Wednesday evenings, 6-9 pm, February 10 – April 28 (12 weeks)
Instructor: David Ulrich
The creative process in photography meanders through and around your vision, ideas, responses to the world, and your craft. Photographers often begin by sketching out ideas, looking at scenes or events that stimulate your response, and making a few photographs. And then what? Do we move from one scene to another or find a subject that resonates and attempt to refine and deepen our expression?
Discover the means and methods of deepening your engagement with the subject, employing the full creative process from sketch to realization, and refining your expression through both craft and vision. Participants explore ways, through proven exercises, of developing a unique visual voice and making photographic images that grow directly from your distinctive manner of seeing—and then digitally editing those images to fully convey your artistic intent.
Class participants are asked during this 12-week experience to identify a theme or ongoing project that captures your interest and can be approached in an in-depth manner.
The class involves making images, reviewing images from your archive, discussion, lecture, and selected readings.
Please download (in Dropbox or Google Drive) a selection of 6-8 jpg images to the first class and email link to the instructor.
Class takes place online via Zoom software. Participants are sent a link in advance.
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. www.creativeguide.com