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Saturday, February 17 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Documentary Family Photography Outdoors: Using Composition & Color Theory for Stronger Imagery (Bonnie Carrender) FILLING
Limited Capacity filling up

In this outdoor shooting demonstration class we will begin with a discussion about documentary photography and how it can be used when photographing families. From there we will talk about how composition and light and shadow play such a strong part in documentary photography and how to use the compose and wait method of shooting which was developed by the world renowned National Geographic photographer, Sam Abell. We will also address how colors play a role in how a photo is viewed, how to micro-compose and use color theory to our advantage when photographing, and how to intentionally shoot and/or cull in either black and white or color. From there I will demonstrate using the documentary approach with a family outdoors on the plantation grounds. The program will wrap up with attendees being able to photograph the family as well.

The class will include discussion, lots of opportunities for questions, a shooting demonstration, and attendee shooting.

Attendees should be comfortable shooting in manual. A 35mm lens or wider is recommended for documentary shooting.

Please note that this class will cover the same educational content as "Documentary Family Photography Outdoors with Bonnie Carrender." The difference is that one will take place indoors and the other outdoors.

Location:
This indoor boutique program will take place on the grounds of the plantation.


1. Learn what documentary photography is and how it can be used for family photography.
2. Learn how to micro-compose and use the compose and wait method of shooting.
3. Learn color theory and how it can affect a photo.
4. Learn how to create a composition that creates context and strengthens the narrative of a photograph.
5. Experience shooting a real family using the methods described.

Instructors
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Bonnie Carrender

Chaos Composed Photography


Saturday February 17, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
Outdoor - Plantation Grounds (Meets at Magnolia Garden West) Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort