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50mm Challenge: Street Photography Meetup

50mm Challenge: Street Photography Meetup

Saturday 27 April
Downtown Las Vegas - 10am - 2 Hours
Matthew Consoli
We will restrict ourselves to shooting at the equivalent of 50mm (Crop sensor equivalent or full-frame). At the same time, we will conduct a tour of street art, people, buildings, graffiti and mural art pieces with rich colors. The fun doesn't end there: afterward, you will be encouraged to produce colorful versions of your compositions that push against the threshold of good taste and composition and boldly share them for posterity and feedback.

Looking for an excuse to dust off your trusty nifty-fifty? Are you casually experienced with composing at 50mm? Join us as we go-back-to-basics, and rediscover the versatility of the classic standard focal length! Yes, we will be relying on our feet to serve as the zoom, and we will be rediscovering the struggle with cropping and composing at a fixed focal length.
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VEGAS
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Las Vegas .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Las Vegas Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    The instructor was great and super easy to work with, talk to, and learn from. I look forward to taking more workshops with him!
    5/5
    Victor
    2024-03-21
    Great! Loved having the models to work with, and the area of town was a nice choice. Perfect amount of time, and lots of opportunities for questions.
    5/5
    Jennifer
    2024-03-12
    Old buildings and rust captures worked out great with the slightly overcast sky. The color was brought out. It is a nice place to take photos, I will go back.
    5/5
    Tom
    2024-01-21

    It was a good session and got to see a cool part of Las Vegas. Matthew was very helpful in answering questions and seeking input for future events.
    5/5
    Steve
    2024-01-01
    Great tour of uncommon places I thought I knew! Definitely woke up my creative self!!
    5/5
    Peter
    2023-12-17
    It turned out to be practically a private tour and it was very good. Matt had lots of info on the area covered in our photo walk, he was really helpful and knowledgeable with regard to the 50mm challenge, camera info, shooting info. Really enjoyed the morning.
    5/5
    Stephanie
    2023-12-17

    Great experience
    5/5
    David
    2023-11-23
    Great place to explore your creative abilities. Good instruction and good same of mind partnerships.
    5/5
    Cherry
    2023-11-05
    Matthew is a great lead photographer and his location was spot-on for model photography. I was able to get so many good shots, with different backgrounds and the models seemed to enjoy the day, also. The 85mm lens shoot worked really well!
    5/5
    Tom
    2023-10-29

    Great event. Matthew was an excellent organizer and leader. The event was well planned, and various locations were just right for the photo shoot. Matthew was also easily available for questions, providing guidance and advice.
    5/5
    Pamela
    2023-10-26
    Great event. Fantastic model, great location, great experience and instruction. Look forward to the next one.
    5/5
    Cherry
    2023-10-26
    Had a fun time walking around the car show. I appreciate that this was an actual event that we got to take pictures during.
    5/5
    Maria
    2023-10-02

    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Matthew Consoli
    Matthew Consoli was in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He has divided his career between the information technology and entertainment industries, having developed video games, live entertainment, and film. His better-known works are The Resonator: Miskatonic U (2021), Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (2003), and Re-Volt (1999).

    An avid photographer and multi-disciplined creator, Matthew uses his talents in support of various causes such as senior advocacy, Alzheimer's disease research, and animal cruelty prevention.

    Matthew Consoli is available for private bookings

    I am generally available on Saturday afternoons and evenings for private bookings and assignments. I can accommodate other days and times with sufficient notice (three week minimum). These can range from micro-group/one-on-one tutoring, special-events, or for-hire services such as family portraiture, boudoir, commercial projects, and even model comp-cards or similar industry sessions. The pricing is automatically determined and fixed by the Orble platform, so feel free to discuss your needs and ideas with me!
    Thank you,
    --Matt

    PHOTOS
    Las Vegas Photography Group
    2024-04-12
    Title or Location: Partial solar eclipse over Las Vegas
    Composite of several phases of the eclipse on April 8, 2024.
    Credit: Giovanni de la Cruz

    Las Vegas Photography Group
    2024-04-08
    Title or Location: MSG Sphere from a helicopter flying over the Las Vegas Strip
    Although I am a Vegas Local, I have never had a chance to see the MSG Sphere up close . I mentioned to a friend that the only way to get an arial shot of the Sphere is from a helicopter since you can NOT fly drones anywhere near it. I also said that the "Universe needed to make this happen for me". 3 days later I was hired by a company to shoot their annual conference which included a helicopter tour of the Strip. 5 days after I asked for it, I was doing it. The best part... I told the pilot th
    Credit: Derek Pearcy
    Instagram: @darclyte_studios
    Las Vegas Photography Group
    2024-03-29
    Title or Location: Washoe Lake, Nevada
    Between Reno and Carson City, NV there is a Washoe Lake it is a Nevada State Park. You can see wild Mustangs over there, they spend a lot of time by the lake. I was lucky to encounter five Mustangs, all young males, they were running along the shore and in the sage bushes by the lake, I walked closer to them, after a couple of fake charges at me they left me alone and I was lucky to see them play. Unfortunately I had with me only 24-70mm lens but still, I was able to take few interesting picture
    Credit: Damian Czajka
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Nevada and Southwest

    Las Vegas Photography Group
    2024-03-22
    Title or Location: Pyramid Lake
    Monochromatic at Midnight
    Credit: Aaron Harris
    Facebook: Aaron Harris
    Instagram: Aaronharrisphoto

    Las Vegas Photography Group
    2024-03-17
    Title or Location: Brownstone Canyon at Red Rock NCA
    There is several tanks in the area of Brownstone Canyon, and with recent rain, all tanks reached a higher level. This tank is part of 2 tanks in same spot and is called the twins tanks.
    Credit: Dinorah Arambula
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dinorahcorita
    Las Vegas Photography Group
    2024-03-14
    Title or Location: Wetlands Las Vegas, Nevada
    Morning Walk at Wetlands Las Vegas, NV
    Credit: Alex Cortez

    Seattle Photography Group
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: Cannon Beach Oregon
    While visiting Cannon Beach, Oregon for Spring Break this year, we were treated to beautiful blue skies, warm weather, stars AND airglow at night! I was absolutely giddy about seeing those stars! Now I hope you all know how extremely rare this combination is on the pacific coast in spring. It's normally overcast and raining and definitely no stars to be seen. Thank you universe for allowing your magic to flow this evening. I truly appreciate you and your powers ??
    Credit: Amanda Thornton DeWitt
    Facebook: Amanda Thornton-DeWitt Photography
    Instagram: @amandaswildlifepics
    Milton Keynes Photography Group
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: Milton Keynes
    to create this I used a piece of Teal vinyl for the backdrop, I had the camera, with a 30 mm Marco lens on a tripod set to manual focus, with focus staking of 10 shots I only used 5 in the end). for lighting I had two static lights on mini stands so I could play about with their placement to get the effect I was looking for. The dandelion seed was held in place, by putting it into a piece of white tack, I then sprayed it using a little electronic face atomiser (bought from Amazon) and loa
    Credit: Diane Langford
    Nashville Photography Society
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: Franklin Tennessee
    This photo captures a serene moment in my front yard, where I lay on a blanket beneath a amazing tree. The weather was ideal, prompting me to grab my micro lens and focus on this exquisite dandelion.
    Credit: Kimber Weathers
    Facebook: Kimber
    Instagram: kimberlan30wea

    Dallas Photography Group
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: My house in Lewisville
    Decided to make a composite that resembles the photo that NASA took with their millions of dolllar photo equipment. 2 months ago I photographed the full moon and placed it on top of the most recent solar eclipse photo I took. The moon normally get its light from the sun so getting the perspective with moon visibility is impossible during an eclipse unless you have nasa gear. My photo was taken with a canon R5, RF400mm F2.8 and cropped in.
    Credit: (MyJdProductions) Justin Dickinson
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/share/pE91wQnHYf6JVB7A/?mibextid=eQY6cl
    Instagram: @myjdproductions
    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Saltburn by the Sea
    This is Saltburn?s furnicular Cliff Lift before sunrise in the golden hour. Lovely light, a high tide and a heavy sea made a really nice composition.Canon R8 & EF16-35mm f/4L @ 29mm, f/6.3, 2 seconds & ISO400
    Credit: Edward Bilcliffe
    Instagram: @edwardbilcliffe
    Gold Coast Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Cloudy bay, Bruny island, Tasmania
    Was my third attempt at catching the aurora. Got to campsite set up camp and looked up at the cloudy night. The clouds started to clear and managed to get down the road and get some snaps &128077
    Credit: Simon garrett
    Facebook: Slystyles_art
    Instagram: Slystyles_art

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