Eyes Wide Open – The Joy of Nature Photography
4-part webinar – Tuesdays June 9, 16, 23 & Friday June 26 – 3:00pm-4:00pm (MT) – All 4 sessions – $79.00
Plus an option for a private image review – Additional $99.00
Give yourself a treat—four rich photographic sessions—to honor your creative self. Bring back the joy and wonder of being in nature, and holding a camera in your hand. Learn how to make pictures that soar past postcards, and capture what you are feeling, what you are seeing, and what you are thinking. Eddie will make you laugh when he shows you his first “art” show, using examples from the early days to illustrate what he didn’t understand. Looking at the work of world class photographers, he kept asking, “How Come Mine Don’t Look Like That?” Digging back into his mistakes—his “good ones” at the time—he will lay out simple ideas to understand light, avoid chaos, create beautiful backgrounds, lead the eye with thoughtful compositions, and understand that if there is magic, work It, hang out, and slow down. His sessions will honor the classic landscape, giving you ideas to make it fresh and your own, and he will whole-heartedly dive into the interpretive landscape, celebrating the mindset of breaking out of your box, and making new photographs. The sessions will swim in the creative, but honor the thoughtful. Get ready for ideas to set you free, to shake you out of ruts, and charge you up to make new photographs, right now.
Prerequisites – None! Okay, anyone that loves the natural world, and would like to learn some great ideas for seeing its magic, and remembering it with your camera and your heart.
The sessions will run using the Zoom online platform. This is a presentation style webinar. Questions can be written through a moderator, and we will do our best to answer them all. The first three sessions will end with a creative photographic challenge, and you are invited to participate. The fourth session will showcase the results of the creative challenge with a full group slide show, after which Eddie will select a dozen images to comment on. All participants will receive an invitation and link to the Zoom events.
The private 1:1 Image Review Sessions with Eddie will take place in July after the Eyes Wide Open webinar series. Participants will be invited to share up to 10 photographs in advance of their sessions, during which time Eddie will share his feedback as well as talk through any questions you might have. Post registration you will be invited to sign up for a 30 minute slot, and you will receive information on how best to prepare for your time together.