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Elkhorn slough is one of California’s largest wetlands and part of a National Estuarine Reserve. This precious wildlife-rich reserve winds inland seven miles and provides an important feeding and resting place for a fantastic variety of wildlife such as playful otters, curious harbor seasl, and hundreds of species of waterfowl and migratory shorebirds. Each season is unique and you may be greeted in nature’s dynamic playground by nesting birds, feeding sharks, giant slugs and endangered animals.
Our workshop is an exciting way to visit this natural habitat and will provide excellent opportunities to view and photograph wildlife very close at hand. The cruise will include an in-depth look at various aspects of shooting wildlife while the naturalist guide provides insight to the slough ecology and fascinating history of the area.
The workshop includes a private two hour tour of the slough.
We will meet at the slough at 8:00 AM and review the itinerary and equipment before boarding the boat. The boat is reserved exclusively for us; nobody else will be on board.
We will focus on the following topics:
- Lens choice & camera settings
- Utilizing early and mid morning natural light
- Photographing outside of the box
- Composition and much more!
- Lenses - Source Photography will have a selection of nikon lenses
- Batteries - Fully charged the night before!
- Memory Cards - Emptied - Formatted, ready to go
- Strap - a good, triple checked, camera strap
- Clothing - Layers, wind wear, check the weather conditions before you leave
- Snacks - We will provide beverages
Join us at a nearby restaurant (location TBD) as we download and project and view as many images as we can. Kevin will demonstrate his editing workflow and share how he goes from start to finish. Feel free to bring your laptops. Lunch is not included in the Workshop cost.
Bay Area Meetup Group members get a 25% discount.
Your instructor will be Kevin Trexler. Kevin is a professional photographer with extensive experience in outdoor photography.
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Source Photography LLC ®
Source Photography is an award-winning San Francisco Bay Area-based photography services firm specializing in event photography, family and business portraits, photography workshops and model photography. Founded in 2008 and based in Walnut Creek, California, Source Photography provides premiere photography services for businesses, organizations, families and individuals throughout the United States.//