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DSLR Photography Workshops

Cheekwood Gardens: "Tiny Things" Workshop - 1/2 Day

Join us for a journey into the fascinating world of Macro Photography. Nashville’s own Cheekwood Botanical Gardens provides the perfect setting for an up close exploration of Macro technique with stunning flowers, leaves, water, and more. Lunch and garden admission are included with the cost of registration. 

  • This registration is for the 1/2 Day Option, featuring the Garden Shoot only.


WHEN: April 21st 2018, 9am -  12:30pm
WHERE: Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a fully charged battery, an empty memory card, and something to take notes with.

*Reminder: lunch will be provided courtesy of Silver Hill Photography Instruction for all class participants. 


FEE:  $179
 

Cheekwood Gardens: "Tiny Things" Workshop - Full Day

 

Join us for a journey into the fascinating world of Macro Photography. Nashville’s own Cheekwood Botanical Gardens provides the perfect setting for an up close exploration of Macro technique with stunning flowers, leaves, water, and more. Lunch and garden admission are included with the cost of registration. 

  • This registration is for the Full Day Option, featuring the Garden Shoot & Image Review, Edit & Discussion.


WHEN: April 21st 2018, 9am -  2:30pm
WHERE: Cheekwood Botanical Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a fully charged battery, an empty memory card, and something to take notes with.

*Reminder: lunch will be provided courtesy of Silver Hill Photography Instruction for all class participants. 


FEE:  $225

Nashville at Night

Join us as we explore the creative possibilities that await in the electrifying atmosphere of Nashville at Night. You’ll learn to mix natural and city lights, shutter techniques, lens choices, and much more. Broadway and the downtown Riverfront provide the ideal setting to practice and perfect your twilight photography skills.

FRIDAY:  We will meet at Story Forge for class instruction, then eat a brief dinner before heading out and shooting the city until 9pm.

SATURDAY: We will reconvene at Story Forge at 10am-12pm for a Q&A with your images shot from the night before.

WHEN: FRI. JUNE 2, 5 - 9pm & SAT. JUNE 3, 10am-12pm

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville & John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge (formerly the Shelby Street Bridge), downtown Nashville at Riverfront Park
EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a fully charged battery, an empty memory card, and something to take notes with.  A laptop is optional for Saturday morning if you'd like to to work on edits during the QA.  


FEE: $349

Landscape Workshop

 

One session. Overview of equipment, technical, and creative issues, including lens choice, special considerations for outdoor shooting such as inclement weather and low light situations, motion, composition, and basic post-processing.


Workshop will be a combination of editing and field work on-location. Travel to/from location(s) will be required. Wear good walking shoes and outdoor work clothes. Bring snacks as there will not be an opportunity to eat dinner during the workshop. Be prepared for inclement weather.
Prerequisite: Must have an understanding of full manual control and metering to enroll in this workshop.


WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2018 . see the schedule HERE
WHERE: TBD depending on environmental conditions
EQUIPMENT: DSLR, short-medium focal length lenses, tripod, (laptop and photo editing software highly recommended)


FEE: $245
 

Natural Light Portrait Workshop (Getting Beautiful Images of the People in Your Life!)

 

One session. Covers technical and composition issues encountered, posing, and lens choice when dealing with people age 1 to 91. How to have fun, bring out the essence of a person, and get good shots at the same time.

 

Workshop will be a combination of editing and field work on-location. Wear good walking shoes and outdoor work clothes. Bring snacks as there will not be an opportunity to eat dinner during the workshop.
Prerequisite: Must have an understanding of full manual control and metering to enroll in this workshop.

 

WHEN: MAY 12, 2018. see the schedule HERE
WHERE: STORY FORGE NASHVILLE, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210

EQUIPMENT: DSLR, medium-long focal length lenses, tripod, (laptop and photo editing software highly recommended)


FEE: $245

Off Camera Strobe Lighting Workshop
 

One session. Hands-on overview of basic studio equipment, technical and creative issues, including lens choice and metering, 1, 2, and 3 light set-ups, and subject composition. Must
have prior working knowledge of shutter, aperture, and ISO.


Prerequisite: Must have an understanding of full manual control to enroll in this workshop.


WHEN: SATURDAY JUNE 23, 10AM-6PM.  see the schedule HERE
WHERE: STORY FORGE NASHVILLE, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210
EQUIPMENT: DSLR and lenses, 2 full batteries, charger, empty memory cards, pen and something to write on/ take notes with (laptop and photo editing software helpful but optional)


FEE: $245

CONTACT THE STUDIO FOR REGISTRATION AT 615.275.9266 between 10am-5pm M-F

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Street Photography Workshop - Capturing the Essence of City Space

 

One session. Great for art shots of building interior, exterior and cityscapes, spontaneous moments, technical issues such as low light and convergence, compositional issues, lens and tripod choice, basic post-processing/editing. Travel to/from location(s) will be required. Wear good walking shoes.

 

Prerequisite: Must have an understanding of full manual control to enroll in this workshop.

 

WHEN: CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
WHERE: Various Locations
EQUIPMENT: DSLR, Tripod (laptop, card reader, and photo editing software highly recommended)


FEE: $225