September 22, 2013
9:00 amto1:00 pm

natgeoIt’s coming to San Francisco, Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Register here for The Power of Light & Color, a new photography seminar, teaches students to transform their photography and expand their understanding of how light and color can enhance the quality and impact of their images. National Geographic photographer Nevada Wier will share techniques that broaden the way you think—and see—to create more compelling photographs. View amazing images and see your skills improve in just one day!

Topics covered include:

What Makes A Great Photograph? See photographs from the photographers’ assignments that demonstrate the powerful influence light and color have on any image. Understand the fundamentals of exposure, direction, quality, shadow, contrast, and how to use light and color to your advantage in a range of situations.

The Personality of Light Explore the nuances of light and how its patterns, highlights, and shadows can add feeling and mood to your pictures. Learn how to recognize and use the multiple personalities of light to change the emotional complexion of an image.

Shooting in Challenging Light Learn how to shoot in less-than-perfect light. Understand how the right equipment and on-the-spot solutions can help you tackle the challenges of bright light, low light, and artificial light. Discover how to photograph beyond the visual spectrum using a camera converted to photograph infrared light.

The Color of Light Realize the many ways color can enhance the impact of a shot. What if the same subject is placed against different backgrounds? Can certain hues change the power of your image? See dramatic examples of how color influences the quality, look, and feel of photographs.

Flash for the Traveling Photographer Understand the basic elements of flash photography and how it can improve the outcome of your images. Learn how to use a single flash and a pop-up flash effectively and creatively to capture memorable travel moments in any light.

wierTaught by Award-winning photographer Nevada Wier, who explores the world on assignment for National Geographic and dozens of other publications. She specializes in documenting the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. Nevada’s journeys have taken her throughout Southeast Asia, India, China, Nepal, Africa, Mongolia, and South America, just to name a few.




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