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Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society Announces Fall Workshop

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Date: September 8, 2011
Contact: Ralph J. Davila, APR, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Peninsula, Ohio (Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011) - As part of the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society (CVPS) sponsors monthly presentations by local, regional and national photographers, as well as workshops, photo walks and an annual show.

CVPS will be holding a photo workshop taught by Larry and Donna Ulrich, from Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 20 - 23, 2011 at Hines Hill Conference Center, located at 1403 West Hines Hill Rd. in Peninsula. Larry is a master photographer and teacher with deep knowledge of editing, digital re-mastering and printing techniques.

The schedule includes field shooting sessions, classroom sessions, group discussions, critiques, demos of printing and Photoshop instruction.

Participants can expect to learn what makes a good photograph and topics will include: exploration of techniques for finding photos out in the field, the use of light in composition, and using Photoshop as part of the creative process. Larry and Donna will help students bring light, composition and creativity together to make better photos!

The fee is $450, $395 CVPS members. Fee does not include meals, lodging, or transportation.

Additional information about the workshop format, content and schedule are available online at www.cvps.org. For more information contact CVPS at info@cvps.org or the Conservancy at (330) 657-2909.

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.

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Did You Know?

Water lilies in beaver marsh area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Beaver in Cuyahoga Valley National Park impounded water to create a rich, diverse wetland in an area that was once an automobile junk yard? The area is now home to herons, turtles, amphibians, beavers, muskrats, otters, and many aquatic plants.