Thursday, April 25, 6:00 p.m., “Macro Photography – A Budding Topic”, Spring has so much life bursting onto the scene and one of the most incredible ways to photograph it is by way of macro photography. Macro photography is the art of photographing objects extremely close-up. Award-winning photographer Cindy Vondron is our featured photographer. You can view her work at her website.
Cameras At The Confluence is free monthly program that features a new photography topic each month with special guest speakers and experts. Participants will have time to discuss and try new techniques and share tips during the program. This free program, held at Nature At The Confluence Learning Center, 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, Ill, is open to area photographers of all skill levels and no registration is required. Beloit photographer Mark Preuschl will be the facilitator at each program and each month a photographer that specializes in the monthly topic will be the guest presenter.
About Cindy Vondran:
Cindy has always lived in Northern Illinois, she was born in Freeport, and currently resided in Rockton where she lives with her husband of 41 years. She received her BFA at Rockford College in 2013. She has won 20 International awards, including 5 in the International Garden Photographer of the Year. Her work is exhibited all over the US and Europe, and has been published numerous times. She just certified as an Illinois Master Gardener. She loves shooting all kinds of subjects, but especially flowers. She is currently working on setting up garden photography workshops at various gardens across the US and Canada.
Other Cameras At The Confluence programs
Thursday, May 23, 6:00 p.m., “Late Spring & Urban Landscapes”, Featured photographer to be announced.
Tuesday, June 25, 7:00 p.m., “Night Lights”, We’ll use ground fountain fireworks, sparklers, and a blazing fire in the fireplace to set up opportunities for photographer to practice and learn new techniques. Featured photographer to be announced.
Thursday, July 25, 6:30 p.m., “Zoom, Zoom!” – When to zoom, when not to zoom. Featured photographer to be announced.
Tuesday, August 27, 6:30 p.m., “Light, Camera, Action!”, Sports photography, action shooting. Featured photographer to be announced.
Sunday, September 29, 4:00 p.m., “Capturing Color and the Golden Hour”, Get ready to capture the beautiful colors of fall! Featured photographer to be announced.
Thursday, October 17, 6:30 p.m., “How to Shoot People”, Portrait Photography. Featured photographer to be announced.
Saturday, November 16, 2:30 p.m., “Available Light” features holiday shooting. Get ready to capture the colors the season. This is the end of season social, with light refreshments, and opportunity to give feedback and give ideas for new subjects for 2020. Featured photographer to be announced.
For more information email [email protected] or call 815-200-6910. All programs are held at at Nature At The Confluence Learning Center, 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL.