Seattle has a collection of humanity, abstract scenes, architecture and unique aspects of life that is different from most parts of the country. Street photography has become popular with many photographers around the world, and this city is known for its characters and visually stimulating scenes that give the artist a chance to create from a wide palette of ideas. If you're going to learn, you may as well learn from someone who's been doing this for a long time and learn the ethics and respect for those you photograph.
Suggested needs for City Shooting:
● Knowledge of your DSLR and its functions.
● Wide angle and telephoto lenses of any type.
● Comfortable shoes and clothes.
● Water bottle
Out East in the mountains are some of the country’s most beautiful forests, rivers and open spaces. Only 30 miles out of the city one can be captivated by natural settings that invite the creative soul to slow down and get in touch with nature. As with the city shooting, only the best places in nature are going to be visited so your chance of getting great shots are much better.
Suggested needs for Nature Shooting:
● Same equipment as above.
● Macro lens or extension tube.
● Filters such as polarizer, ND, etc.
● Comfortable shoes and clothes. (Hiking boots not needed)
● Hat, sunglasses, water bottle, lip balm, etc.
Food can be bought in the city from a variety places. We'll stop at a grocery store out east before the rivers so you can have a picnic in nature. The tours are at a slow pace with plenty of time to work a scene. The amount of city walking is not extreme and in nature it will be quite easy.