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Making the Most of Natural Light

  • February 6 · 2:00 PM
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Presented by: NYC Digital Photography Workshops

Hosted by: Adorama

An introduction to discovering and making the most of the light available to you, often with stunning and dramatic results! This course will get you thinking about recognizing and using natural light to your advantage, instead of struggling with it (even at high noon!). Learn to discover new ways of seeing light, planning ahead, anticipating what light will look and feel like at different times of the day, and even different seasons of the year. Put together a kit of simple, effective tools, and have at-hand a few reliable strategies in working with natural light so that you can always command the experience of shooting with it.


In this workshop, you we will cover the following topics:

• Learn to more immediately see and appreciate light that will enhance your photos

• Introduction to location scouting - strategies and apps for using your surroundings to make great photos

• Understanding your in-camera metering and Histogram to nail exposure simply and quickly, even in challenging situations

• Designing your shots anticipating post-processing and developing a more complete workflow

• Solutions and strategies for dealing with “bad” light

About the Instructor:

Jim is a NYC-based freelance photographer specializing in dance editorial, commercial fitness & fashion, and personal commissions for artists and performers. He enjoys playing with spontaneity, grounded in a rich technical literacy. He’s a regular contributor to Dance and Pointe magazines, where heI captures dancing greats making the impossible look like second nature. Other projects include work with Marc Ecko, Red Bull Media, Housing Works, Google, The Brooklyn Rail, The Municipal Art Society, and IMGArtists.


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  • Sergio

    Jim's presentation was very informative in an unusual intuitive way. Kudos to Jim. Thank you to you too Dawn. I'd like to know more about your organization.

    February 6

  • Menhoi

    Hi, is that a free Meetup?

    February 6

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