Workshop Description

We'll travel to the first State Natural Area in Wisconsin - Parfrey's Glen - and hike up the Glen, stopping to take pictures as opportunities arise.  Parfrey's Glen used to have an extensive boardwalk, but that has be removed by flash floods twice in the last 15 years.  The hike will involve some stream crossings and boulder climbs to get to the final waterfall, so good waterproof shoes and a hiking stick are recommended.  Along the way, I'll stop and make comments about composing pictures and demonstrate using a tripod for long exposures of flowing water, taking multiple exposures for panoramas and high dynamic range processing, using filters to enhance photos, etc.. After lunch we can go to nearby areas such as Baxter's Hollow for a little light hiking and photography.

In the evening, I'll show you how editing your pictures in the computer can greatly enhance the output.  We'll see how new programs such as Lightroom are constantly evolving to give you more artistic control.  Participants can choose a picture they've taken and I will make an 8 x 10 print for you to have.

Weather is always a variable, but if conditions allow and people are interested, we can try some night photography as well.

Skill Level

All levels