Wildlife Photography With Reed Hoffmann
October 5, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$159
Wildlife Photography With Reed Hoffmann Wednesday
October 05, 2022-October 05, 2022
05:00 pm -07:00 pm
From the backyard to Antarctica!
Whether you’re looking to make better pictures of the birds in your backyard or looking forward to a safari in Africa, Reed Hoffmann will help you become better and more successful. In over twenty years of leading hands-on workshops, Reed’s taken people all around the globe to photograph wildlife, and over the course of these three online classes he’ll share with you much of what he’s learned and taught others. The class comes with working notes (an outline of each session) as well as optional assignments, to help you put into practice what he covers. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced photographer, you’ll find plenty of material to make the class worth your while.
3 Week Class, Starts Wednesday Oct 5th 2022 Online 5PM PT $159
Here are the key areas he’ll cover:
- Camera features, from pixel size to frame rate to weather sealing. Important factors for great wildlife photography
- A deep dive into exposure, how best to take advantage of the different modes, including a conversation on metering modes
- An even deeper dive into today’s autofocus modes and hot to get the most out of the various options available.
- Lens considerations, from the advantages and disadvantages between zoom and fixed lenses, as well as teleconverters and wide-angles
- Options for steadier (meaning sharper) photos
- Compositional guidelines that can be applied to wildlife photography
- Making the best use of available light, and occasionally flash
- Animal behavior, human behavior, and ethics
- Practice advice
- Tips for processing images
A professional photographer for over 40 years, Reed Hoffmann began his career in newspapers, working in Indiana, Alabama, and New York. Since moving to Kansas City in 2000, he’s split his time between assignment work, teaching, and personal projects. Shooting digital since 1996, he helped nearly 50 organizations convert to digital, has created numerous instructional photography programs, and produced and led the Nikon School of Photography classes from 2002 through 2018.
At this point he’s taught photography to over 15,000 people using all makes of cameras, from ballrooms to the African savanna. He’s also led over a hundred hands-on photography workshops, from landscape to lighting to wildlife, on every continent and over twenty countries, and regularly writes about photography.
Reed’s won several national awards for his photography and been named a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, Microsoft icon of imaging and Lexar Pro Elite photographer. You can see his work at http://www.ReedHoffmann.com