Enjoy the graceful beauty of the Lotus blossoms and water lilies in their full glory at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. We will visit the gardens for the early morning light, capturing dew-laden lotus and other aquatic flowers.
Join Emily Carter Mitchell and learn how to develop an artistic eye with nature as your subject. Improve your floral and nature photography by learning the concepts of subject framing and background selection that influences your compositional choices. Gain a deeper understanding in your camera settings and how they influence the level of focus in your images and how to make the right adjustments for proper exposure.
Additional tools for floral and nature photography will be shared including reflectors, diffusers and other creative techniques.
· Camera with a zoom lens of 16-300mm focal range
· Tripod and shutter release cable
· Macro gear and reflectors or diffusers (if you have them)
· Circular Polarizing filter will come in handy (bring it along if you have one)
For more information about the park visit, http://www.nps.gov/keaq/
Class Limit: 8
What People Are Saying About Emily
“Thoroughly enjoyed the class, Emily is a wonderful instructor and I learned a lot! I really appreciate her taking the time working with me on lighting and composition even though I had a smaller compact camera. I'll look forward to taking other classes she teaches!"
"Emily was terrific. She gave explicit details re: camera settings, light, composition, and point of view. She was very patient and gave individual attention. I appreciated the opportunity to learn from her."
"Emily provided great instruction ahead of time, with tips and ideas. She was wonderful at making sure that everyone got the attention they needed and got real time feedback and help. Emily is awesome!"
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Emily Carter Mitchell is an award winning and published nature and wildlife photographer based in Annapolis, Maryland. Through her work Nature as Art she brings a creative interpretation of the natural world around us bringing a sense of serenity in a world increasingly filled with chaos. There is a sense of stillness and ethereal attributes in her images that has one see beyond what is first obvious.
Emily holds a Master’s Degree in Global Management, with a corporate background in Human Resources and extensive years in the travel and hospitality industry. Her photographic journey began when she was a teenager and she has always enjoyed photography as a way to capture the world around her.
Emily’s passion of photography is shared with others through her nature and wildlife photography classes for Capital Photography Center based in the Metro DC area.
To enjoy her creative work, please visit Emily’s website at: www.emilymitchellphotographycom
Emily teaches the following classes for Capital Photography Center:
* Getting Started in Bird Photography
* Photo Adventures and to various parks and waterfalls
* A wide variety of In-The-Field Shooting classes
* Editing with Topaz