Kentucky Horse Racing and Bourbon Trail
Kentucky Horse Racing and Bourbon Trail
Presented By: Adam Jones
$1499 (CPS Discount $100)
Mid to late April, the bluegrass state is ushering in spring with trees and flowers blooming. This is the perfect time to visit Kentucky’s Iconic destinations. Join Canon Explorer of Light Adam Jones in this workshop that centers around thoroughbred horse racing at world famous Keeneland race track in Lexington, KY.
Where We're Going:
A well-known horse farm adjacent to Keeneland is a perfect morning shoot before racing begins for the day. Along the rail of the track, we photograph majestic horses thundering past at close range. In addition to the action, the grounds and accessible behind the scenes areas are beautiful and provide plenty of slower paced opportunities. This is a full day event, breaking in the afternoon for reviews and critiques.
We will also photograph Shaker Village, a restored Shaker community with great architecture and scenic grounds for an early shoot. Here we can photograph people in period costumes, classic simple Shaker architecture and more. The village consists of 3000 acres of rolling hills, white fences, horses, doorways, barns, and architectural details and hand made furniture. We learn how to envision and capture creative travel, architecture, and landscapes in a variety of natural and man made settings. Also instructing how to use flash indoors and out for natural looking results.
The two final shooting locations we will photograph are the historic Woodford Reserve and the Buffalo Trace distilleries on the Bourbon Trail. The grounds and buildings offer a wide variety of filming and learning opportunities.
Using natural light and the elements of design to compose stunning images
Learn to “see” like a pro: Go beyond the obvious
Setting up your camera to work the way you want
Exposure: Getting it right every time, and using the histogram like a pro
Using depth of field as a creative tool
Shutter speeds and motion treatments for moving subjects, such as galloping horses
Canon gear loan (cameras, lenses, etc)
Free large-format print of your favorite image from the workshop
Some meals (see agenda for details)
Workshop-related ground transportation
Venue or grounds access during workshop hours
EOS R and RF Lenses
EOS 5D Mark IV
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Extender EF 1.4X III
Extender EF 2X III
Your favorite camera and backup camera if you have one
We recommend bringing zoom lenses that range from 16mm to 500mm for distant landscapes and wildlife, such as the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM, EF 24-70mm 2.8/L II USM and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM. Please keep in mind that gear loans are included as part of the workshop fee and will pro- vide the opportunity to experiment with the latest Canon gear
Plenty of charged battery packs and memory cards
A sturdy tripod (a must!)
An electronic shutter release, Canon’s TC-80N3 or RS-80N3, is strongly suggested
A laptop computer for downloading images, backup hard drive and USB flash drive
Bring layers of clothing; Weather can be highly variable from early morning to noon. Mornings can be in the 40’s and daytime temperatures can climb into the 70’s
Sturdy, water resistant shoes are suggested for walking in wet or frosty grasses
Canon Live Learning Destination Workshops let you access exclusive experiences where you can develop. In just a day or two, this fun, hands-on workshop will expand your portfolio, create prints of your favorite images and help you make new friends.
We are staying at the Courtyard Lexington North, located at 775 Newtown Court, Lexington KY 40511. Please call Marriott Reservations at (800) 321-2211 or 859-253-4646 on or before
04/4/2019 and you will just need to mention that you are with the Canon Group.
“Canon Photography Tour Room Block” Room block expires on 04/04/2019
- Skill Level
- Advanced Amateur
- Date & Time
- April 24, 2019 -April 27, 2019
- 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Courtyard Lexington North
775 Newtown Court
Call Marriott Reservations at (800) 321-2211 or (859) 253-4646 on or before 4/4/2019 and mention that you are with the Canon Group
Lexington, Kentucky 40511
- Questions ?