Event Recap: Member Meeting with Guest Speaker Susan Magnano

6:00 - 6:30: Member and Guest Meet & Greet
6:30: Meeting begins - Guest Speaker 

Susan Magnano is a photographer, an explorer, a teacher and soul searcher. She loves living in the moment and capturing the beauty of the people and places around her. Susan’s passion is for adventure and travel which has guided her all over the world.  She loves connecting with her subjects, making them feel at ease in front of the camera, gaining their trust and creating a timeless image.

She has been a full time photographer for over 15 years and is the founder of Magnanimous Pictures, a wedding & portrait business and Photour Adventures, a photography workshop business.  She has lead photowalks for Canon, B&H, Unique Photo and has partnered with Merrell, Campmor and NYNJTC. When she is not teaching round the world, she is freelancing for the Food Network, shooting celebrities on red carpets or capturing first kisses. 

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Presentation: Let's Get Creative with Long Exposures
Learn how to use camera settings, ND filters and your environment to create unique images using long exposures.
Susan will show you the tools and tricks she uses to make an ordinary scene become extraordinary. Her speciality is night portraits and she will teach you how she starts with a canvas of darkness and paints in her subjects. She promises you will walk away inspired to go experiment with long exposures and to expand your artistic vision. 

Detailed directions to the Metropolitan Opera Guild with map and street views.