REMOTE LEARNING: The Candid Camera in Philadelphia


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30 January
REMOTE LEARNING: The Candid Camera in Philadelphia
One of the best things about learning photography is using your new skills to capture and document the lives of the people close to you. From a typical day at home to backyard parties to reunions and events, opportunities abound to use your camera to preserve life’s small and large moments. In this class, well explore the skills and insights you need to take expressive candid photos that catch the moment. Learn Thomas repertoire of tips, tricks and strategies that ensure success in capturing moments and scenes, big and small, in a meaningful way. Part 1: Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Well discuss the meaning of ‘candid photography’, what it captures that posed photographs cannot, and why is that valuable? Well delve into equipment and gear, camera settings, including flash and shutter speed, how to hold your camera/how to approach without tainting the ‘candid’ moment, how to approach family vs strangers, how to draw boundaries, the ethics of taking a photo and more. Assignments: January 30 - February 6 At the end of Part 1, youll get exercises to complete during the week between sessions to practice what you have learned. Prior to Part 2, you’ll receive instructions to send a few of your images to Thomas. Part 2: Saturday, February 6, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 Well review some of the photos you took during the week and examine how to edit your photos to communicate what you envisioned when you took the picture.



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