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SHIV VERMA sponsored by Shiv Verma, APSA, MNEC is a published author, photographer, educator and technologist. He is a member of the Panasonic Lumix Luminary Team, an X-Rite Coloratti and a Master at the Arcanum. He has been photographing for over 50 years and has evolved his photography to express his intense devotion to wildlife and nature. Over the years has earned numerous awards and recognition both nationally and internationally. Shiv devotes a great deal of his time formally reviewing photography related products, to education in digital photography and is a speaker and competition judge. He conducts photo tours and workshops worldwide and typically has one tour a month. Shiv’s book Time-Lapse Imagery was published in February 2014. He has been writing for one of the worlds largest photography education sites “Digital Photography School” with about 1.5 million subscribers. He is also a co-host on TWiP (This Week in Photography) a weekly photography podcast that is the 7th largest in the world. He belongs to multiple photographic clubs and associations and serves as Vice President of the Digital Circuit NECCC (New England Camera Club Council), a member of the Professional Photographers Association of America, immediate past General Chairman of the PSA International (Photographic Society of America), past Chairman of Nature Division, PSA; Director of the instructional and essay sets, PSA; past Member of the Board CIPNE. Shiv is a past President of the Stony Brook Camera Club; and the Gateway Camera Club, a member of the Greater Lynn Photographic Association, Massachusetts Camera Naturalists, all in Massachusetts. A Photographer’s Color Management Workflow | Photography Seminar Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 2 WEDNESDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate The best weapon in any photographer’s kit is a ColorChecker Passport and an in the studio Monitor/Printer Profiler. This seminar is for everyone who is concerned about good color quality in Still and Hybrid Photography. Here is what you will learn: • Using the Color Checker to white balance and obtain correct color in your images • Using Lightroom for profiling and color managing your images
 • Preventing and Correcting color casts
 • Warming and Cooing your portraits and landscapes to set the right mood • Calibrating your monitor for optimized editing • Calibrating your printer for perfect prints Macro/Close-up and Image Stacking Photography | Photography Seminar PHOTO: SHIV VERMA Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 2 THURSDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M. Mirrorless - The Next Generation of Photography | Photography Seminar Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate Macro photography lets you explore and create exciting photographs of a whole new and intimate world. Zeroing-in to create an interesting abstracts or just filling the frame with a tiny flower, insect or a jewel. This program will address the challenges you’ll face with Macro Photography and the methods and tools used to overcome those challenges. We will deal with the lighting and equipment, as well as several techniques to get better images. This includes selecting the appropriate equipment; lighting and stacking. You will understand the importance of Depth-of-Field as it affects Macro Photos. You will learn how to create high magnification images using macro lenses, tubes and diopters. In addition, you will learn how to create one completely focused image from several partially focused images. This focus stacking technique is Ideal for macro- photography as well as landscape photography when sharpness of the entire scene is important. Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 3 FRIDAY 1 TO 2:30 P.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate This session will focus on Mirrorless cameras, a rapidly growing category and currently the most enticing and popular cameras available. They are light, compact with a full complement of lenses with exceptional photo and video quality makes them very compelling. You will learn the advantages of using mirrorless cameras. This is also a unique opportunity to learn the concepts of hybrid photography, capturing stills from 4K video, 4K Photo modes and a whole lot more. Best of all “Post Focus” and image stacking will be a highlight. See how mirrorless cameras can change your photography and spark your creativity. Photons to Production Photography | Photography Seminar Timelapse Imagery | Photography Seminar Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 2 Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 3 SATURDAY 1 TO 2:30 P.M. THURSDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate A time-lapse video essentially compresses time into a smaller space, creating some exceptional and evocative results. In theory, time-lapse videos are easy to create – after all you simply take a few hundred photos, one after another, line them up in a video application and you are done. Not true, if you want to create a stunning, seamless, flicker free time-lapse video. There is a lot more involved than setting up a camera and capturing the sequence. With digital cameras we have infinite possibilities to capture time-lapse sequences and create exceptional video with even the simplest digital point and shoots to DSLR’s. This session will provide the basics necessary to create time-lapse videos. We will cover the following topics: Equipment • Camera settings • Intervalometer settings • Settings based on the speed of activity • Creating a quick video using Lightroom • Creating a video using LR Timelapse 21 Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: Beginner to Intermediate Capture and edit the image so the ensuing message is what you, the maker intended. This is what we will learn, explore, understand and utilize with this program. This program is for everyone who is concerned about good color quality in the digital workflow. Here is some of wha t you will learn: • Overview of color management in digital photography • The Importance Calibrating and profiling monitors, projectors and mobile devices • Input profiling, Digital Cameras using the Colorchecker Passport Photo and Video • Adobe Lightroom Color profiling • Preparing Digital Files for the Web and Tablets • Output Profiling for Print and Video • Assigning Profiles