Southern Outer Banks
Using Digital Photography to Capture North Carolina's Dynamic Coast
Get more out of your digital camera than just point and shoot. Learn about composition and digital manipulation as you explore the coastal beauty of North Carolina with experts.
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Program No. 14311RJ
4 days
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At a Glance

With pristine coastlines and wildlife filled estuaries as your muse, explore the beauty of North Carolina’s barrier islands and learn the skills and techniques to better your digital photography. Expert workshops and hands-on demonstrations led by a photography instructor introduce all the options of your digital camera, as well as cover the basics of composition, presentation and digital manipulation. After learning your camera inside and out, take your knowledge into the field!
Activity Level
Walking along gravel paths, slightly hilly terrain. Field trips involve walking, but golf carts are available. Beach and some paths not handicapped accessible.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Test your skills during a photo shoot at Fort Macon, a Civil War fort on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Utilize natural lighting as you take photos of the live oaks that line the streets of historic Beaufort.
  • At the beach and estuary, wildlife opportunities abound.

General Notes

Bring digital camera with owner’s manual and memory device. Those interested in traditional photography are invited to bring non-digital equipment. Program intended for beginners but all skill levels are welcome.
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Peter Rulon
Peter Rulon started dabbling in photography in the late ‘70s. While in graduate school, studying analytical chemistry, he found he could supplement his income by working for the sports department of the Philadelphia newspaper’s “Today’s Post.” Peter continued following his passion for photography for the next 30 years. Today, he is the owner of his own photography studio in Cedar Point, N.C., and has been teaching photography classes for the Continuing Education Department of Coastal Carolina Community College for over a decade.
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