Macro Photography Workshop

Do you want to learn how to take better macro pictures? Would you like to spend a few hours learning more about your camera to help you take macro images? This Macro Photography Workshop is for you!!!

Do all this and more in the warmth of the studio!

January 12 2019 from 10am till 2pm I will be offering a Macro Workshop.

The workshop will start with some teaching on macro photography, then we will spend most of the time shooting several macro subjects that will be set-up around the studio. After the shooting we will take some time to critique each students work.

Limited to 12 students

Cost $50 plus GST

Register here http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-4466430/membership-application-form?fbclid=IwAR0HsJlZxzvmpCWZCFHnKx0sAXbQwk_qW9K0NOb9ap5B488zM-m67uFg_bU

Studio Rental – December Specials

Daytime Studio Rental Special – $50

Monday (9-3) Tuesday till Thursday (9am to 5pm) – up to one hour set-up time and two hours shooting for $50 plus GST

Evening Special – $65

Tuesday or Wednesday evening from 5 till 8

This special will run till December 23, then from December 26 till the 30 or as space is available.

I also have time available on December 8 & December 15th – up to 3 hours $65

The above includes use of 5 professional studio lights, wireless remote, permanent and fabric backdrops, waiting room and our HUGE washroom/ change room / makeup room, free parking and a central location for easy access from all over the city.

Also available for an additional fee: 2 extra studio lights with modifying kits along with wireless control system, paper backdrops, viewing room with 50″ TV.

I will also teach you the basics of studio light for $20 additional or take one of my courses to learn more

Click here for more information

Or call 403-327-1114

Crop Factor

If you are using one the the APS sensor cameras, and most people are, here is a conversion guide for you to figure out the crop factor for your lenses..

The conversion guide give you the working MM of a lens when put on a crop sensor body.

So for instance a 50mm lens when put in a cropped body is actually 80MM. A 600mm lens when put on a cropped body is 960mm. Most times it is not important what the MM’s are but if you do need to know this will help.

Some of the APS cameras that are available are:

Canon Rebel line, Canon 10D, 20D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 80D, Canon 7D with the 1.6 crop factor

Nikon D7200, Nikon D500, Pentax K3 and the Sony Sony A77 with 1.52 (I used 1.52 – there are some versions 1.53 or 1.54 but it gets to confusing to add all these)

(there are more brands and models but this is a sample)

If you want a printable copy click here https://www.firstchoicephoto.ca/CropPage.jpg

Harvest Shoot

With the nice weather I was more than happy to finally be able to do a harvest shoot.  The lower levels of the sun in the sky, little wind and the rich colors was great to work with.

Add to this the fact that I do not have to get up so early in the morning to catch the sunrise and I am REALLY a happy photographer.

These pictures are from last week when I was walking my do.  Most days I forget to grab a camera but this day I knew that a camera had to come with me.  The dog is not very happy when I am stopping to take pictures but she still got her walk and possibly a little extra as I was going back and forth waiting till the sun was at the perfect angle.

Harvest Photo Shoot waiting for the sun
Waiting for the sun

Canon 5DMarkIV

Canon 24-70 & 70-200

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