Education Schedule and Information

Photography Basics with Josh Lefebvre 2

Photography Basics
with Josh LeFebrve

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Session 1 – 9am – Noon
Session 2 – 1pm – 4pm

Location: Main Library, Goodwood Blvd., Conference Room A

Each session is limited to 10 participants and registration is required. Please Register here. Need to Cancel your reservation? Thanks for letting us know so others will have a chance to attend.

Jami Tarris flyer


Professional wildlife and conservation photographer Jami Tarris will join us on Saturday,  at 10:00 am on July 15 at the Bluebonnet Library to take us on an exciting journey. She and her German-born photographer husband, Theo Allofs’, work together in the field photographing wildlife and landscapes in remote corners of the world.
Published worldwide in books, calendars, advertising, galleries and magazine publications such as National Geographic, Africa Geographic, Geo, Smithsonian, Outside, Outdoor, Time, and many more, Jami will talk to us about her life as a professional nature photographer and take us behind the scenes. She will also share intimate details on how to survive in the bush, real-life daily encounters with wildlife, and the challenges that she and her husband face while being isolated and alone for months at a time. . Photographs illustrating the quality of light will confirm the importance of patience and “waiting it out”.

Jami will tell us what equipment she uses to capture surprising images that are dangerous to photograph. Her daily real life encounters with wildlife will help us to understand what it is to be a true professional nature photographer.

Do you want to know how National Geographic photographers get their shots? Join us for an entertaining and educational evening that will hopefully inspire you to get back to nature.

Please Register here.


Classes/Workshops Photography encompasses both art and technical skill, and LPS works to build these in its member by offering educational classes and workshops, each covering a specialized topic.  Such topics may include:

  • Camera Techniques/Equipment
    • Basic Digital Photography (Exposure Triangle)
    • Flash Photography
    • Macro Photography
  • The Art of Photography
    • Composition
    • Portrait Photography
    • Still Life
    • Nature Photography
  • Photo Manipulation Software
    • Photoshop
    • Lightroom
    • HDR software

These topics may be geared toward beginners or the more advanced photographer but all skill levels are welcome. Classes/workshops are usually held on Saturday and can be 2-3 hours in length or up to 6 hours.  Most of our educational events are free of charge.        

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