Friday, January 25, 2013

Nature's Elusive Beauty by Jennifer Wu

The New Haven Camera Club is presenting a 1-day seminar by Jennifer Wu entitled Nature's Elusive Beauty that will be sponsored by Canon. The seminar will be presented at the Whitney Center, 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT, on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is free and there is an optional lunch available for $10.50 for those who wish to take advantage of the opportunity.

Jennifer's presentation will be divided into four parts:

  1. Nature's Elusive Beauty, Composition for Nature and Landscape Photography
  2. Tips and Techniques
  3. Maximizing Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop
  4. The Amazing Night Sky

Jennifer Wu, a professional photographer since 1992, is a nature and landscape photographer as well as a photographer of the stars and the night sky.

Jennifer was named by Canon USA to the elite group of photographers, The Explorers of Light.  Canon states, "The Explorers Of Light program is a group of 62 of the world's best photographers, united in their love and passion for photographic excellence. They also share a common desire to contribute back to the industry with a willingness to share their vision and passion with others."  Jennifer enjoys sharing her enthusiasm and passion for nature photography in lectures and workshops for Canon. She is especially proud that Canon publishes her spectacular sky photographs in their professional camera brochures.
Her images, featured in numerous magazines and books, have won a wide variety of prestigious awards. Whenever she is not on nature expeditions at some of the most beautiful locations in the world, she exhibits her images at galleries and art shows.

Jennifer, born in Illinois in 1968, grew up in Davis, California. She moved to Sacramento to attend California State University, Sacramento, where she received a BA in Photography. She currently lives in Sacramento.

She taught photography and digital imaging at California State University Sacramento. She now enjoys lecturing, teaching seminars and speaking events as well as leading workshops for Canon and aFilm International Film Workshops Barcelona, Spain. She leads workshops to Alaska, Hawaii, Yosemite, Death Valley, Namibia and Iceland.