Open your technical toolbox and remove fears, challenges, and decisions holding you back from executing your creative ideas and concepts. In this new online workshop, Laurie Klein shows you how your equipment choices of lenses, camera settings, and photographic point of view determine your unique artistic style.
Laurie is a master at guiding her students to open their hearts and discover the often hidden or overlooked meanings in their photographic work that leads to artistic authenticity. Thorough lectures, observations, stories, group discussions, and assignments she helps each participant bring their photography to a higher level. She helps identify and clarify a preference for black and white, color, or infrared photography into a personal style. You learn how to strengthen your visual storytelling techniques, not by just taking photographs, but by refining the process of designing and making photographs.
Laurie also dives into a variety of post-processing techniques to maximizing your creative time and finesse your images. You learn to carefully review and edit your photographs, recognizing and cultivating your expressive image style. At the end of these energizing three weeks, a new internal landscape rises for each individual imagemaker.
Working knowledge of digital workflow and manual mode on your digital SLR or mirrorless camera. Participants must be able to download and select images using image editing software for class sessions.
Laurie Klein is recognized worldwide for her infrared photography. She began as a Bio-Medical Photographer in undergraduate school where she used infrared film for research and diagnostic purposes. What solidified her love and passion for infrared was when she began photographing with infrared film under the tutelage of Ansel Adams when she was a young woman and has never looked back. Laurie gained acclaim and recognition as an infrared portrait photographer photographing the female form in the environment. She has her BFA from RIT and her MFA from OU.
Laurie has been teaching for more than 30 years, and her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and numerous gallery exhibitions She is author of two infrared photography books published by Amherst Media: Photographing the Female Form with Digital Infrared and Infrared Photography and Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Images, co-authored with her son Kyle Klein and Shelley Vandegrift. She also authored Hand Coloring Black and White Photography published by Quarry books.