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    Re: A Workshop with Per Volquartz in Vancouver, BC...

    Hi Andrew,

    There are airlines that come up this way... and you'd be more than welcome to join us!

    Cheers
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    Re: A Workshop with Per Volquartz in Vancouver, BC...

    I'd really love to, but with a baby on the way and a 2 yr old running around I don't think I can break away to fly up to BC. I'll try to check out one of Per's local workshops. Have a great time though!

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    Re: A Workshop with Per Volquartz in Vancouver, BC...

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew Ito
    I'd really love to, but with a baby on the way and a 2 yr old running around I don't think I can break away to fly up to BC. I'll try to check out one of Per's local workshops. Have a great time though!
    Hi Andrew,

    I understand.

    Congratulations on the upcoming new addition to the family.

    I'm sure we'll have a great time.

    Cheers
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    Re: A Workshop with Per Volquartz in Vancouver, BC...

    Greetings again,

    Here it is... we're one week away from the big day. And, the weather man has promised nice weather! We'll try and hold him to it!

    Since we're down to the short strokes... I thought I would post the latest information here. If there are any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me asap.

    Remember... Attendance and participation are strictly voluntary and AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Thank you

    Cheers

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    Regarding the Meeting Place:

    We will be meeting each morning at 7:00 AM at a breakfast venue called:

    Bert’s Restaurant
    2904 Main Street
    Vancouver, B.C.

    I have attached a MapQuest map for your convenience.

    http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...y=CA&geodiff=1

    Regarding the Restaurant:

    We will be meeting on Sunday, September 17th @ 7:00 PM.

    Bistro Pastis
    2153 West 4th Avenue
    Vancouver, BC

    Here is their website: http://www.bistropastis.com/

    Here is a MapQuest map for your convenience.

    http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp...%20Restaurants

    We are expecting to go out shooting in the rain, snow, sleet, or sunshine! J

    So, please, please, please… bring appropriate clothing, sunscreen, and bug repellant to protect yourselves.

    If there are ANY questions, please contact me as soon as possible.

    Per and I are looking forward to meeting each and every one of you. The get-together will be a learning experience and will be a good time for all.

    For those of you traveling to Vancouver… have a great trip up!

    Thank you.

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    3 - DAY WORKSHOP: Topics For Discussion & Itinerary
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    DAY 1:

    7:00 AM: Breakfast
    8:30 - Discussion

    - Everyone brings out their equipment. Demonstration of equipment and what to
    look for.

    - tripod
    - head / functions / what to look for
    - camera: camera specs / functions / what to look for
    - lenses; new versus old / lens qualities from small format cameras to large
    format cameras; sharpness versus smooth scale
    - cable releases / length / materials
    - lens cleaning
    - camera cases
    - camera storage
    - care of tripod
    - storage of lenses
    - backpacks / jogging carts
    - gloves in the field
    - dark cloth
    - lens shade
    - loupe / glasses / magnification
    - Polaroid / digital point and shoot / card board frame
    - light meter / function / spot meter versus incident

    - Field trip

    - zone system
    - pre-exposure

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    DAY 2:

    7:00 AM Breakfast
    8:30 Discussion

    - analysis of the scene / photographing what you feel
    - film BW and color (primarily BW)
    - ASA, "your "ASA", film specs to suit subject matter
    - BW developers - HC110 (and modified HC-110 like FA-1027 from fine art
    photo supply / photo formulary) – vs. Pyro - PyrocatHD versus Pyro Rollo
    - Processing - tray vs. drum - processing roll film in Pyro Rollo using Nikkor
    tank and small tray w. bumps.
    - sheet film processing (agitation)

    - Field trip

    - Finding a shot / analyzing the scene / setting up / exposing the film (zone
    system)
    - (zone system - pre-exposure - again?)

    Classroom Discussion:

    - zone system re-visited
    - looking at prints
    - analyzing prints
    - selling your work
    - marketing / website / galleries / other public shows / contests

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    DAY 3:

    7:00 AM Breakfast
    8:30 Discussion

    - Putting it all together
    - Developing a personal style based on temperament, personality and
    cultural background = be true to the way you are, what you like and
    believe in. Learn from your mistakes but remember: be far more excited
    about the shot you take tomorrow than the one you took yesterday.
    - Be your own worst / best critic. Be open to "gifts" - images that weren't
    planned but landed in your lap.

    - Field trip

    - 5: PM - Questions, questions, questions

    Remember, just because this three day workshop is over the real workshop continues any time you have questions feel free to email me (Email header = QUESTION)

    If you want me to look at an image, two or three, email me Jpegs.

    - 7:00 PM Dinner: On Sunday, September 17th only.

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    The Western Canada Free Workshop Dinner
    Sunday, September 17th, 2006
    7:00 PM


    Tomato and Basil Soup

    Or

    Heart of Butter Lettuce, Red Wine Vinaigrette

    Or

    Shrimp Cocktail

    ********


    Bouillabaisse, Mussels, Saffron Broth
    Aïoli and Croutons

    Or

    Coq au Vin, Pearl Onions, Mushrooms, Double
    Smoked Bacon, Fettuccine

    Or

    Flank Steak, Pommes Frites, Peppercorn sauce

    ********


    Crème Caramel

    Or

    Apple Tart

    Or

    Mousse au Chocolat




    $45.00 Per Person, Tax and Service included. Drinks are not included.
    Life in the fast lane!

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