Photography program features discussion, field work

Participants begin meeting Sept. 17
Aug 21, 2013
Photo by: Bob Grytten Program participants will have the opportunity to photograph Cataloochee elk during the rut in the fall.

Lens Luggers of WNC will host its fall program beginning Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Old Armory Recreation Center, located at 44 Boundary St. in Waynesville. Space is limited and on a first come basis.

Participants will meet every other Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. until Oct. 15 to discuss field shoots, techniques, equipment and composition. The group will also meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday mornings to carpool to field shoots and will return around noon. Field sessions will include the Cataloochee elk rut, mountain vistas, reading light and lens selection.

“The program is designed to help participants get the most out of the equipment they have as well as learn computer-assisted technology,” said program leader Bob Grytten.

All photo levels are invited, and personal hands-on assistance is available throughout the sessions.

The Wednesday morning field shoots are $50 each and Tuesday evening discussion and critique sessions are $15 each. Those signing up for all seven sessions receive a 20 percent discount and a drawing for a Think Tank Change Up V2.0 Camera Bag. Graduates of the comprehensive program will also automatically become Lens Luggers, will be invited to display their images on the web site portfolio page and will receive 30 percent discounts on future programs.

For more information, or to register, contact Grytten at 627-0245 or e-mail More information is also available at