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Pick a Deal Sale - Nov 17th - 23rd at all 10 locations!

*Valid for cameras priced at $199.00 and above. **Valid for cameras priced at $299.00 and above. Not valid with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Not valid on previous purchases. Expo week only. See store for details. Offer expires 6 pm Saturday, November 23, 2013.

 

 

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FRIDAY - November 22nd

Nature, Landscape, Travel Photography

Presented by Canon’s Scott Alexander

Learn lens tips and techniques for great travel photography shots.

11:00am-12:00pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Intro to Speedlite Photography

Presented by Westcott’s Brandon Heiss

This hands-on workshop will leave you feeling more comfortable about using speedlites. Bring your speedlites/camera!

11:30am-12:30pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Intermediate

Get Creative with Lensbaby

Presented by Lensbaby’s Kirsten Hunter

Come learn about the variety of lenses, optics, and accessories available to fit your personal style and photographic vision.

12:30-1:30pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Photographing Women

Presented by Sigma’s Kevin Ames

Learn about photographing women. Lighting, posing, and styling techniques.

1:00-2:00pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Intermediate

Capturing the Universe with your DSLR

Presented by Celestron’s Jeff Barton

Tips on using your DSLR to make great photos of the universe. We’ll tell you what you need to add to your gear, how to use it, and how to get the best from your photos using (mostly free!) software designed for astrophotography.

2:00-3:00pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Being Mobile, Location Lighting

Presented by Expo Imaging’s David Maynard

Learn about the use of speedlights on- and off-camera, flash modification using simple tools, and how to pose your subject.

2:30-3:30pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Digital Night Photography

Presented by Manfrotto’s Robert Stephani

Create visually dramatic night photos! White balance, exposure,

special effects & more will be discussed.

3:30-4:30pm in classroom A

Skill level: Intermediate - Advanced

Lens Explorations-The Art of Creative Seeing

Presented by Sigma’s Kevin Ames

Kevin explains focal lengths, where they come from and what they mean to cropped and full frame sensor camera users.

4:00-5:00pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Photography and Business Tips for the Sports Photographer

Presented by Scott Rovak, Photographer for the St. Louis Cardinals

What it takes to become a professional sports photographer.

5:00-6:00pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Portraits Done Easy with 1, 2, & 3 Light Setups

Presented by Westcott’s Brandon Heiss

Learn how to use continuous lighting effectively using just 1 light then build adding up to 3 lights to make beautiful portraits.

5:30-6:30pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Intermediate

3T’s to Macro Photography: Tips, Tricks, Techniques

Presented by Canon’s Scott Alexander

Learn the tips and tricks to fantastic Macro Photography.

6:30-7:30pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Classrooms A & B are inside the Creve Coeur Superstore.

*Seating is limited. Tickets will be given out 1/2 hour prior to the start time of each class. Creve Coeur Camera reserves the right to limit tickets.

Saturday - November 23rd

3T’s to Macro Photography: Tips, Tricks, Techniques

Presented by Canon’s Scott Alexander

Learn the tips and tricks to fantastic Macro Photography.

8:30-9:30am in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Portraits Done Easy with 1, 2, & 3 Light Setups

Presented by Westcott’s Brandon Heiss

Learn how to use continuous lighting effectively using just 1 light then build adding up to 3 lights to make beautiful portraits.

9:00-10:00am in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Intermediate

Comet Ison: Photographing the Comet of the Decade, or a Dud?

Presented by Celestron’s Jeff Barton

We have the latest info and will share some tips and tricks for getting the most from it.

10:00-11:00am in classroom A

Skill level: Intermediate - Advanced

The Secrets of Beginning Portraiture

Presented by Sigma’s Kevin Ames

Learn the basics of camera settings, lens selection, and lighting to achieve a portrait that defines your subject.

10:30-11:30am in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Intermediate

Get Creative with Lensbaby

Presented by Lensbaby’s Kirsten Hunter

Come learn about the variety of lenses, optics, and accessories available to fit your personal style and photographic vision.

11:30am-12:30pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Intro to Speedlite Photography

Presented by Westcott’s Brandon Heiss

This hands-on workshop will leave you feeling more comfortable about using speedlites. Bring your speedlites/camera!

12:00-1:00pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Intermediate

Digital Night Photography

Presented by Manfrotto’s Robert Stephani

Create visually dramatic night photos! White balance, exposure,

special effects & more will be discussed.

1:00-2:00pm in classroom A

Skill level: Intermediate - Advanced

Being Mobile, Location Lighting

Presented by Expo Imaging’s David Maynard

Learn about the use of speedlights on- and off-camera, flash modification using simple tools, and how to pose your subject.

1:30-2:30pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Capturing the Universe with your DSLR

Presented by Celestron’s Jeff Barton

Tips on using your DSLR to make great photos of the universe. We’ll tell you what you need to add to your gear, how to use it, and how to get the best from your photos using (mostly free!) software designed for astrophotography.

2:30-3:30pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Lens Explorations-The Art of Creative Seeing

Presented by Sigma’s Ryan Brown

Ryan explains focal lengths, where they come from and what they mean to cropped and full frame sensor camera users.

3:00-4:00pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Nature, Landscape, Travel Photography

Presented by Canon’s Scott Alexander

Learn lens tips and techniques for doing travel photography.

4:00-5:00pm in classroom A

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

Macro Lighting and Techniques

Presented by Expo Imaging’s David Maynard

Learn how to light, focus, and compose your image. Topics include lens choice, depth-of-field, and using flash effectively.

4:30-5:30pm in classroom B

Skill level: Beginner - Advanced

 

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During our Sale & Expo, Creve Coeur Camera will have “Lens & Lighting Demo Stations” set up for you to view and demo the newest lenses from Sigma. These revolutionary lenses include general, portrait, telephoto and macro options. These stations will be lit with various cutting edge lighting kits from Westcott including constant, strobe, and portable lighting.

 

At these “Lens & Lighting Demo Stations”, you will be able to see the impact of using different lighting types, light modifiers, & reflectors, and what type of lens you should be using for different effects & results.

 

You will see how to light a portrait model, how to shoot those fantastic water droplets, learn about lighting, food photography, and more. With differing lighting situations you will begin to understand depth of field and how to capture shots like the professionals.

 

These stations will be open from Noon on Friday and ALL DAY Saturday!

 

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