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Low Light Photography at the Portland Art Museum

Low Light Photography at the Portland Art Museum
Cultural & Theme Tours > Literary, Art & Music Tours > Art Tours
$89
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

Learn how to capture incredible images in challenging lighting situations. There are unique and creative opportunities around every corner. Expand your mind and embrace the dramatic lighting without flash or a tripod.

This 2-hour group photo tour is a unique, in-the-field photography learning experience. Groups are kept small for personalized attention. Participants receive hands-on instruction from a photography professional, with the sights of beautiful Portland serving as their classroom. Your guide has been a professional photographer since 2001, capturing 500+ weddings and 200+ portraits, as well as providing instruction to 2000+ photography students.

Low Light Photography at the Portland Art Museum is perfect for beginner to advanced hobbyists. This photo tour is a fun and educational experience, as well as the perfect way to take in one of Portland's most popular attractions. 

What You'll Learn:

  • F-stops/Depth of Field
  • Shutter speeds
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual Mode
  • Hand holding long shutter speeds
  • Spot metering
  • Center point focusing
  • Finding quality lighting
  • Lighting direction
  • White balance
  • Perspective
  • Composition 
  • ISO
Where We'll Go:
  • Japanese art
  • Korean art
  • Chinese art
  • American Art
  • English Silver
  • European Art
  • Center for Native American Art
  • Schnitzer Center For Northwest Art
  • Special Exhibitions
  • Sculpture Courtyard

What to bring: 
  • DSLR or point and shoot camera (must have ISO 1000+ capability) 
  • Bring your fastest wide angle or standard lens. Bring a lens cloth if you have it.
  • No tripods or flash
  • No camera bags larger than 11 x 14 or any backpacks. If you have them, they will need to be checked.
  • Fully charged battery and a backup, enough for 2 hours of shooting.
  • Enough memory cards for 200 images
  • Camera manual 
  • Good walking shoes and proper attire for the weather- hooded raincoat, waterproof shoes, windbreaker, etc.

Preparing for your photo tour:
Prior to your photo tour and with the aid of your manual, locate the below controls. The photo tour will not cover locating these controls on your camera, but you will be learning how to use them.  

  • Aperture
  • Shutter Speed
  • Exposure Compensation
  • ISO
  • White Balance
  • Center point focusing

Learn how to capture incredible images in challenging lighting situations. There are unique and creative opportunities around every corner. Expand your mind and embrace the dramatic lighting without flash or a tripod.

This 2-hour group photo tour is a unique, in-the-field photography learning experience. Groups are kept small for personalized attention. Participants receive hands-on instruction from a photography professional, with the sights of beautiful Portland serving as their classroom. Your guide has been a professional photographer since 2001, capturing 500+ weddings and 200+ portraits, as well as providing instruction to 2000+ photography students.

Low Light Photography at the Portland Art Museum is perfect for beginner to advanced hobbyists. This photo tour is a fun and educational experience, as well as the perfect way to take in one of Portland's most popular attractions.