My journey with the camera began about ten years ago and since then has changed from just taking pictures to making them. I feel most inspired by those who have the ability to translate a complex view into a simple image with only a few lines, shapes and textures but still retain the essence of the scenery and elevate it beyond a simple representation.
Upcoming Dates hosted by Björn Kleemann
Saturday the 7th of August 2021
Art and Architecture Photography Class - Rodin Sculpture Garden, Stanford, CA - 9am - 3 hours
We will start the class in the sculpture garden which has one of the largest collections of sculptures by Auguste Rodin worldwide. From there we will have a close look at the modern architecture of some nearby buildings, the Stanford Oval and end the class in the courtyard of the Stanford University.
We will discuss many aspects of photographing art and architecture - like color vs monochrome, leading lines, minimalism.
Beginners Guide to Photography Class at Japanese Friendship Garden - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
The class is ideal for those who are complete beginners who want to get more out of their camera!
The class will cover a range of technical aspects and you'll learn about:
• How to correctly expose photos
• Using composition techniques
• All about different focal lengths
• Using white balance and color
• Aperture and depth of field for focus
• Using shutter speed to capture action
This is a very hands-on class, so you’ll have plenty of time to practice your new skills on the day and take lots of shots!
$69pp only 4 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 4th of September 2021
Architectural Photography Meetup - Mission San Juan Bautista - 10am - 2 hours
We will explore the unique architecture of a California Mission with its picturesque buildings and hallways. The grounds outside of the mission also have some impressive sculptures.
Time permitting we will also check out the other historic landmark buildings of the town.