The Perfect Photographer’s Holiday Getaway!

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Postcard Workshop: SF Night Photography
Saturday, December 14, 2013

3:30–10:00pm (Meet at Pro Store)
$159.95   SKU:17017

Join us for 2013’s final session of the extremely popular class, Postcard Workshop: San Francisco Night Photography. Explore the festive lights of San Francisco with your teacher Eric Gould and return with at least 12 postcard images of San Francisco and the skill and knowledge to create amazing postcards images anywhere – anytime. In addition, you learn some post processing tricks: (Did you know Ansel Adams true gift was in editing in the darkroom) image sharpening, tonal editing, white balancing, removing distracting elements, creating composites and panoramas.

Just some of the skills you’ll learn:

  • 126_1transamera_twoAmazing techniques for perfect composition anytime – day or night
  • Long exposures to properly expose a scene
  • Create beautiful slow exposures of flowing water
  • Trailing car lights run across city streets
  • Light Painting – creating images you can only see with a camera
  • Exposure bracketing – how to beat mother nature
  • 151_1rockbaywebRazor sharp exposures during the day and night
  • Mastering Filters: Polarizer, Neutral density, Graduated neutral density
  • Story telling silhouettes for drama, mystery, emotion and mood
  • Determining when the sun sets and planning your composition
  • A fun intro into Time Lapse photograph


We will visit at least six of these locations:

Golden Gate Bridge • Treasure Island • Lombard Street–the crookedest street
Coit Tower • Cable cars with Alcatraz in the background • China Town
Pier 39 & Fishermen’s Warf • Transamerica Pyramid • The Embarcadero
Palace of fine Arts • Bay Bridge • Painted Ladies – famous Victorian homes
North End • Baker Beach