destinations around the world.

What you’ll learn

  • Key equipment for a versatile and compact field kit
  • Exposure guidelines for a variety of subjects
  • Focus techniques for challenging situations
  • Photographic strategies to use for different types of environments
  • How to make the best use of the light and your time
  • How to conceptually work through the photographic process from start to finish

The tools, techniques, and thought process of a landscape photographer is fully covered in this 5-hour class. An extensive color handout is provided which includes all key topics and specific learning points along with dozens of photos from the in-class presentation.

This amazing and ever-changing world of ours is just waiting for your unique eye to come and capture it. With your newfound knowledge and skills, you’ll see the world in a whole new way, and your photos will reflect it in outstanding images.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

This class is best for those with a working knowledge of their camera, and an understanding of ISO, shutter speeds, aperture, and depth-of-field. While open to all that are interested, the class will be of most benefit to those with cameras that have interchangeable lenses and full manual control.