Ridgewood Camera Club

Program Information


Still Life Photography: Composition, Lighting and Post-Processing, 2017-05-17

Instructor - Diane Kicks

Instructor Biography - Jane has been a member of the Ridgewood Camera Club for more than six years. She has been photographing still life for several years using natural light and studio flash.

Description - Only in still life photography does the photographer have full control over the subject,
composition and lighting. It is a medium that affords great artistic license.

This presentation will cover:

* the five elements of composing an effective still life

* how to use natural light and flash to achieve dramatic lighting

* Using blend modes to add textures and backgrounds to your images.

* Exercising your imagination to tell a story

Antarctica, 2017-05-24

Instructor - Becky and Phil Witt

Instructor Biography - Becky and Phil Witt are active members of the Camera Naturalist Photo Club, where Phil is a Past President and Becky is currently Secretary. They run photo workshops for the NJ Audubon center in Bernardsville, and Phil is on the NJ Audubon Board of Directors. They travel the world photographically.

Description - Becky and Phil will present a nature photography-oriented travel-log of their trip to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia Island--three weeks of sailing the stormy seas of the Southern Ocean. Join them for images of penguins, seals, and dramatic Antarctic ice, along with discussions of the photographic techniques and equipment used.

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