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Photographing Nature for Beginners - February 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)
CREW volunteer & photographer Linda Jacobson leads this 3-hour beginner photography walk at the CREW Marsh Hiking Trails.
In this informal strolling class we’ll take a walk through the watershed looking for amazing things to experience and image with our DSLR, Point and Shoot or iPhone/Pod cameras.
Experience and see how texture, lighting, shadow and composition can make for a compelling image. Also discussed will be photo finishing, storage, online image resources for storage and display (galleries.)
This is meant to be a relaxing, no-pressure class held out in a dynamic and variable location - on the CREW trails! So anything can happen!
Limited to 10 participants.
AUDIENCE: adults; intended for “point & shoot” digital camera users; cell phone users, beginners, even those with sophisticated cameras.
- Desire to learn;
- Ability to be on your feet/walk for 3 hours;
- Have and bring a functioning camera;
- Have extra batteries for your camera;
- Bring hiking shoes, a pack, water, sunscreen, long pants (for off trail adventure.), clothing and footwear appropriate for walking in wooded and possibly wet areas;
- Bring plastic bag(s) to protect equipment from rain;
To register, select the ticket type above. CREW Members are current members of the CREW Land & Water Trust. General Public/Non-members may join CREW (and become eligible to take advantage of the member discount for this workshop) by going to http://www.crewtrust.org and clicking on the DONATE button or by calling 239-657-2253.
Butterfly photo by Linda S. Jacobson
Linda’s image galleries may be viewed at http://linda-jacobson.artistwebsites.com
Is there an age limit for the event?
This workshop is for adults.
What are the parking/facilities like at the event?
There is a gravel parking lot at the trailhead. There is one portable restroom at the trailhead.
What are the trails like?
The trails are mostly grassy/sandy ground level trails with some boardwalk sructures over wet areas. Expect seasonlly wet/muddy places on the trails during the rainy season (July - November).
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes. You may give your spot to someone else. Be sure to change the information on your registration page or call us at 239-657-2253.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, you may update your registration information up to one day before the event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. We do not issue print tickets. Simply check in with the event leader at the time of the event.
When & Where
CREW Land & Water Trust
The CREW Land & Water Trust was established in 1989 as a nonprofit organization to coordinate the land acquisition, land management, and public use of the 60,000-acre Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. We work closely with our partners, the South Florida Water Management District and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to ensure the protection of the watershed. This watershed, the largest intact watershed in south Florida, straddles Lee and Collier Counties and provides aquifer recharge, natural flood protection, water purification, preservation of wildlife habitat, and public recreation. CREW's majestic 5,000-acre marsh is the headwaters for the entire watershed.