Grand Rapids Camera Club

February 2018 Workshop

The Basics of Table Top Photography


February 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM - February 3, 2018 at 12:30 PM


In this hands-on half day workshop ( 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ) you will learn the basics of Table Top Photography. Mike will begin with an equipment and lighting techniques presentation, followed by ample time for you to shoot a variety of table top setups with your own camera gear. You will learn how you can set up your own table top area in your home and capture interesting images of what many of us consider everyday objects.

Bring your camera with a short to medium focal length telephoto lens (zooms in the 70-200mm range are a good choice), a tripod, and a cable release if you have one.

Space is limited to 10, so participation will be on a first come basis. Depending on response we may offer another session. 

The workshop is free to GRCC members, however, pre-registration is required. Members have first dibs on workshop spaces. Non-member registration begins January 20 and there is a $10 fee (cash or check only) for non-members to attend the workshop. 

Please send an email with your name and contact information to Mike to reserve your spot. 

Mike will send you addition information after you register. As there may be a waiting list, if your plans change please notify Mike so someone else can attend in your place.

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Mike Mitchell Biography


Mike has been shooting since the tender age of nine or ten. Currently he works as a senior photographer for Meijer Inc. When not making pictures for them, he makes pictures for himself. He has been an active GRCC member for many years. Mike has given numerous presentations and led workshops for a number of West Michigan camera clubs and photography groups. He has also presented several times at the SWMCCC Summer Weekend of Photography. Mike has had his images exhibited in two one man shows, as well as a number of multi artist venues.