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Figawi Race Photo Cruise
May
25
8:00 AM08:00

Figawi Race Photo Cruise

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT THE END OF THE WEEK!

(Not instructor lead)

Location: Boarding Hyannis Harbor on Ocean Street aboard the Bay Spirit catamaran.

Arrive at 8:00am (Boards 8:30am, Departs 9:00am). Excursion lasts approxametly 2-4 hours (depending on weather conditions)

Price: Members $45 | Non-Members $50

Seating is limited!

A rare opportunity to shoot the annual Hyannis to Nantucket Figawi Race from the best vantage point – on the water! View the parade of sails and capture that ultimate action shot from aboard a catamaran.

Tour lasts 2-4 hours depending on shooting & sailing conditions.

Parking:

  • There is a municipal parking lot on South Street with free parking. It is about a two block walk from the harbor.

  • There is limited parking at the harbor by meter.

  • You may park in the ferry boat parking lot and pay a parking fee for the day.

https://figawi.com/the-race/

https://capecodartcenter.org/shop/may-25-figawi-race-photo-cruise/



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SUV Dune Photography Tour - Province Lands w/ John Tunney
Jun
25
5:30 PM17:30

SUV Dune Photography Tour - Province Lands w/ John Tunney

SUV Dune Photography Tour – Province Lands w/ John Tunney

Cost: Members $85 | Non-Members $95

*Maximum 6 participants

Dates & Times:

June:

Tuesday, June 25th at 5:30pm

July:

Wednesday, July 3rd at 5:30pm

Wednesday, July 10th at 5:30pm

Wednesday, July 31st at 5:15pm

August:

Tuesday, August 6th at 5:15pm

Wednesday, August 21st at 5:00pm

Tuesday, August 27th at 4:45pm

Description:

We’ll travel by SUV along the Province Lands inner dune trail, an area not open to public vehicles, near the tip of Cape Cod. We’ll make multiple stops to photograph the majestic dunes and the natural beauty of the surrounding areas. Tours begin in the late afternoon and end with the last light of day after sunset. Tours last approximately 2.5 hours. John will offer tips on how to photograph the various scenes.

What to bring:
Any camera (dslr or mirrorless equivalent recommended)
Any lens. You’ll get great shots with a wide angle and/or standard or telephoto lenses.
Tripod (optional)
Sun screen, hat, etc.

WEATHER CANCELLATION POLICY
All tours will go out as scheduled on cloudy or clear days. Cancellations for inclement weather will be at the sole discretion of the instructor. If the instructor determines the weather (i.e. lightning storm) will prohibit the tour from going out, the tour will be rescheduled or a refund will be given.

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Creative Flower Photography w/ John Klingel
Jul
13
9:00 AM09:00

Creative Flower Photography w/ John Klingel

Location: Workshop will be held off-site in Eastham. Address will be emailed by instructor

Description:

This workshop will cover a wide variety of techniques designed to capture the beautiful colors, textures, lines, and curves of flowers and will cover in-camera as well as post-processing techniques. In-camera discussion and demos will include selective focus, focus stacking, multiple exposures, close-up and macro photos, camera movement, shooting through materials, slow shutter speeds, and other techniques. Post-processing demos will include focus stacking, texture blending, creating painterly effects, creating blur and movement with software, processing multiple exposures, and other techniques. Both in-camera and post-processing will include coverage of how to create painterly flower photographs. We’ll also spend time on composition, using a Lensbaby, extension tubes, lenses, and other equipment, and creating portable backgrounds for in-garden photography. I’ll be using and discussing various software packages and plug-ins including Lightroom, Photoshop, NIK Color Efex, Topaz Impressions, Texture Effects and others. This workshop will be entirely in the classroom but participants should bring camera equipment as there may be time to photograph flowers in my garden.

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Creative Post Processing w/ John Klingel
Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

Creative Post Processing w/ John Klingel

Location: Off-site held in Eastham. Instructor will email you the address

Digital photography gives us an opportunity to take relatively normal photos and turn them in to masterpieces. In this workshop, we’ll go beyond normal post processing and look at creative post processing.

We’ll start by looking at post processing in general. We’ll first discuss corrections that might be needed to improve composition. The next goal will be to help you understand how to look at a photo to determine what needs to be done. One of the basic objectives is to determine where you want the viewer’s eye to go. So we’ll discuss how to direct the viewer’s eye. And as often there are distracting elements pulling the viewer’s eye where you don’t want it, we’ll discuss ways of removing elements or reducing their intensity.

Then we’ll review a number of tools that you can use in creative post processing and demo how these tools can be used to maximize a photograph’s potential. These tools will include Photoshop, Lightroom as well as, a number of plug-ins and pre-sets, including NIK, DxO Optics Pro, Topaz, On-One and others. You’ll be amazed at how much punch and “wow factor” you can add to your photographs. While most of the discussion will center on post processing color, the workshop will also cover B&W conversion and combining B&W with selective color.

This session is designed to stimulate your creativity and help you create photos that have that “wow” factor.

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Becoming More Skilled in Digital Photography Workshop w/ John Klingel
Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

Becoming More Skilled in Digital Photography Workshop w/ John Klingel

Location: Offsite in Eastham (Location will be emailed by instructor)

If you have a digital camera and you’re interested in improving your photographic skills and knowledge, this workshop offers an overview of various areas you need to learn more about. If you want to do more than point-and-shoot with a digital camera, you need to learn about various aspects of digital cameras and the techniques used to take a good photo. The primary objective of this seminar is to show you all the various aspects of digital photography that you will eventually need to learn to master if you’re interested in improving your skills. This seminar is for people who don’t use manual settings, don’t shoot in RAW, don’t understand depth of field, don’t understand basic composition and don’t use software to post process their photos. And it’s also a good introduction to digital for people who have always used film.

We’ll start with the camera and talk about some of the important features of digital cameras that many people don’t use but should. Topics will include: An explanation of why cameras don’t see what the eye sees. Why shooting in RAW is important. Why you need to use manual settings to achieve proper exposure and understanding depth of field. What white balance and ISO settings to use and why the quality of light is more important than the quantity of light. You’ll also learn how to read a histogram and why it plays so important a part in producing good photographs.

I’ll also discuss some of the basic aspects of composition along with what’s involved with shooting back-lit objects, motion, bright objects, macros, and other difficult shooting situations. Most shots, even by professionals, can be improved significantly with post-processing. We’ll go through many of the adjustments you can make in post-processing. The focus here will be on giving you an understanding of what you can easily do in post-processing and how to develop skills in this area. And we’ll review various software packages that are available for post-processing .

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CLICK!  2019 Photography Conference
Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

CLICK! 2019 Photography Conference

  • Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday, November 2nd, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis
35 Scudder Ave, Hyannis, MA

Join us for Click! 2019 featuring Charles Needle (keynote), Rad Drew, Rita Colantonio, Lisa & Tom Cuchara,  John Hames, Andy Howard, John Klingel, Steve Koppel, Jurgen Lobert, Bob Singer, John Tunney and Sherri VandenAkker.

HIGHLIGHTS

– 13 instructors and 30 sessions packed with tips, techniques and inspiration to help you advance your photography. There’s something for everyone – from beginners to pros.

– Bring your camera! Hands-on shooting ops with dancers, live models and more!

– Morning keynote: Charles Needle, “Mindful Photography: Seeing in a Different Light” Details

– Print competition: Bring up to two pictures to enter into the print competition. The category is “Open” – anything goes.  Click here for the rules and prizes.

– REGISTER Early to Win! The first 100 people to register will be entered into a drawing for the Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet – a $350 value!

SCHEDULE

9:00-9:45 KEYNOTE & COFFEE
Mindful Photography: Seeing in a Different Light / Charles Needle Details Details

10:00-11:00 SESSION 1
Impressionistic Photography / Charles Needle Details
Crafting Mobile Images with Apps for iPhone and Android / Rad Drew  Details
Street Photography / John Hames Details
Finding the Shot: The Art & Craft of Better Seeing / John Tunney Details
Better Bird Photography / Sherri Vandanaker  Details
Wabi Sabi: The Beauty of Imperfection / Lisa & Tom Cuchara Details

11:15-12:15 SESSION 2
Creative Macro Photography / Charles Needle Details
Creating Artistic Images with Topaz  / Rad Drew Details
Self Expression Through Imagery / Steve Koppel Details
Intro to Night Photography / Jurgen Lobert Details
Thinking in Black & White / Andy Howard Details
Wildlife  Photography: Tips, Tricks & Techniques / John Klingel Details
Create a Digital Painting Using iColorama App / Rita Colantonio Details

BREAK 12:15-2:00 Lunch, Photo Ops and Mini Sessions

12:45-1:15 Photo Ops: Irish Dancers, Live Models and Still Lifes Details
12:45-1:15 ON1: An Adobe Alternative  / John Tunney Details

1:30-2:00 Photo Ops: Irish Dancers, Live Models and Still Lives Details
1:30-2:00 The Science of Optics / Andrew Martin, Tamron USA Details

2:15-3:15 SESSION 3
Impressionistic Photography / Charles Needle Details
Crafting Mobile Images with Apps for iPhone and Android / Rad Drew Details
Pushing the Limits With Lightroom’s Tools / Bob Singer Details
Sherri Vandanaker / Better Bird Photography Details
Lisa & Tom Cuchara / Wabi Sabi: The Beauty of Imperfection Details
Street Photography / John Hames Details

3:30-4:30 SESSION 4
Creative Macro Photography / Charles Needle Details
Creating Artistic Images with Topaz  / Rad Drew Details
Self Expression Through Imagery / Steve Koppel Details
Intro to Night Photography / Jurgen Lobert Details
Thinking in Black & White / Andy Howard Details
Wildlife  Photography: Tips, Tricks & Techniques / John Klingel Details
Navigating Your Art Through Social Media / Rita Colantonio Details

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Landscape Photography w/ John Klingel
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Landscape Photography w/ John Klingel

Location: Held off-site in Eastham. Location will be emailed by instructor

There’s a lot more to landscape photography than pushing the shutter button. All of us have experienced the joy of seeing a fantastic landscape scene, only to discover later that our camera didn’t capture it. This workshop is designed to teach you how to capture the beauty that inspired you.

In this workshop, John Klingel will cover good landscape composition, appropriate camera settings, choice of lenses, achieving good focus, scouting locations, planning (incl. helpful apps), really working a scene and dealing with bad weather and poor cloud cover. In addition, John will discuss bracketing and HDR, panoramas, black and white landscape photos, and creative landscape photography. There will also be tips about post processing landscape photos and an extra bonus session on sky replacement.

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CLICK 2018 Photography Conference
Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

CLICK 2018 Photography Conference

Join us for Click! 2018 featuring Canon Explorer of Light Jack Reznicki, Bobbi Lane, Barbara Braman, Mike Goodman, Gail Hansche, Andy Howard, John Klingel, Jurgen Lobert, Bob Singer, John Tunney, Lori Whalen and Betty Wiley.

– 12 instructors, 25 sessions packed with tips, techniques and inspiration to help you advance your photography. There’s something for everyone – from beginners to pros.

– Bring your camera! Hands-on shooting ops with live models and Kung Fu demonstrations with the USA Kung Fu Academy!

– Win Valuable Prizes! We’ll be giving away a Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet worth $350, two ON1 Plus Pro with ON1 Photo
RAW 2018 and other prizes!

– Print competition: Color Scenics and B&W Scenics. Grand Prize in each category is the Topaz Complete Plugin Collection – all 17 Topaz plugins with free upgrades for life – a $499.99 value! Click here for the rules.

 Register Early to Win! The first 100 registrants will be entered into a drawing for the amazing Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (model F013) – a $599 value!

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Oct
21
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Cape Cod: Light on the Landscape with Mark Bowie
Oct
18
to Oct 21

Cape Cod: Light on the Landscape with Mark Bowie

Cape Cod: Light on the Landscape
with Mark Bowie

October 2018: Thursday, Oct 18-Sunday, Oct 21- starting at 6:30PM Thursday

Cost: Members $330  Non-Members $400

Program Description

It all starts with the light… and the Cape has a special quality of light.  Here it interacts with the convergence of land and sea, the salty atmosphere, a variety of coastal environments and distinctive subject matter, all of which make this place unique.  In this brand new workshop, we’ll explore Cape light from pre-dawn to deep night, to experience the essence of this place and craft meaningful images — images with feeling, that come from the heart.

Professional landscape photographer and night shooting expert Mark Bowie will lead this power-packed workshop on the innovative techniques he uses for taking extraordinary landscape imagery.  He will lead day and night photography field sessions to some of the Cape’s finest scenery: the ocean, beaches, dunes, coastal waterways, lighthouses and fishing villages.  Our schedule and selection of shooting locations will remain flexible to take best advantage of the weather and lighting conditions.  Indoor instructional sessions will be held at the Cape Cod Art Center in Barnstable.  Mark will explore the beautiful interaction of light and subject that speaks to somewhere deep within us.  He’ll also offer strategies, tips and techniques for the field and the digital darkroom on:

 

  • The quality, direction and color of light
  • Reading weather and shooting the light
  • The interaction of light and subject matter
  • Shooting at sunrise, sunset, twilight and at night
  • Photographing the night landscape in relation to the celestial skies
  • Seeing from different vantage points
  • Designing and fine-tuning powerful compositions using the principles of visual flow, dynamic tension, balance, leading lines, shapes and patterns
  • Using exposure to control mood and atmosphere
  • Determining exposure at night
  • Achieving critical focus-day and night
  • Using Live View
  • Working creatively with your full suite of lenses
  • Varying shutter speed for artistic effect
  • Targeting color and tonal palettes
  • The artistry of long exposures
  • Creating expressionistic abstracts
  • Shooting multiple exposures — layer masks, HDR’s, panoramas, star trails and time-lapse sequences — and blending them with state-of-the-art software
  • Focus stackingto maximize depth of field
  • Processing images for maximum impact

Informative and inspiring, this workshop is geared for both amateur and advanced photographers who want to take their landscape imagery to new levels.  Join Mark to explore the wonders of Cape Cod light.  “Find the light and shoot what’s in it.”

 

Bio:

Mark Bowie is a professional nature photographer, writer and much sought after public speaker.  His work has been published internationally in books, on calendars and posters, and in advertising media.  His first two coffee table books, Adirondack Waters and In Stoddard’s Footsteps have become landmark regional publications.  They were followed by The Adirondacks: In Celebration of the Seasons.  He is an expert on night photography and has produced two comprehensive e-books on it: The Light of Midnight: Photographing the Landscape at Night, and After Midnight: Night Photography by Example.  He has also produced an e-book on his remarkable Finding November project, his search to find the hidden beauty of this under-appreciated month.  For more on his work, see www.markbowie.com.

 

What To Bring

For questions contact Mark Bowie at mrbowie@earthlink.net

Photo Equipment Suggestions

In addition to all your basic equipment like cameras and lenses, I consider the following items important.  You can learn more about them at the workshop, but I made this checklist as a reminder to bring them if you already own them.  Items essential to this workshop are in bold:

Camera  – and extra camera body if you have one, just in case.

Lenses – Lenses from wide-angle zooms to telephotos will be of use on this workshop.  Also consider bringing your other favorite lenses, including macro and fast super wide-angle lenses in the 14-24mm range, especially for night photography.

Tripod – Light levels are usually too low early in the day and at night to photograph properly without a sturdy tripod.  If you need to purchase one, I can offer recommendations.  Hunt’s Photo often offers discount specials to my students.

Lots of Memory Card Storage.

Camera Battery Charger and Extra Batteries.

Non-abrasive Lens Cleaning Cloth and Wipes.

Polarizing Filter

Neutral Density (ND) Filters, Graduated Neutral Density Filters – To extend exposure times.  I use Tiffen 3- and 6-stop IR neutral density filters.  See www.tiffen.com.  Lee Filters also makes quality filters.  See www.leefilters.com.

Graduated Neutral Density Filters – Primarily for daytime use.  I use Singh-Ray 2-stop soft and 3-stop hard-edge graduated filters.  See www.singh-ray.com/grndgrads.html.

Shutter Release ­­– You can use a locking cable release, a wireless remote, or the camera’s self-timer (usually good only for exposures up to 30 seconds).  Shutter releases are available for specific camera models, from simple units that only trip the shutter, to more advanced units that allow the photographer to program exposure time, count down the exposure, shoot multiple exposures and timed intervals. These are available from photo retailers, including Hunts Photo and Video.  I use a wireless remote shutter release, the hahnel Giga T Pro II, about $99.

Intervalometer – For time-lapse photography.  If you are a Canon shooter, consider the Canon TC-80N3 Remote timer, or an equivalent. See

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/164271-REG/Canon_2477A002_Timer_Remote_Controller_TC_80N3.html.

 

Here’s a less expensive alternative, but identical in structure and function: http://www.amazon.com/Cowboystudio-Timer-Remote-Control-Shutter/dp/B003PFYKGW/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1378831815&sr=8-6&keywords=canon+remote+timer.

 

 

Many Nikons have a built-in intervalometer, or you can use the Nikon MC-36A Multi-Function Remote Cord, about $190.  See http://www.huntsphotoandvideo.com/detail_page.cfm?ProductID=27032&mfg=Nikon&show=yes.  My hahnel Giga T Pro II remote has the same features for about half the price.

Flashlights &/or Headlamp – preferably with a red light, or cover with a red filter to prevent stray light from distracting others during night photography sessions.  Bring both small and large lights for light painting.  Bring other light sources, like LED’s or glow sticks, for painting with wild colors.

Rain/snow Cover – For camera and lens protection.  An inexpensive plastic shower cap works well in many instances.

Heat wraps – placed around the lens barrel to inhibit condensation.  I use Therma-Care heat wraps and similar brands.  About $5 for a box of 3.

Small towel, cloth or gaffer’s tape for covering the viewfinder to prevent light leak during long exposures.  Most cameras come with a viewfinder cover, but they’re often inconvenient to use.

Battery-powered Alarm Clock/Watch

Cell Phone.

 

Computer Equipment Suggestions

Laptop Computer – I highly recommend bringing your own laptop computer for downloading, processing and viewing your images.

Processing Software – Good choices include Adobe Lightroom, Elements, and Photoshop. We use Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography Plan, about $10/month.  Free 30-day trials of these programs are available from Adobe.

To create time-lapse movies you may also want the following software:

  1. Lightroom. A free trial version is available at https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=photoshop_lightroom

 

  1. QuickTime Pro: $29.99. Available at: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/extending/
  2. LRTimelapse: The free down load will allow you to load up to 400 images: http://lrtimelapse.com/download/.This software is particularly good at reducing flicker.

Back-up device – Such as an external hard drive.

Clothing & Outdoor Gear Suggestions

Warm Clothing – It is preferable to dress in warm layers for field trips as temperatures can change significantly and quickly.  Night can be very chilly at this time of year.

Warm Jacket or Coat.

Fleece Underlayer/Wool Sweater – Can be added or removed as the temperature falls or rises.

Rain Jacket & Pants – For wind as well as rain protection.

Warm Gloves/Mittens, Hat, and Hiking Boots or Sneakers.  Several pairs of warm, moisture-wicking socks.  Two pair of footwear is wise, in case one gets wet.  Sandals or muck boots are great for getting in the ocean and streams.

Hand Warmers.  Foot warmers.

Dress for the indoor sessions will be casual.

Other Suggestions

Water bottle.

Energy bars or other snacks.

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The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park w/ Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron
Oct
11
to Oct 14

The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park w/ Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron

The Art of Landscape Photography – The Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park with Ronald Wilson & Bob Bergeron

Date: October 11-14 (4 days)

Location: Schoodic Institute | Schoodic Peninsula, Acadia National Park www.schoodicinstitute.org

Cost: $875 Members | $925 Non-Members – The workshop includes 3 nights lodgings, a meal plan of field breakfast, bag lunch and dinner, and a lobster bake on Sunday afternoon. All participants will have their own  private bedroom, in a shared apartment. Accommodations will include WiFi, DirectTV, hard line telephones, fully equipped kitchens, as well as dining and living rooms.

Limit 12

All Levels Welcome.

Explore the quiet side of Acadia National Park: Uncrowded | Unexplored | Unexpected

The 2,000-acre Schoodic Peninsula offers a wide array of opportunities to experience Maine’s rugged coast from the cliffs at Raven’s Nest to the summit of Schoodic Head along a spruce and fir trail to the giant slabs of pink granite that extend into the open Atlantic at Schoodic Point.

Nearby the seaside villages of Birch Harbor, Prospect Harbor and the quaint Corea will be an opportunity to photograph classic downeast Maine.

ABOUT WORKSHOP:

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see” Henri David Thoreau

The art of seeing is the active process of observing the world around us with deliberate thoughtfulness. In photography it’s what you do with what you see that counts. Subject matter provides the building blocks while composition acts like glue holding it all together, and light sets the stage for capturing a moment capable of conveying a sense of being there.

The workshop begins on Thursday with an orientation and power point presentation on “The Art of Landscape Photography” covering the aesthetics of photography and technical aspects of digital imaging.

The workshop features approximately 15 hours in the field with 3-hour sessions beginning each day in the pre-dawn and in the afternoons until twilight. Ronald had an intimate knowledge of these regions and designs an itinerary based on habitat, tides, and weather. Walking distances will vary from roadside vantage points to moderate trail hikes.

Complimenting the field experience will be 8-10 hours of classroom time where we will meet each day for an open dialogue covering subjects from capture to post processing and how to create a digital workflow using Lightroom and Photoshop. In the digital age our ability to teach has been considerably enhanced. Individual instruction, viewing images and group critiques to evaluate results is done in an environment that seeks to help you build confidence in your creative and technical skills and become a better photographer.

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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Oct
5
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Sep
23
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion
Sep
7
2:00 PM14:00

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursion

Sandy Neck Beach Artist Excursions: Art Visits Nature–spend time in a living museum! 
 

2018 Artist Excursion Dates:
Sunset trips: 2 PM- After sunset
Sept 7
Sept 23
Oct 5
Oct 21

COST: Day Trip $70 Members/$95 Non-Members
Proceeds benefit the SNB house at the Halfway Point program
 

Application: SNB Art Excursion 2018

A quiet time to create . . .

In the quiet of Sandy Neck Beach Park, the rustic cottage at the halfway point stands in the middle of the dunes, marsh and water.  It provides solitude, scenic landscapes and an endless source of beauty and inspiration. The Town of Barnstable, in partnership with the Cape Cod Art Association, offers day excursions to this unspoiled landscape. It is a special place to create and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. From time to time a Sandy Neck Beach Park naturalist will travel out with the group and share their firsthand knowledge and expertise of this “living museum”.

Who is this for?   This artist experience is for the plein air painter, photographer, musician, writer or anyone who craves some time away to create without the usual everyday interruptions.  The cottage is very rustic.  While out you will be exposed to the elements, and need to dress appropriately.

When can I go?   Trips are often scheduled for September and October as the colors in the marsh are heightened by the sun, as well as early and late spring.  You will be transported by a Beach Ranger for the 3.5 mile drive through the dunes.   The excursions are six hours long, either 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or a later departure with an after sunset return.  For full details and FAQ’s, visit:  www.CapeCodArtCenter.org or www.HyArtsDistrict.com.

How do I sign up?   The cost of a day trip is $70.  If you are not a Cape Cod Art Center member, there is an additional excursion fee of $25 per trip.   Participants have asked if they can give more and others have donated a portion of the proceeds they made from the sale of one of their art pieces created while out at the Halfway House.  All donations are welcome.  Donations and program fees directly support this program.  Complete the application form and mail or email your form to the indicated address.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received.  Excursion dates will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. A maximum of ten people can be transported out to the cabin for a day. Trips may be postponed or cancelled due to low enrollment or inclement weather.  If this is the case, participants will receive a full refund. Cancellations by a participant up to two weeks prior to date, will receive a refund less $25 processing fee. Cancellations by participant within two weeks of excursion will only receive a refund if spot is filled.  A processing fee of $25 will be charged.

Mail your application to:

  • ART VISITS NATURE
  • C/O CAPE COD ART CENTER
  • P.O. Box 85
  • Barnstable, MA  02630

Check payable to:

  • Cape Cod Art Center

For questions contact:

  • Kate Walls, Cape Cod Art Center (Gallery Manager)
    • 508-362-2909, kate@capecodartcenter.org
    • capecodartcenter.org
  • Melissa Hersh, Arts & Culture (Coordinator)
    •  508-862-4767, Melissa.hersh@town.barnstable.ma.us
    • ARTSBarnstable.com
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So You Want To Be a Judge/Commentator (or understand them) with Bob Singer
Aug
25
9:00 AM09:00

So You Want To Be a Judge/Commentator (or understand them) with Bob Singer

So You Want To Be a Judge/Commentator (or better understand them)
CCAC/Photography Center of Cape Cod’s biennial judging workshop for photographers and painters
Cost: $50
with CCAC Master Artist Bob Singer
9:00am-3:30pm, Saturday, August 25, 2018
*There is a small amount of pre-workshop prep so advanced registration is required.
Whether you aspire to become a photography judge/commentator or would just like to better understand what makes judges “tick,” this one-of-a-kind, one-day judging workshop will prepare you for the judge’s seat, build your confidence with live, real-time scoring and critiquing experience, and provide you with fresher understanding of what judges think and see. Led by CCAC Master Artist Bob Singer who has been a judge at PSA international salons, NECCC salons, camera clubs, art galleries and magazine competitions for over thirty years, this unique one-day workshop interactively involves you as it polishes your judging skills, understanding and insights.
INSTRUCTOR BIO:
After retiring from a long career in advertising and magazine publishing,  Bob became one of Cape Cod Art Center’s first juried Master Artists in fine art photography and an instructor at Cape Cod Art Center/Photography Center of Cape Cod. His traditional and contemporary images hang in homes and offices across the United States and in Europe. Over the last decade, Bob’s work has hung at the Cahoon Museum of Art, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Osterville Fine Art, Soho Arts, Samuell-Day Gallery, Cape Cod Art Center, Audubon Long Pasture and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuaries, Venice Art Center and Abbacino Galleria in Venice, Florida. His images and articles on digital photography have appeared in and on the covers of national magazines and newspapers, in advertising, annual reports, brochures, video productions and online. He is a recipient of NECCC’s prestigious MNEC appellation, awarded for his achievements in photography and his contributions to photographers in New England.  He is a multi-star exhibitor in PSA International Pictorial and PSA International Nature salons in which he earned hundreds of acceptances and awards including the CCCW Photographic Society of America Nature Division Bronze Medal.  His images have also been accepted and have won awards in the CCAC All Cape Cod, All New England, and National exhibitions as well as other open juried exhibitions. Bob co-founded the Cape Cod Art Center Camera Club, established CCAC’s highly successful series of spring photography seminars featuring world class photographers, and co-created with John Tunney and Roberta Miller the new fall Click photography conference.

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Expressive Photo Editing with Snapseed w/ Barbara Braman
Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

Expressive Photo Editing with Snapseed w/ Barbara Braman

Expressive Photo Editing with Snapseed

Instructor: Barbara Braman

Day: Saturday, July 28

Time: 10am-1pm

Cost: Members $70 | Non-Members $90

Description:

Wondering how you can edit your smartphone photos to be more expressive? Or maybe you want to edit your photos to create and straighten the horizon, highlight your subject, or create mood? Snapseed is the app for you. It is super easy to learn and you can use it for complex creative images. It is the “little black dress” of apps. Whether you just want to adjust the color or exposure on a landscape photo, tweak the colors on a multi-layered digital collage or drawing or use it to create a fantastical digital collage, Snapseed has the tools.

This workshop goes well beyond basic editing. We will start simply and then explore how to use the more advanced features, as well as how to use the app in creative ways. For photographers with smartphones capable of taking RAW images, we will discuss how to get the most out of Snapseed’s RAW editing function.
 

All that you need for this class is a smartphone, the app Snapseed, and a sense of adventure!

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