Full Day Workshop:
Photographing Flowers for Transparency with Harold Davis
Tuition is $195.00.
Master photographer Harold Davis is well-known for his often imitated---but seldom equaled---digital images of luscious transparent and transulent flowers.
In this unique workshop offering master photographer Harold Davis shows the techniques he uses to create his floral masterpieces. Arrangement, composition, photography, post-production will all be covered, as will Harold's special techniques for shooting on a lightbox.
Who is this workshop for?
The workshop is intended for photographers of all levels with an interest in flower photography.
Where: MIG Meeting Place, 800 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
When: Saturday December 1, 2012, 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Tuition: The cost of the workshop is $195 per person. Workshop limited to 20 participants.
What to bring: Your camera (preferably capable of shooting in RAW and with a manual exposiure mode), camera manual, tripod (if you have one), and a way to make notes!
If you'd like to follow the post-production examples please bring a laptop loaded with Photoshop, and HDR Efex Pro from Nik Software (trial versions of this software are available for free download).
10:00AM - Workshop orientation
10:30 - Glory of the tranlucent petal
11:30 - Floral arrangement and composition
12:30 - Lunch break
1:30 - Shooting on a lightbox
2:30- High-key post-production
3:30 - Adding a background
4:00 - Printing botannicals
4:30 - Review, wrap-up and Q&A
About Harold Davis
Harold Davis is an award-winning professional photographer and widely recognized as one of the leading contemporary photographers.
He is the author of more than 30 books, including Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0823085864/bearhomecom/), Photographing Flowers: Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis (http://www.amazon.com/Photographing-Flowers-Exploring-Worlds-Harold/dp/0240820738/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1315329157&sr=1-1) (Focal Press), The Photoshop Darkroom 2: Creative Digital Transformations (http://www.amazon.com/Photoshop-Darkroom-Creative-Digital-Transformations/dp/0240815319/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_7) (Focal Press), and The Photoshop Darkroom: Creative Digital Post-Processing (http://www.amazon.com/Photoshop-Darkroom-Creative-Digital-Post-Processing/dp/024081259X/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_5) (Focal Press).
Harold is the author of the Creative Photography series from Wiley Publishing.
“Harold Davis’s Creative Photography series is a great way to start a photography library”—Daniel Fealko, PhotoFidelity.
The Creative titles include: Creative Landscapes: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Landscapes-Digital-Photography-Techniques/dp/1118027329/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_3) (Wiley), Creative Lighting: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Lighting-Digital-Photography-Techniques/dp/0470878231/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_1) (Wiley), Creative Portraits: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Portraits-Digital-Photography-Techniques/dp/0470623268/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_8) (Wiley), Creative Black & White: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Black-White-Photography-Techniques/dp/0470597755/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_2) (Wiley), Creative Composition: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Composition-Digital-Photography-Techniques/dp/0470527145/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_1) (Wiley), Creative Night: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Night-Digital-Photography-Techniques/dp/0470527099/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_6) (Wiley), Creative Close-Ups: Digital Photography Tips & Techniques (http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Close-Ups-Digital-Photography-Techniques/dp/0470527129/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_4) (Wiley). He's also written a book on the fundamentals of exposure, Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596529880/bearhomecom/) (O'Reilly Media).