Choosing your Camera: A camera's a camera's a camera. This course is designed for your "eye" with a pinhole camera if need be... Want megapixel counts or gearhead information there's plenty on the Web. I'm approaching this as an artist not a camera equipment enthusiast. I will speak to the differences between recording materials Digital Carbon Recording , Silver Halide (B/W Film) Color Emulsions
Developing Your Eye: Identifying your subject or background. Understanding what you want to relate to your viewer. Then how to make it prominent.
The Art of Composition: Flat, Vanishing points, Symmetry vs Asymmetry, Cropping, Snapshots
Seeing the Light: Color, Highlights, Shadows, Middletones, Direct Sunlight, Backlighting, Sidelight, Fills, Available Light, Strobe (Flash)
Exposure Control: Speed vs Depth of Field, ISO
Portraiture: Studio Portraits, Candid's, Location Portraits, Styling, Fashion, Glamour, Nudes
Table Top: Still Life, Product, Macro Photography, Architecture
Finishing: Retouching Darkroom / Photoshop etc.
Presentation: Portfolios, Slide Shows, Flash etc.
I am avalible for private and group teaching both live and on-line distance learing...My rates can be found Teaching Instruction prices
A simple example, pick a thing, "subject",concept something to work around.
Now spend 20 minutes shooting as many photographs as you can to illustrate the theme. Send your completed project to me firstname.lastname@example.org and let me help improve you shooting technique...
Example:"Textures" is a .wmf video animation you'll be taken off site, make sure to return.. Your project need not be a video, .zip up the files and send them...