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! Nine of the Villages structures we will have complete access to will be decorated for the Christmas Holiday Season
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.
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 limited.