Travel Photography Workshop – Nanaimo

Photography Tours and Workshops with Aura McKay. Busy intersection in Rome at night.

I’m am really excited and honoured to be invited to present a Travel Photography Workshop in Nanaimo on June 23rd.  Neil and Adam of Vivid Photography are hosting two great events that weekend, check out the Portrait Photography Workshop too.

Travel Photography Workshop – Nanaimo – Register Today

Italy Photography tour and workshop with Aura McKay. Image of the blue water and boats from above on the Island of Capri.

In this full day workshop, I share specific tips on camera equipment, traveling with computers, tricks on getting sharp images from moving vehicles and more.

What makes a good image and how can I tell a story?

What lens or lenses should I bring and why?

Do I really need to pack a tripod?

How can I make sure my images are backed up while traveling?

Am I allowed to photograph in this location?

How can I get better candid people photographs?

Bring your questions AND YOUR CAMERA!

Photography tours and workshops with Aura McKay. Cheese vendor in medieval village of Cortona.

The morning starts with examples, showing images, answering questions and discussing tips and specific techniques.   After a light lunch together, you will get a chance to walk around and practice those techniques hands on, getting immediate help and answer to your photographic challenges.

We finish up the day with a step by step demonstration of travel workflow techniques using a laptop and Lightroom

 Photography Tour, Mexico flags over desert with shadows by Aura McKay

Outline of the day:

9:30am Doors open, coffee & tea

10:00 Slideshow discussion on components of strong travel imagery – subject, narrative, composition, technique

11:30 Equipment and travel considerations – lens choices, extreme conditions solutions, model releases, laws

12:30pm Light lunch provided

1:30 Outdoor photo walk (rain or shine) to practice travel photography techniques

3:15 Demo and lecture on travel workflow and back up options using Lightroom

4:30 Question & Answer

Travel Photography Workshop – Nanaimo – Register Today

Photography tours and workshops with Aura McKay. Night time in Amsterdam with bicycles.

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