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These classes are held in Houston, Texas at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

BEGINNER NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Saturday, April 9 2016 - 2:30 PM to 6:30 pm

In this exotic photography adventure, you will learn how to get the best nature shots possible when photographing animals, insects and flora. Professional animal and nature photographer and instructor Amy Shutt will teach you the basics of your DSLR camera leaving you with an understanding of how to use aperture, shutter speed, and ISO together to get out of auto mode. You will then venture out to photograph the insects, animals, flowers and plants in the Cockrell Butterfly Center. You will also work on photographing the waterfall to get soft velvety water shots. All participants will receive one-on-one instruction with their equipment.

Participants must supply their own DSLR camera or a point and shoot/mirrorless camera that has the ability go into Aperture Priority and Manual modes.  A lens that can zoom to at least 200mm, a macro lens, and a tripod are recommended but not required. This class is targeted at beginner and intermediate-level photographers. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Limited to 20 participants.

Check out all the fantastic animals and plants we will encounter and photograph during this class HERE and the amazing Cockrell Butterfly Center and Rain Forest Conservatory at the HMNS where we will be holding this hands-on workshop HERE!

Sign up HERE.  

 

ADVANCED NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:30pm to 6:30pm

Take your photography to the next level! Professional nature photographer and instructor Amy Shutt will teach you best practices and advanced techniques for mastering composition and focus in nature, landscapes, wildlife and still-life photography, including panoramas and HDR. This class will prepare you to capture each shot exactly how you envision, instead of missing it and feeling frustrated and discouraged.

This class is targeted at intermediate-level photographers. Students must have completed Shutt's basic Nature Photography Workshop or have an understanding of how to use aperture priority and manual modes; know what aperture, iso and shutter speed are; and how to use aperture, iso and shutter speed together. Participants must supply their own DSLR camera and camera's manual. Participants must be at least 15 years of age. Limited to 20 participants.

Check out all the fantastic animals and plants we will encounter and photograph during this class HERE and the amazing Cockrell Butterfly Center and Rain Forest Conservatory at the HMNS where we will be holding this hands-on workshop HERE!

Sign up HERE