Lewis Kemper

"Discovering the Great Outdoors"

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."~ Scott Adams

Have you always wanted to develop a better way of 'seeing' nature? This class is for those that want to create more dynamic images of the natural landscape. It will be an action packed, informative week that will jump start your photographicskills and take your images beyond the ordinary. Lewis Kemper will take you to a place of understanding a harmonious way of using the beauty in nature to create remarkable images. Lewis will teach you his techniques, tips and tricks for making exciting photographs, as well as processing techniques to finish those images to the highest standards. In the field and in the classroom, you'll learn how to create dramatic night photographs, time-lapse techniques, long exposure, HDR, panoramas, how to use neutral density filters, creative composition, and dramatic lighting and color in your images to maximize the pictorial content. This will be a week to remember studying with someone that lived in Yosemite for 11 years. The knowledge gained in this course will add new tools to your repertoire, as well as fine tune your existing skills. Spend a week with Lewis Kemper learning creative techniques to take your photography to the next level. It just might change the way you see the world!

You'll learn -
  • how to create natural looking HDR images
  • how to shoot long exposures during the day
  • how to get the most out of Camera Raw/Lightroom Develop Module
  • how to use light, color and composition to increase the impact of your images
  • how to photograph at night, including stars and light painting
  • how to create the look of long exposures by blending images in post production

Students should bring:
  • camera
  • lenses
  • tripod
  • memory cards
  • 15 stop neutral density filter**
  • variable ND filter**
  • Merge to 32 bit Plug in for Lightroom**
  • electronic or IR intervelometer**
  • x-rite color checker passport**
  • laptop
  • a great spirit and willingness to learn
  • **these things are optional but highly recommended to get the most out of the class. To get the Merge to 32 Bit Pug In go to: https://www.hdrsoft.com/download/hdr-batch-lightroom-plugin.html and save 15% by using the coupon code LEWISKEMPER

class level - ALL
ALL-INCLUSIVE price...ONLY $1,499









M.A.R.S.
Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Affiliate school for continuing education in all aspects of photography