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Twilight, Night Photography & Light Painting Workshop | Sept 27 | 6-10 pm | $25
Have You Ever Wanted to Master Twilight & Night Photography? The Twilight, Night Photography & Light Painting Workshop is a 4 hour information packed session that gets you up to speed with shooting in low light! This intermediate level workshop will include both theory as well as entirely hands-on practical application of these techniques. PLEASE NOTE: Due to this event being held outdoors, the date of this workshop is subject to change in the event of rain. ________________________________________ "This workshop was fantastic! The weather cooperated, the attendees are a vibrant bunch, a lot of knowledge sharing, networking, building relationships, great to see other cameras/hardware and a few pictures were taken." - Jasper ________________________________________ Who Is This Workshop For and How Does it Run? This workshop is for DSLR users comfortable with their cameras looking to learn low light photography. We will be walking to Yorkville, the ROM, and then to the University of Toronto campus. During the session you will have lots of opportunity to use your camera and put your photography skills to work. Time will also be given for questions and individual attention will be given to assure everyone understands the functions of their camera and the principles being taught. ________________________________________ "Stephen, so happy about all that I learned last night, I had a wonderful time!! What a great evening to learn about low light photography and with a great bunch of people! Thank you again for all the tips and tricks, look forward to seeing you all soon...." - Jo Anne ________________________________________ What Will You Learn? The Twilight, Night Photography & Light Painting Workshop is comprised of the following topics: • Which camera modes to use for low light photography • Long exposures - dos and don'ts • Discussion of ideal low-light lenses • ISO - Settings for reducing camera shake in low light • How to use histograms for proper exposure • Using exposure compensation to fix improper exposures • Various settings for natural lighting • When to use Manual Mode for creative flexibility • Using remote controls, both wired and wireless • Tips on using tripods/monopods & what to do if you don't have one • Using slow shutter speeds to create beautiful long exposures • Light painting using flashlights and slow shutter • And much much more... ________________________________________ "I was very fortunate to meet so many wonderful photographers in one workshop. Stephen is a very knowledgeable and patient teacher. He was wonderful to all. I really learned a lot in this class." - Phyllis Naccarato ________________________________________ Added Bonus Workshop Material: "Twilight & Night Photography" E-Book 32 Page, Full-Colour, PDF E-Book download for mobile devices (pictured above). This workshop includes a 32 page e-book entitled "Twilight & Night Photography" in PDF format which you can install on your mobile device or read on your computer with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software. What Do You Need to Bring? • DSLR Camera & Lens(es) • Fully charged batteries • Freshly formatted memory cards • A tripod if you have one. Note: LED Flashlights will be provided and given to each student for the Light Painting part of the workshop. We will also be doing some fun light trails using the headlights and taillights of cars passing by. For these types of images which are long exposures, you will need a good sturdy tripod. Summary Date: Thursday September 27, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Number of Spots: 10 Cost: $25/person Location Plaza II Suites: 88 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON. See on Google Maps (,+Toronto,+ON,+Canada&aq=1&oq=88+Bloor+Stree&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=54.093296,124.013672&vpsrc=6&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=88+Bloor+St+E,+Toronto,+Ontario+M4W+3T3,+Canada&ll=43.670848,-79.384981&spn=0.00305,0.007569&t=m&z=18&iwloc=A) Contact Email: [masked] ________________________________________ "So happy about all that I learned last night, I had a wonderful time!! What a great evening to learn about low light photography and with a great bunch of people! Thank you again for all the tips and tricks, look forward to seeing you all soon...." - Jo Anne ________________________________________ The cost for this incredible 4 hour outdoor workshop including a 32-page reference guide is only - $25! - Be sure to RSVP your spot today! Please note that payment must be received to confirm your attendance to the event organizer via PayPal (credit cards accepted even if you don't have a Paypal account). When RSVPing, you will be automatically directed to the Paypal site and then back again to the Toronto Photographic Meetup Group after payment has been processed. Please note that the Paypal site will indicate payment being made to "Stephen Hutchinson Photography." REFUND POLICY - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SIGNING UP Refunds for this workshop are only offered if this event is cancelled by the Organizer/Event host. If you absolutely have to cancel, please give as much notice as possible because it allows us to open your spot to someone else who is on the waiting list. Every effort will be given to accommodate you by rescheduling you into a future workshop. ________________________________________ "It was fantastic. Everyone was so enthusiastic ." - Prashanth Bhogaraju ________________________________________ About the Instructor: Stephen Hutchinson is a freelance photographer specializing in portraiture, headshots, model portfolios, product and commercial images. He is now also involved with film production. Over the last few years, he has also mentored various photographers in the art of photography, videography, and post-processing. Stephen's web site and selected portfolio can be found at: ( A more extensive portfolio can be found here on Flickr ( His growing film archive can be found on Vimeo ( ________________________________________ What Other Students Have Said About Our Twilight & Night Workshops: "It was a good time last night, great to meet so many interesting people, who share the same passion." - Bernard Rea-Taylor "Thanks for the fun class! Can't wait to put the light painting into regular practice!" - Melanie Hillock "Hi Stephen, once again thank you very much. I learned a lot and put it into practice. Excellent and informative." - Mike Croudson "Hello Stephen et al, just wanted to say thank you for the great workshop and sharing your knowledge with us. It was informative and you have a great talent of teaching. I enjoyed meeting all of the folks, it was an awesome bunch! I hope I will be seeing you again :)" - Miss Chievous "Awesome!" - Abby "Awesome host, awesome people. It was gerat! Thanks Stephen." - Hue __________________________ Please Note: Information regarding the content of this event is subject to change with or without notice (i.e. the addition of new course material or topics and / or minor edits to text or formatting). © Copyright 2018 Stephen James Hutchinson. All text, images, formatting and other media are expressly copyright and are for the exclusive use of the Toronto Photographic Workshops & Events meetup group. Unlawful usage of these copyrighted materials is strictly forbidden including, but not limited to, copying and using the aforementioned text, images and format in other meetup groups.

Plaza II

88 Bloor Street East · Toronto, ON

Respond by: 9/27/2018

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