Macro and flower photography hike at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Posted by on 12. July 2014 in Blog / Journal, Photography, Workshops | Comments Off on Macro and flower photography hike at Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

Join us for a hike of inspiration and photography instruction in a beautiful natural setting of Buffalo Pound Provincial Park near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Fine-tune your photography skills and try out photo techniques to help you produce beautiful and unique images of flowers and intricate details in nature.

Date: Saturday, 19. July 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Place: Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, about 25 km northeast of the city of Moose Jaw. Please check the Park web site for up-to-date road conditions. We will meet at the Park Entry Office.
Cost: Free to participate. There is a daily Park entrance fee.

Close-up of Great Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata)

Great Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata)

In this hands-on photography tutorial, I will share a few tips and tricks on photographing flowers in the field, talk about creative use of different lenses and camera settings to control perspective and depth of field, and show natural and artificial lighting techniques in macro photography. Suitable for photographers of all skill levels.

Close-up of June grass (Koeleria macrantha)

Prairie Junegrass (Koeleria macrantha)

Close-up of wild flax

Wild or blue flax (Linum lewisii)