Boston Photo Class:Brimfield Antique Market Photo Field Trip Extravaganza

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Comfort Inn & Suites

215 Charlton Road

Sturbridge, MA 01566

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Our exciting destination for this special field trip is the Brimfield Antique Market just 90 minutes from Boston, near Sturbridge Village. Brimfield provides a treasure trove of photo opportunities. You can choose to focus on the people, the place, or the things you see. It is like a giant visual feast of color, action and fun. Collect some of the most fascinating photos of your life during this one day photo fieldtrip. You just never know what you will see.

Time to go to Brimfield!

The photography skills you will develop during the day:

• How to use composition to simplify the scene and create a dynamic image.

• How to focus on the visual design elements of color, line, texture shape and color.

• How to take your camera off the auto setting for clear, properly exposed photos.

• How to create photo essay with a series of images that add up to tell a story.

• All levels are welcome. You can shoot on auto or venture into the off auto world with some basic technical tips and guidance from me.

Sure you can go to Brimfield on your own, but if you have never gone, it can be overwhelming visually. You can end up wandering around with out really focusing on the really great photo possibilities that are there.

• Why go with a professional guide? Because I make arrangements with the top dealers so we have special permission to photograph their space. We can even move things around! I know which dealers are photo friendly.

• Because I reserve a parking spot for you. So don't worry when you see all those signs that say LOT FULL.

• Because I have been going to Brimfield twice a year for 20 years! I know my way around and love to share best photo opportunities with you.

One year I just focused on photographing vintage cameras. You could choose one subject and see how many samples you can find.

There is a definite art to photographing the Brimfield Flea Market! I have been photographing Brimfield for over 20 years. I will be be sharing my secrets and taking a small group of you on a photo field trip to Brimfield located in Sturbridge MA. You can drive down same day, or go the night before and stay at an inn. If you choose this option book right away since the hotels fill up very fast.

One of the many fascinating and friendly dealers you will meet. Take time to hear their story. When I asked this man if I could take his photo, he absolute as long as he could wear his hat. And of course that made the photo!

Are you a lover of vintage flea markets and antiques? Are you a person who enjoys being surrounded by fascinating people in a festival like setting?Are you curious about how to take better photos of the unexpected moments of life?

Two photographers from our group last year really going for the shot!

Brimfield Antique Market is BIG. 20 fields, 6,000 dealers, 50,000 visitors. This can be overwhelming. That is why it is great to go with a guide like me. I will help you find your way and take some of the most curious, fascinating, and unexpected photos of your life. WE go mid week so there are not too many people. I make arrangements for parking and for specific dealers who welcome us into their tents. Not all dealers are photo friendly but I have developed relationships with the top dealers who will let you shoot. Some, only allow our group to shoot!

"Under Suzanne's excellent tutelage, we were able to focus on the well thought out photo assignments she provided. Suzanne located the very best vendors for us to visit. " Lisa W.

The subjects: textures, people, dogs, collectables, textiles, glass, sliver, artwork, and that is just one field! It is almost impossible for me to describe what you will see, because honestly, it is never the same twice.

You could choose to focus on abstract minimal images all day.

Spend The entire day at Brimfield with the fabulous small group with me as your photo guide. I will be providing photo tips, instructions and assignments all day. Some creative photo topics we will cover include composition, lighting, cutting out clutter, story telling, photographing people and pets and macro settings.I will share with you how to avoid the three biggest mistakes photographers make when shooting events and gatherings. You will also receive individual coaching during the day to help you with the specific type of photos you want to take.

You never know what you will see. Have your camera ready at all times. And everyone is happy to strike a pose if you say please.

Optional follow-up session supplement: A 4 hour follow up critique class after the trip is an option many people enjoy. We look at your photos and see what you saw. This way you will learn from each other and enjoy seeing the best photos of the day together. I will offer simple editing tips during the session as we critique your photos to make them even better. I will provide the popcorn, you provide the "refreshments" and the photos. * you can book this session for an additional $65.00.

More friendly dealers. These guys run the Brimfield Barn and we have permission to shoot there. We start our day right here.

It is almost impossible to describe Brimfield. You will just have to come on the adventure and experience it for your self. I am counting the days and hope you will join us. RSVP now to save your space. If you want to go the night before, you should book a hotel room NOW since they fill right up. Call pooling is also possible once we know who is going.

Let's go!!!!


P.S. If you have any questions just send me a message. I will be happy to reply so you will have all the info you need to make your decision.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact suzanne@curioussoulphotos.com with any questions

What's the refund policy?

If the workshop is cancled I will issue full refunds.

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