Untouched Sri Lanka Photo Safari
Marco Polo once called Sri Lanka "The finest island of its size in all the world." On this ten-day photo adventure you'll shoot and learn while exploring this wild, exotic island in all its splendor. Our trip begins on stunning coastal beaches, working our way through the bustling urban centers of Columbo and Kandy deep into to the jungles and valleys of the central highlands. Along the way we'll explore bustling street markets and majestic temples and ruins before traveling deep into the wilderness on safari. You'll come face to face with exotic wildlife including monkeys, leopards, sambar and wild buffaloes and herds of powerful Asian Elephants. During the trip you'll learn guerrilla shooting techniques, how to stay organized and edit photos on the go, the fundamentals of wildlife conservation and much more. This trip is produced by Guru Travel in partnership with the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society. A portion of all proceeds will benefit their important work preserving the Asian Elephant population of Sri Lanka.
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In this two-day workshop students will learn the basic fundamentals of using a single off-camera flash to shoot powerful, dynamic portraits in a variety of environments. The course will cover camera settings, types of lights, modifiers, wireless flash triggers, and other accessories as well as how to engage with your subject to get amazing images every time. We'll also delve into post-production workflow—from organizing and importing images using Adobe Lightroom to final pass touch-ups in Photoshop. The course is designed for photographers who are new to off-camera lighting techniques.
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iPhone Photography 101
The greatest camera in the world is the one that's with you. Your iPhone is capable of more than just vacation photos and pictures of your salad. Its a powerful photographic tool that can be used to capture and share your vision of the world around you. In this hands-on class, students learn how to create frame-worthy images with an iPhone, including the basic techniques of image composition, tips on shooting portraits, and the camera apps and editing tools that can elevate a photograph from a casual snapshot to a thoughtful and personal image.
This course is for those who love taking pictures but have no formal photography training. Students will learn the fundamentals of what makes a great image and how to push themselves creatively to create awesome photos!
HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR PHOTOS USING ADOBE LIGHTROOM
Capturing great images is one thing but, as we’ve all learned, keeping them organized is quite another. In this one-day class, we look at the best, most efficient ways to store, browse, and catalogue your images using Adobe Lightroom. Learn how to sort and tag your pictures so that they are easy to find at a moment’s notice. Find out how external hard drives can provide cost-effective storage. Learn the differences between the various image file types and when to use which one. We also cover the ins and outs of image backups to protect against data loss