Intro to Slow Shutter Speed Photography at The Great Falls

Class Code:
UUU447
Skill Level:
Everyone

Join Michael Downey at The Great Falls (72 McBride Ave, Paterson, NJ) -- it's going to be a blast! Ahead of the excursion, you'll receive pdf handouts via email to follow along with and to use for future reference. Michael will also cover the minimum and optimal equipment to bring well in advance so that everyone is prepared at the excursion.

At The Great Falls, there will be an introductory class on slow shutter speed photography and its advantages during the daylight. You'll set up along the waterfalls and start photographing, then move into different positions and vantage points on each side of the falls.

*Please meet Michael at the McBride Ave parking lot.
*Michael will be around until 5:00pm to assist.

Available Dates

There are currently no upcoming classes.

The history of the City of Paterson includes its beginnings as the ambitious project of Hamilton and the Society for Establishing Useful Manufacturers (S.U.M.) in 1792 at the Great Falls, the early development of water power systems for industrial use, and the various types of manufacturing that occurred in the District's mills into the 20th Century. These included cotton fabrics, railroad locomotives, textile machinery, jute, and silk spinning, weaving, and dyeing, among many others. The Great Falls also represents compelling stories of the lives of immigrants who labored in the mills, those who owned and operated manufacturing concerns and became wealthy, and the quest of laborers and the labor movement for better working conditions and pay. Immigrants still settle today in Paterson to pursue their versions of Hamilton's vision, creating a diverse and vibrant culture.

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What should I bring to class? 
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Will lunch or refreshments be included? 
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