Field Trips – Photography

Field Trips – Photography2018-12-15T18:13:47+00:00

Thursday, February 14

F1 It’s OK to Shoot with Auto [New]

7:30  – 11:30 am,  Meet at the Waffle Hut & Eatery banquet room, 2125 Main St, Klamath Falls
Do you like just leaving your camera on “Auto” and let the camera do the thinking?  While you are enjoying your waffle buffet, Lisa Langell will teach you seven powerful, but simple,  techniques to help you avoid common mistakes, recognize an image’s potential, and ultimately capture them beautifully through your lens–all on “Auto.” No settings required. Following that engaging session, you’ll walk with Lisa to the nearby parks or the Link River to practice.

Fee: $37 includes $12 for waffle breakfast buffet (for beginning photographers)

F3 Great Bird Shots from Feeder Hops 1

8:30 am – Noon, Meet at the Running Y Lodge 3rd floor board room for ½ hour session,  followed by carpool field trip
Get up close and photograph the Running Y Ranch’s winter bird visitors, including the elusive White-headed Woodpecker. We’ll be photographing birds in beautiful outdoor settings at several feeder stations—and we’ll be comfy indoors! Photographer Abbott Schindler will share photo tips to help ensure your enjoyment and success.

Note to registrants: You’ll need a camera with a telephoto lens of 100mm or longer focal length. A tripod is highly recommended. You must be familiar with your camera’s exposure and focus settings prior to attending this session.

Fee: $25

Friday, February 15

F11 Great Bird Shots from Feeder Hops 2

8:30 am – Noon, Meet at the Running Y Lodge Room 3rd floor boardroom for ½ hour session followed by carpool field trip
Get up close and photograph the Running Y Ranch’s winter bird visitors, including the elusive White-headed Woodpecker. We’ll be photographing birds in beautiful outdoor settings at several feeder stations—and we’ll be comfy indoors! Photographer Abbott Schindler will share photo tips to help ensure your enjoyment and success.

Note to registrants: You’ll need a camera with a telephoto lens of 100mm or longer focal length. A tripod is highly recommended. You must be familiar with your camera’s exposure and focus settings prior to attending this session.

Fee: $25

F12 Flight to Remember – Photographing Birds in Flight & Motion [New]

8:30 am – 2:00 pm, OIT College Union Mt. McLoughlin room  followed by bus field trip
 Photographing birds in flight and motion can be challenging for even the most experienced photographers. Lisa Langell will break down what settings and techniques may work best for you with regard to photographing birds in flight. Using warm, friendly and supportive instruction, you will be on your way to photographing birds in motion beautifully! Designed for those with DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Includes hands-on practice in the field and more for up to 12. Includes special lunch.

Note to registrants:

  • DSLR or Mirrorless cameras only.
  • One versatile longer lens (e.g., ~100-400mm+) and/or prime lens of at least 300mm+
  • Tripod is optional, but having it along is recommended. Please bring a ballhead or gimbal head for your tripod.
  • Memory cards and charged batteries
  • Device for note-taking

Fee: $110 (for intermediate photographers)

Saturday, February 16

F17 Bird Photography — Making Award-Winning Images [New]

7:00 am – Noon, Meet at OIT Dow Center entrance
Tim Boyer will help you create better photographs of birds by focusing on the seven elements of a great photograph: Light, Sharpness, Point of View, Background, Edges of the Frame, Composition and Exposure all add up to create a wonderfully stunning image. Add in an eighth element Story, and you’ve most likely made an award-winning image. Includes a special lunch.

Note to Registrants: Bring your camera, a tripod and at least a 300 to 400 mm lens.

Fee: $120

F26 Shooting on the Dark Side: The Art of the Silhouette [New]

Noon- 6:00 pm, OIT Room Mt. McLoughlin room followed by bus field trip
A well-photographed image of wildlife in silhouette can often elicit as much or more emotion from your audience than images of most well-lit subjects. Learn how to maximize your shooting day, add diversity to your portfolio, and create powerful emotion with your photography through silhouette, backlit and rim-lit photography. This fun, creativity-forward indoor workshop and outdoor field experience with Lisa Langell will cover what types of subjects work best in these lighting conditions, settings for silhouette photography, and how to utilize this very special light and your settings to shoot “on the dark side” more beautifully and with technical mastery! Limited to 12. Includes special lunch.

Note to registrants:

  • DSLR or Mirrorless cameras only.
  • One versatile longer lens (e.g.,~100-400mm+)
  • One mid-range lens such as a 24-70mm, etc.
  • Tripod is optional, but having it along is recommended.
  • Memory cards and charged batteries
  • Devices for note-taking
  • Although a long lens (40x or more) point and shoot with manual control is also acceptable

Fee: $110 (for intermediate to advanced photographers)

Sunday, February 17

F27 Photographing Birds of Prey – Eagles, Falcons and Hawks [New]

7:00 am – Noon, Meet at OIT Dow Center entrance
Know your basic camera functions, but want to take your photography to a new level?  Tim Boyer will focus on photographing birds of prey; eagles, falcons and hawks. Consider taking the Photographing Birds of Eagles, Falcons & Hawks Workshop W1 to get ready for this field trip. Includes special lunch.

Note to registrants: You’ll need a camera with a minimum of 300 to 400 mm telephoto lens. A tripod is recommended but not necessary if you are comfortable handhold your lens and getting sharp results.

Fee: $120 (for intermediate to advanced photographers)