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The Nature of Cape Cod w/ John Tunney

  • Cape Cod Art Center 3480 Route 6A Barnstable, Ma. United States (map)

Location: Orleans based (location will be emailed by instructor)

Join us for a special workshop photographing the natural beauty and wildlife of Cape Cod, including whales, seals, shorebirds and more. Instructor John Tunney will guide you from dawn to dusk through some of Cape Cod’s most scenic and fertile shooting grounds. Exploring the Lower and Outer Cape on land and water we’ll photograph unspoiled beaches, marshes and landscapes rich with coastal flora and fauna. The workshop includes a whale watch tour to photograph whales and other sea life, and a private boat tour through one of the Cape’s most scenic bays to photograph seals, birds and coastal scenes. Along the way you’ll learn techniques and tips for using your camera and lenses, composition and editing that will help take your images to a new level. The workshop also includes critiques and brief technical sessions with information about Cape Cod’s landscape and wildlife.

This workshop always sells out so book early!

What You’ll Photograph:
Beaches, birds, seals, whales, dunes, boats, harbors and marshes

What You’ll Learn:
Tips and techniques for nature, landscape and wildlife photography, and editing with Lightroom and Photoshop

What to Bring:
– Lenses: A range of wide angle to telephoto. Bring a macro if you have one
– Extra memory cards
– Extra battery and battery charger
– Tripod (It’s optional during the day, but you’ll need it for evening shoots)
– Remote shutter release (optional. your self-timer can be used instead)
Filters – Recommended, but not required: polarizer, UV and a neutral density filter or filters for long exposures
– Flashlight
– Bug spray
– Clothing – Typical summer stuff. Think layers. It will probably be warm to hot in the daytime and little cooler in the evening and early morning. Bring a poncho or other rain gear. A hat comes in handy.
– Footwear: Sneakers or sandals should be fine for most locations. A pair of duck shoes could be useful, too. We’ll often be near water, so there’s a good chance your feet may get wet.
– Laptop loaded with Photoshop, Elements or Lightroom, or your editor of choice
– Flash drive
– 10 +/- -pictures from home. These can be a combination of good, bad and
ugly. We learn from mistakes – our own and those made by others – so don’t be shy.

The cost includes the workshop, whale watch and chartered harbor cruise. Meals and lodging are not included.

Earlier Event: September 5
Italian for Beginners, Fall 2019