21772
Ohio
Photographing the Splendor of the Lake Erie Islands
Alongside expert photographers & with special access to historic sites, improve your nature and landscape photography skills while taking in the splendor of the Lake Erie islands.
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Program No. 21772RJ
Length
6 days
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At a Glance

Under the guidance of two noted professional photographers, capture the beauty of nature and sites of historical and cultural significance. Review use of the “creative triangle,” aperture, ISO and shutter speed; learn principles of composition, how to read and assess the quality of light and explore more advanced photographic applications such as HDR (High Dynamic Range) and macro photography. Develop your personal aesthetic in classroom workshops through on-location instruction and post-camera techniques, and put what you learn into practice during photography field trips around the picturesque resort village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island and nearby Middle Bass Island.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 3 miles per day over uneven terrain in nature preserves and rocky beaches on shorelines; chartered boat trip to Middle Bass Island.
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 ...

  • Enjoy opportunities to photograph sunrises and sunsets, wildflowers and wildlife, plus photograph the 3rd tallest national monument in the country - Perry’s Monument and the International Peace Memorial.
  • Take field trips to sites normally closed to the public such as the South Bass Island Lighthouse.
  • Present your best work in a closing photography exhibit.

General Notes

You will receive an information packet with your accommodation 5 weeks prior to the program start date. You will be assigned to stay in one of two quaint Bed & Breakfasts. The 10th Annual Vintage Road Race Reunion will be holding their event the same week of this program. The Road Races will not be included in our photography itinerary; however, if interested you may photograph during your free time.
Featured Expert
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Tim Daniel & Nina Harfmann
Photographers Tim Daniel and Nina Harfmann enjoy capturing the beauty of Ohio’s natural wonders and sharing their knowledge of its birds and mammals with lifelong learners. A lifelong resident of Ohio, Tim Daniel has served as a wildlife and nature photographer for the Ohio Division of Wildlife for the past 18 years, and has taught photography for the past 20 years. Nina Harfmann is a photographer, writer and Ohio certified volunteer naturalist who leads hikes and birding activities throughout Ohio.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Tim Daniel & Nina Harfmann
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