our travels over the years, we have discovered a large number of travelers with
cameras ranging from the simple
light weight point and shoots to the more
elaborate SLR's want help learning how to get the most out of their equipment
in order to get the 'perfect shot". Teacher's excitement rivals the student's
when success is acheived ! There's no greater
thrill than seeing the novice
with a point and shoot compete with a more expensive SLR and get "the"
MAKES US SPECIAL
staff at Photo Tours Of America offers one on one, hands on training. They are
there to work with you and
make sure you get the shot YOU want.
Blackmon...The encyclopedia of camera! Not only does she have detailed knowledge
of camera functions, she
supports this knowledge with her ability to use it
Mickie has worked years in the retailMickie has worked years in
the retail end of photography selling cameras and camera
has worked years in the retail end of photography selling cameras and camera equipment.
She has found a large number of individuals never learn the full capabilities
the camera they buy or often forget them. Her goal on these workshops is to prove
individuals they don't need expensive equipment to get great shots. Mickie
will be there to
help each you with the use of the camera of your choice.
Bring the camera you are most
comfortable with and be prepared to REALLY learn
how to use it.
puts her knowledge of the camera to good use. She has "the eye" for
a picture and
utilizes the camera to the fullest...shutter priorty, ISO speed,
aperture priorty, exposure
compensation, flash and more. Sometimes humorous,
you might see her sides ways, on
her stomach, her back, up side down...whatever
position it takes to get the shot. She's like
a hunter stalking the "kill"...from
bugs, insects, flowers, to full wide angle scenery. She loves
to teach and
loves to look at photos. PLEASE...do not miss out on taking full advantage
her knowledge and skills.
leader, Brian Paine, was born and raised in New
England. His parents shared their love
of the area with him and, from early
on, they spent all their free time showing him around "THEIR"
Brian and his father would leave home before sunrise and head out to take pictures.
visited the usual "tourist" stops and then headed off to explore
and photograph the back roads.
Brian actually discovered where some of the
best TREES were to be found and photographed!
His knowledge of the areas will
take you to places tour buses can't and won't go! Some of the
have yet to discover his "secret" places.
is there to help you find "the shot", use your camera functions to get
it, and help you with
the elements of photography. Brian's love for photography
is matched by his love for sharing
his knowledge of the area with individuals
who have never been there before.