Join us at crane beach for this workshop on crafting better photos of your family’s outdoor adventures

Photographer and father Erik Gehring will lead the group in wandering Crane Beach as the tide goes out, a place he has photographed his sons Carl and William for many years, while discussing tips and tricks to get better action shots, candids, and more formal portraits of your kids and family.Carl and William (ages 9 & 8) and their friends Coco, Lili and Cici (ages 9, 8, & 3) will serve as models. Bring whatever camera you use most, be it a DSLR, point and shoot, or phone. Basic familiarity with using your camera is very helpful, please bring your manual as well to learn more functions as needed.


  • Composition
  • Capturing action
  • Capturing candid moments
  • Posing and formal portraiture
 Every registrant will receive a free spiffy lens cloth for all your camera cleaning needs!

Every registrant will receive a free spiffy lens cloth for all your camera cleaning needs!

 ©John Tlumacki and the Boston Globe

©John Tlumacki and the Boston Globe

Erik Gehring

Erik Gehring is the recently retired President of the Boston Camera Club and a freelance photographer who specializes in natural landscapes.  He lives in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston with his wife Julie and sons Carl and William.

Erik’s work has appeared in Yankee Magazine, the Boston Globe, the Boston Metro, the Cape Cod Times, Northern Woodlands, E the Environmental Magazine, AMC’s Outdoors, and other publications.  He has shown his fine art prints at galleries throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Erik also has lectured and taught classes at the Arnold Arboretum, the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain, the Concord Art Association, the Hyde Park Art Association, and many different camera clubs throughout the area.  You can visit him online at