Love Your Tripod!




Join Gerri Whitley to explore the creative possibilities of longer shutter speeds.  Learn to master the techniques of longer exposures using your tripod and how to select shutter speeds to create stunning images.  The 6-Week Class is composed of three photo walks and three zoom critique/lectures.  During the photo walks, you’ll meet at different locations around Chicago each week where you will learn techniques such as Long Exposure Photography, Neutral Density Filters, Panning, Zoom Blur, Intentional Blur.  The photo walks are followed up with a Zoom Class that focuses on critique and preparing you for the next photo walk.

Weekly Outline:

  • Week 1: Photo Walk – Long Exposures
  • Week 2: Zoom Session
  • Week 3: Photo Walk – Neutral Density Filters
  • Week 4: Zoom Session
  • Week 5: Photo Walk – Planning, Zooming and other techniques
  • Week 6: Zoom Session

Equipment Required:

  • DSLR or Mirrorless Camera
  • Cable release or remote
  • 3, 6 or 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter
  • and most importantly your TRIPOD!
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Class Length: 6-Weeks
Class Options: Online & In-Person
Lecture Duration: About 2 Hours
Provided Material: Lecture Slides