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Canceled - Hands-On Macro Photography Workshop to Benefit Homeless Veterans & Families - VOA
Overland Photo Supply
Overland Park, KS
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"Hands-On Macro Workshop"

A Macro & Close Up Photography Workshop w/ TAMRON Image Master, David Guy Maynard

"A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Macro & Close Up Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."


Hosted by:

Overland Photo Supply
Monday, June 8th, 2020. 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Event Description:

Learn how to maximize quality in your macro & close up photos while minimizing the fuss. For beginners through working photographers, this includes straight forward, easy to understand techniques for lighting, proper DOF (Depth Of Field), and the right tools, with an emphasis on staying lightweight and portable.

In this lively workshop, you will not only learn useful information for taking better close up photos, but for taking better photos in general. Using a combination of classroom style and live demonstration with real time results being shown in the first half of the workshop, David offers a truly unique and effective learning opportunity to the attendees.

In the second half of the workshop you will participate in a hands-on macro photo shoot, practicing the techniques covered in the first half and getting some great photos. So bring your cameras, lenses, and flashes. There will be opportunities to try out some other equipment as well!

With Davids help you will learn:

* Use of LED lighting and strobe for Macro
* Lighting modification -Reflector Use - Light Tents
* Focusing techniques for macro - Focus Stacking overview
* Color balancing techniques
* Lens choice and usage, and more

From lighting to composition, from preparing for the shoot to reducing workflow, and much, much more.

Boost your creativity, add some new skills to your bag of tricks, and have a great time!

Very special "Early Bird" pricing at only $69.99 Per Person ($20 off) if you register by May 13th.

After May 13th, ticket price is $89.99.

Whats Included:

* Welcome bag and refreshments
* Classroom style instruction and live photo demonstration
* Hands-on macro photo shoot
* Exclusive offers from sponsors
* Door prizes and more!

Refunds are not available.

David Guy Maynard is an award winning photographer working in Commercial, Fashion, Editorial, Event, Nature/Macro and Fine Art photography. His work has been published in numerous magazines and publications around the world, as well as being featured in prominent galleries and exhibits.

David's technical expertise and practical approach to studio & location lighting and workflow offers a fresh and entertaining perspective in a lively atmosphere to photographers of all skill levels.

The Cause:
More than 39,000 veterans are homeless on any given night. About half of those are Vietnam era, with the others having returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. (HUD) In an effort to help & give back to those who courageously served our country, we are collaborating with Volunteers Of America to help fund their Veterans program, bringing much needed help in the form of Mental Health Assistance, Transitional Housing, Reintegration programs, and Vocational Assistance.

A portion of the proceeds from your ticket purchases will go to help fund the VOA Veterans Program. More details here: https://www.voa.org/supportive-services-for-veteran-families

We are so very proud to offer this event made possible by by help from our friends at TAMRON, and Overland Photo Supply.
Registration Options
Jun 08, 2020 5:30 PM

Admission Level Price Quantity
Early Bird - ATTENDING $69.99 ($74.48 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Early registration price, $20 off
General - ATTENDING $89.99 ($95.48 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Early registration price, $20 off


Overland Photo Supply (View)
8701 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66212
United States


Education > Workshops
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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