Canterbury Shaker Village

288 Shaker Rd, Canterbury, NH 03224

September 8th  2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We will meet in their parking lot at 9:45 AM

Cost of the all day workshop is $140 and includes the admission fee


Canterbury Shaker Village is an internationally-known non-profit museum founded in 1969, dedicated to preserving the heritage and 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers.

Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.

For this workshop, we will be meet in the parking lot at Canterbury Shaker Village at 9:45 am to go over the days shooting schedule.  This is a great one day long workshop exploring as many of the village buildings as time allows. The morning session will be focused on instructional techniques. The afternoon session will be a free shoot where we will be working with you on a one on one basis to help you achieve your personal artistic goals!   

The course is intended for the photographer that wishes to improve their skills shooting indoors with the correct exposure with light coming into rooms in a singular and multiple directions and to capture the flavor and charm of the Shaker Village. We will be covering the following:

Metering techniques for the very unique and diverse lighting conditions in the different rooms within the buildings

Which lens to use for the interior and exterior architectural photography

How to choose the right lens to get the best results for pano stiching on interior structures to give your images a wide view without looking distorted.

Lens Selection

How to Expose in any given lighting situation; very long exposures and short exposures in the same blended image.

Manual Mode – Control your camera

How to change your ISO.

How to change your shutter speed.

How to change Aperture.

In this training, we will show you:

How to manually or auto focus to get the best results.

Photographing to stich images together to give a pano view with various lenses

The following equipment is recommended

Tripod – Required for long exposure and stitching portion of training. We have been given special permision and access to bring your tripod

Shutter release (Cable or wireless)– You can use a delay mode but that will be cumbersome and time consuming for you. If you shoot past your camera’s standard exposure length capability (I.E Bulb Mode) you will need a cable release and a method to time your exposures. I.E watch or phone app with timer

Your intermediate lens and one or two more to capture as wide an angle and as telephoto as you have in your kit.

All of our workshops are designed with a hands on approach to give you the best learning environment.  To register and join us click on the PayPal button, space is very limited to 6 participants.


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