Extraction and Close-ups in Nelson Ghost Town

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Learn how to capture pieces of history and take a walk through time. Join Bill Fortney in Nelson, Nevada, a fantastic ghost town that is just chock-full of Americana. What's Americana? Well, you'll learn about that and a whole lot more as Bill takes you through one of his favorite places to photograph. You'll learn about all of Bill's gear for this type of project, his philosophical approach to the subject matter, and then he walks you through each photographic setup as he makes a photograph. Bill wraps up the class with a look at his post-processing workflow for different types of images.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Gear: Part 1
Lesson 3 : Gear: Part 2
Lesson 4 : Taking in the Scene
Lesson 5 : Taking Account of the Light
Lesson 6 : Focus Stacking
Lesson 7 : Shooting Shapes
Lesson 8 : Balance and Tension
Lesson 9 : Evocative Images
Lesson 10 : Look While You Walk
Lesson 11 : Post-Processing: Basic Workflow
Lesson 12 : Post-Processing: Enhancing Color
Lesson 13 : Post-Processing: Focus Stacking
Lesson 14 : Post-Processing: Fine Art

Bill Fortney | Premier Landscape & Nature Photographer

Bill Fortney

Bill is one of America's premier photographers specializing in landscape, close-up, nature, Americana, and travel. In 1991, he and his wife Sherelene founded the Great American Photography Weekends leading over 250 events in every major national park and in Africa, Europe, Canada, and the Galapagos Islands. Now retired after 11 years with Nikon Professional Services, Bill teaches workshops through his company His Light Workshops.

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