Les Saucier Photography

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Oregon Coast Art of Seeing ~ August 21-27, 2017

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August 21-27, 2017
Oregon Coast ~ 7 Day Workshop
Instructor: Les Saucier with Janet Garrity
Locations: Bandon & Florence, OR
Lodging: Sunset Motel, Bandon & RiverHouse, Florence
Limit: 8 Participants
Tuition: $1125
Contact: Les Saucier
Explore the coast of Oregon with professional photographer and educator, Les Saucier. Oregon’s Pacific coast is a diverse Eco-system that offers photographers countless photo opportunities. From ancient volcanic sea stacks to soft green lichen dripping from the branches of wind blown cedar trees, the scenic Pacific coast is a must in the lifetime of a serious photographer.

This seven-day workshop will feature Bandon and Florence, OR. We’ll begin in Bandon, where you’ll be able to shoot huge sea stacks on the beach, sunsets and sunrises over the Pacific, landscape views of the rocky coast line, ancient rock formations, a fishing harbor, and natural flora and fauna. Moving on to Florence, we’ll shoot massive sand dunes in early morning light, old growth forest, a lighthouse overlooking the sea, and tidal pools teaming with sea life. There are photographs everywhere in and between these lively coastal towns.

In addition to in-the field shooting and on-location direction, you’ll receive hours of classroom instruction and critiques of the photos you are shooting during the workshop. Participants will learn how to better capture the graphics, the light and the emotion of the moment in their photos. Les Saucier’s unique approach to the “Art of Seeing” will be taught in the classroom and in the field. You’ll learn how to better your photography by showing the world what you see and how you see it through the lens of your camera.

Tuition is $1125.00 per person. Lodging, transportation and meals are additional. Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangement. Lodging information will be provided upon registration for the workshop. Dining arrangements will be made as a group most days and evenings.

The number of participants for the Oregon Workshop is limited. Early registration is recommended to ensure your spot in the group. Those who have registered for Les Saucier workshops in the past are eligible for a 10 percent discount. Use promo code RETURN10 when you register online.
What Will You Learn?

This workshop is designed to teach you how to:
Go beyond the rule of thirds
See and understand the importance of "Graphic Design Elements"
Overcome the "Four Barriers to Seeing"

Plus -
Learn the "Four Stages of Your Creative Vision"
Learn how your camera sees
Learn how the photographer sees
Learn how the viewer sees
Learn how to develop your vision and personal style
Learn the best ways to practice your art and craft
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“You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” 
― Ansel Adams

“To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.” 
― Ansel Adams

“Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have somone click the shutter.” 
― Ansel Adams

“You don't take a photograph, you make it.” 
― Ansel Adams

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” 
― Ansel Adams

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” 
― Ansel Adams

“A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into.” 
― Ansel Adams

“A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense and is thereby a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety.” 
― Ansel Adams

“If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?”
― Ernst Haas

“We don't see the world as it is, we see it as we are”
― Anaïs Nin

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