Join internationally known photographer and filmmaker Joe DiMaggio on a Photowalk through beautiful Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States. Central Park has extensive walking paths, lakes and streams, lush landscapes and vistas, numerous historic buildings and sculptures, sporting, recreation and entertainment venues, and has been the setting for countless movies and television shows.
And Fall in the park is the perfect time to enjoy it all--there are an infinite number of places to explore and the opportunities to make some great photographs abound; Joe will provide on-location instruction on how to vary perspective, shoot close-ups, how to create mood, environmental portraits, panning for action, shooting in a variety of lighting situations, photographing the zoo inhabitants, and more, so you can learn how to make memorable photographs, not merely recording a place or scene.
As with all Photowalks, the goal is for this to be a terrific day photographing memorable images, sharing a special camaraderie and having fun, so be flexible and come prepared to learn and enjoy!
*Itinerary may be subject to last-minute changes due to weather or other circumstances.
Equipment: You want to go as light as possible–really! Bring one camera and one wide-angle zoom and one mid-range zoom (i.e., 10-22mm, 16-35mm, 24-70mm or 70-200mm) lenses. Bring plenty of memory cards, extra batteries, a cleaning cloth, some filters (polarizing if it's a sunny day), plastic bags for your gear if it's inclement weather, and a strobe unit is optional.
Please: NO tripods, NO rolling cases, and NO large backpacks.
Clothing: We will mainly be outdoors so wear appropriate clothing for the weather of the day, dress casually and comfortably, with good walking shoes, and remember, this is a full day of walking and photographing.
Level: All levels, from Photo Enthusiasts to Aspiring Pros
Joe DiMaggio's broad range of photographic work has been featured for over three decades in publications like Time, Sports Illustrated, U. S. News and World Report and hundreds of other publications. His flair for advertising photography has netted him a client list of Fortune 500 corporations and prestigious advertising agencies. From having one of his well-known images - a Sports Illustrated cover of the Cooney-Holmes fight named as picture of the year by Time magazine to receiving a coveted invitation to join the International Olympic Committee, Joe's talent, hard work and constant search for new and exciting pictures are readily apparent and constantly evolving. Equally at ease with pictures that move, DiMaggio has directed a number of commercials and short films. He recently directed a one-hour documentary special which aired on Discovery Channel's Shark Week, titled, "The Last Shark Hunter".
DiMaggio's talent as a teacher has gained him a national reputation. He's been featured on ABC-TV's World of Photography and has hosted episodes of ESPN's Canon Photo Safari with celebrity guests William Shatner and A.J. Langer. He has lectured to thousands of aspiring photographers in workshops around the world and has taught at the Maine Photographic Workshop as well as conducting his own workshops with partner JoAnne Kalish.
To see more of Joe's work, visit: dimaggio-kalish.com