Sep
22
7:30 PM19:30

Night Sky Photography Workshop - Kejimkujik National Park

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On Friday September 22nd during the “Fall for the Stars Dark Sky Weekend”, join us for a free night sky and light painting photography workshop with photographer Mike Bayer in the beautiful Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Nova Scotia. This workshop will be a introduction to the fun and creative world of night sky and light painting photography. 

*** Please note: for this event you will need a DSLR or Mirrorless Camera, tripod and a flashlight.

To get more information and register for this free workshop please use the Eventbrite event link  “https://night-sky-photoworkshop-keji.eventbrite.com

Limited to 6 participants.

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Aug
6
9:00 AM09:00

Outdoor Photography Workshop - Kejimkujik National Park

On Sunday August 6th, join me for my free outdoor photography workshop in the beautiful Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site, Nova Scotia. This workshop will be a fun, informative and hands-on photography experience. 

To get more information and register for this free workshop please use the Eventbrite event link.  https://photo-workshop-keji.eventbrite.com . Space is limited to 10 participants.

** All experience levels and camera types are welcome for this workshop; from iPhone’s to full sized DSLR’s.

 

 

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Jul
9
1:00 PM13:00

Camera 201: Creative Camera Control

In our Camera 201: Creative Camera Control course the emphasis is on understanding the vital roles that Shutter Speed and Aperture play in the photographic process. We'll explore how you can use Shutter Speed to either convey motion using blur effects or to freeze action completely. You'll also learn how to make use of your camera's Aperture control to soften backgrounds while maintaining sharp focus on your main subject to create striking subject/background separation. We'll also explore Exposure, Metering Modes and Exposure Lock to provide you greater creative control over the end result. 

During the session you'll engage in hands-on activities with the guidance of the instructor using your own camera.

Prerequisites:
Camera 101 or equivalent

Course Outline:
- Creating and controlling motion effects
- Controlling depth of field for either soft or sharp backgrounds
- Understanding the light balancing act between shutter speed and aperture
- Understanding when Auto ISO can help and when overriding it can provide better results
- Using metering modes to handle tricky light
- Locking exposure while using your spot meter for more interesting results.

Who Should Attend?
Owners of DSLRs, mirrorless, or advanced point and shoot(bridge) cameras who wish to take creative control of their images by using Aperture & Shutter Priority modes.

To attend this course you should be familiar with changing focus modes and focus areas, using exposure compensation, changing ISO settings, and taking control over the built-in flash.

What To Bring To Class:
- Your camera
- Fully charged battery
- Memory card

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Nov
26
10:30 AM10:30

Camera 101: Nikon DSLRs

Camera 101: Nikon DSLRs

Our Camera 101: Nikon DSLR course is an essential first step to learning how to get the very best results with your DSLR camera. This course is all about gaining familiarity with the key features of the camera that you'll use every day.  

Our primary goal in this course is to quickly graduate from the cameras AUTO mode. We'll show you how to use shooting modes specific to everyday shooting scenarios such as sports, portraiture and landscape.  

Most importantly, we'll show you how to take control of your camera so that you'll be able to achieve great results even in challenging light or when your subject is moving quickly. You'll also learn how to take control of your cameras focus system to ensure that your subject is always clear and sharp.

Prerequisites:

none

Course Outline:

- Essential everyday camera controls
- Using camera presets for specific shooting scenarios
- Taking control of focus for clear and sharp photos
- Photographing subjects in motion successfully
- How to overcome challenging lighting scenarios
- Understanding when to use (and not to use) flash
- Choosing the right lens for the shot

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who wish to move out of auto mode and have more control over the results.

If you own any of the following cameras or similar, this class is for you: Nikon D3300, D3200, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D7000, D7200, D610

What To Bring To Class:

- Your camera
- Charged battery (fully charge it before class)
- Memory card

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/95417-Camera-101-Nikon-DSLRs.aspx

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Nov
13
1:00 PM13:00

Camera 101: Point & Shoot

We have two different 101 classes for Point & Shoot cameras: "Camera 101: Point & Shoot" and "Camera 101: Advanced Compact and Mirrorless". What's the difference? "Advanced Compact and Mirrorless" is for cameras that have advanced features like semi-automatic modes (Tv/S & A/Av), "Point & Shoot" is for cameras that do not have these advanced modes. If you're not sure which camera you have, ask a Henry's sales associate.

This class is all about learning how to use and understand the core controls of your camera, and how to overcome everyday problems such as pictures turning out too dark or or too blurry. We'll discuss the built-in flash, using your camera's zoom control and how to set your camera up to capture the best pictures possible. This class is full of hands-on exercises designed to help you feel more confident and familiar with your camera. After completing this class, you will know how to get the most out of your camera for everyday photography.

Prerequisites:

None

Course Outline:

- Basic camera and menu operation
- Overview of Scene Modes
- Controlling Focus Modes and Areas
- How ISO can be helpful in challenging situations
- Changing your picture's brightness
- When and how to use your camera's flash

Who Should Attend?

Owners of Point & Shoot cameras with Auto and P modes looking to get more comfortable with their camera and learn the tools and techniques to get better images.

What To Bring To Class:

- Your camera
- Charged battery
- Memory card

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Dec
6
1:00 PM13:00

Flash 101: Making Better Light

Using flash has always been a necessary part of our photographic lives - especially when it comes to capturing candid, hand-held photos indoors. Many of us have been driven to take these photos simply out of necessity rather than as an opportunity to create truly memorable photos we can be proud of. If this sounds like you, if your flash pictures never look as good as your naturally lit outdoor pictures, then this workshop is for you. Change your outlook on flash photography as you discover the fundamental techniques and tools you can use right now that will transform the quality and feel of your flash photos - all without leaving your camera's automatic modes.

Prerequisites:

Any Level 100 Photo Course or Equivalent Knowledge

Course Outline:

- When & why you should use flash
- Flash Power & Range
- Understanding TTL
- Creating a soft and natural looking images
- Getting rid of Red Eye
- Balancing ambient light and flash light in auto mode

Who Should Attend?

Owners of DSLR cameras & external TTL flash units who wish to learn how to use their flash to get the best possible results. 

Note: Users of Compact System cameras and Advanced Point & Shoot cameras that have a flash hot shoe are also welcome to attend this course.

What To Bring To Class:

- Your Camera
- Charged battery (fully charge it before class) 
- Memory card
- External, shoe-mounted TTL flash for your camera
- Fully charged batteries for your flash

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/65337-Flash-101-Making-Better-Light.aspx

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Dec
5
2:00 PM14:00

Macro, Close-up and Product Photography

Do you want to capture incredible images of small things? Join us for this fun, eye-opening class all about shooting small things with big results.

This class focuses on proper techniques and tips for taking photos of small sized products that you may wish to sell online, as well as capturing the 'tiny' world of macro subjects. We will explore some essential concepts for high quality results, including lighting and presentation of the subject being photographed. We will introduce you to some great specialty gear that can help you get even closer to your subject. Students will get to explore light boxes, macro lenses, extension tubes and other great close-up tools in the classroom.Whether you are keen to elevate your sales presence online through better looking product photos or you wish to create an interesting creative close-up photo, this class has something for everyone.

Course Outline:

- Camera settings
- Controlling depth of field
- Lighting your subject
- Presentation of your subject
- Close-up photography gear
- Focus stacking software and techniques
- General tips and tricks
- Getting creative

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who photographs, or wishes to photograph, small objects
Anyone who needs great images to help sell their products
Photographers with an interest in exploring small worlds for creative results

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/89226-Macro-Close-up-and-Product-Photography.aspx

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Dec
5
10:30 AM10:30

Camera 301: Manual Mode

In our Camera 301: Manual Mode class the emphasis is on shedding light on the creative potential of your camera's most flexible exposure mode. We'll explore some practical scenarios for taking complete control of your camera's exposure engine, and we'll discuss when and why you should go fully manual, and when you shouldn't. This class focuses on helping you learn how to capture that "impossible" shot, and you'll discover that your camera's manual mode shouldn't be intimidating: it's the gateway to creating images more incredible than you ever thought possible.

You'll learn how manual mode can make it possible to capture the stars of the milky way, turn fireworks into dazzling explosions of colour, or a highway into an abstract pattern of light and movement. You'll also see how manual mode can make it much easier to capture consistent results in challenging lighting conditions such as indoor arenas or stage lighting.

Prerequisites:
DSLR 201 or equivalent knowledge

Who Should Attend?
Owners of any camera with an "M" mode who wish to take full creative control of their images.

To attend this course you should be confident with the basics of exposure, including Shutter Priority and Aperture Priority.

What To Bring To Class:
- Your camera
- Charged battery (fully charge it before class) 
- Memory card

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/86944-Camera-301-Manual-Mode.aspx

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Nov
29
12:30 PM12:30

PhotoShop Elements 201: Layers & Adv Techniques

In our PS Elements 201 course we'll take your photo editing skills to a new level with the introduction of Layers and Selection Tools. Discover how experts merge parts of different photos together to create collages and seamless alterations of reality. Learn the beginnings of the non-destructive workflow with Adjustments Layers. We'll also show you how to perform corrections to only specific areas within your image using Elements arsenal of Selection Tools and each of their options. Finally, we'll show you how to put text on your images so you can start creating collages, books and slide shows.

Prerequisites:
PS Elements 101 or equivalent knowledge

Course Outline:

- Selection tools: Marquees, Lasso tools & the Magic Wand
- Selection tool behavioural options
- Understanding the Layers palette
- Creating collages using Layers
- Performing seamless alterations of reality with Layers
- Introduction to Adjustment Layers & Masks

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/53421-PS-Elements-201-Layers-And-Advanced-Techniques.aspx

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Nov
28
12:30 PM12:30

Adobe Lightroom: Fixing Photos

In our Fixing Photos in Lightroom course we will focus on Lightroom's image editing tools. We'll perform basic edits that affect a photo's overall colour and tonality then move on to more advanced tools & techniques to get the most out of your photos by processing them in Lightroom. We will explore Lightroom's spot and local area adjustment brushes and how to send your image into Photoshop (or other external editor) if further adjustments are needed. We will also look at some of the options involved in printing, exporting and formatting your images so you get the results you expect.

Prerequisites:
Basic Computer Skills, Photography Concepts & Terminology Knowledge. Managing Photos - Lightroom is recommended but not mandatory.

Course Outline:
- Understanding how edits work in Lightroom
- The Library Modules, Quick Develop Panel
- Develop Module Interface tour & configuration
- Basic Panel: Making basic, overall colour & tonality adjustments
- Understanding Undo, the History and Snapshot Panels
- Applying the same adjustments across multiple images
- Advanced colour & tonal control: Tone Curves, highlight Recovery, HSL & Colour
- Sharpness, Cropping and Virtual Copies
- Spot Removal Tool, Synchronizing Spot Removal circles
- Adjustment Brush tool
- Creating and applying adjustment Presets
- Gradient Filter Tool
- B&W images
- Configuring and using Photoshop as an optional external editor
- Understanding the Exporting of images and the available setting

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/58980-Adobe-Lightroom-Fixing-Photos.aspx

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Nov
22
12:30 PM12:30

PhotoShop Elements 101: Essentials & Core Tools

Taking a photo with your camera is only the first step in producing spectacular images. Just about every photo could use a little Photoshop love. From performing basic colour and exposure corrections to healing away pimples and wrinkles, we'll get you up to speed on one of the most exciting aspects of digital photography.

Course Outline:

- Getting to know the Photoshop Elements screen layout
- Navigating the interface, zooming, and panning
- Overall image enhancement: colour, contrast, sharpness
- Spot area enhancements: cloning, healing, shadow & highlight corrections and more
- Cropping, rotating & preparing to print

http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/53410-PS-Elements-101-Essentials-And-Core-Tools.aspx

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Nov
21
12:30 PM12:30

Henrys Photography - Adobe Lightroom: Managing Photos

The Managing Photos in Lightroom course we will focus on Lightroom's Library module, where the browsing and managing of photos takes place. You will learn how to take control of your growing photo collection by understanding how get around your images, sort & group them according to specific criteria. You will discover the benefits of applying keywords, ratings, flags and other tags to your photos. We'll also share with you ways to manage multiple photo catalogues as well as how to put a back up strategy in place.

Click on the link below to sign up
http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/58979-Adobe-Lightroom-Managing-Photos.aspx

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Nov
5
5:30 PM17:30

Henry's Photography - Photo 101: 5 weeks

This Photo 101 multiweek experience is our most popular and best-reviewed course. Over five consecutive weeks, you will learn the creative and technical side of photography from a professional photo educator, completing hands-on assignments and collaborating with your classmates in a fun, interactive environment. Whether you're hoping to master your camera, take your creative skills to the next level or to simply explore your passion for photography with a group of soon-to-be friends, discover why our Photo 101 graduates consistently give this course such rave reviews

To sign up clink on the link below
http://www.schoolofimaging.ca/Courses/61802-Photo-101-5-Weeks.aspx

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