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The Art of Photographic Composition
with Pei Ketron
August 3 - August 8, 2014

TUITION:
$1,145

FEES:
$25 Location Fee

MEALS:
This workshop is "in season." Tuition includes meal plan; breakfast available for additional fee. Click here for information.

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What makes one photograph more captivating than another? An image is powerful not just for what subject is depicted but for how that subject is depicted. This is an idea that harkens back to paintings from centuries ago.

Over five days, we look at imagery created throughout the years, delving far beyond the textbook rule of thirds and really examining the elements that make those images successful—or not, as the case may be. From the presence of leading lines to the use of light and shadow, we learn the compositional rules and examine their merits, discussing when to abide by them and when not to. There is, after all, truth in the saying that one should know the rules before breaking them.

We begin with general rules and work up to rules for portraiture, exploring how compositional elements in our images can influence mood and emotion. Following lectures, we venture into Santa Fe and its environs to practice what we have learned; there is also time devoted to image critiques. Artistic inspiration can come in a multitude of forms and vary according to person, time, and place. Allow yourself to recognize that inspiration and learn how to harness it to create images that are uniquely your own.

INSTRUCTOR(S)

Pei Ketron: Pei Ketron is a photographer, teacher, and traveler based in San Francisco. Over the years, her relationship with Santa Fe Ph...

© Pei Ketron

CATEGORY:
Creative Vision

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: (Click for details)
Amateurs, Advanced Amateurs

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: (Click for details)
Working knowledge of digital workflow and manual mode on your digital SLR camera

ACCOMMODATIONS:
On-campus housing available. Click here for pricing information and suggestions for off-campus housing.

MEALS:
This workshop is "in season." Tuition includes meal plan; breakfast available for additional fee. Click here for information.

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