Eichen PhotoIf you were to shadow a professional photographer on a maritime shoot what insightful tips would you learn?

Come along side professional photographer Jeff Eichen on January 30, 2013 as he takes us along on a “Wooden Boat shooting day” aka: a photo shoot on the water.

See what equipment he takes, how he sets up his shoots, and then captures his images. Listen to Jeff’s pointers on composition, lighting, angles, safety equipment, exposure and the tools of the trade that he has put together.

Then after the photo shoot, you’ll learn his Tips and Tricks for post production and the Digital Darkroom workflow. His discussion will include the use of Photoshop and Lightroom software and how to maximize their offerings, and also the process of downloading your images and keeping them organized.  Plus, some ideas for art cards.

During Jeff’s presentation, he’ll share some of his portfolio of schooners, local boats and maritime photographs and discuss how they were made.

Jeff Eichen at age 17 studied photography with Ansel Adams at a 10-day Yosemite workshop, which inspired him to pursue a professional career in architectural photography. 1995 Jeff  taught himself Photoshop which enabled him to work for a large Digital Studio in Los Angeles making museum quality Giclee prints for Artists and interior Wall Art.

In 2001 Jeff began visiting Port Townsend and moved here in 2003. He teaches students digital photography and offers light room Adobe classes. Jeff specializes in wooden boat photography on the water, as well as abstracts and in-motion action shots. He also shows his work as a digital artist in various shows.

Wooden Boat Wednesdays are FREE, but they do require a Reservation because space is limited.  They are held upstairs in the Maritime Meeting room, above the Chandlery. Call the Chandlery at 360.385.3628 x101 for your reservation.