Four Tuesdays, October 23 - November 13
5:30 - 8 PM
For beginners familiar with their cameras and experienced shutterbugs alike, learn how to get the shot in the middle of the excitement. This class will cover all aspects of successful event photography: learn what challenges you might encounter and how to navigate them without interfering with the attendees' experience; gain insights into how to photograph all types of events; learn how to convey the right tone for different types of events through composition and lighting; prepare digital-ready files; and discuss career possibilities in event photography. Assignments will include photographing Crocker events and programs for the purpose of class discussion and critique, with the possibility of being published in Museum publications. You must have the ability to download images, produce jpegs, and email them to the instructor.
Supplies: An SLR digital camera is preferred, or a digital camera with a manual shooting mode
Instructor: Wes Davis
To enroll in this class, register now, visit the Museum Admission Desk, or call 916.808.1182. Or download and print the registration form below and mail, fax, or email your completed form to the Museum. Click on the Ways to Register button at left for more information on how to submit your form.
About the Instructor:
Wes Davis' passion for the vibrant, radical, dynamic vision of objects in the act of motion developed early in life, on summer vacations with his family. He studied photography at Sacramento State and is a founding member of Beatnik Studios, an experimental events venue and art studio based in Sacramento.