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The Soul of Photography

with Laurie Klein

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Course Description

It isn’t always comfortable to create art. This is because our art is linked to us internally. Our souls breathe it in, and we give it life. Photography helps us grow. The process can be messy, yet it can also reveal something important and breathtaking.

During this deep-dive online workshop with photographer and educator Laurie Klein, we peel away fear and replace it with curiosity and exploration. With prompts from Laurie, you photograph from within, expressing your own precious photographic soul.

We may be drawn to a beautiful visual scene, yet during the act of photographing we are able to sense the feelings that arise in the moment. Ultimately, the images we make spring directly from those feelings. Only by trusting our inner creativity can we bring forward final products that reflect our effort and are worthy of being shared with the world.

Carl Jung wrote: “Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Art reveals your joys and your wounds. Your images are mirrors of the soul. They are speaking to you. They have something to say, sometimes in a whisper, sometimes in a loud voice. Can you hear them?

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Amateurs, Advanced Amateurs
What You Should Know:

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.

Policies:

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Categories
Creative Vision, One-of-a-Kind
about
Laurie Klein

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.

Website: laurieklein.com

Instagram: @lauriekleinphoto

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