CPT (Cameras | Places | Techniques) Workshop on floral MACRO photography: Saturday, May 20th at the Berkeley Botanical Gardens

On Saturday, May 20th, Richard Herzog will be leading a CPT (Cameras | Places | Techniques) workshop on floral MACRO photography.  In this workshop, we will discuss techniques in shooting flowers, also lens selection, macro lenses, extension tubes, macro adapters, focusing rails, monopods, and tripods.  This workshop will take place at the Botanical Garden at Berkeley (200 Centennial Dr, Berkeley, CA 94720) from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.We will meet at 9:30 am.  The exact meeting location in the gardens will be emailed to you with a map.

To register for this workshop, please call 925-935-1424 or email richard@camerawest.com 

Group size will be limited. Cost is $85/person. An additional admission fee to the garden is $12/adult and $10/senior.
You can see more of Richard’s floral images at  Richard Herzog Images

Leica SF: Developing A Vision With Jason Bradley. April 15, 2017

Developing A Vision With Jason Bradley

Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Join the Leica Store San Francisco for a special full-day workshop with Adobe Lightroom expert Jason Bradley, author of the book,
Creative Workflow in Lightroom.

Workshop Details:

RAW file developing is a skill and an art. To do it well requires an understanding of Lightroom’s tools, and it commands clarity of vision for the photographer’s message. Jason will help you learn to connect with the narrative of your work while providing you with a deep understanding of all the Panels in the Lightroom Develop Module, what the capabilities of each tool are, and how they can support your vision for your work. Laptops can be brought, but are not required for this workshop. Handouts and articles will be provided to help reinforce the concepts taught and discussed. Lunch to be provided.


Jason Bradley has a unique set of skills. He specializes in nature and wildlife photography both underwater and above; he’s the owner and operator of Bradley Photographic Print Services—a fine art print lab; he leads photographic expeditions around the world, and Jason is the author of the book Creative Workflow in Lightroom, published by Focal Press. Visit Jason’s site to see more of his work, to learn about fine art printing, or find info on his upcoming workshops and expeditions. www.BradleyPhotographic.comzWorkshop registration is $199, and spaces are limited, so please call Leica Store San Francisco to reserve your spot today.



Open House: Camera West Walnut Creek, Friday March 17, 2017

Please join us on Friday, March 17 from 10:30a.m-4:00 p.m for an Open House event at Camera West Walnut Creek. Various reps and products will be on hand for you to try out. Bring your own memory card and shoot with the latest products from Leica, Fuji, Peak Design, Hasselblad, and PhaseOne. This is a free event, please let us know if you’d like to attend. 

CPT: Cameras | Places | Techniques with Richard Herzog: Introduction to Capturing Panoramas

CPT: Cameras | Places | Techniques with Richard Herzog

Introduction to Capturing Panoramas
Where: Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
When: Saturday, March 25th, 3:00-6:00p.m.

Learn why multiple images stitched together can have advantages to one individual image taken with a wide-angle lens. I will explain the basics of shooting multiple images for stitching together at another time. The image above was created from multiple images and stitches together. This technique will be explained during this workshop and during part two, at a later date.

This event will be weather permitting. Please dress in layers, San Francisco weather can change hourly. This workshop is limited to 8 participants and is $85/per person. To sign up for this workshop, please call the store at 925-935-1424.