Where do you look for artistic inspiration? For meaning or resonance? For what’s exciting or beautiful?
In this workshop Janelle Lynch helps you reevaluate and expand your conception of what constitutes photographable subject matter, while you solidify the formal and technical skills that allow you to create memorable images that celebrate—if not transform—the ordinary.
Through prompts, short readings, and introductions to contemporary photography, you hone your visual perception, activate your curiosity, and cultivate your presence of attention.
Class time includes lessons about the elements of art and principles of design integral to making compelling images. Weekly critiques provide constructive feedback and concrete suggestions that benefit all participants. Throughout, you are encouraged to suspend your preconceptions as you engage in a process of experimentation and inspiration.
At the workshop’s end, each photographer prepares a final presentation of images celebrating the ordinary and their newly enhanced ability to make it extraordinary. You come away with a renewed discovery of the unseen, the unexpected, and possibly the unknown.
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.