*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Capturing Quality Landscape Photographs in the Field

The goal of the course is to help persons interested in landscape and nature photography learn how to improve their skills in capturing quality images in the field. The course will provide opportunities to photograph at nearby locations with diverse subject matter. Emphasis will be placed on such important characteristics of strong photographs as composition, balance, lighting, exposure, and sharpness. Information will be provided to help individuals learn to make the choices that maximize the quality of their photographs. The first of three sessions will be held indoors on Friday evening, the second session, on Saturday afternoon, is in the field, and the third is back indoors on Sunday afternoon for review.  Participants will be expected to be thoroughly familiar with their camera equipment and its usage. Digital cameras with manual override capability should be used by participants.
Jun 23   OLLI Conference Room, Fri 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Jun 24   Field Location TBD, Sat 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Jun 25   OLLI Conference Room, Sun Noon -3:00 p.m.

Instructor Bio:

Ben Greenberg is a lifelong resident of Virginia who has photographed scenic locations in Virginia and throughout the nation for more than 40 years. His landscape photographs have won local and national competitions and awards and have been featured in numerous individual and group shows. His dramatic images reflect his uncompromising commitment to capturing the natural beauty of his subjects. His first book, Natural Virginia, was published in early 2014 with the University of Virginia Press. Natural Virginia, featuring more than 100 panoramic landscape photographs from throughout the state, celebrates the natural beauty of Virginia and its preservation.

Required Reading:

A digital camera.

Recommended Reading:

One’s camera manual.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B42 Ben Greenberg Jun 23, 24, 25 Fr 6:00-9:00 p.m. OLLI Conference Room WL

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