Through the Lens Photography Workshop – Sept. 11-12, 2014

Through the Lens Photography Workshop, Sept. 11-12, 2014

Hike the Highlands festival is pleased to announce it will host a two day “Through the Lens “ Photography workshop with Wally Hayes, professional photographer, on Sept. 11-12, 2014.

On Thursday evening, Sept. 11th, the workshop will focus on depth of field, taking panoramic photos & stitching them together, and slideshow programs with audio – Photodex (PC) and Fotomagico (Mac). On Friday morning it will be a field work day with sunrise & panoramic photos at Neil’s Harbour Lighthouse and nearby. In the afternoon, we will head to Black Brook area to shoot motions, waves, waterfalls & closeups..  On Friday evening, there will be a slideshow of photographers photos and an audiovisual  show of  the 10th Anniversary of Hike the Highlands Festival.  The workshop is limited to 20 participants. The cost of the workshop is $75.00 and you can register & pay online now.

Photography Workshop Schedule :

Thursday, Sept. 11
7-9 pm.   The evening program will cover the following topics  1) Depth of Field, 2) different types of lens, 3) how to shoot panoramic & what software to use for stitching photos together and 4) slideshow programs with audio  (music) – Photodex and Fotomagico at St. John’s Hall, Ingonish

Friday, Sept. 12
6 am. – 11 am.  —  Sunrise at  Neil’s Harbour Lighthouse, later panoramic shots

12:00 noon –         Lunch
1 pm. –  4pm         Photo Shoot 2 at  Black Brook beach – Motions, Waves & Falls
7 pm. – 8:00 pm  – Slideshow of Photographers Photos at workshop and the 10th Anniversary show of Hike the Highlands


Wally’s Bio :

Wally has been an active professional photographer for  many years. The first 15 years of his career were spent as a new photographer/reporter with The Canadian Press covering news assignments throughout North America, while working out of Halifax, Vancouver & Toronto. For the last 25 years, Wally has photographed Nova Scotia extensively for the Nova Scotia Tourism department and his personal library, film & digital, numbers over 750,000 images. He is also know in the industry as ‘WallyVision’ for his elaborate multi-projector, multi-screen audiovisual shows which he has taken to audiences around the world. This summer ,2014, he is in Cape Breton with the show “Cape Breton Smiles”.   A look at some of Wally’s Wide Angle & Panoramic Photos :