Macro Photography Workshop Saturday November 23

Would you like to take beautiful close-up photos like this?

Photo by Janie Multrup
Photo by Janie Multrup

There’s still time to register for “Techniques of Close-up Photography”, a workshop on Saturday November 23 from 1-4pm at the Berkeley Art Works. The workshop is taught by professional photographer Janie Multrup.

The 3 hour workshop will review the do’s and don’t of close up photography.   Topics will include, lighting, understanding the close up capabilities of your camera and the tools you need to get a successful shot.

Some other helpful topics explained during the workshop, include, selecting subjects, composing the photo,  some critique and what to do with the photo once you have taken the perfect shot!   Workshop will be lecture and hands on shooting.

Please bring a tripod if you have one.  If not, there will be some available.  Participants would have to provide their own 35 mm digital camera with zoom capability.  If a smaller camera, and it has close up features that came be used as well.   A thumb drive for storing photos.

Janie Moltrup retired from the U.S. Senate Photographic Studio in 2004.  She is currently working as a freelance photographer out of her studio located in Smithsburg, Maryland.

Tuition: $40; pre-registration required. Registration information is available online at or at the Berkeley Art Works gallery during regular hours Thu 12-5, Fri 12-8, Sat 12-5 and Sun 12-3.

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

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