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Macro Close-Up WORKSHOP

November 18, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Macro photography at Houston Cockrel Butterfly Center

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11 people are attending Macro Close-Up WORKSHOP


Out of stock!Macro Close-up Workshop$70.00

Macro Close-up WORKSHOP

Workshop registrations are NON-REFUNDABLE .
RESCHEDULING is only available for withdrawals made 14 days prior to the workshop date.
Workshop Information
WORKSHOP TIME10:00am – 1:00pm
DATESat – Nov 18, 2017
CLASS SIZE12 students
PHOTO2 Techniques
PHOTO3 Perfection
WHAT TO BRINGCamera, Macro lens (preferred) or 50mm lens, External Flash, Tripod, Pen & Paper for Notes
MINIMUM ATTENDANCEIf less than 5 people have registered, the workshop will be cancelled and you will receive a refund.


Workshop Description
This is a one day 3-hour workshop that teaches you to overcome the difficulties associated with Macro Photography. We will start in the classroom for 1 hour to discuss your approach to close-up photography. Here you will learn camera techniques to produce stunning macro images of the most delicate and precious elements of flowers, insects and water droplets.  You will also understand how to produce beautiful lighting and prepare for any scenario imaginable in the world of miniature.

We will then take a step outside where we will have a beautiful variety of plants, flowers and even a few fun little insects to photograph. After watching a short demonstration of the techniques you will be performing, you will each be able to rotate stations to give you exposure to the different challenges we have provided you. Through hands-on shooting and new found knowledge you will see your pictures come to life. Topics discussed include macro equipment, lighting, positioning, metering and many other small particulars that can be easy to neglect but which make all of the difference in your macro photography experience.

Topics Covered:

  • depth of field
  • critical focusing
  • lenses & focal length
  • natural lighting & metering
  • using flash and reflectors
  • positioning your camera
  • water droplet reflections
  • hands-on photo shoot


  • Detailed notes provided in class and photography assignments
  • Direct correspondence with your instructor for questions and feedback.



November 18, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


EverydayPhotoClass Classroom
807 rochow
Houston, TX 77019 United States

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