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Annual 4C's Photographic conference

The 2017 annual Columbia Council of Camera Clubs will be holding their photography convention this year in Ashland, Oregon's Southern Oregon University, on October 5-8, 2017 (columbiacameraclubs.org). George Lepp will be giving the keynote presentation on Friday evening the 6th of October at 4pm. His 90 minute presentation will be "Extreme Capture Techniques in Nature Photography". Contact columbiacameraclubs.org for program and registration information.

A dahlia flower with miller butterfly captured at Swan Island Dahlia Farm near Canby, Oregon. This image is a 5 image stacked composite using a Canon EOS 5DS R camera, EF100mm macro lens with Canon MT-24EX macro flash. A tripod was used to maintain position. The miller butterfly was cooperative.

A dahlia flower with miller butterfly captured at Swan Island Dahlia Farm near Canby, Oregon. This image is a 5 image stacked composite using a Canon EOS 5DS R camera, EF100mm macro lens with Canon MT-24EX macro flash. A tripod was used to maintain position. The miller butterfly was cooperative.

Fotoclave 2017 Photography Forum Free program with George Lepp In Pleasanton, CA on November 3rd

On November 3rd at the Marriott Pleasanton, George will present a free to the public 2hr program for the 2017 FotoClave Forum. The program well be "Extreme Capture Techniques in Nature Photography". George will share the capture techniques and technology he's developing and using today in the studio and in the wild. This includes achieving unlimited depth of field in macro and landscape images, action sequence panoramas, and extreme telephoto images. He will discuss the use of 4K video from DSLRs in recent projects where individual frames can be used for excellent prints to 13x19 inches. And much more! To register or get more information contact the FotoClave folks at fotoclave.slickpic.com.

An adult bald eagle feeds its chick at a nest located in central Oregon. This is a 4K video frame grab from a Canon EOS-1DX MK II with an attached EF500mm lens and EF2X tele-extender (1000mm). Add in the 1.38X crop factor of the 4K video format and the angle of view equals 1,380mm.

An adult bald eagle feeds its chick at a nest located in central Oregon. This is a 4K video frame grab from a Canon EOS-1DX MK II with an attached EF500mm lens and EF2X tele-extender (1000mm). Add in the 1.38X crop factor of the 4K video format and the angle of view equals 1,380mm.

The Northwest Council of Camera clubs 2017 annual conference will feature two of George Lepp's 90 minute programs

On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, the NW Council of Camera Clubs will hold their annual conference at the Everett Community College in Everett, WA.  The programs that Mr. Lepp will giving are "Favorite Places" and "Capturing the Wild". George will take you on visits to many places like the Spring poppy fields of CA, the ice shelves of Antarctica, and the Fall colors with wildlife in Denali National Park.  Contact the Council for more information on the conference and registration at https://nwcameraclubs.org.

A wolf hunting in Denali National Park, Alaska. Photographed using a 100-400mm zoom lens at 375mm. The background shows the typical Fall colors in the tundra during the latter month of August.

A wolf hunting in Denali National Park, Alaska. Photographed using a 100-400mm zoom lens at 375mm. The background shows the typical Fall colors in the tundra during the latter month of August.

 

 

INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY WITH GEORGE LEPP

George Lepp's 6 hour seminar that he has given around the country through Canon Explorer's of Light can now be streamed to your computer at any time! new ways to capture the depth and complexity of nature...anywhere...on the internet for $79...https://www.creativelive.com/courses/innovative-techniques-for-outdoor-photography-with-george-lepp. 

The technique is Action Sequence Panorama where time and distance is captured using a DSLR and keeping the shutter button depressed as you follow the subject. The overlapping images are assembled with Photoshop and "Layer Masks". George demonstrates the technique and many more at www.CreativeLive.com on your computer. It takes some serious skill to capture the magnificence of the great outdoors in a single still photograph. Find out how the pros do it in Innovative Techniques for Outdoor Photography with George Lepp. CreativeLive will features George's all-day program on their streaming feed to your computer over the Internet. Go to CreativeLive.com to purchase the program George is one of North America’s best known outdoor and nature photographers. He is a leader in the rapidly advancing field of outdoor photography and digital imaging and in this class he’ll share innovative techniques for shooting outdoors. You’ll learn how to: It takes some serious skill to capture the magnificence of the great outdoors in a single still photograph. Find out how the pros do it in Innovative Techniques for Outdoor Photography with George Lepp. CreativeLive will features George's all-day program on their streaming feed to your computer over the Internet. Go to CreativeLive.com to purchase the program George is one of North America’s best known outdoor and nature photographers. He is a leader in the rapidly advancing field of outdoor photography and digital imaging and in this class he’ll share innovative techniques for shooting outdoors. You’ll learn how to: Create dramatic panoramas – from start to finish (there are many types of panoramas).  Shoot with macro lenses to achieve great sharpness and even high magnification.  Achieve extended depth of field using stacking techniques.  Capture action like lighting strikes.  Work with tele-extenders to get greater magnification and keep the sharpness.  Have fun with HD video and Cinemagraphs. We'll discuss and demonstrate how to get the most sharpness and resolution from today's high megapixel cameras, I have been capturing extensively with the new Canon 50MP 5DS and 5DSR cameras. George will discuss the techniques behind some of his best-known photographs, sharing the secrets behind his celebrated images from Namibia, Chile, and more. You’ll learn about lighting, shooting, and editing high-quality images of wildlife, flowers, snowflakes, and landscapes.   GET IT ON-DEMAND TO WATCH ANYTIME FOR $79. GO TO: HTTPS://WWW.CREATIVELIVE.COM/COURSES/INNOVATIVE-TECHNIQUES-FOR-OUTDOOR-PHOTOGRAPHY-WITH-GEORGE-LEPP AND LOOK UNDER "PHOTO/VIDEO AND RECENT".  

The technique is Action Sequence Panorama where time and distance is captured using a DSLR and keeping the shutter button depressed as you follow the subject. The overlapping images are assembled with Photoshop and "Layer Masks". George demonstrates the technique and many more at www.CreativeLive.com on your computer.

It takes some serious skill to capture the magnificence of the great outdoors in a single still photograph. Find out how the pros do it in Innovative Techniques for Outdoor Photography with George Lepp. CreativeLive will features George's all-day program on their streaming feed to your computer over the Internet. Go to CreativeLive.com to purchase the program

George is one of North America’s best known outdoor and nature photographers. He is a leader in the rapidly advancing field of outdoor photography and digital imaging and in this class he’ll share innovative techniques for shooting outdoors. You’ll learn how to:

It takes some serious skill to capture the magnificence of the great outdoors in a single still photograph. Find out how the pros do it in Innovative Techniques for Outdoor Photography with George Lepp. CreativeLive will features George's all-day program on their streaming feed to your computer over the Internet. Go to CreativeLive.com to purchase the program

George is one of North America’s best known outdoor and nature photographers. He is a leader in the rapidly advancing field of outdoor photography and digital imaging and in this class he’ll share innovative techniques for shooting outdoors. You’ll learn how to:

Create dramatic panoramas – from start to finish (there are many types of panoramas).  Shoot with macro lenses to achieve great sharpness and even high magnification.  Achieve extended depth of field using stacking techniques.  Capture action like lighting strikes.  Work with tele-extenders to get greater magnification and keep the sharpness.  Have fun with HD video and Cinemagraphs. We'll discuss and demonstrate how to get the most sharpness and resolution from today's high megapixel cameras, I have been capturing extensively with the new Canon 50MP 5DS and 5DSR cameras.

George will discuss the techniques behind some of his best-known photographs, sharing the secrets behind his celebrated images from Namibia, Chile, and more. You’ll learn about lighting, shooting, and editing high-quality images of wildlife, flowers, snowflakes, and landscapes.  

GET IT ON-DEMAND TO WATCH ANYTIME FOR $79. GO TO: HTTPS://WWW.CREATIVELIVE.COM/COURSES/INNOVATIVE-TECHNIQUES-FOR-OUTDOOR-PHOTOGRAPHY-WITH-GEORGE-LEPP AND LOOK UNDER "PHOTO/VIDEO AND RECENT".

 

A panorama composite of a section of a moth wing. Each image in the panorama is focus-stacked for depth of field. The total number of captures that comprise this image totals around 1,400. We will discuss the technique, but not this many images. Once you know how to do it, you can take the technique as far as you want. Maybe a whole butterfly, How many images would that take?   BRING GEORGE TO YOUR PHOTO CLUB, CAMERA STORE, OR ORGANIZATION FOR FREE Would you like to bring George Lepp to your photo club's or organization's special event at no cost to you? Check with us to see if your event qualifies for sponsorship from Canon's Explorer of Light Program! Call Kathy in Bend, Oregon, (Pacific Time 9am-5pm)  at 541-633-7604

A panorama composite of a section of a moth wing. Each image in the panorama is focus-stacked for depth of field. The total number of captures that comprise this image totals around 1,400. We will discuss the technique, but not this many images. Once you know how to do it, you can take the technique as far as you want. Maybe a whole butterfly, How many images would that take?

 

BRING GEORGE TO YOUR PHOTO CLUB, CAMERA STORE, OR ORGANIZATION FOR FREE

Would you like to bring George Lepp to your photo club's or organization's special event at no cost to you? Check with us to see if your event qualifies for sponsorship from Canon's Explorer of Light Program! Call Kathy in Bend, Oregon, (Pacific Time 9am-5pm)  at 541-633-7604