Home   I   Search   I   Contact Us
505.983.1400
CONTESTeNEWS

The Personal Portrait
with Jamey Stillings
October 6 - October 9, 2010

This workshop has already begun or is a past workshop.

The photographic portrait is at once one of the simplest and most complex genres in photography. This workshop seeks to reconcile this paradox during four days of exploration, discovery, and creative stretching. Starting from the premise that the experience between photographer and subject is one of respect and dignity, we pursue both direct and indirect paths to creating portraits that reveal essential elements of who we are as human beings.

During our time together, we explore the portrait’s interplay between the “biography” of the subject and the “autobiography” of the photographer. We pursue spontaneity and experimentation, as well as planning and pre-visualization. Various exercises examine and illuminate avenues that lead to moments of connection.

While significant attention is paid to technique and lighting (ambient, manipulated, and created), our premise is that technique should support the creative process, not dictate it. We strip away the extraneous and distill the human components of the personal portrait. Mornings are for discussion, critique, inspiration, and brainstorming. Afternoons are for shooting, exploration, and experimentation. Wonderful Santa Fe provides a wealth of light, locations, and subjects.

Come prepared to grow, learn, laugh, cry, push, and support each other—and to enjoy the symbiosis of the group!

INSTRUCTOR(S)

Jamey Stillings: Jamey Stillings’ work as a photographer spans fine art, documentary, and advertising. A passionate interest in people, ...

© Jamey Stillings
Sign up for the latest NEWS AND SPECIALS
EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS:
EDUCATIONAL PARTNERSEDUCATIONAL PARTNERS
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Being Personal
with Phil Toledano
July 27 - August 1, 2014

The Editorial Portrait
with Marco Grob
July 6 - July 11, 2014

The Color of Mexico
with Arthur Meyerson
October 19 - October 24, 2014

Santa Fe Photographic Workshops     PO Box 9916 Santa Fe, NM 87504     505-983-1400

Find a Workshop | Instructors | About Us | General Info | Resources | The Store | Contest | eNews | Blog | Search | Contact Us | Home

Copyright © 2002-2014 Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Inc. All rights reserved.

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy