EOS Destination Workshops
Sights and Lights of San Francisco at Night
- Presented by:
- Lewis Kemper (Bio)
- EOS Destination Workshops
- December 11, 2015 - December 13, 2015
- Canon Live Learning San Francisco
201 California St.,
San Francisco, California 94111
- Accommodations and most meals are the responsibility of the attendee. Due to strict hotel polices in San Francisco, we do not have a room block for this workshop.
Travel Recommendations: Participants will fly into the San Francisco International Airport. We recommend staying at a hotel located in downtown San Francisco in close proximity to our classroom space. We will be hiring a bus transportation service to take our group to and from all of our evening field shoot locations.
- Canon Live Learning
Join Canon Live Learning and Pro Photographer Lewis Kemper for a nighttime adventure and learning experience in “The City by the Bay”…San Francisco. Around the holiday season, San Francisco takes on a festive glow as the waterfront is decorated with thousands of lights. During this class you will learn night photography techniques both in the camera and in post processing. Lewis will share his knowledge and tips with you, so that you come home with great images and even a print for your walls or to use as a holiday gift!
The workshop will be divided between classroom time at Canon’s Live Learning Center in downtown San Francisco, and field sessions by luxury mini-coach bus to various landmark locations around the area. We will photograph from sunset to late into the night, allowing us the ability to capture sunset, the blue hour and night images on both evenings. Some of the famous locations we will visit include Treasure Island, Crissy Field, The Palace of Fine Arts, Ft. Baker and Fisherman’s Wharf. You will be sure to leave the workshop with a wide variety of looks and perspectives on this magical city to add to your professional portfolio.
In the classroom, Lewis will demonstrate night photo techniques including, the proper white balance, HDR, pano stitching, image zooming, and more! He will also cover best processing tips to make your images look their best. So if you have been afraid of the dark, reluctant to photograph at night, or just not sure how to take pictures after the sun has gone down, then join this class to overcome your fears, to photograph in safety and learn to get the best possible night images!
Students will have the opportunity to learn in a small class setting, limited to 16 people to enhance the hands-on experience. You will be supported by the expertise and insights of Lewis Kemper, assisted by a skilled Canon technical representative. On top of all of this, Canon will have the latest camera bodies and lenses available for all participants to use.
Come see the unique photographic experiences that the night can truly offer while capturing the historic sights of San Francisco after dark!
- Composition techniques for landscape and travel photography
- Shooting and processing HDR for realistic looking images
- Workflow tips and techniques for both photography and digital processing
- Proper technique for shooting and stitching panorama images
- Classroom critiques to open your eyes to different possibilities & improve your photographic skills
Please bring your favorite camera, together with any lenses you want to shoot with (both wide angle and tele-photo), plenty of charged battery packs and memory cards, a sturdy tripod (a must!) and a laptop computer for downloading images. You will also have the opportunity to submit images to the on-site technical representative who will make one or two prints for you to take home on a Canon PIXMA Pro Printer.
A firm understanding of your camera operations including manual mode using f/stops and shutter speeds is needed for this workshop. Basic Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom skills are needed to process your images.
- Canon gear loans – bodies and lenses
- Luxury mini-coach bus transportation both nights
- Admission to all field shoot locations
- One lunch and two boxed dinners
- Classroom instruction
- Field demonstrations & image critiques
- 1-2 prints of your work, as circumstances permit
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