Learn from SIGMA Ambassador Jim Koepnick at Kenmore Camera’s Digital Expo
Kenmore Camera is excited to host SIGMA Ambassador Jim Koepnick in their classroom this year. Be sure to reserve your seat for the in-person presentations. Seating is limited. The deepest discounts are only available at the show! Their buyers have worked tirelessly to bring in hard to get items with special pricing you don’t want to miss.
Intro to Street Photography
Capture street photography from big cities to your hometown. SIGMA Ambassador Jim Koepnick will teach you how to photograph the personality and emotion of people going about their everyday lives, as well as scenes that highlight the complex beauty of urban environments. Sign up through Eventbrite.
Street Photography Photowalk with SIGMA
As a follow-up to the Intro to Street Photography class, we will meet in Bellevue for a photowalk with Jim Koepnick from SIGMA, who will help us to hone our skills we learned in class. Jim will give you tips on seeing possible photos and ways to make your images more interesting. Aaron Norberg will have Sigma loaner lenses to compliment the photowalk experience. We encourage you to try different focal-lengths to see how it changes your field of view. Sign up through Eventbrite. SIGMA lenses will be available to use during this photowalk.
Where to meet: We will meet at the Bellevue City Park from the west side parking lot off of 100th Ave NE at 9:00am. See photo below. After exploring the park for photos, we will take a walk exploring photo opportunities in downtown.
Weather: We plan to meet under the following conditions. all except heavy rain. We will not have a rain date. If the weather is dumping, then we will all stay home and cuddle up with a nice cup of tea at home or go shopping at Kenmore Camera.
Should we have to cancel, we will send out a notification via Eventbrite either the night before, or early in the AM of the photowalk. So check Eventbrite for messages.
Walking: Participants must be able to walk up to 3 to 4 miles on paved surfaces, with some possible stairs or hills. Most of the route will be wheelchair accessible.
About Jim Koepnick
Jim Koepnick is one of the leading aviation photographers today, photographing for Cirrus Aircraft, Flying Magazine, Plane and Pilot, Air and Space Smithsonian, AOPA and EAA. He also shoots for the USA Today Network – Wisconsin in the Oshkosh area. Jim specializes in sports and action. His freelance clients include Ripon College, AACD and Our Wisconsin Magazine.
Previously, Jim was Chief Photographer at the Experimental Aviation Association for 28 years. In that role, he photographed over 1000 aircraft while on air-to-air missions and supplied over 500 cover images for EAA Publications.