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Wildflower Photography Workshops
Date Aug 2 - 3 2014 
Time 9:30am - 12:30pm or 1:00pm 
Price Varies, see below description 
Registration     Registration is required 
Email info@sunpeakstourism.com 
Phone 1-800-807-3257 ext 1 
Event Description
We're pleased to offer you a choice of two alpine wildflower workshops on Saturday, August 2 during Canada's Alpine Blossom Festival. Local Sun Peaks photographer, Gemma Harris, will guide you through a 3 hour 'Learn to Love Your Camera' session and Kamloops photography, Kelly Funk, will guide you through a 3.5 hour session 'Mountains of Colour - Camera Basics & Foundational Wildflower Photography Workshop'. 

> Register by calling 1.800.807.3257 or REGISTER Online

LEARN TO LOVE YOUR CAMERA
Wildflower Photography Workshop
with GEMMA HARRIS OF ALPINE IMAGES

Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3 (max 6 students per class)
9:30am to 12:30pm
$85 + tax

Are you new to photography or have just bought a new camera and not quite sure of the functions? Upgraded to a DSLR and sticking to the Auto button... not sure how to frame a shot... what to do in low light... all of these scenarios and more will be addressed in this hands-on clinic. If you want to build your confidence in working with your camera and learn how to take great shots in a beautiful alpine setting then this clinic was made for you. Guided by Alpine Images Photography,  you will be feeling more at one with your camera by the end of the workshop.

There is 30 minutes of classroom instruction from 9:30am – 10:00am, followed by a ride on the Sunburst Chairlift to the sub-alpine on Tod Mountain. On Tod Mountain the group will take a leisurely hike to an alpine meadow where both landscape and macro techniques will be covered. Chairlift ticket is included in the Workshop price.

*SOLD OUT*MOUNTAINS OF COLOUR
Camera Basics & Foundational Wildflower Photography Workshop
with KELLY FUNK OF KELLY FUNK PHOTOGRAPHY


Saturday, August 2 (min 6 students, max 10)
9:30am to 1:00pm
$100 + tax *SOLD OUT*

Let Kelly Funk take you on a photographic journey to capture the essence of what are some of the most prolific wildflowers in BC. You’ll learn about the perfect exposure using your histogram, strong compositional balance, light control, story-telling using depth of field and placement, impact, simplicity of your subject matter and much more!
 
There is 30 minutes of classroom instruction from 9:30am – 10:00am, followed by a ride on the Sunburst Chairlift to the sub-alpine on Tod Mountain. On Tod Mountain the group will take a leisurely hike to an alpine meadow where both landscape and macro techniques will be covered. Chairlift ticket is included in the Workshop price. You'll start the workshop before actually arriving! Having this information will allow you to absorb the most information possible while photographing some of the most beautiful scenes in BC!

You'll be sent a prep sheet with camera basic details and homework including such things as:
- Knowing how to change the ‘modes’ on your camera body, i.e M (manual) A / Av (aperture priority) etc.
- Knowing how to change your ‘metering modes’
- Having your cameras in the correct auto-focus mode
- Utilizing your focal cursor point for focusing and knowing how to incorporate a single cursor point in the viewfinder
- Knowing how to change your ISO (film speed)
- Know how to change your ‘white balance’

> Register by calling 1.800.807.3257 or REGISTER Online

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS:

Kelly Funk Photography
'Settle for nothing less than the best'; an inherent trait that Kelly Funk lives by, along with his deep seated passion for photography that has allowed him to form a unique, fresh perspective and world class photographic product. One of Kelly’s primary strengths in his work using his diversity of skills with experience ranging from large commercial clients, advertising and tourism agencies, stock work and instructional workshops. A lifelong resident of BC, his commercial and tourism client list is extensive and his images have appeared in publications world-wide. He is also the ‘Assistant Photo Editor’ and columnist for ‘Outdoor Photography Canada Magazine’, Canada’s first outdoor photography publication. 
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Gemma Harris, Alpine Images Photography
Born in Oxford, England, Gemma’s passion for travel & photography grew and developed during her teenage years. She travelled widely in Europe, Africa, North & South America and documented her travels, the people she met and the experiences en route.

A graduate of the University of Wales, Newport with a BA Hons. in Documentary Photography, Gemma left the UK in 2009 and followed her love of the great outdoors to Canada. Now the proud owner of Alpine Images, Gemma operates her gallery, studio & photographic business in beautiful Sun Peaks, British Columbia. Her professional career has taken her to places as diverse as Alaska, the Caribbean, North, South & Central America. Throughout, her aim is to provide images that bring pleasure, preserve special memories and deliver outstanding quality.
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