2017 Nature Visions Expo Presentations

Landscape Photography Masterclass

Matt Kloskowski

Friday, November 3, 2017
9:00am to 4:00pm
Merchant Hall
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Matt will discuss his landscape and outdoor photography process from start to finish, including quality of light, capturing difficult scenes, gear, settings, and post-processing.

Lightroom CC: The Complete Workflow with Julieanne Kost

Streamlining Your Organizational Workflow in Lightroom

Tim Grey



Merchant Hall
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

Learn how to define and implement an efficient workflow in Lightroom that will help keep your photos organized and how to make the right decisions to create a customized approach to your workflow.

Realizing Your Photographic Vision in Lightroom

Tim Grey



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

Tim Grey will help you approach the process of optimizing your photographic images in a way that will not only ensure maximum image quality, but also enable you to interpret your photos in a way that suits your own photographic style and goals.

Taking Your Photography to the Next Level with Roy Sewall

Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

Roy Sewall



TBD
Audience: Beginner

Learn to assess your photographs more analytically, identifying specific “attractor” and “detractor” elements that can make or break an image.

Nature Visions Photo Expo Beginner Photographer Series

Enhance Your Creativity by Getting Off Auto

Wayne Wolfersberger



TBD
Audience: Beginner

Learn how leaving Auto mode and controlling your camera’s shutter speed, aperture and ISO will enable you to create more compelling images.

Nature Visions Photo Expo Beginner Photographer Series

Exposure: How It Works & When to Make Adjustments

Wayne Wolfersberger



TBD
Audience: Beginner

Explore the 3 components of exposure, learning how they function and how the camera’s light meter can be adjusted to obtain the best exposure for unusual situations.

Bill Ingalls - NASA Photographer

NASA Photographer

Bill Ingalls



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

Bill has been a professional photographer for over 27 years and has served as the Senior Contract Photographer for NASA Headquarters since 1989. Come see his great photos and hear stories about America’s space program.

Removing Distractions from Photos

Matt Kloskowski

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Merchant Hall
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

In this class we’ll look at the tips and tricks for removing distracting elements from photos (including tears and damage in old scanned photos) and which tool works best for the job.

Bat in Flight by Steve Gettle

Frozen Moments – High Speed Nature Photography

Steve Gettle



TBD
Audience: Intermediate, Advanced

Join nature photographer Steve Gettle as he presents his all new presentation, “Frozen Moments.” This jam-packed, two-hour talk explores the exciting world of High Speed Nature Photography.

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The Art of Visual Language

Steve Gettle



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

During this lecture, Steve will discuss the impact of color, line and shape within your image to more effectively communicate your chosen message to your
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It’s All About Tones: Black and White Landscapes

Brian Zwit



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

Regardless of genre, black and white photography is about the basic building blocks of any photograph: tones, lines, textures, shapes, and forms. Join Brian to learn how you can advance your black and white landscape photography.

Expanding Your Artistic Vision: Plugins for Lightroom and Photoshop

Brian Zwit



TBD
Audience: Intermediate

Brian will discuss plugin applications that can be used with Lightroom and Photoshop to simplify editing tasks and boost your creativity.

Critiquing Photographs

Critiquing Photographs: Learning the Language of a Photograph

Eileen Rafferty



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

In this lecture, Eileen will introduce the language of the photograph and discuss the important elements to address in a constructive photographic critque. We will practice talking about photographs and come away with skills to appreciate images through words.

Ritual and Curiosity

Ritual + Curiosity: Keys to Creativity

Eileen Rafferty



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

In this class, we will examine two fundamental conditions for a creative life — ritual and curiosity. We will discuss the role of ritual, practice and routine in the creative endeavor as well as the necessity for observation, experimentation and play.

Top Ten Tips for Better Landscape and Nature Photography with Joe Brady

Top Ten Tips and Techniques for Better Landscape and Nature Photography

Joe Brady



Merchant Hall
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

Join host and Sony Artisan Joe Brady as he shares his process for capturing great landscape and travel images. Joe’s talk isn’t centered on gear but rather on an approach as he challenges you to rethink what steps you can take to best capture a beautiful scene.

Adding Impact to Landscape & Travel Photography with Joe Brady

Adding Impact to Landscape & Travel Photography

Joe Brady



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Join host Joe Brady as he shares his approach, thought process and editing insights to produce beautiful images. By understanding the entire process from capture to edit to print to presentation, you can eliminate most problems before you even press the shutter.

Getting Great Digital Color

Why Don’t My Prints Match What I See On My Monitor?

Joe Brady



TBD
Audience: Intermediate, Advanced

Join Sony Artisan and X-Rite Coloratti Joe Brady as he takes you through the issues and the steps and gear taken to get the best color from capture to edit to print. Digital Color Workflow doesn’t need to be hard!

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Amazing Photo Destinations: Outer Banks of North Carolina

Mark Buckler



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate

This presentation will give you a glimpse into all the Outer Banks has to offer and also provide you with some tips to improve your nature and wildlife photography.

Improving Your Wildlife Photography with Mark Buckler

Improving Your Wildlife Photography

Mark Buckler



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Get more interesting wildlife images through a more thoughtful approach that will be explained in this presentation via a series of tips that will help you create more compelling wildlife images.

Exotic Bird Photography with Ruffled Feathers Sanctuary

Exotic Bird Photography with Ruffled Feathers Sanctuary



TBD
Audience: Intermediate, Advanced

Ruffled Feathers® Parrot Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. (RFS) will provide rescued parrots for you to photograph on Saturday and Sunday of NVPE 2017.

Hands-On Workshop: Photographing Flowers with Josh Taylor

Hands-On Workshop: Creative Flower Photography

Joshua Taylor



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

The workshop will emphasize creative approaches to flower photography that will lift your images beyond the ordinary. Learn how to see eye-catching compositions, choose backgrounds that enhance your subjects, and apply creative close-up photography techniques.

Photographic Portfolio Reviews

Photographic Portfolio Reviews



TBD
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

The Portfolio Reviews offered at the Nature Visions Photography Expo are a great opportunity to meet with experienced photo professionals from various fields to review your best work.

Nikhil Bahl

The Wild Side of Nature Photography

Nikhil Bahl



Merchant Hall
Audience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Nikhil will use examples to show you his approach and share a variety of his experiences while sharing tips that will help you elevate your work and create evocative and compelling images of wildlife.

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Photographing Birds – From Portraits to Flight

Photographing Birds - From Portraits to Flight



TBD
Audience: Intermediate, Advanced

In separate sessions, Roman Kurywczak, and Joe Subolefsky will cover everything from gear to settings and techniques, while also providing insight on some of the most common mistakes photographers make in this exciting field.

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Long Exposure Photography

Denise Silva



TBD
Audience: Intermediate, Advanced

Denise will focus on the techniques used to capture long exposure images and explores the artistic results of using long exposures to create unique imagery. Learn how to manipulate clouds, water, and wind when photographing landscapes scenery.

Don Rosenberger

Night Photography and Auroras

Don Rosenberger



TBD
Audience: Intermediate, Advanced

This presentation will discuss the techniques needed to capture nightscapes and aurora photography. You will learn the proper settings to capture pinpoint stars, star trails, long exposure ambient lit nightscapes and more.