William Innes - Valencia, California

Speaker:  Saturday, March 11, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

Program Description:  Traveling Mirrorless – Capturing Awesomeness!

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William Innes became fascinated with photography at an early age after being intrigued by the buttons and dials on his father’s camera. (William still has that camera – an East German Praktica MLT-5B). After a long career in the aerospace industry – William leaped into the wedding photography world in 2006 and has never looked back. He believes to be a great wedding photographer you need to be well versed in all kinds of photography, including portrait, landscape, action and product techniques. Besides wedding photography – William loves traveling the world to experience the food, culture and sights. To-date William has visited 42 countries.
William is a member of the Panasonic Lumix Luminary team – promoting mirrorless cameras across the USA. He works and lives in Santa Clarita, California with his wife and little dog. He is a member of PPA and WPPI.


Program Description:  Traveling Mirrorless – Capturing Awesomeness!

Using Micro 4/3 Cameras for Travel Photography
As we become more mobile and travel - are we putting too much emphasis on the gear and not the experience? Regardless if we are visiting our local zoo, a National Park or traveling around the world – we want to capture awesome imagery while being in the moment and enjoying the experience.
The benefits of traveling with mirrorless cameras are plenty fold – small size and weight, less conspicuous, ease of use and awesome image quality. After visiting every continent except Antarctica and over 44 of the 50 States, I have an appreciation for keeping it simple, while creating images that tell a story. I will share images from these voyages and discuss how to create photographs with impact using the latest mirrorless camera systems.
Some of the benefits of using Micro 4/3 cameras for travel include:
• Weight and compact size.
• Hybrid Photography – shoot both stills and video.
• Availability of lens and adaptability of existing lens
• Ease of editing images on the go.
• Less Stress!!!
Items to be covered will include:
1. Why use mirrorless cameras versus DSLR’s
2. Equipment considerations – including accessories.
3. Preparation - what to do before your trip to increase the odds of capturing great
4. William’s top five secrets for great travel images!
5. How to share your travel photos.
6. Post production – the finishing touches.

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