Seminar : The Power of Light & Color
Transform your photography and expand your understanding of how light and color can enhance the quality and impact of your images. National Geographic photographer Nevada Wier will share techniques that broaden the way you think—and see—to create more compelling photographs.
Dates & Locations
09/22 9:00AM - 1:00PM
What Makes A Great Photograph?
See photographs from the photographers' assignments that demonstrate the powerful influence light and color have on any image. Understand the fundamentals of exposure, direction, quality, shadow, contrast, and how to use light and color to your advantage in a range of situations.
The Personality of Light
Explore the nuances of light and how its patterns, highlights, and shadows can add feeling and mood to your pictures. Learn how to recognize and use the multiple personalities of light to change the emotional complexion of an image.
Shooting in Challenging Light
Learn how to shoot in less-than-perfect light. Understand how the right equipment and on-the-spot solutions can help you tackle the challenges of bright light, low light, and artificial light. Discover how to photograph beyond the visual spectrum using a camera converted to photograph infrared light.
The Color of Light
Realize the many ways color can enhance the impact of a shot. What if the same subject is placed against different backgrounds? Can certain hues change the power of your image? See dramatic examples of how color influences the quality, look, and feel of photographs.
Flash for the Traveling Photographer
Understand the basic elements of flash photography and how it can improve the outcome of your images. Learn how to use a single flash and a pop-up flash effectively and creatively to capture memorable travel moments in any light.
Seminar Schedules 2013
Fall Series- All-Day Seminars -
Register now for one of our all-day seminars welcoming all levels of photographers, from beginners to professionals. Each covers a wide range of creative and technical subjects to improve your picture-taking skills.
Half-Day Series- Half-Day Seminars -
Learn basic to advanced shooting techniques and sharpen your skills in a shorter period of time with our half-day seminars.
Workshops- Photo Workshops -
National Geographic weekend and week-long photography workshops combine field shooting and classroom style instruction in spectacular cities throughout the U.S., where you'll learn the secrets to taking top quality photographs firsthand from expert National Geographic photographers.