Laurie Gallant is a professional photographer from San Francisco with over 30 years experience. She specializes in Portrait and Pictorial Photography. Laurie now lives in the Sacramento area and loves planning adventures for the Sacramento Photography Group. Her philosophy of Intention and Encouragement works well during these wonderful workshops with like minded creatives.
Upcoming Dates hosted by Laurie Gallant
Saturday the 23rd of October 2021
Wildlife Photography Meetup - Stone Lakes Preserve - Blue Heron Trail - 9am - 2 hours
The Wildlife Photography workshop is perfect if you want a 'hands-on approach to wildlife photography.
Wildlife is a game of patience, perseverance and technical know-how. It requires you to be able to think on your feet and make changes to your focus, settings and exposure without taking the camera down from your eye.
All skill levels are welcome! As always, the professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos.
Beginning Adobe Camera Raw & Photoshop - Zoom - 10am - 2 hours
Learn editing in Adobe Photoshop. If you're a budding photographer looking to improve your photos after you take them, Photoshop is one of the easiest ways to edit your photos. This hands-on 1.5 hours class will focus on teaching the basics such as importing files and managing them, as well as finer editing skills. This includes making adjustments to RAW files for things such as exposure, colour, cropping and retouching, and learning how to batch process multiple photos.
Beyond the Rule of Thirds Photography Meetup - Folsom, CA - 9am - 2 hours
The rule of thirds is a basic principle that helps you to compose interesting and balanced shots. It works by imagining that your image is divided into nine parts. ... According to the rule of thirds, if you place your subject at the top, bottom, left, or right area, then it will make a good composition.
All skill levels are welcome! As always, the professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback, and tips on how to improve your photos.
$35pp 9 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 13th of November 2021
Beginner's Photography Class - Old Roseville - 10am - 3hr
Appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on the basics and start enjoying our regular group meet-up sessions. Learn how to get off Auto Mode and onto Manual Mode, along with the basics of composition.
Cameras, their functions, and all their accessories can be overwhelming if you’re not already familiar with them. Discover how to use your camera to capture moments, events, and people in your everyday life. The class will cover a range of technical aspects, including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You’ll also cover focal length and lenses, lighting, and correct exposure.
$69pp only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 20th of November 2021
Black & White Photography Meetup - Lincoln, CA - 9am - 2 hours
Black & white can be an interesting way to strip back your photography and focus on the basics. Photography is simply playing with light, so we’ll be getting creative with monochrome images and exploring ways to improve.
$35pp 12 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 11th of December 2021
Beginning Adobe Camera Raw/Photoshop Class - Zoom meeting - 10am - 3 hours
An easy introduction to Adobe Camera Raw/Photoshop and Bridge.
Learn how to create an efficient filing system and take a quick dive into Adobe in order realize your vision for your images with easy adjustments.