This 3-hr workshop will include real-time-photographic assignments outside around the classroom vicinity practicing proven methods for “working a subject to get the shot.” Hands-on classroom activities will assist photographers in: learning and executing a successful photo-making “workflow;” choosing appropriate lens for various situations; managing focus and sharpness; using flash and artificial light; taking advantage of camera features including: diopters, previews, and timers; compiling the right camera bag contents and equipment; ensuring sensor care; managing memory card(s); and using filters in creating stunning photographic art.
Instructor: Ted Keller
Date and time: February 29, 9:30-noon
Location: Downtowner Gallery
Registration closes on February 27, 2020, at 12:01 am
Ages: Middle School, High School, and Adult
Attendees should bring their own camera equipment, and if convenient, their camera manual will be helpful
About the Instructor
For 20+ years, Ted Keller was trained in photography by National-Geographic-published photographers and many other acclaimed “Master” professional photographers and instructors as a participant, co-owner, and officer of a prominent national photography workshop company sponsored by Nikon, Inc. He served on the Board of Directors for 10 years and as Corporate President four years. In those roles, he received extensive photographic training for assisting “Master” professional photographers in leading workshops and teaching advanced photography to participants in 2-5 day workshops within U.S. National Parks. His images have been published nationally in books, magazines, brochures, and a variety of advertising media. Multiple greeting card vendors have featured Ted’s photos on their products since 1995. Walls of homes, offices and hospitals are decorated with enlargements of his work sold in his gallery, on-line, and in exhibits across Central Texas. He has published an inspirational coffee table book titled: “Fifty Feisty Photos for Daily Encouragement.”
Ted has been providing classes, workshops, and personal training throughout Central Texas for over 9 years helping others improve their skills in producing photographic art. He belongs to the Williamson County Art Guild, where he served two terms as President, and is an active member of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), the Artists of Central Texas.