Mike Moats’ Macro Boot Camp

 There is room for 1 more person.  Sign up now!
To sign up for the workshop, click the link below and submit your information.
Normally $195, JCC member $75
(non-JCC members $100)

Click Here To Register for Macro Workshop

Where:   Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
6551 Argyle Forest Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida  32244

When:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9a.m. - 5p.m.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
9a.m. - 1p.m.

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Your Camera
Macro Lens

The following are registered for the workshop:  

Jan Gemeinhardt, Robert Clark John Neel, Brenda Johnson, Tina Jordon, Bronwyn Horvath, Gordon Ira, Rick Hartmann, Dee Hartmann, Charise Tanner, Diane Cohen, Young McQueen,Jim Gutru, Marek Pawlowicz, Gail Means, Linda Lynn, Betsy Raiford, Fred Raiford, Betty Raiford,  Mark Phillips, Len Gaffney, Keith Garrett, Deborah Campbell, Jeffrey Bartlett, Jan Vallely


Coffee and carbs will be available both mornings before the workshop begins.  Please plan to bring your lunch or visit restaurants in the area during the scheduled lunch break.


        MIKE  MOATS


Mike Moats is a macro photographer, a member of the Fuji  Pro Talent Team since 2006, and a member of Tamron’s “Image Masters”.   He presents workshops around the country and has on-line macro classes.
Mike has held multiple workshops for the St. Augustine Camera Club and their reviews of his workshops are excellent.

Mike's multiple day workshops are usually $199 but JCC members will pay $75 for two days of hands on macro photography instruction.   The class is limited to 25 people and is on a first sign up basis.

You can read his bio, read about his workshops and view his photography at the link below:

Macro Boot Camp Schedule

The “MACRO BOOT CAMP” is two days of in depth learning and fun. You will need a camera, macro lens if you have it and a tripod . It is for the beginner to the intermediate photographer wanting to learn more about the macro / close-up world. 

Covered in the Macro Boot Camp: 

Cameras / Lenses / Tripods / Heads / Accessories. 
Controlling light with diffusers, reflectors, and LED lights / working with natural lighting. 

Depth of Field
How to control depth of field with f/stops and special techniques / focus stacking with Helicon Focus. 

Learn how to compose properly / finding character in nature / elements of design / textures / contrast / lines / light / visual weight / learning to work camera angles for blurred backgrounds / Two Subject Compositions / What not to do when composing. 

Finding Good Subject Matter
Learn when, where, and how to fine good subjects through out the four seasons. 
How to shoot macro indoors. 

Post Processing 
Learn Mike’s post processing techniques using photoshop, Smart Photo Editor, Nik Software, and Topaz software programs.

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