Eight weeks, October 17 – Dec 12, Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm (No class October 24 and November 21)
Room 110, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University
Instructor: David Ulrich
Learn to master the tools necessary for creating photographs with power and meaning and editing them into coherent groups of images, whether for a portfolio, personal project, album, Instagram, website, or publication. Learn the fundamentals of visual expression. Take effective steps towards realizing images that reflect a grasp of technique, an understanding of the visual language, solid editing tools, and the powerful clarity of your personal relationship to image-making. Unravel the mystery of learning to see with a camera
Explore using photography as an inner practice that leads you more fully into a rich engagement with yourself and the world, and a platform for sharing your questions, observations, and discoveries.
Class time is divided between slide shows, weekly assignments, readings, editing sessions for selecting and enhancing images, printing, and critiques. All participants have the opportunity to make one or more 13X19 prints of your images.
Participants receive a free pdf copy of David’s new book, The Way of Light: Awake in the World with a Camera, from which class material and assignments are drawn.
Prerequisite: A basic familiarity with your camera. Open to all levels from novice to professional. All camera types are welcome, including cell phones.
Please bring 6-8 jpeg images of your work on a thumb drive to the first class.
David Ulrich is a core faculty member and creative director for Pacific New Media. He is an active photographer and writer whose work has been published in numerous books and journals. Ulrich`s photographs have been exhibited internationally in over 75 exhibitions. He is the author of The Widening Stream: the Seven Stages of Creativity and Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography (2018). www.creativeguide.com