Do you want to improve your overall photography chops and show off your great pictures to friends and family? If you answered Yes, this course over 5 Saturdays is for you! You’ll learn new skills and techniques to take better pictures and have fun doing it.
Learning Objectives: To build on the skills and knowledge gained in Photography 101. Introduce workshop participants to more difficult situations and advance their knowledge and skills in being able to capture compelling pictures in more challenging environments.
Week 1 – Intro to Black and White Photography/Field
Landscape and nature photography with focus on composition, or creative effects students may want to apply.
Week 2 – Review of edited landscape and nature photos from Week 1
Introduction to image organizational structure and introduction to Lightroom as an organizational and editing tool.
Week 3 – Field Work
First third in classroom to introduce concepts, remainder out taking night photos. Dealing with challenges and editing.
Week 4 – Review of night photography from Week 7
Introduction to sports photography – techniques to improve action photography will be demonstrated.
Week 5 – Field Work
Putting the sports/action concepts to use – taking pictures and reviewing on screen.
Wrap-up, final questions.
All students will receive a copy of Robert’s eBook The Ultimate (OK, No Not Really) Guide to Mobile Photography
Robert Fisher is a commercial and artistic photographer with more than 20 years of experience. He is also an author and documentary filmmaker. His client work is primarily architecture and infrastructure. His personal work has been primarily street photography. In 2019/20 he completed a year-long trek around Canada working on photography and documentary film projects.
Robert’s love of photography began when he saw the impressionistic work of Freeman Patterson. The style captivated his imagination and served as his red pill for the jump down the photography rabbit hole.
He has been fortunate to have three books on photography published through well-known photography publishing houses and in 2020 released his first self-published eBook.
He has won awards for his photography and filmmaking and his clients have used his photos to win awards in their industries. He has written for several publications and has travelled as far as the Czech Republic on assignment.
Robert holds an Honours Bachelor of Administration degree from Brock University. Outside of photography, he is an enthusiastic amateur chef and gardener. He is the owner of an adopted dog named Lincoln which accompanied him on his cross-Canada tour. He affectionately refers to his dogs as The Idiots and Lincoln is Idiot IV.