Steve McGrath is professional freelance Photographer and Photography Teacher who has been creating images for 30 years. Steve first began by shooting sports photography for local high schools, then weddings, and stock agencies. Then his love of the outdoors led him to focusing more on his true passion "nature photography" Many of his images have been published in school text books. His favorite places to shoot are Acadia National Park in Maine, the Green Mountains of Vermont, and the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Upcoming Dates hosted by Steve McGrath
Saturday the 7th of August 2021
SmartPhone Photography Meetup - Rodger Williams Park - 10:00 am - 2
This Class is dedicated to helping you with understanding how to use your smartphone photography, how to take a create great Images on your phone, what editing apps to use, how to share and print your images. Join Steve as we go over how to find out how to use essentials controls on your phone along with the best free and low-cost tools for editing and image management.
Portrait Photography Meetup - Moonstone Art Center - 5:00 PM - 2
In this Portrait Photography course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to take professional-quality portraits. You will learn how to work with all different types of subjects, from individuals and groups to children and pets. Steve will explain the nuances of Lighting and posing, how to shoot in studio or on location, and how to master the gear you will need to create inspiring work!
Join Award Winning Nature Photographer Steve McGrath on a Wildlife Photography Workshop where you will learn how to use your digital camera like a pro and improve your wildlife photographic technique. Understand the settings of your camera and what you need to compose a professional looking photograph.
You'll have the opportunity to practice what you've learned out in the Roger Williams Park Zoo with Steve on hand to give you tips. With so many great photographic opportunities and challenges at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, you'll have plenty of pictures and new skills to take home! There will be a Presentation and Handouts as well!
Beginner Photography Class - Oakland Beach - 10-12:00 - 3
TAKING BETTER PICTURES WITH YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA
Are you still getting to know your digital camera and its features? Here’s an opportunity to learn from the experts in this seminar for beginners. Bring your camera and learn when and how to use its special features, such as program mode, manual mode, aperture priority and shutter priority. Also covered will be basic composition and best use of light for different situations, such as plant, people, macro, and landscape photography.
$69pp only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Sunday the 26th of September 2021
Macro Photography Meetup - Rodger Williams Park, Botanical Gardens - 2:00-4:00 - 2
Spring, summer, winter, or fall, macro photography opens the door to a wonderful new world of photo opportunities. With instructor Steve McGrath as your guide, this course will show you ways to use your existing camera gear to make spectacular macro photographs. The close-up world is a magical place full of pattern, color, and abstract imagery. Flowers become abstract works of art; rusty doors become textured canvasses; stones become polished gems; butterflies and other insects can become sci-fi monsters!