Class Description: Calling seasoned photographers! Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join Naples wildlife and nature photographer Dennis Goodman for a hands-on workshop. The class will focus on water lilies, butterflies and various plants that may be in bloom in the Garden. Dennis will share a brief presentation with all participants on tips, tricks and techniques on camera settings, composition, bracketing, backgrounds and lighting. We will then go out into the Garden and put these recommendations to work. Please bring your own DSLR camera, tripod, shutter release and variety of lenses for different subjects.
Dates: Tuesday, January 7; Wednesday, January 29; Monday, February 3; Wednesday, February 26.
Location: Kapnick Center; White Classroom (124)
Class Size: 12 participants per class
Cost: $95 Garden Members/ $99 Non-members per class
Materials List: DSLR camera, tripod, shutter release and variety of lenses for different subjects
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 3rd (for Jan. 7); Wednesday, January 22nd (for Jan. 29); Monday, January 27th (for Feb. 3); Wednesday, February 19th (for Feb. 26), all by 5:00pm
Instructor Bio: Dennis Goodman grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, and always loved being outdoors. Dennis moved to Naples in 1985 and started taking pictures in high school. The beautiful scenery in the natural areas around Naples drove his passion for photography. Today, Dennis operates Dennis Goodman Photography, sells his professional photographs from his local gallery, and offers photography excursions. His photographs have been published in Portfolio Magazine, Gulfshore Life, Florida Weekly, Destination Naples, Naples Daily News, and other publications.