The beauty of nature is all around us – pristine alpine lakes, purple Lupine wildflowers, towering Ponderosa Pines and an abundance of creatures of all kinds. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of making nature photographs and will provide you with the skills to make amazing images of what you love.
This workshop is geared toward novice photographers, but all are welcome to attend to improve their photographic skill set. The course consists of instruction and guided practice on the grounds of the WRI.
Participants must bring their own camera, but any type of capture device may be used (point and shoot camera, DSLR, mirrorless, hybrid and even cell phones).
Topics that will be covered during the course include basics of composition, exposure settings, light quality and making the most of your equipment.
Class is limited to 15.
Cost: Non-members $50, Members $40. Use promo code “alpine” if you’re a member.
The instructor for this course, Linda Lyons, is a passionate and dedicated educator, artist and facilitator of community. She is a nature enthusiast, avid trail runner, novice climber and lost-dog magnet. Linda has extensive experience in darkroom, antique processes and digital photographic practice and instruction. She has exhibited her art nationally and internationally and has been published in print and web-based periodicals. Linda is currently a photography instructor at Indiana University South Bend and Wenatchee Valley College. Linda is committed to creating welcoming, inclusive learning spaces and is a LGBTQ+ advocate.
Linda considers life an art adventure and enjoys supporting others’ creative endeavors. She encourages her students to consider themselves storytellers, image-makers and artists. When not making or teaching art, Linda can be found hiking and training for ultra-marathons.