Field Workshops

 
Field Workshops from PERC Photography School

Arc de Triomphe – Paris

Field workshops 

from PERC Photography School cover many photography topics and disciplines. Our field workshops are local to global in nature, and are for photographers of all skill and equipment levels.

In our field workshops we photograph incredible scenery, wildlife in natural habitats, and amazing architecture. We also photograph unique events, performing arts, and interesting people.

Also, field workshops include immediate feedback, camera setting guidance, and moral support from experienced photographers. Many field workshops also include constructive critique sessions and editing instruction as well.

Attendees at our field workshops make new friends, have fun learning, and return home with portfolios that others envy and enjoy.

To learn what field workshops are currently being offered, see below.

SPORTS WORKSHOP DURHAM BULLS + FIREWORKS! (424)

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Held at an actual outdoor sporting event, you will learn:

  • to position yourself properly for maximum impact images,
  • shutter settings to capture the action properly,
  • shutter settings to enhance visual impact and storytelling aspect of your images,
  • useful accessory gear,
  • to easily anticipate and capture peak action,
  • to keep your shot count down,
  • to extend your focal length reach on a budget,
  • sideline and co-photographer etiquette,
  • which camera settings to turn OFF to ensure more high quality photos,
  • which camera settings to turn ON to ensure more high quality photos,
  • and more!
Game Admission ticket price NOT included.
By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

Price: $40.00

Date: June 2, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH TRIP PLANNER (404)

So you have a great vacation coming and want to get the best photos possible – or perhaps you belong to a local photography club and

Field Workshops from PERC Photography School

Arc de Triomphe - Paris

like going on their field trips – but are disappointed by your results. Well then this is the workshop designed just for you!

BONUS: COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TRIP PLANNER WORKBOOK 

You will learn:

  • What gear to bring based on type of trip and photography goals,
  • Quick tips for proper exposures under any conditions,
  • What to wear for any climatic conditions,
  • How to prepare for long distance and international trips,
  • How to research the best shooting locations and times before you get there,
  • How to tell a great story through better composition of your images,
  • Expert tips for shooting people, landscapes and cultural activities,
  • How to see, understand and use ambient light for best effect,
  • Quick tips to get the most out of your flash and MORE!

You will spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on that fabulous vacation. For a fraction of that cost you can learn how to capture memories you will cherish forever!  Meeting location and other details will be provided to enrollees.

By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

Price: $45.00

Date: June 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

SEASCAPE & PANORAMA WORKSHOP (420)

perc-40Enjoy the great outdoors learning how to take awesome seascape and panorama images!  Taught by a Certified Master Photographer.

You will learn:

  • how to properly shoot panoramas,
  • quick and easy way to take panoramas,
  • how to meter light for properly exposed seascapes,
  • how to set your camera's picture style for seascapes,
  • how to use GRADUATED neutral density filters,
  • tripod techniques,
  • and more.
By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

Price: $95.00

Date: June 17, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

PEYOTE MINDBENDING FIREWORKS WORKSHOP

Learn creative techniques using nothing more than basic camera gear and some simple items found in any IMG_1329household. We will supply the "special items" and step-by-step instructions so you come away with the MOST AMAZING fireworks photos imaginable. Of course we will also take STANDARD fireworks photos as well!

Special Techniques include:

  • Streaking™,
  • Stepping™,
  • Barrelling™,
  • Revolver™,
  • Orbiting™, 
  • Peyote Mindbending™, andimg_2085-a
  • Multiple Exposures.

Even if you have  taken fireworks photos before - you have not done it like this (unless you were smart enough to

You will learn the best camera settings for single shots and multiple bursts- without overexposing the first burst, PLUS a simple way to make any digital camera take multiple exposures per frame, our exclusive Streaking! technique, and our even more amazing Revolver! technique.

Led by Ted Salamone, Certified Master Photographer, you will learn how to create all IMG_3931these special effects in camera - no need to do any post production work in a photo editor.

You will need your camera, its manual, lenses, a tripod, spare charged camera batteries, wired or wireless remote shutter release, and blank memory cards. 

Assembly location will be announced to enrollees. This is a rain or shine event. No refunds if the venue cancels the fireworks display or for inclement weather. In case of an inclement weather cancellation we will try to reschedule for the make-up date.

This is a hands-on workshop so bring your camera, fresh batteries, wide angle lenses, empty memory cards, tripod and wired or wireless remote shutter release. Tripods may be rented for $10.00 for the session. Wired and wireless remotes may be purchased at the start of the session for most cameras for $15.00. Email ted@perconline.org if you need to rent a tripod or buy a remote trigger. Include make and model of camera if buying a remote.

By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

Price: $40.00

Date: July 4, 2017

Available Spaces: 15

BEACH MODEL SHOOT (443)

600_339263132Have you always wanted to learn what it’s like to photograph an on-location commercial shoot, or perhaps you have always wanted to work with a professional model and did not know how to make the arrangements? Well then this workshop is for you! It is a great, affordable opportunity to add some unique images to your portfolio while learning lessons that will last you a lifetime.

Under the guidance of an experienced professional photographer you will learn how to identify locations and photograph beach scenes to create artistic images that everyone loves. 

You will learn:

  • basic composition techniques,
  • how to “see the light,” (diffused, harsh, reflective),
  • how to pose a model to achieve the desired effect,
  • the use of reflectors,
  • the use of umbrellas / soft boxes,
  • how to meter light without a light meter,
  • wireless flash systems, and
  • how to determine proper camera settings for more artistic imagery
  • and more!

Assembly location will be announced to enrollees. This is a rain or shine event. Enrollees must arrange their own transportation. This is a hands-on workshop so bring your camera, fresh batteries, wide angle lenses, empty memory cards, tripod and wired or wireless remote shutter release.

Tripods may be rented for $10.00 for the session. Wired and wireless remotes may be purchased at the start of the session for most cameras for $15.00. Email ted@perconline.org if you need to rent a tripod or buy a remote trigger. Include make and model of camera if buying a remote. 

By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

Price: $95.00

Date: July 15, 2017

Available Spaces: 12

HDR HEAVEN - URBAN DECAY WORKSHOP (407)

Join us for a trip to an awesome HDR rich, abandonded ruin. Create some spectacular software-ready images using professionally proven HDR shooting techniques refined over the years.

You will learn what gear is needed to shoot HDR images correctly and how to EXTEND the apparent dynamic img_7634_hdr-editrange of your camera to give you greater contrast range than you thought possible. Besides HDR techniques you will learn composition, landscape techniques, how to use Depth of Field, and more.

Bring your camera, a wide angle lens, spare batteries, empty memory cards, wired or wireless remote shutter release, and a tripod. Assembly location will be announced to enrollees.  This is a rain or shine event. This is a hands-on workshop so bring your camera,fresh batteries, wide angle lenses, empty memory cards, tripod and wired or wireless remote shutter release. Tripods may be rented for $10.00 for the session. Wired and wireless remotes may be purchased at the start of the session for most cameras for $15.00. Email ted@perconline.org  if you need to rent a tripod or buy a remote trigger. Include make and model of camera if buying a remote.

You must arrange your own transportation.

By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

 

Price: $65.00

Date: July 22, 2017

Available Spaces: 15