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Mike's Photo Happenings 2017-2018

January 2018

Flukes Intl. Aquatic Mammal Photo Adventure in Hawaii

Details coming soon!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

BBH Windjammer Days Photography Cruise

 

This nearly 2 hour cruise positions you perfectly to  Make your Best Shot of the Maine Windjammer Fleet under full sail in Boothbay Harbor. Open to all levels of photography from beginner to advanced – learn some some key camera settings to help you make better photos.

 

More details next year!

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Yarmouth Clam Festival Bicycle Race

Capture fast moving subjects with slow shutter speeds. You get 18 opportunities to perfect this technique of panning and shooting with a slow shutter speed to make some images that really show the speed and motion of the bikers.

More details next year!

July 2018

Intro to Digital Photography: Bar Harbor, Maine

This 90 minute program covers all that you did not read or comprehend in your camera owners manual – and more!  You will leave with a working understanding of exposure, white balance, and other useful information that will help you to make your best shot

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Grand Slam Lighthouse Tour

Make your best shots of 18 Lighthouses in Maine and into Canada aboard this 8 hour cruise leaving from Bar Harbor.

Learn about the history of the lighthouses by guides and coast guard personnel.

Book now at www.barharborwhales.com 

– Note this cruise sells out early and last year only 12 tickets remained available at the end of February.

Get more info by contacting

info@barharborwhales.com

or

1-800-WHALES4

August 25, 2018

16 Light Mid-Coast Photo Tour

Make your best shot of 16 Mid-Coast lighthouses with Mike Leonard

Learn about the history of the Maine Lighthouses by expert guides on this cruise that leaves from Bar Harbor

Book now at www.barharborwhales.com

Get more info by contacting

info@barharborwhales.com

or

1-800-WHALES4

Labor Day Weekend 2018

Sunrise Lighthouse Photo Cruise: Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Make your best shot of 4 area lighthouses bathed with the early morning light.  Learn camera settings to help you to make your best shots of the lighthouses and more in the area.

Book at www.balmydayscruises.com

September 15, 2018

12 Downeast Lights Photo Tour

Come with Mike Leonard to take your best shot of a dozen lighthouses that are mostly only visible by boat off of the coast of Maine on this cruise from Bar Harbor, Maine.

Book now at www.barharborwhales.com

Get more info by contacting

info@barharborwhales.com

or

1-800-WHALES4

September 2018

4 Hour Lighthouse Cruise

Join Mike Leonard aboard this cruise to learn how to make your best shots of the area lighthouses.  Camera settings such as White balance and exposure will be emphasized to help you make your best shot.

Book at www.barharborwhales.com

September 2018

Nighttime Photo Shoot at the Cumberland County Fair

 

Join Mike as he leads a walk through the Cumberland Fair to shoot long exposures of the colorful rides. Bring a tripod and a shutter release cable for your camera.We will meet at the Photo Exhibit in the Exhibition Hall 

 

Mike is a judge for the photo competition at the fair and will be available to meet participants and do critiques.

October 2018

Announcing the 2018 Worldwide Photowalk

at Pineland Center in New Gloucester, Maine

Once again Mike will be hosting a Photowalk at Pineland Center in New Gloucester, Maine. The Walk starts at 10:15 a.m. and will end at the farm store at 12:15 p.m. where we can have beverages and dine. 

Registration is free- go here to register:

http://worldwidephotowalk.com/walk/pineland-photowalk/

 

What’s new this year is special prizes for kids who enter the walk!  Details can be found at the registration page

October 2018

Intro to Digital Photography: Bar Harbor, Maine

This 90 minute program covers all that you did not read or comprehend in your camera owners manual – and more!  You will leave with a working understanding of exposure, white balance, and other useful information that will help you to make your best shot.

October 13, 2018

Penobscot River Lighthouse and Coastal Foliage Photography Cruise

See 10 lighthouses and travel from Bar Harbor up the Penobscot river to Bangor seeing coastal foliage, bridges and lighthouses.

Learn history about the lighthouses and the region by various expert guides in this 8 hour cruise. An emphasis on White Balance and shutter speed will be discussed along with other questions while on the cruise.

Book at www.barharborwhales.com

Get more info by contacting

info@barharborwhales.com

or

1-800-WHALES4

October 2018

Intro Photoshop Session in Portland, Maine

 At the Portland Camera Club I will be doing an Intro Photoshop session on Cropping and Resizing - the 2 most fundamental functions you need to know in Photoshop. The session starts at 7 PM and will repeat at 8 PM

October 2018

Friday Night Photoshop at USM Portland Campus

This year at the USM Portland campus will be the start of the 12th year of Friday Night Photoshop for the season. Venue details to be posted as soon as they are confirmed. This session will be a repeat of the cropping and resizing session but will go further to include aspect ratio cropping, clip tests, and resizing in Camera Raw. This session usually starts at 6:30 p.m. and goes until 8:30 p.m.