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Seminars in Photography as a Visual Language III: Light and the Creative Process

  • Thessaloniki Greece (map)

An annual workshop/seminar for photographers that want to deepen their knowledge and develop their skills in mastering the light.

· The Nature of Photographs (one 3 hr. Lesson)

· Visual Perception and Photography (one 3 hr. Lesson)

· LIGHT – The Longest Journey (twelve 3 hr. Lessons)

§  The history of light and its importance in photography
§  Light in nature and ambiance.
§  Artificial light, its sources and its modifiers.
§  Quality of light I: Depth, Shape and Form
§  Quality of light II: Depth, Shape and Form
§  Quality of light III: Depth, Shape and Form
§  Quality of light IV: Depth, Shape and Form
§  The 7 styles of lighting in Hollywood’s Golden Era
§  HMI, Tungsten-Halogen, Fluorescent, Strobe, LED or Speed-light?
§  Mixing light I (artificial and ambient)
§  Mixing light II (continuous and strobe)
§  Creative thinking, planning out and creating a short story (three images) using the language of light

· From an Idea to Creation (eight 3 hr. Lessons)-Working on a personal theme.

· Creating a Photo journal/Photo book (three 6 hr. Lessons)

§  Learning how to self-publish your work .
§  Editing, layout and writing.
§  Printing and binding (final presentation in a draft book form).