Friday, March 11, 2011

"A Day in the Field with Adam Jones" Workshop April 10th

Adam Jone called Linda today and wanted to know if the workshop is a go -- right now we only have 8 people signed up, with 5 checks received and 2 more checks are in the mail. We need a minumum of 10 checks collected in order for this workshop to run. Please let me know TODAY.

Otherwise we will have to cancel this great opportunity. How often does a top name Canon Explorer of light come to connecticut for a small hands on all day workshop? Take advantage of this great opportunity now!

Please send a check made out to Adam Jones for $75 and mail it to me to sign up.

Adam Jones will be presenting "Through the Lens of Adam Jones" on April 9th 2011

He is offering us a workshop Sunday April 10th -- 10-12 people

"A Day in the Field with Adam Jones"

Workshop Overview: I envision the workshop as very hands on, nuts and bolts photography, with tips and techniques from 30+ years of photography. I'm open to a very full day, from sunrise to sunset if the club members wish to go that long. We will certainly break for lunch and dinner based around our shooting schedules of course. If the group wants a break in the middle of the day, we can do a morning shoot, then break and regroup for an afternoon shoot.

I'll leave it up to your club to offer several shooting locations, and we can visit as many of the locations as we need to fill the day or length of time the club wants. The more varied the locations, the more situations we can address and learn from in the field. I'm also fine with shooting architecture indoors or out, city skylines, zoos, botanical gardens, etc. About the only thing that does not work well for a mixed group is strict wildlife, where many photographers may not have the right equipment for such a specialized shoot.

An all day event -- location(s) of the clubs choice (We were thinking of perhaps Hammassett for sunrise, then breakfast, then heading East to Mystic until Sunset)

I'll cover scenics, depth of field considerations, finding the best compositions, natural light, filters, macro lenses and accessories, full flash and fill flash. Working with me in the field it is very easy for me to grasp each participants skill level and to work with them one on one.

Fee: $75/person, cash or check made payable to Adam Jones, collected by the club program organizer 4 weeks prior to the event

# Participants: 10 minimum, 12 maximum

Skill Level: All photographers are welcome, from beginner to advanced.

This internationally recognized photographer explores the world through his nature, travel , and wildlife images. Jones’s award-winning photography is widely published in magazines, posters, calendars, books, and in national advertising campaigns for clients such as Canon, Ford, Eddie Bauer, Miller Beer and Honda. Adam is recognized world wide as an outstanding stock photographer with his images represented by Getty Images, Corbis, Visuals Unlimited, Photo Researchers, and Danita Delimont Stock Photography. His work has sold for editorial and commercial uses in over 30 countries. Adam’s publication credits also include: National Geographic Books, Time, Life Magazine, National Wildlife Federation, Audubon, Sierra Club, Disney and hundreds of textbooks. In 1995 the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest honored Adam by selecting one of his images from over 19, 000 entries, as the winner in the “In Praise of Plants” category. Adam has published seven coffee-table books, with three released in 2004. In early 2006, Adam was selected to be one of Canon USA’s elite group of photographers, The Explorers of Light. Canon describes the Explorer of Light program as such: The Explorers of Light program is a group of 60 of the World’s best photographers united in their love and passion for photographic excellence. They share a common desire to contribute back to the industry with a willingness to share their vision and passion with others. Adam is a popular and respected workshop instructor and lecturer. Adam teaches photography workshops around the world helping students reach their full potential in the exciting world of digital photography. He has taught for Canon, Popular Photography & Imaging, Maine Photographic Workshops, Rocky Mountain School of Photography, Great American Photography Workshops and Joe Van Os Photo Safaris. Adam is noted for his enthusiastic down to earth approach and his ability to communicate effectively with all skill levels.

Deadline March 13th -- minimum of 10 registrants or we will have to forgo this great opportunity!

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