Come explore the island’s tiny landscapes and small details with the help of international award winning professional macro photographer Mike Moats.
Each day the participants will start off with a few hours of shooting time in the field. Subjects include: a variety of styles of flower photography, along with other flora and non-nature subjects. Afternoons will be a combination of lecture, image critiques, and post processing.
This workshop also includes a private boat tour to the sea caves of the Apostle Islands.
Key Concepts covered in this workshop:
Cameras / Lenses / Tripods / Heads / Accessories
Controlling light with diffusers, reflectors, and LED lights / working with natural lighting.
Depth of Field
How to control depth of field with f/stops and special techniques / focus stacking with Helicon Focus.
Learn how to compose properly / finding character in nature / elements of design / textures / contrast / lines / light / visual weight / learning to work camera angles for blurred backgrounds / Two Subject Compositions / What not to do when composing.
Finding Good Subject Matter
Learn when, where, and how to find good subjects throughout the four seasons. How to shoot macro indoors.
Learn Mike's post processing techniques using photoshop, Smart Photo Editor, Nik Software, and Topaz software programs.