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Mike's Photo Happenings 2020

Friday Night Photoshop:

See Facebook for more details of the upcoming FNPS events.Thanks to all who attended the 12th season of Friday Night Photoshop.  And a special thanks to the Town of Cumberland and the Fire Department for letting me host the classes in their training room.  The venue was perfect and everyone was thankful for the opportunity. I look forward to returning next year and will have details posted here later in the year


Note Dates subject to change - check with the respective tour operators for specifics

 

April 18 - Saturday - Boothbay Harbor, ME - Southport Memorial Library - Introduction to Digital Photography

Come learn things you should have read in your camera operators manual and learn tips to instantly make better images.

Mikes first time giving this presentation in the Boothbay Harbor region.  

The program is free to attend but you must register by calling 207-633-2741.

 

 

May 7 - Thursday - Portland, ME - AfterDark

All you need to know to photograph after the Sun sets and before it rises. 

Old Orchard High School - Room 111B - 40 EEcummings Blvd. Old Orchard Beach

 

May 14 - Thursday - Portland, ME - Intro to Photoshop

In this 2 hour session Mike will walk you through using Adobe Bridge and basic functions in Photoshop such as cropping and resizing.  Essential and foundational knowledge needed to work in Photoshop. 

Old Orchard High School - Room 111B - 40 EEcummings Blvd. Old Orchard Beach

May 21 - Thursday - Portland, ME - Photoshop

Review of prior week and Image processing in Adobe Camera Raw, batch processing of images and prepping images for publication, printing and web and social media sites. 

Old Orchard High School - Room 111B - 40 EEcummings Blvd. Old Orchard Beach

 

June 24 - Wednesday - Boothbay Harbor, Maine Windjammer Days

Come photograph the Maine Windjammer Fleet under full sail in Boothbay Harbor.

Book at www.balmydayscruises.com. Note this often sells out so buy your ticket by early June.

June 25 and August 27 – Camden, ME - Photography Cruise Aboard the Schooner Olad 

See more and book here: https://www.maineschooners.com/event/photo-cruise-aboard-schooner-olad-photo-instructor-michael-leonard-0

 


July 11 - Saturday - Rockport Harbor, ME - Schooner Heron Photography Sunset Cruise

Come aboard this beautiful schooner and make your best shots of lighthouses, birds and more.

Book at: https://sailheron.com/maine-schedule/maine-special-events/

 


July 19 - Sunday - Yarmouth, Maine Clam Festival Professional Bike Race

Make your best shot of these fast racers as they pass through the main street at high speeds. Learn to make images with long shutter speeds for motion blur.

 


July 24 - Friday - Bar Harbor, ME - Intro to Digital Photography

All you should have read in your camera manual but didn’t. Join Mike for this free slide lecture that you will wish you had attended years before. This is a precursor to the Lighthouse cruise the next day.

 


July 25 - Saturday - Bar Harbor, ME - Grand Slam Lighthouse Cruise

Visit 18 lighthouses from Bar harbor North into the Maritimes in this nearly 9 hour photography cruise.

Visit www.barharborwhales.com to buy tickets. Note this annually sells out so buy tickets in the early Spring.

 


August 15 - Saturday - Rockport Harbor, ME - Schooner Heron Photography Sunset Cruise

Come aboard this beautiful schooner and make your best shots of lighthouses, birds and more.

Book at: https://sailheron.com/maine-schedule/maine-special-events/

 


August 21 - Friday - Bar Harbor, ME - Intro to Digital Photography

All you should have read in your camera manual but didn’t. Join Mike for this free slide lecture that you will wish you had attended years before. This is a precursor to the Lighthouse cruise the next day.

 


August 22 - Saturday - Mid Coast Maine Lighthouse Photography Cruise

Make your best shot of some of Maine most beautiful and hard to reach lighthouses.

Visit www.barharborwhales.com to buy tickets.

 


September 12 - Boothbay Harbor, ME - Sunrise Lighthouse Photography Cruise

See the area lighthouses under the best light at sunrise aboard this Photography cruise. Consider booking the additional trip out to Burnt Island for a tour of the light station for an additional fee.

Book at: https://sailheron.com/maine-schedule/maine-special-events/

 


September 12 - Saturday - Rockport Harbor, ME - Schooner Heron Photography Sunset Cruise

Come aboard this beautiful schooner and make your best shots of lighthouses, birds and more.

 


September 27- October 3 - Cumberland Fair

Visit Mike at the Photography exhibit and join in a nighttime Photo walk on Wednesday September 23rd - included with fair admission.

 


October 3 - Saturday - Worldwide Photo Walk - Location TBA

Join Mike for this annual walk where everyone in the world takes pictures for this event - you can win a prize too.

 


October 16 - Friday - Bar Harbor, ME - Intro to Digital Photography

All you should have read in your camera manual but didn’t. Join Mike for this free slide lecture that you will wish you had attended years before. This is a precursor to the Lighthouse cruise the next day.

 


October 17 - Saturday - Bar Harbor, ME - Penobscot River Foliage / Lighthouse Cruise

Join Mike for this day long cruise from Bar Harbor to Bangor to see lighthouses, foliage and birds.

Visit www.Barharborwhales.com to book.