Benedict Brain discusses various approaches to image-making, and how you can apply this to crafting your own photos.
What the day will cover
The focus will be on how and why images have been made through a variety of approaches - some technical, and some conceptual. Find out how you can use this knowledge in your own photography, and apply it to your creative process. This full-day session will be a mixture of theory and practical. Including presentations, discussion and a practical photography exercise.
Images will be reviewed and discussed in an online group environment within the group and the tutor will give helpful feedback and advice. The number seen will depend on the time available.
What you need
You will need a digital camera. It would be useful if you already have a good understanding of how to operate and creatively control your camera, but your tutor will be online to help. It’s not a problem if you’d prefer to simply use a smartphone camera and not let technology get in the way of your creativity and image-making.
You will need to be able to quickly send an image or two to the tutor during the workshop for group discussion so please ensure your workspace can facilitate this before the meet.
This workshop will be for 8 - 10 people only and will be the same as a face to face workshop, just from the comfort of your own home. Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with working on-line the tutor will be there to guide you through each step. Registration is at 10am and the course will commence at 10.30am - this will give the tutor time to help those who might have issues.
Please look out for the attachment in your confirmation email. If you don't receive it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben will need access to your email address to enable him to send you a link to the class - we will presume that by booking this course you are giving permission unless you contact us to state otherwise.
We will also be sending you the tutors email address, and all the links and info you will need once you have signed up. You will receive a Zoom invitation via email, shortly before the lesson begins.
Overseas participants - Please check the time of the workshop if you are outside the UK. This link which will help you to calculate the timing of the online workshop: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/custom.html
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Benedict Brain ARPS is a UK based photographer, journalist and artist. Benedict practices as a fine-art and commercial photographer and as a photography workshop leader. He is also an award-winning journalist and until recently was editor of Britain’s best-selling consumer photography magazine, Digital Camera. He has contributed content to a range of titles including; Amateur Photographer, PhotoPlus, NPhoto, Professional Photography and Practical Photoshop. He currently writes a regular column, The Art of Seeing, for Digital Camera magazine
Benedict is regularly asked to judge prestigious photo competitions such as the International Garden Photographer of the Year and The British Photography Awards. Travelling internationally as a public speaker Benedict talks about the art and craft of photography and finding creativity. He also speaks at shows such as The Adventure Travel Show and The Photography Show in the UK.
- Emma Delves-Broughton
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Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.
If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out, please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.
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