May 30th – The Art of Abstraction

May 30th – The Art of Abstraction

£68.00

In this fascinating and transformative workshop we look at the art of using abstraction to make your images stronger, more creative and engaging.

We will look at why we use abstraction, reality anchors and how they help the viewer interpret your images, we’ll explore the concepts of artistic intent and the curiosity gap before looking at the 10 different forms of abstraction.

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Description

The Art of Abstraction – Simon Ellingworth

Starts at 18:00 until 21:00 and will be available to watch by video for 7 days.

Limited to 10 places – 3 hour interactive zoom session – Book early to guarantee a place.

 

In this fascinating and transformative workshop we look at the art of using abstraction to make your images stronger, more creative and engaging.

We will look at why we use abstraction, reality anchors and how they help the viewer interpret your images, we’ll explore the concepts of artistic intent and the curiosity gap before looking at the 10 different forms of abstraction.
Additionally, we’ll discuss how to use them in camera and, or in simple post processing techniques.

This interactive zoom workshop is designed to give you a range of creative techniques and practical tips that you can use to up your game.

Whilst we will be exploring abstraction via the genre of street photography, the principles and techniques are applicable to various genres.

Although your taste levels for abstraction will vary, I’ve designed this workshop for both newer street photographers, and especially those who have been shooting for a while and want to develop further (including my advanced Street Ghosts group).

 

 

Key Learning points:

  • Why use abstraction
  • Reality anchors
  • The concept of artistic intent
  • The value of the curiosity gap
  • 10 x different types of abstraction
  • Various way to use each one
  • In camera techniques to achieve them
  • Post processing techniques to achieve them

 

 

Format:

This is a zoom based interactive learning workshop over three hours with 2 x breaks.

This workshop will be for 8 – 10 people only and will be the same as a face to face workshop, just from the comfort of your own home.  Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with working on-line the tutor will be there to guide you through each step.

You will be sent an email with the zoom link and instructions week before the workshop.

 

IMPORTANT

Please look out for the zoom details in your order confirmation, albeit, you will get a reminder email a week before with the zoom link, etc.

Overseas participants – Please check the time of the workshop if you are outside the UK. This link which will help you to calculate the timing of the online workshop: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/custom.html

 

Will I get notes?

Simon will snd the slide deck and any useful links after the workshop.

 

Our Experts Credentials:

Simon Ellingworth

Our founder and your personal expert is Simon Ellingworth, a multi award winning Fine Art Street Photographer.

Simon has 2 x images featured in this years ‘International Photography Awards‘, was a finalist in the ‘International iPhone Photography Awards‘‘Mobile Photography Awards‘ & ‘Professional Photographer of the Year‘, previously runner up in ‘Professional Photographer of the Year‘ and ‘Sony World Photography Awards‘. Simon’s tutorials have been published by a number of blogs including Lifehacker, DIY Photography.net, Life in Lofi, SLR Lounge, etc. His limited edition Fine Art Street Photography prints are sold globally by Saatchi galleries, etc.

Simon is a passionate educator, a lover of simplicity on both gear and technique and welcomes photographs of all abilities and with cameras from iPhones, mirrorless to DSLRs. He is super welcoming, inclusive and very enthusiastic.