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Photo Walk: Bridges of Trinity River

Practice your photography with an instructor-guided location shoot along the bridges of the Trinity River.
Upcoming Photo Walk

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If you live in Dallas you’ve driven over them, admired the new ones and have probably been stuck in traffic on one at some point. Join a group of your fellow photographers for a photo walk under several of the Trinity River bridges that will add to your collection of “good shots.”

The day of the photo walk we’ll gather at the designated meeting point to start our walk under several of Dallas’ most interesting bridges. We’ll spend two hours walking, talking and shooting photos along the trail. It’s an easy hike, full of surprising angles and compositions. Even if you’ve been on the Trinity Skyline Trail before, doing it with a group of photographers can be a creative boost as you look for interesting images and watch what other people see and shoot.

We will have an online image review a few days after to show off the photos you captured during the walk. We’ll meet online via Zoom to look at our images and get supportive feedback from the group. Shooting and reviewing as a group offers insights into your own and others’ photography.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR ON-LOCATION SHOOTING:
  • Any camera will do.
  • A charged battery and room on your memory card.
  • The right shoes and clothes for the weather. An umbrella if needed.

  • Cost per person is $35.
  • The photo walk will be Saturday, May 7 from 10am-12pm.
  • For the photo walk, you’ll meet up with the instructor at a specified location along the Trinity River. We’ll spend two hours walking, talking and shooting photos.
  • On May 10, we’ll meet ONLINE via Zoom from 6:00pm-7:00pm CT for an image review of the photos you took during the walk.
  • Advance registration and payment is required.
  • Maximum number of students is 20.
  • Any camera will do – smartphone, DSLR, mirrorless, film.

Q: Do I need to wear a mask for on-location shooting?
A: Masks are not required while outdoors during the on-location shoot. You can view our COVID policy and procedures here.

Q: What do I need for the photo walk?

  • Any camera will do.
  • A charged battery and room on your memory card.
  • The right shoes and clothes for the weather. An umbrella if needed.

Q: Are there previous requirements for this photo walk?
A: You should have a working knowledge of your camera settings including exposure modes, shutter speed, f-stop, white balance and ISO control. It’s recommended that you’ve already taken the DCP’s Beginner Digital Photography series or equivalent training.

Q: How will I know if a photo walk makes or not?
A: If a class doesn’t make and has to be cancelled, you will receive an email no later than 2 days before the scheduled class date.

Q: What if I have to cancel?
A: If you cancel 3-7 days ahead of the scheduled date of the class, you will receive no refund or 50% transfer credit toward another similar class within 3 months of the cancellation date. There is no refund or transfer credit for cancellations within 48 hours of start time of the class or workshop. Full details on cancellations are on our Policies page.

Q: Where is the on-location shooting held?
A: The class will be outdoors along the Trinity River. The instructor will provide more details about meeting place and time.

Richard Klein

Richard is committed to passing on the craft and joy of image making by teaching classes and workshops at the Dallas Center for Photography, University of Texas at Arlington, the University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University and as a contributor to lynda.com.

“Learning is a process and I see myself as a lifelong learner continually taking on new subjects, being in a state of Beginners Mind. My commitment as an educator is to share complicated material in a way that is easily understood by the student regardless of their experience level.”

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