Get your hands on the gear!
The Backscatter staff is looking forward to meet our thousands of customers in the New England area. Please stop by our booth, meet our friendly staff, and get a full tour of the latest in underwater photo and video gear. From point & shoot to professional, we'll be displaying our favorite options for all budgets and will walk you through the details.
Photo Seminars with Berkley White:
Berkley White is an internationally recognized professional photographer and the founder of Backscatter, the Digital Shootout, and UnderExposures. Berkley is a renowned gear expert, but mostly enjoys sharing his knowledge in an easy to understand style with new photographers. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the basics or a few new tricks of the trade from one of the leading underwater photographers.
Top 20 Tips for New Photographers
Saturday, March 5, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn essential photography techniques from Berkley White
. Learn how to avoid costly and frustrating mistakes, significantly shorten the learning curve, pick up secrets that the pros use on every shoot and understand the capabilities of your equipment. This introduction to underwater photography will prove invaluable; the acquired skills will be useful every time you bring your camera underwater.
Registration: click here to register
Wide Angle Underwater Photography Presentation
Saturday, March 5, 2:00-2:45 PM
Explore the wide angle world of underwater photography with Berkley White. Macro critters are fascinating, but it's the fisheye view that captures the full experience of the underwater environment. Berkley will share his latest portfolio of wide angle images of sharks, dolphins, lush reefs, and split images from around the world and will share his top 5 shooting tips to help underwater photographers capture their own visions with an eye for the wide.
Included with show fee
no ticket required
Evening Film Festival
Robert Ballard, Berkley White, and more
Saturday, March 5
The jewel of each annual Boston Sea Rover Clinic is the Saturday Evening Film Festival. The Sea Rovers take pride in the fact that they have continuously blazed the trail in the underwater world, premiering more speakers and presentations from their stages than any other show. This years headliner is internationally renowned wreck explorer Dr. Robert Ballard. Opening acts include Backscatter's own Berkley White on video, Michael Pitts, and more.
Included with show fee
Ticket included in show package
OTHER SEMINARS BY OUR FRIENDS:
Improving Your Digital Underwater Photography: Share and Learn
Sunday, March 6, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Getting a good exposure is the key to taking better images. In this workshop, photojournalist Ethan Gordon
, will go over the finer details on obtaining the perfect exposure with your digital camera underwater. Topics covered will include: understanding histograms, getting the perfect ambient light exposure, balancing strobe with ambient light, and off-camera lighting. Ethan will analyze in detail several of his own images to explain the process of getting the perfect exposure. Then Ethan will analyze one image volunteered by each participant to provide everyone with useful tips that will help him or her become better underwater photographers. There is nothing like having your own images analyzed by a pro.
March 4-6, 2011
Crowne Plaza Boston North Shore Hotel in Danvers MA
For full details click here to view the show site