C.P.T. (Cameras | Places | Techniques) workshop on capturing flowing water

Camera West is excited to announce another C.P.T  (Cameras | Places | Techniques) workshop on capturing flowing water. Richard Herzog, a professional photographer, and educator will be instructing this unique class.

In this workshop, Richard will discuss using long exposure times to capture that soft silky smooth textured look of moving water.  He will lead discussions on different factors such as length of exposure, camera angles and how it affects what exposure time to use, color balance, neutral density filters, variable neutral density filters, polarizing filters, stacking filters, cable release, camera timer and more.

Date: Saturday, July 29th from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

Location: Blackhawk Plaza in Danville.
This will be a technical 1:1 workshop and guidance on participants own equipment will be provided.  The group size is very limited.
To register please call Camera West at 925-935-1424
Cost is $85/per person.
Besides your normal gear and tripod, please bring (if you have);
- cable release
- neutral density filter (in the 3 – 6 stop range)
- polarizing filter
View Richard’s images:  EyeToImage.com

Bodie Workshop: August 20-23, 2017

Join Camera West, Hal Kam, and Thomas Brichta to the Eastern Sierras, to Bodie, California on August 20-23, 2017. The price is $1595/per person. Lodging, three breakfasts, three dinners will be included. Transportation and alcohol are not included. 

We have very limited space/room available and this event will fill up quickly, so please call Hal to reserve your spot, (925) 935-1424.

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

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.