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Wisdom, Myths & Ancient Gods: Photographing The Human Form

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  • ROM (Royal Ontario Museum)

    100 Queens Park, M5S 2C6, Toronto, ON (map)

    43.667820 -79.394051

  • The Greek and Roman Sculpture Rooms Level 300
  • Price: CAD90.00 /per person

    Refund policy

  • CREATIVE LEARNING

    • Photographing the human form - with stunning subject material (perfect Greek and Roman bodies)

    • How to train your eye to see from unique perspectives

    • Creating compositions to enhance grandeur & eliminate backgrounds...

    • Using and eliminating distractions to direct the viewer's gaze.

    3 included video tutorials - How to easily & beautifully process your B&W images by understanding how colour works

    All images (c) Al Uehre - shot at the ROM using the principals you'll learn.


    • Story telling in a single shot

    • CREATING emotion - we'll conduct an experiment to create two emotions with a single sculpture



    TECHNICAL LEARNING

    • The mystery of why your lens' focal length changes proportions in portraiture - explained & demonstrated

    • Best practices and settings for shooting in low light

    • How to deal with glass reflections when they appear

    • How to set up custom white balances to cure 'unmanageable' mixed lighting


    Myths We'll Debunk

    • "Great B&W processing is difficult." We'll show you how to do a great job easily - with an included 3 video tutorials.

    • "Low ISO and a perfectly balanced histogram are the ideal" - not true, you'll learn why.

    • "You can't hold a camera steady below 'x' shutter speed."  We'll show you how to become a steady tripod - you can hold your camera steadier than you think, without holding your breath or tucking in.


    You can see how all these skills; technical and creative - will be applied to your photography for years to come.

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    Last year's event was five stars:

    "Once again, I learned so much! Al- you are not only a wealth of information, you explain it in terms simple enough for me to get." -Peggy

    "Great tutorials! I have learned a lot from them. Thank you, Al " - Teresa

    "Great  :) Looking forward to our next outing. " - Sarah

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    WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

    • DSLR or Advanced Compact camera & strap

    • Comfortable clothes you can move in

    • Lens:  70mm and higher, zoom is fine

    • No flash or tripods please

    Beginners very welcome - we'll get you up to speed in a small friendly group.

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    Note  $10 ROM entry is not included. You can come an hour early and enjoy a bit more of the ROM before the workshop.  "Wildlife Photographer Of The Year" exhibit is up and is stunning. Discount entry after 4:30pm on Fridays.  (Wednesday nights are no longer free by the way.)


    RSVP & JOIN US FOR A JAM-PACKED EVENING OF LEARNING AND GORGEOUS PHOTOGRAPHY - IN THE MIDST OF SOME OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ART IN HISTORY.

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RSVPs close: Apr 7 at 11:00 AM

  • Al U.
    Your Exploration Leader, Organizer,
    Event Host

    Exhibiting photographer & teacher for over 25 years; visual thinker for life...

  • Katy
    Intuitive photographer & group glue. Also in charge of muffins!, Co-Organizer,
    Event Host

    I have a great interest in composition & other people's perspectives. Group Co-organizer!

Your organizer's refund policy for Wisdom, Myths & Ancient Gods: Photographing The Human Form

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
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Additional notes: Full refund if the event fills up & someone takes your place. Full refund if the event is moved & you can't access the location. If, at any time, anything in the course is unclear to you, email me & I'll make sure you get all your questions answered.

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