APC January Meeting – GARY RAY RUSH -Using The Zone System in your Photography

Gary Ray Rush

The APC is proud to present portraiture and fine art photographer, Gary Ray Rush as the guest speaker for our January members meeting.

Tuesday, Jaunary 26th, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Ajax Community Centre – HMS Room
75 Centennial Rd., Ajax, ON
Doors open at 6:30 PM

The Zone System Seminar Overview

The Zone System is a technique formulated by Ansel Adams & Fred Archer in the 1930s that provides a standardized way of working that guarantees a correct exposure in every situation, even in the trickiest lighting conditions.

This seminar has been designed to teach you the basics of the Zone System as applied to digital photography. The class will finish with a focus on applying the Zone System to processing black & white images.

What You Will Learn

  • How to see what your camera’s light meter sees
  • An introduction to the eleven zones of tones and how your camera   measures them
  • When shooting in manual mode, how to adjust your exposure settings to achieve richer, more vibrant exposures
  • How to solve all kinds of exposure issues
  • How to adjust the exposure of selected parts of your image in post production

About Gary Ray Rush

Gary Ray Rush is an accomplished photographer specializing in portraiture and fine art photography. Gary’s portraits of professionals in the arts and business can be found displayed in lobbies and boardrooms and awards ceremonies; published on corporate website and printed on book covers and book sleeves. His performer head-shots are frequently on display in the lobbies of play houses and dance theatres. His portraits have been published in newspapers and magazines locally, nationally and internationally.

Gary’s fine art is represented by The Elaine Fleck Gallery and his landscapes and macro-pan photographs hang in living spaces and workspaces around the globe. Gary is also the director of The Elaine Fleck Gallery a leading contemporary fine art gallery situated in the heart of Toronto’s art and design district. An experienced educator, Gary’s passion for teaching equals his love for capturing outstanding images.

Through Gary Ray Rush Photography Workshops, Gary has written and delivered countless workshops to photo enthusiasts and professionals on the art and techniques of photography. He also regularly conducts his workshops through Vistek Canada, The Elaine Fleck Gallery and to The Toronto District School Board Staff.

To see more of Gary’s photography and workshops, please visit his website at garyrayrushphotography.com

Members can RSVP to this meeting by visiting our Meetup site HERE

Doors open at 6:30pm.

Free admission to all APC members – $10 guest fee

Come on out and bring a friend!

Meeting Agenda
6:30 – 7:00  Social and Slideshow
7:00 – 7:10   Announcements
7:15 – 8:00   Using the Zoning System  Part One
8:00 – 8:15   Break
8:15- 9:00    Using the Zoning System  Part Two
9:00- 9:10   Q&A   50:50 Draw
9:10 – 9:45  Digital Competition Review and Feedback
9:45- 10:00  Adjournment and Clean up
(Volunteers to help clean appreciated)

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