Texas Parks and Wildlife Offers Outdoors Photography Classes

With the wide variety of unique flora and fauna available around the state, Texas state parks are a go-to for capturing breathtaking images. This fall, four state parks in the Austin/San Antonio area will be participating in a pilot digital photography program.Classes are designed to help aspiring photographers fine-tune their skills with guidance from professional photographers Bud Force and Erich Schlegel using the picturesque backdrops at Texas state parks.

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Social & Phone Photography - ©Bud Force

Social & Phone Photography – ©Bud Force

Social and Smartphone Photography

Sept. 23, McKinney Falls State Park, Austin

Skills to be covered in this course include: types of smartphone cameras and resolution, composition, photo apps, tagging and hashtags.
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Fall and Nightscape Photography - ©BudForce

Fall and Nightscape Photography – ©BudForce

Basics of Outdoor Photography

Oct. 10, Government Canyon State Natural Area, San Antonio

Skills to be covered in this course include: types of cameras, composition basics, exposure triangle, equipment and field tactics.
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Fall and Nightscape Photography - ©BudForce

Fall and Nightscape Photography – ©BudForce

Fall and Nightscape Photography 

Nov. 10-11, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Fredericksburg

Skills to be covered in this course include: exposure triangle and long exposures, light painting, star photography and star trails, time lapses, campfire photography, and lighting tents.
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Advanced Sports Photography - ©BudForce

Advanced Sports Photography – ©BudForce

Adventure Sports Photography

Dec. 5-6, McKinney Falls State Park, Austin

Skills to be covered in this course include: composition and exposure, kayaking photography, swimming photography, yoga photography, trail running photography, fishing photography, hiking photography, and biking photography.

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Force’s work can be seen in National Geographic Adventure, Backpacker magazine, The Travel Channel, and CNN, among others. Schlegel’s portfolio includes a wide-range of clients, including National Geographic and USA Today.

For more information or to sign up for these classes, visit:http://www.txoutdoorphotoworkshops.com/.

Classes are on a first-come first-serve basis and have a capacity limit.  Filed under Texas Parks and Wildlife Offers Outdoors Photography Classes