The Art of Discovery
by Gary D. Tonhouse
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... PATTERN ... TEXTURE
The camera captures light ..
Our Minds Capture Images
Photography is 90% seeing and
to create an appreciation .. awareness and concern
for our environment through photography and education.
My Nature, Landscape and Zoo Photography Workshops are
designed for photographers at all levels who wish to improve their
Nature's diversity offers photographers more than one right answer to
every photo opportunity.
workshops will show you how to find those moments that make a photograph a
work of art,
and not just a picture.
The best way to learn is by example, therefore these workshops focus on
Students in these workshops will learn more by doing than simply being
If one is not feeling, seeing and touching, it is harder for individuals
to reach their highest potential.
like to emphasize that you do not need elaborate or expensive equipment
for these workshops. Most of the subject matter
can be easily photographed using any reasonable equipment, even
Don't ever feel intimidated by individuals that have expensive camera
What matters most is 6 inches behind the camera.
The most valuable assets you will bring to this workshop is your
workshops have early morning and late afternoon field trips; space is
limited to no more than
workshops are geared toward you the participant. The small class size
allows us to focus
on each individual's needs. We do photograph during the workshops, to
allow students the chance
to see what
equipment works best for a given situation and for demonstrations.
I will arrange these trips to meet your photographic and educational needs and desires.
I will talk with you personally beforehand to determine what exactly you want to get out of your
workshop and then plan your time with
613 S.E. 6th Street
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
Please call (515) 964-7815 after 5 P.M. Central Standard Time
Contact us at if you are interested or would like to discuss
about your custom workshop.
Workshops book up early during prime times of the year.
So the sooner you can book your personalized workshop the better.
Looking forward to photographing the
many wonders of nature with you.
beyond the obvious ... Looking from within
Bracketing .. Film
.. Inner Vision
Bracketing .. Winter