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      March 3, 2018

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      Roman Kurywczak Seminar / Workshop

      Wisconsin Area Camera Club Organization                                                       Presents                                  A Photography Seminar / Workshop                                                            by                                                Roman Kurywczak                                              Sponsored by SIGMA                        Saturday – March 3rd, 2018 – Seminar – 9 AM to 4 PM                       Sunday – March 4th, 2018 – Workshop – 10 AM to Noon (Sold Out) Bio Roman Kurywczak is a professional nature photographer for over 15 years who conducts lectures and workshops across the globe. His boutique tour company, Roamin’ with Roman Photo Tours, caters to small groups to provide the ultimate learning experience for participants. Whether he is out in Tanzania or standing before a roaring waterfall in Iceland, Roman’s energy and passion for nature photography are clearly evident. You can often find him out in Arches or Yellowstone national park late at night photographing the nighttime landscapes and calling it fun! Closer to home, Roman will spend countless hours doing macro photography. While he enjoys photographing insects, his favorite subject is flowers, which he buys for his wife and he is sticking to that story. Roman is equally comfortable photographing landscapes, macro subjects, and wildlife whether he is at some exotic location or close to home.  His down to earth and easy to follow teaching style make him a highly sought after lecturer. He has given countless lectures and workshops across the country. The author of several instructional eBooks on nature photography, Roman strives to share his passion for photography as others have shared with him. He lives in NJ and is married with two sons. A proud member of the Sigma Pro team, you can find his galleries, blog, tour schedule, and more on his website: Seminar Details Fast Glass for Night Photography This educational how-to program is designed to open up your eyes to the possibility of photographing landscapes after dark. Whether it is the natural landscape with the star filled sky as a backdrop or even venturing out to photograph the landscapes or city lights from a helicopter, Sigma Pro Roman Kurywczak will cover everything from equipment, camera settings, tips, and techniques so participants can create stunning night images of their own. He will discuss “light painting” of a foreground subject as well as overcoming obstacles when the conditions are less than ideal. His e-book on the subject; “A Digital Guide to Photographing the Night Sky” was released in Feb. 2011 and is available as a download on his website: Photographing Wildlife – from Portraits to Action This exciting educational program will cover everything you will need to know about photographing wildlife in the field. The photographic journey will cover exotic locations such as Tanzania but also include many tips for photographing wildlife closer to home in some unexpected places. Minimum gear requirements will be discussed for both the safety of the wildlife and the photographer as well as some exciting newer options. Camera settings will be covered including what mode to use as well as choosing the right ISO for wildlife portrait work as well as action photography. There will be plenty of images examples showing how those settings will provide impact to your images. The program concludes with an in-depth segment on photographing birds in flight. Taking Your Macro Photography to the Next Level This in-depth Q&A macro photography seminar will show you the technical tips and tricks needed to take your macro photography to the next level! Many people are comfortable with creating shallow focus macro images but I will show you how to achieve consistently sharp images with maximum depth of field all in a single frame!!! Topics covered will range from gear to specific settings for you to maximize your time spent out in the field. Overcoming distracting backgrounds will be discussed in depth with photographic examples showing you how easy they are to overcome. The use of natural light will be covered but a heavy emphasis will be placed on using flash correctly in the field to properly balance the exposure and achieve dramatic results. We will look at some frequently used tricks by the pros that you can easily apply in the field to quickly improve your macro skills. Many of these tips and tricks are inexpensive and can be done using the gear you already own! During the entire lecture, you can ask questions to ensure that you go home with a better understanding of all the topics covered in the program and create tack sharp macro images of your very own. In February 2014, he released his e-book on macro photography: “Taking Your Macro Photography to the Next Level”. For the Love of Landscapes Join Sigma Pro Roman on this inspirational journey showcasing the magic of the landscapes near and far. Roman will provide you with tips, settings, techniques, as well as necessary gear for capturing stunning images of your very own. Questions are encouraged throughout the lecture. Sunday Macro Workshop March 4, 2018 10 AM to Noon Country Springs Hotel Work with Roman to learn how to create beautiful macro photos. We will have various items to photograph. Bring your camera, closeup equipment, and tripod with you to this 2-hour workshop. Sigma will also be there to provide some loaner equipment. This is a great time to perfect your macro skills. The fee for the workshop is $30 (for early registration). This workshop is limited to 15 people.   FAQs   Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? High School or higher   What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? A large parking lot on premises   What can I bring to the event? Bring something for taking notes for the Seminar. Bring your camera, closeup equipment, and tripod to the Workshop   How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact Jeffrey Klug at or call at 262 893-3500   What's the refund policy? Refunds are given up to 30 days before the seminar. Are Walk-ins allowed? Walk-in registration will be allowed for the seminar, but no guaranty of getting a lunch. 

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