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.

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.

Steve Gettle - Crystal Balls

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
audience.

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.