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Workshop: Macro Photography

August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$125 – $140
James Collins will be the instructor for this beginner/intermediate session. This workshop will focus on the techniques and challenges of macro photography and include a lecture and outdoor practice. Topics will include: equipment review, composition, lighting, field work, & post-processing. After shooting, we will return to the classroom for review. This workshop is geared to photographers who understand the basics of shutter speed, aperture, ISO and shooting in manual or aperture priority mode. A tripod is recommended. Flash is also recommended – artificial lighting will be covered.
Class limited to a maximum of 8 students.

James M. Collins has over 25 years of industry experience working as an award-winning graphic designer and commercial photographer working with clients large and small—from international corporations to local small businesses across a wide index of markets in the design and production of their corporate communications. His work has appeared for clients on billboards, brochures, catalogs, magazines, tradeshows, websites and packaging. He specializes in product photography and environmental portraits.

He is currently exhibiting Patio Life at the Griffin Museum @ WinCam. The exhibit takes a closer look at the often unseen life that surrounds us in the places we create at home. Patio Life has also been exhibited at Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center, Hopkinton Center for the Arts and has had selected works shown at juried exhibits in Massachusetts and New York.

Learn more about James here.


August 24, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$125 – $140
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The Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States

All sales are final on products purchased through the Griffin Museum. Participant cancellation of a program/lecture/class will result in a full refund only if notice of cancellation is given at least 2 weeks before the date of the event.