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Bill Fortney's Olympic Park
Bill Fortney
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Pull on your boots and join Bill Fortney, a world renowned nature and landscape photographer, as he takes you on a journey through Olympic National Park on the majestic coast of th... READ MORE
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Bill Fortney's Olympic Park
lessons: 10 Course Lessons
duration: 53min
published: 2013
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Bill Fortney's Olympic Park
with Bill Fortney
Pull on your boots and join Bill Fortney, a world renowned nature and landscape photographer, as he takes you on a journey through Olympic National Park on the majestic coast of the Pacific Northwest. From dramatic close-ups to breathtaking landscapes, and from sun-up to sun-down, Bill will walk you through each step of his process to get the shot, all the while discussing the gear he is using and sharing many valuable tips along the way. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction and Equipment (free course preview)

Join Bill in Olympic National Park as he introduces the class and discusses all the equipment he is using for this trip.

5min, 5sec
lesson 2: The Forest Floor

There's a lot of beauty to be found in the rainforest, and one place to start looking is the forest floor.

5min, 0sec
lesson 3: Wildflower Macro

Bill demonstrates his technique for creating a macro photograph of a wildflower.

5min, 25sec
lesson 4: Forest HDR

A high contrast scene of shadow and bright sunlight is a great candidate for creating a high dynamic range (HDR) photograph.

4min, 12sec
lesson 5: What Makes Olympic Park So Special

While heading to the coast Bill shares his knowledge of Olympic National Park, and what makes it so special.

3min, 40sec
lesson 6: Along the Coast

The Olympic Coast provides many opportunities for photographs, both sweeping landscapes and tight close ups. Don't forget to look behind you.

7min, 40sec
lesson 7: Making the Best of Your Situation

Sometimes the weather doesn't give you what you want, so you need to be creative in your approach to finding other things to shoot.

6min, 31sec
lesson 8: Hurricane Ridge

Waiting for sunrise is still a great opportunity to shoot in the pre-dawn light.

3min, 30sec
lesson 9: Shooting Moving Water

Bill demonstrates the difference shutter speed makes on flowing water, and how you can get that silky flowing water shot.

3min, 17sec
lesson 10: Image Review

The shooting is done and Bill takes some time to review some of the best shots of the trip.

9min, 15sec
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Premier Landscape & Nature Photographer
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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