A Full Day How-To Seminar:
At the Volpe
Transportation Center in Cambridge
September 1-2, 2002
On Saturday, August 31, 2002,
internationally renowned bird photographer Arthur Morris will
present a full day Seminar--The Art of Nature Photography; It
Ainít Just Birds!, in Boston, Massachusetts. More than 10,000 of
Mr. Morris' technically perfect, artistically designed images
have appeared in virtually all natural history, photography, and
birding publications, as well as in many general interest
publications and advertisements, and on posters, prestigious
calendars, and web sites. Arthur has been a Canon contract
photographer since 1995, has done a worldwide television
commercial for the EOS 1N, and has appeared in eight episodes of
the Canon Photo Safari television program. He is a contributing
photographer with VIREO (Philadelphia), Visuals Unlimited (NH),
Windrush Photos (UK), and The Corbis Stock Market, (New York).
He has written or been featured in more than 150 magazine
articles, and has written four books; the latest, The Art of
Bird Photography is considered the classic how-to work on
bird photography. Artie is an Outdoor Photographer
It Ainít Just Birds!
seminar is for all nature photographers (not just bird
photographers) who want to learn how to make better images.
Artie will describe the methods and techniques that he has used
and developed used since 1983. His comments on equipment, film,
autofocus, light, exposure, composition and picture design,
image sharpness, getting close to wild subjects, and his tips on
photographing action and behavior will benefit everyone with a
telephoto lens who wishes to dramatically improve the quality of
Attendees will learn:
All about modern autofocus cameras and lenses as well as
the pros and cons of both the Canon and Nikon systems.
How to get closer to free, wild and unrestrained
creatures than ever before while minimizing disturbance.
The secrets of producing razor sharp images and the
benefits of image stabilizer lenses.
About Artie's two favorite films, and how and when he
How to shoot calendar quality silhouettes at almost any
time of the day!
How and when to use flash and projected flash as main
light and as fill light.
How the quality and the direction of natural light
affects your images.
How to come up with pure, clean, out-of-focus backgrounds
that are the hallmark of Artie's style.
How to use their cameraís evaluative metering system to
come up with perfect exposures quickly and accurately.
The In-The-Field Workshops will be held
at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and the Great
Meadows National Wildlife Refuge on the Sunday and Monday
following the Seminar and are open only to Saturday seminar
registrants. They are strictly limited to 15 participants. A
400 mm lens and a 1.4X teleconverter is the minimum recommended
focal length lens for these Workshops. 500 and 600mm telephoto
lenses are ideal. (This two-day I-T-F Workshop will run from
pre-dawn until sunset daily with a two-hour break after lunch.)
The cost of the How-To Seminar (9am -
4:30 pm) is $65.00 ($55.00 for Boston Camera Club members).
The cost of the 2-Day In-The-Field
Workshop is $300.00 (Important Note: this Workshop is open only
to Saturday seminar registrants)
Those wishing to help publicize these
events may of course reproduce this information elsewhere in any
form. The In-The-Field Workshop will surely sell out almost
immediately, so please register early if you wish to attend; a
waiting list will be maintained.
Please open the
attached PDF file to register.
Bulletin subscribers who register for this Seminar are asked to
please let us know by e-mail. Thanks!
THE ART OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND
WITH ARTHUR MORRIS/BIRDS AS ART
PLEASE REGISTER ME FOR THE:
Saturday, August 31, 2002: The Art of
Nature Photography; It Ainít Just Birds
Full-day Seminar: Boston, Massachusetts
$65.00 ($55.00 for BCC members) Č
9:00 AM TILL 4:30 PM DOORS OPEN AT 8
A selection of books, prints, and
photographic accessories will be available on Saturday.
2-Day In-The-Field (I-T-F) Workshop,
September 1-2, 2002 ($300.00) Č
Note: the I-T-F Workshop
(above) is open only to Saturday Seminar registrants
Please make checks
payable to: Boston Camera Club.
Please mail registrations to: Boston Camera Club PO Box 982
Boston, MA 02103
In-The-Field Workshop registration confirmations (that will
and directions) will be sent to all registrants upon receipt of
payment. Cancellation Policies: Seminar-only registrants
canceling before August 1, 2002 shall receive a full refund less
a $10.00 processing fee. Seminar/I-T-F Workshop registrants
canceling before July 1,2002 shall receive a full refund less a
$30 processing fee. Those canceling between July 1 and July 31,
2002 shall receive a full refund less a $30 processing fee
only if we are able to fill their slot in the I-T-F