NFRCC Photo Conference 2022

Peter Baumgarten

“By Path or Paddle – Photographing the Natural World” 

Whether you travel the world, or just explore your own backyard, there are countless photo opportunities that exist in the natural world. In this presentation, Peter discusses the challenges and joys of outdoor photography and the compositional strategies he employs “to get the shot”. Numerous tips and techniques will be discussed in the area of landscape and wildlife photography.

“By Path or Paddle – Photographing the Natural World” 

Whether you travel the world, or just explore your own backyard, there are countless photo opportunities that exist in the natural world. In this presentation, Peter discusses the challenges and joys of outdoor photography and the compositional strategies he employs “to get the shot”. Numerous tips and techniques will be discussed in the area of landscape and wildlife photography.


“Photographing the Night Sky”

Astrophotography is often regarded as one of the more challenging styles of photography since we are literally, and figuratively speaking, shooting in the dark. It comes with some very specific challenges, but once those are identified, photographing the night sky actually becomes one of the easiest and most rewarding genres. Learn the basic camera gear and settings, how to photograph the Milky Way and auroras, online and mobile tools that will increase your chances of success and important compositional strategies that will make your images stand out.