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2017 Annual Fall Seminar
Featuring Bill Fortney

October 14th, 2017 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (registration and sign in at 8:00am)

Join acclaimed photographer, writer and presenter Bill Fortney for a One Day Digital Photography Seminar.

Bill is a Photographic Generalist shooting Nature, Landscape, Travel, Americana and Close-up work!  With 47 years experience as a Newspaper Photojournalist, Magazine photojournalist, sports photographer, and a Nature Photographer named a Fellow of the North American Nature Photographers Association. Bill has published 5 hardbound books and his sells exceed 175,000, making him one of the top photography authors in America. Bill has also published 16 eBooks. This class is based on the award-winning Foundational Series of Six eBooks!

Bill has been named an X-Photographer by Fujifilm Global and he shoots the X-Series exclusively. Bill teaches workshops for his own company, His Light Workshops and with Jack Graham for Jack Graham Photography Workshops.

Bill lives in Kentucky, is married and has three adult children and 6 grandchildren.

Registration includes: Admission, Lunch and Bill Fortney’s eBook of “Six Units – One Day Photography Seminar”.

  

Six Units – One Day digital photography Seminar:

UNIT 1: THE CAMERAS CONTROLS.
A full explanation of the importance and function of shutter speed, aperture, and focusing. Topics covered will include; depth-of-field, motion rendition and methods of proper focusing both auto-focus and manual focusing.

UNIT 2: THE EYE SEEKS BRIGHTNESS – SHARPNESS – AND WARMTH.
One of the key principles of how we view or read a photographer, this will help the photographer to learn how to utilize these important principles to making images with immediate impact.

UNIT 3: EXPOSURE EXPOSED.
Even with today’s incredible cameras, it is important to know when and how to override the camera’s metering decisions, this unit will show you how.

UNIT 4: LIGHT!
The most important component of a great photograph is the right light. In this unit, we will explore how to recognize the right light you’re your subject.

UNIT 5: COMPOSITION – CONTROLLING THE ELEMENTS WITHIN THE FRAME.
A complete class on using the frame more effectively to craft the image that tells the story you have to share.

UNIT 6: THE FOUR THINGS EVERY GREAT PHOTOGRAPH MUST HAVE.
This is a great wrap-up of the most important things to remember when attempting the winning images you hope to make.

The Venue – Michael’s Banquet Hall

Centrally located within Erie County, Michael’s Banquet Hall is just two minutes off NY State Thruway Exit 57, and within five minutes from the Skyway, Rte 20A, Rte 219, and Rte 16. Located in the town of Hamburg on Southwestern Blvd. (Rte 20), there is plenty of safe, private parking and the restrooms and five banquet rooms are all on the first floor and are completely handicap accessible.
Date:  Saturday Oct 14th from 9 to 4:30, registration and sign in at 8am.
Purchase Tickets

Tickets are $75 until Sept 30, $80 Oct 1 or later (online in US funds, mail in registration by check to registrar below in US/Canadian funds depending on your country of residence).  Ticket may be purchased online (below) or by mailing the attached registration form along with a cheque payable to NFRCC to:
Janet LoPresto
5584 Country Club Lane
Hamburg, NY 14075
1 (716) 648-7534

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2017 Fall Seminar featuring Bill Fortney
Join acclaimed photographer, writer and presenter Bill Fortney for a One Day Digital Photography Seminar. Bill is a Photographic Generalist shooting Nature, Landscape, Travel, Americana and Close-up work! With 47 years experience as a Newspaper Photojournalist, Magazine photojournalist, sports photographer, and a Nature Photographer named a Fellow of the North American Nature Photographers Association. Bill has published 5 hardbound books and his sells exceed 175,000, making him one of the top photography authors in America.
$75.00 300


Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refund requests received on or before October 9, 2017 will receive a full refund. Requests received after this date will not receive a refund.

All refund requests must be submitted via email or letter to the event Registrar, Janet LoPresto (jlopresto@nfrcc.org). Phone requests must be immediately followed with an email or letter confirmation of cancellation. If the event is cancelled due to factors beyond our control (i.e. weather, etc.), every effort will be made to reschedule the event for a future date. If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, a full refund will be issued based on the NFRCC Cancellation Policy. If the event cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be issued. Event cancellation will be communicated to registrants via email and posted to the NFRCC website.