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Nature Photography 101

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: East Columbia Library, Columbia, MD
Date(s) & Time:Mon, May 8 2006  7:00 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Apr 21 2006 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 5 2006 12:59 pm
Event Duration:1.5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Organizer(s):
Christine Bowles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages
Maximum Group Size:32
Minimum Group Size:10
Number Registered So Far: 29 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast with an interest in nature photography, you won’t want to miss this seminar! MOC member and nature photographer Christine Kent Bowles will introduce you to the basics of nature photography. She’ll provide basic equipment recommendations and will point out special issues to consider when taking photographic equipment into the outdoors. She'll also discuss the basic types of nature photography, the essential ingredients of great nature photographs, and the importance of good composition. A slide show of Christine’s nature images will also be featured.

To preview samples of Christine's work, visit the electronic galleries on her website.

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How to Get There:
Event Directions:From DC: From I-495, take I-95 north to Rt. 32 exit at Columbia (exit 38B). Take 32 to Exit 14 (Broken Land Pkwy) north toward Owen Brown. Merge onto Broken Land Pkwy and continue on through intersection at Snowden River Pkwy. Go about a mile after passing the first Cradlerock Way; take a right at the second Cradlerock Way. Library is at 6600 Cradlerock Way. From Baltimore: Take I-95 south and get off at exit 38B toward Columbia, then follow directions above.

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