Topics to include:
- Taking photographs – Not only looking but ‘seeing’ the creative potential of subject matter. Creative use of shutter speed and aperture; intentional camera movement; composition; viewpoint selection; exploiting perspective with wide angle & telephoto lenses; using the visual elements (e.g. line, shape, pattern, texture etc.); Close-up and macro; Referencing inspiring and iconic photographers and painters
- Post-capture editing and manipulation in Photoshop (or similar) – image selection; basic editing and cropping; monochrome conversions; using layers and layer masks for selection; layer blending modes; photomontage; simulating blur; sepia toning; silhouettes; symmetry; image editing plugins; graphic imagery; abstraction; minimal imagery etc.
We have a YouTube slideshow link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvWX6WiCmyI
And you can see the sort of Images we create here