The Art of Creating Successful Macro Images
Saturday - Periods 1 and 2 repeat at Periods 3 and 4
Learn about the properly equipped macro photographer, how to control depth of field, two subject compositions, finding character in nature. Mike has had success with his macro photography, being published in many photo magazines, contest wins, and selling thousands of prints at art shows. He has analyzed what makes his images successful, and will teach you how to take your photography to the next level, and how to create your own personal style.
Macro Photography Workshop
Sunday - Periods 1 and 2 repeat at Periods 3 and 4
In this hands-on workshop, Mike teaches a few basics of the equipment needed for macro, camera settings, focusing, depth of field, and tips on composition.
In the second half of the session, participants will be provided with a variety of subjects to photograph using natural light. Mike will provide one-on-one guidance to help address any challenges or questions, and assist each photographer.
Photographers should bring a camera, macro lens, and tripod.
Bio: Mike Moats is an international award winning, professional Macro Photographer from Sterling Heights, Michigan. He started shooting as a hobby in 2001 and it quickly grew into a full-time business. His images and articles have been published in Outdoor Photographer Magazine, Natures Best Magazine, Shutterbug, PC Photo Magazine, Nature Photographer Magazine, Photolife, Whisper in the Woods, Michigan Game Finder, NANPA's Expressions Books, Pure Michigan Book, Tamron's blog and Fujifilms Newsletters. He has won numerous local and international awards, and was asked to join the Fuji Pro Talent Team in 2006. He also became a member of Tamron's "Image Masters" and a Vanguard Pro in 2006. He offers Close-Up/Macro Photography Workshops, Boot Camps, and has how-to macro videos and e-books. You can also catch him speaking at many of the photo conferences held around the country.
Store Front: www.macrostoreonline.com