Archive for Photography Seminar

Grand Prairie Photo Club Opens 8 Spots for PhotoCram II

Posted in Good News, Workshops and Seminars with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 30, 2011 by Darwin

Last year Samantha and I spent a 3-day weekend with the Grand Prairie Photo Club where we taught an intensive workshop style program we dubbed PhotoCram. The good folks in Grand Prairie liked the event so much that they are having us back again this year for PhotoCram II to be held September 9-11, 2011. This year Sam and I have all new seminars and new assignments for the club. the good news is that the GP photo club has opened up PhotoCram II to the general public and has announced space for 8 more participants. To see what we are doing at PhotoCram II just click on this link to get the detailed schedule of events

If you want to hang out with a fun crew of photographers, the GP Photo Club can’t be beat! Sam and I had to have a stomach operation after the event from laughing so much! For more information, pricing and to register check out the GP Photo Club website.

©Darwin Wiggett

SNAP! Baker Creek Photography Seminar, October 2011 almost sold out!

Posted in Workshops and Seminars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2011 by Darwin

For anyone interested in signing up for SNAP! 2011, note that that as of today (June 23) there are only a couple of  spots left. This event will sell out so don’t delay if you want to participate. As a reminder about what SNAP! is all about – read on:

If you’re ready to learn about photography in an intensive long weekend workshop (Thursday through Sunday) under the guidance of top instructors John Marriott, Samantha Chrysanthou and yours truly, then this weekend workshop October  27-30th, 2011 might just be the ticket. Check out what is on offer:

  • We’ve got gear for you to try out! That’s right – Sigma Canada is bringing lenses for us to play with in the field to see if any of the lenses fit your shooting style and budget.
  • We also have a sample filter pack from Singh-Ray if you want to try your hand at grad filters, polarizers or Vari-ND filters
  • You get 7 hours of classroom instruction  where we cover lens choice, filters, composition and design, camera controls and other topics. All three instructors are there for your burning photography questions. You can also network with your fellow shooters and get the inside scoop from industry leaders.
  • You get over 20 hours to practice your skills in the field in the world class scenery of Banff National Park, Alberta. Being able to practice what you learn immediately after a class room session is a powerful reinforcement for new skills. And best of all your instructors are always there to help you with any problems or questions in the field. We are there to assist you, we are not there to shoot our own images!
  • You benefit from instructor critiques of your images both in-class and in the field. A low student-instructor ratio (only 24 students!) ensures you aren’t competing with your fellow participants for help or assistance with any questions you may have at any time.
  • Did I mention the lodgings yet? Last year’s participants raved about the quality of the food at Baker Creek Bistro and the comfort of the accommodations at the Baker Creek Chalets. Our price includes meals and room and board, so there are no hidden fees to calculate and no extra work in booking your spot.  Bring your spouse — give him or her a vacation with our incredibly low special spouse rate! (contact Baker Creek for more information).

To learn more about this fun event go to our SNAP! Photography website where you can download the information PDF for a schedule and prices. If you have any questions about this event please email us at snapphotoseminars@gmail.com. Hope to see you there!

©Darwin Wiggett

The Daily Snap – April 15

Posted in The Daily Snap, Workshops and Seminars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 15, 2010 by Darwin

©Darwin Wiggett - Canon G11

Today I am off to Burlington Ontario for the Latow Photographers Guild Photography Seminar 2010 where I am giving a full day presentation on Field Techniques for Mastering Creative Nature and Outdoor Photography. I am looking forward to meeting a great gang of photographers and spending some time in the field with those signed up the field tour. What camera am I taking? Well just the Canon G11. It does everything a DSLR does but in a small package. It is a great camera to teach with because I can make fine images with it and reinforce the idea that great photos can be made with any camera–gear matters little; vision matters most.