Beaches Winter Stations Photo Walk

SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017
10:00AM - 12:00PM
THE BEACHES, TORONTO
COST: FREE
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The Beaches in Toronto is host to the annual seasonal design spectacle named Winter Stations. In its third consecutive year, eight winning installations are featured along the waterfront in the east end beaches. These temporary art pieces make an interesting contrast in its environment and transform the way people interact with this strip of icy landscape.

Join us for a delightful walk and get inspired in this open-air gallery while photographing the unique art structures. It’s time to get out of hibernation and dust off your cameras for some creative image making.

Meeting spot: 
Front of Toronto Public Library - Beaches Library at 2161 Queen Street East. 

Cost: FREE

Toronto Light Festival Photo Walk

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
6:00PM  8:00PM
THE DISTILLERY HISTORIC DISTRICT
55 MILL STREET, TORONTO

The Toronto Light Festival features both local and international artists’ creative light installations aim to illuminate the Distillery District and inspire visitors. It is a scene perfect for after dark photography.

Shooting in low-light conditions presents unique challenges and we will show you the ins and outs of how to get your shot. You'll learn techniques on how to dial in exposure, get sharp focus and control white balance.

Join us at this magical open-air gallery of illuminated art for some striking photography fun. Dress warm, bring your camera and tripod for 2 hours of creative image making.

We will finish the night at Mill Street Brew Pub with some drinks and quick critiques.

Meeting spot: 
By the front gate of The Distillery Historic District at Trinity Street and Mill Street.

Cost: FREE

Adobe Lightroom Develop Module Workshop

We're running another Lightroom Workshop after the success of the last one we ran. 

Sunday, February 19, 2017
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
CSI Spadina (215 Spadina Ave , Toronto, ON)

Cost: $45 + HST

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Adobe Lightroom has become the standard for post image processing. We've all used it but how many of us really know how to use it properly? 

If you're tired of blindly pushing and pulling those adjustment sliders without really knowing what they do, this session for you. 

We'll spend 3-hours using the DEVELOP MODULE deconstructing the tools used with many examples. 

We'll show you how to develop your images using techniques such as:

• optimizing white balance to set the mood
• Colours adjustments
• Sharpness to make your images pop
• Targeted custom adjustments to bring out the essence of the image to align with your vision

 

By the end you'll have the confidence to process your images from RAW capture to the finished product that you can print or share online. 

We'll meet at 215 Spadina Ave. at the beautiful Centre for Social Innovation space. Coffee and tea will be provided.