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Photography Basics – A Workshop for Novice Photographers

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Photography is a fun hobby. That’s one of the reasons you joined GNPA. But if you are new to photography, then you have questions, lots of them. There are things you don’t understand and don’t know where to turn for help. And then there are the things you don’t know that you don’t know. It can be challenging to learn photography well enough to feel confident about using your camera beyond Auto mode and being able to take photos that you are proud to share. We want to help you.

Specifically, we have a group of seasoned photographers who have been where you are now and are willing to lend a helping hand, offer a word of encouragement, and give some free advice. They will share some of their favorite personal photos and backstories on them as well.

What to expect at the GNPA PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS workshop.
– Getting off Auto mode and exploring other modes
– Introducing the exposure triangle
– Tripods and other non-camera gear
– Places to practice your nature photography
– Continuing education and skill sharpening
– The opportunity to shoot with your instructors
– Q&A

Where: Freeman’s Mill Park in Gwinnett County
When: Saturday, October 22, 2022, 8AM
Meet in the parking lot at the restroom (the little brick building on the right of the parking lot)
Bring: camera, tripod, shoes/boots to get in the river

Freeman’s Mill Park
1401 Alcovy Road SE
Lawrenceville, GA

You must be a dues-paying member of GNPA to attend this event. Not a member? Go to www.gnpa.org to learn more about our organization and to join. We look forward to meeting you!

There is no fee to attend this event.

Maximum number of participants: 12

Because this event will be outdoors, a forecast of inclement weather will force us to cancel. We will notify participants through the email address on file with Meetup the evening before the event if we need to cancel.

GENERAL INFORMATION – PLEASE READ

Do not leave anything out in your car while on the trails. Keep any possessions in your car trunk or out of sight; do not provide temptations.

BY REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:

EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY
GNPA will make every attempt to execute each trip, workshop or event as planned and as described. However, circumstances beyond GNPA’s control may arise that that affect GNPA’s ability to complete a Trip.

If a Trip is cancelled by GNPA for any reason prior to its start date, GNPA will not provide any compensation for payments made by registrants such as non-refundable hotel deposits or car rental fees. GNPA reserves the right to make changes to the trip including changes to the itinerary and trip leaders at its sole discretion.

PERSONAL SAFETY is of utmost importance.
Nature photography includes inherent risks which all participants must evaluate for themselves as to the safety of any activity based on their personal abilities. Be constantly aware of your surroundings and any potential hazards which could result in injury to you or others.
DO NOT PLACE YOURSELF OR OTHERS IN DANGER!

By registering, you are AGREEING to the standard GNPA Warranty and LIABILITY RELEASE:
As a condition of participation with the Georgia Nature Photographers Association [“GNPA”], I agree to release from liability and to hold harmless the GNPA and its officers, agents, employees or assigns for any injury, including illness, accident, emergency and death, and for damage to or loss of personal property, including equipment, film, and memory cards, while participating in any activities affiliated with the GNPA.

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 WARNING DISCLAIMER
Coronavirus, COVID-19 is an extremely contagious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact. Federal and state authorities recommend social distancing as a mean to prevent the spread of the virus. COVID-19 can lead to severe illness, personal injury, permanent disability, and death. Participating in any activities affiliated with the GNPA could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. GNPA in no way warrants that COVID-19 infection will not occur through participation in any activities affiliated with the GNPA.

PHOTO RELEASE
I do hereby give the GNPA permission to use my photo and its likeness for any and all print and video purposes it deems necessary but not limited to: newsletters, brochures, instructional and promotional videos, social media sites, and press releases. The GNPA will not be required to reimburse me for use of my photo or its likeness.

Details

Date:
October 22
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.meetup.com/gwinnett-gnpa-chapter/events/288596733
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