LONG TERM VISUAL STORYTELLING

To capture the essence of the world around us, you need the knowledge, time and patience.

This is an intermediate and advanced workshop which will help you to expand your knowledge of photography and enhance your creativity through the medium. It's dedicated for a documentary photographers – for any photographers who are interested in making strong, personal connections through their work. It will help you to take you to next level in documenting the world around you, understand the most important way to build a body of work over an arc of time and to creating relationships with your subjects to tell their stories using visual language. You will learn how to develop narrative structure, to become immersed in creating a story line, to explore metaphors, and to develop a critical eye as an editor. This workshop will suit people who already have an understanding of the fundamentals of photography (exposure, aperture, shutter speed, etc). All important aspects of long term projects will be discussed in depth, documentary styles through the work of some of the masters of photography will also be discussed. During the group sessions your previous work will be critiqued (if you have it, but it is not necessary), which giving you the opportunity to learn and study other photographers’ projects.
 

This workshop focuses on how to produce a long-term documentary project, giving you the skills needed to create images that are thematically unified. The class will explore documentary versus news photography and contemporary art, as well as how to transfer a point of view, ethic in documentary, how to select your photographs, edit your work, and how to reach bigger audience. The workshop begins with a discussion on topic selection and the importance of writing a project plan.

Dates: April 22th, 29th, May 6th, 13th 2022

Meets: Fridays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: MS Atelier, Crumlin rd. Belfast
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 6

Tuition: £159
Between Pictures Academy

Dates: May 28th, June 4th, 2022

Meets: Saturdays from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Location: Teachers Club, Dublin
Age Requirements: 18 and older

Average Class Size: 6

Tuition: €175
Between Pictures Academy

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