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Rachael Smith
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Palmerston North Long Exposure Workshop

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Rachael Smith
Image: Rachael Smith, Alpha 7R II (A7RM2) Reggio Emilia Station
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Rachael Smith
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Palmerston North Long Exposure Workshop
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Rachael Smith
Image: Rachael Smith, Alpha 7R II (A7RM2) Birdlings Flat
pastel sunrise
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Rachael Smith
20 Feb
Palmerston North Long Exposure Workshop
Ashhurst, Manawatu-Wanganui
Advocate
Rachael Smith
Image: Rachael Smith, Alpha 7R II (A7RM2) pastel sunrise
Understanding the fundamentals of shooting long exposure images

About the event

Learn how to use long exposures to enhance your architecture and landscape photography. We'll cover what gear you need, how to use ND filters, and how to add depth and emotion to your images. We will also discuss using long exposures in street and abstract photography, and touch on basic editing in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.

This is a small group workshop based around the theory of long exposure photography, we will follow it with a FREE Long Exposure Photo Walk on February 27th to practice what we cover in this session.

You don't need to have a Sony camera to attend this event

Techniques covered

  • Camera settings
  • Gear requirements
  • Visual communication techniques
  • Using filters and calculating exposure
  • Basic editing techniques (using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop)
  • Tips on planning your shoots

What to bring

 
  • Whatever you need to take notes
  • Your camera (to go over settings, etc.)

Event FAQs (For general FAQs, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page)

You don't need to have your camera for this theory based workshop, however I will have a Sony Alpha 7R IV and a Sony Alpha 6100 on hand for people to test camera settings.
Meals are not included in this short workshop, however there are two cafes nearby if you would like to purchase refreshments.
Parking is available on Cambridge Ave, at the main Ashhurst carpark, and there are limited spaces in the lot next to V & R Studio Gallery.
There are no restrictions, this workshop is aimed at beginner-intermediate level photographers.
Yes, please contact me via raheraphotography@gmail.com and I will respond ASAP.

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Rachael Smith

Rachael Smith

I’m a landscape, nature and travel photographer based in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

I have lived in the USA and Asia, and traveled through more...

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A great event, very informative and enjoyed sharing creative ideas”

Toni Templeton, Palmerston North Snap 'n' Sip Photo Walk
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pastel sunrise

Rachael was clearly passionate about photography. I hadn't used my camera in months and this reignited the spark I once felt for photography.”

Karen Gilbert, Palmerston North Snap 'n' Sip Photo Walk

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