Royal Ontario Museum Indoor Photo Tour

Webcode: WORKSHOP246

Price: $150.00
Level: Beginner - Intermediate
Duration: 4 hours
Prerequisites: Basic camera knowledge
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Royal Ontario Museum Indoor Photo Tour

Join us at the Royal Ontario Museum (R.O.M.) in Toronto for this exclusive photo lesson & tour at Ontario’s most famous and most highly revered museum. From a private classroom with exclusive access to behind-the-scene artifacts to a guided walkabout tour of several of the R.O.M.’s galleries, this event will give participants the experience of photographing fascinating historical subjects in photographically challenging circumstances , including low light, artificial light, dealing with reflections and more. This photography tour also includes an access pass to all of the R.O.M.’s other galleries and exhibits - all accessible from when the museum opens until close.

Contest: Participants will have the opportunity to submit their best shot from this event for a chance to win a 16”x20‘ canvas wrap ($100 value), made from their winning image.

Seats are limited and sell fast. Book your spot today!
**This is considered a Special Event. As per our policies, refunds and reschedule will not be permitted.**

You will receive an email from your instructor a few days prior to the event including the meeting details as well as any other important information.


Basic camera knowledge

Course Outline:

- Welcome & Orientation
- Photo Lesson: Understanding and preparing for the photographic challenges ahead - including: dealing with low light, artificial light, reflections, shooting through glass and more.
- Up Close & Personal: In-Classroom presentation of behind-the-scenes artifacts, their history and an opportunity to photograph them.
- Break (10 minutes)
- Guided Gallery Tour: With both an official R.O.M. guide and your Henry’s Learning Lab instructor, participants will visit and photograph several of the museum’s famous galleries, including those dedicated to: Dinosaur skeletons & fossils; Medieval Europe; Asia; Egypt; Rome; South Asia and more.
- Come early and visit the ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ exhibit and other galleries.

Who Should Attend?

Beginner-to-intermediate level users of interchangeable lens cameras (DLSR or mirrorless) who are looking to increase their knowledge and improve their skills at shooting indoors in the challenging light that museums can often present. Fundamental camera techniques including: controlling focus, frame advance & self timer options, image playback and menu navigation should already be familiar. Awareness of semi-auto camera modes (shutter & aperture priority), exposure compensation, white balance, ISO control are also valuable assets, but will be reviewed during the classroom component.

What To Bring To Class:

- Camera Gear:
- Fully charged battery + extra battery
- Memory cards
- Lenses: 24mm-100mm (or equivalent) range

Other Recommended Gear:
- Prime lenses suitable for low light photography, such as:
- 28mm f/2.8 (or equivalent)
- 50mm f/1.8 (or equivalent)
- 85mm f/1.8 (or equivalent)
- Circular polarizing filter

Clothing & Other:
- Black or otherwise dark clothing (to help deal with reflections)
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Snack (ex: energy bar)
- Water bottle

Registration Policy

Rescheduling Fees
Course Selling Price Admin Fee
Up to $199.99 $20.00
From $200 and up $75.00
  • Pre-registration and payment is required for all courses.
  • All courses begin promptly at stated times.
  • Henry's Learning Lab reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without notice.
  • In the event of a course cancellation or postponement, all pre-registered attendees will be notified to arrange another suitable date.
  • Customers may reschedule or refund registrations up to 48 hrs prior to the course start time at no charge.
  • If less than 48 hrs notice is given, up until the course start time, only rescheduling will be offered and an administrative fee will apply. (See Fee Table)
  • Refunds will not be issued and rescheduling will not be permitted, if requested after the stated course start time. Missed courses are not eligible for refunds or rebooking.
  • Course credits with Henry's Learning Lab will be valid for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase of the original course.

To reschedule or refund a course please contact your local Henry's store.
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Special Events

  • Tickets for special events taking place off-site are final sale and non-refundable.
  • Henry's Learning Lab reserves there right to cancel or postpone any special event without notice.
  • In the event of an event cancellation or postponement, all pre-registered attendees will be notified to arrange a refund or alternate date.
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September 2018

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