What is a Photography Field Day?

It doesn’t matter what kind of camera you have . . . learn the secrets behind beautiful photos and start putting them to practice like a pro! Easy, fun, and fast-paced with plenty of time to practice, practice practice, a Photography Field Day is a one-day field trip for learning specific photography techniques in the classroom of creation. Geared for high-school-aged beginner photographers.

  • How to create beautiful background blur
  • How to create a sunstar effect
  • How to create that professional silky-water effect
  • Tips for artistically shooting the specific season at hand
  • How to make your pictures tack sharp every time
  • 5 killer composition techniques
  • How to start shooting in Manual right now
  • 4 ways Christian photographers can make a positive impact on the world
  • And much more!

The Photography Field Days are a one-day event covering the basics of how to use your camera. The more advanced, three-day CAPTURE Landscape Photography Workshops cover more intermediate to advanced topics in composition, image organization and post-processing techniques.

$99/photographer

$79/photographer group discount! Register as a group of 2 or more.

Tuition does not include transportation, meals, housing or park fees. Tuition is non-refundable unless the workshop is canceled.

  • Sunrise shoot (optional)
  • 9:00am – Meet and greet
  • Classroom group instruction
  • Outdoor practice and one-on-one instruction
  • 11:00am – Break for lunch
  • Classroom group instruction
  • Outdoor practice and one-on-one instruction
  • 4:00pm – Break for dinner
  • Sunset shoot (optional)
  • A desire to learn photography!
  • Any type of camera
  • Attendees under the age of 18 must attend with a guardian
  • Reasonable fitness level (for hiking and exploring!)
  • A camera
  • Camera accessories
  • Camera bag (large enough to carry your gear, water or anything else you would take on a short hike)
  • A tripod (optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Sun protection
  • A way to take notes
  • Comfortable outdoor footwear (waterproof hiking shoes recommended)
  • Guys: polos or colored t-shirts & durable pants such as jeans or cargo pants. Long pants recommended due to shooting environment. 
  • Gals: loose-fitting tops with high necklines & skirts, culottes or pants of modest cut, fit and length. Durable, outdoor clothing recommended.
  • A plan for the day’s meals (see details for each location below)

Feel free to ask questions via the Contact Page

Upcoming Photography Field Days

Photography Field Day near Sacramento, CA

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sacramento Family Conference, 6601 Watt Ave
North Highlands, CA 95660 United States

A different twist on the typical Field Day… Instead of working in a scenic, outdoor location for an entire day, we’ll be packing everything into a 3-hour workshop held at a church in North Highlands near Sacramento, California. While this is a closed event, available only for homeschool families attending the Sacramento Family Conference, it is […]

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