Travel Photography with David Wells

  • Date: Saturday June 3, 2017
  • Time: 9am-10 pm 
  • Place: Providence for festival http://pvdfest.com/
  • Fee: $40 for workshop, $50 for 1:1 portfolio review 
  • Max: 12

Making exceptional travel photographs requires skills in many different types of photography, from street photography to still life work to portraits. In a typical day of travel, a photographer may shoot busy festivals, quiet buildings, open landscapes, or close-up nature. The best travel photographers are versatile in their skills and fluid in their process, using minimal gear to achieve a maximum of results. The best travel photos are symbolic images that convey the mood of a place as they “bring” the viewer to the place. The best ones are made not from the viewpoint of an observer but rather from the viewpoint of someone who actively engaged in the event. Good travel photographs make seemingly boring things interesting, even unique and magical. You also need to be comfortable taking pictures in unusual places, which requires you to carry yourself with confidence as well as to treat your subjects with respect. For many people, travel photography combines two of their favorite passions, travel and photography.


Workshop Rules

All workshop signups by members will open on the Thursday night meeting 3 weeks prior to the scheduled workshop and will be on a first come, first serve basis. Cash or a non-refundable (but transferable to another member) check made out to SBCC for amount of Workshop will be required to secure your participation.  You may send a check postmarked before the registration date to Ed Gooltz at 24 Longmeadow Lane, Sharon, MA 02067 if you will not be at the meeting on the date that reservations open. In the event that we exceed the maximum number of participants on the first night of reservations, a lottery will occur to choose the participants. All workshop registrations will close one week prior to the scheduled date or sooner in the event we reach capacity before that.


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