More than Vacation Pictures: Travel Imagery Tips

presented by: Sitka Center for Art & Ecology

Starts:Tuesday, July 23, 2013  9:30 AMEnds:Wednesday, July 24, 2013  4:00 PM



Sitka Center for Art & Ecology

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
56605 Sitka Drive
Otis, OR 97368

Event Description:

Learn the details of what to do and what not to do to capture memorable images of the people you meet on your travels including equipment, camera settings, software, recommended destinations and resources. This workshop will include presentations and practical exercises using a model. The hours of this workshop are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm on Tuesday and 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Wednesday.


Specific topics to include:

• Equipment to bring and not to bring overseas

• Working with locals overseas to put you and them at ease while you create powerful portraits 

• The role of video in future image making and why you should care

• How to get unique images amidst group travel

• Amazing places to visit

• Resources: workshops to take and books to read to learn more

• Software beyond Photoshop

• The advantages of not shooting jpegs and using manual exposure

• Your personal shooting habits that are your best friend and worst enemy


About the Instructor

Paul Sivley has worked as a professional photographer for ten years, specializing in travel imagery, architectural photography, business portraiture and product photography. He’s traveled in sixty-one countries and is a member of two photography professional trade associations (ASMP, NPPA). His studio is in Wilsonville, Oregon. 



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