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

Capturing and Processing Quality Landscape and Nature Photographs
 

*NOTE* This course is now meeting on:
Wednesday, Sept 6 (9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m). & Thursday, Sept 7 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
 
The goal of the course is to help persons interested in landscape and nature photography learn how to improve their skills in capturing and processing quality images. 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. Participants will be expected to be thoroughly familiar with their camera equipment and its usage. Digital cameras should be used by participants. Unlike other classes led by Ben Greenberg, there is no field component with the class taking photographs outside the classroom. Both days of classroom instruction will take place in the OLLI Conference Room. Each participant will be asked to bring two or three of their photographs on a flash drive to the second class to use as examples for digital processing instruction.

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
A21 Ben Greenberg Sep 6, 7 We 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. OLLI Conference Room A

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