|Event Location:||Iona Beach, Sea Island (North side of Vancouver Airport)|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Oct 5 2014
2:00 PM (Carpool Departure: 1:45 PM *log in for location*)
|Registration Cut Off:
Sat, Oct 4 2014 10:00:00 PM
|Event Duration:||4 hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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|Member Cost:||$49.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
|Number Registered So Far:||
3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
|On quite a few ACC trips (and after my ACC photo presentations) I have been asked about teaching
skills. With the Vancouver ACC Exec's support I am now launching an 'Intro to Photography'
is being offered at HALF PRICE to ACC members. The weather forecast looks good and a great easy
wilderness location is Iona Beach, near the airport.|
FOR THOSE WITHOUT TRANSPORT, there will be a pick up at Templeton Station on the Canada Line at
Some of my images from this location (and many other Sea to Sky locations) can be viewed here:
The subjects which will be covered include:
- camera equipment to carry
- how to care for your camera / check before
- holding the camera / posture / breathing
- advantages of SLRs over compacts
- RAW or JPG?
- camera modes and what they mean: P / Tv / Av
/ M / B / C / portrait / landscape / sport /
- prime lenses verses zoom lenses
- differences between wide angles and
- basics of composition
- basics of focus and depth of field
- where to place the sun
- time of day
- weather and light
|Required Items to Bring:|
An SLR camera would be ideal, but for those
with compacts there will still be plenty to
learn, including the
advantages of SLRs!
Charged battery and memory card.
|Recommended Items to Bring:|
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Different lenses, cleaning equipment, extra
battery, extra memory card.
Warm clothes, good hiking or waterproof boots
(good if you want to go on the beach or
mudflats), waterproofs, water and snacks.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Take the bridge from the bottom of Granville
Street towards YVR airport. Turn right on
Templeton St just
before the airport perimeter fence. Keep driving
as far as you can (7km) to Iona Beach Park.|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||0Km|
|Carpool Departure Time:||
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- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.|
|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||Four hours of tuition and practice on
photography equipment, skills and
To reserve a spot please make your payment via
paypal or INTERAC bank transfer to:
|Make a Payment:||Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.|
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!