Spring at the Franciscan Monastery - Photography Workshop

DATE: April 6, 2019
TIME: 7:00 – 10:00am 
LOCATION: Franciscan Monastery, 1400 Quincy St, Washington, DC 20017 
COST: $99
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light. Easy walking around the courtyard and inside the monastery.

REGISTRATION: Register with Capital Photography Center

Enjoy a morning of nature and architecture at the Franciscan Monastery. In the spring their courtyard offers an incredible display of flower beds packed with tulips in a multitude of colors, along with other spring flowers. They offer opportunities for fine detail close-ups as well as dreamy artistic compositions. We will also explore the architecture inside the monastery where you'll find beautiful designs including arches, a domed ceiling and stained glass windows.

Learn about:
• Emphasizing details to show off textures and patterns
• Using depth of field for creative effect
• Working lines and perspective in architecture
• Choosing dynamic backgrounds to show off your subject
• Modifying light with diffusers and reflectors

Recommended Equipment:
• DSLR or mirrorless camera
• Lens(es) within the range 18-300mm
• Polarizer
• Tripod
• Optional: macro lens, extension tubes
• Optional: diffuser and reflectors            

Fee includes $10 donation to Franciscan Monastery