The Photographer’s Eye – P0305-19

Date: Jun 17 - 21, 2019

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Christine Collins

Tuition: $1,155
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Concept:

Sharpen your vision as a photographer and enrich the context of your work by exploring the question, “What gives a photograph meaning?” In this workshop, students examine the art of photography and explore how photographs attain meaning. Photographic elements that supply the work with the capacity to share a story are also discussed. Experimentation is encouraged as a means of pushing past the familiar and finding new ways of being expressive with photographs. Each day, students focus on a specific photographic strategy and consider how subject matter and form create meaning.

Media & Techniques:

Students use digital cameras, a digital workflow with Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop, and digital printmaking techniques.

Activities:

There are daily discussions, lectures and hands-on photography exercises. Students engage in independent shooting, one-on-one and group discussions, reviews, lectures and studio time for editing, developing and printing images. Additionally, hands-on studio work provides students with the opportunity to advance their skills. Daily field trips to explore some of the Rocky Mountains’ most beautiful areas complement the studio activities.

Faculty:

Christine Collins received her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art. She is an Associate Professor at Lesley Art + Design and has been a guest lecturer/critic at Harvard University and Maine College of Art, among many others. She exhibits widely and her work is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston.

www.christinemcollins.com


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