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PHOTO: SCOTT BOURNE S COT T B O U R N E sponsored by Lightening Your Load - Making The Switch To Micro Four Thirds Cameras for Bird/Wildlife Photography | Photography Seminar Scott Bourne is President of Skylum Software (Formerly Macphun), an Olympus Visionary and a professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer who specializes in birds. He was one of the founders of This Week In Photo, Founded Photofocus.com and is co-founder of the new Photo Podcast Network (photopodcasts.com) Scott is a regular contributor to several photography related blogs and podcasts and is the author of 11 photography books. Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 3 FRIDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: All Levels In this class Olympus Visionary Scott Bourne will discuss his own move from heavy DSLRs to much lighter, much smaller, but equally capable micro four thirds gear to make all of his bird/wildlife images. Scott will talk about what is in his personal gear bag, how to select the right camera/lens/accessory package to get good shots, even on a budget, and how to maximize the results from a minimum amount of gear carried out to the field. How to Photograph Bald Eagles | Photography Seminar Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 3 WEDNESDAY 10 TO 11:30 A.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. of People: 30 | Difficulty Level: All Levels In this session, Olympus Visionary S cott Bourne will show some of his award-winning eagle photos, discuss the conditions he was working under, the gear he used to make the shots, how to find eagles, how to approach them and how to anticipate their behavior. Scott will talk about some of the best bald eagle photo opportunities in the United States and share ideas on how his approach can benefit anyone who’s photographing America’s symbol of freedom. Using Photo Plugins & Presets To Quickly & Easily Edit Your Bird/ Wildlife Photos | Photography Seminar Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 2 FRIDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: All Levels Everyone can benefit from great post-processing techniques to coax the very best out of their bird/wildlife photos. Olympus Visionary Scott Bourne will show you how to do so quickly and easily using plug-ins and presets from MacPhun, Perfectly Clear and Topaz Labs. Scott will also provide demonstrate custom workspaces, plug-ins and presets he’s designed specifically for bird/wildlife photography. Every attendee of this class will receive free copies of all Scott’s custom workspaces, plug-ins and presets. 30 Secrets to Bird Photography For Anyone From Beginner To Pro | Photography Seminar Meeting Location: GTM Research Reserve, Classroom 1 THURSDAY 3 TO 4:30 P.M. Price: $25 | Max. No. People: 30 | Difficulty Level: All Levels Olympus Visionary Scott Bourne will (in rapid-fire manner) roll through AT LEAST 30 secrets to bird photography that will help anyone who’s interested in avian photos. Everything from when and where to shoot, gear selection, technique and composition will be discussed. Even brand new bird photographers will be able to pick up great tips from this class. 7