May 7th – RPS ZOOM Workshop: Advanced Composition: Gestalt Theory

May 7th – RPS ZOOM Workshop: Advanced Composition: Gestalt Theory

£91.00

Want to create compelling images that immediately draw the eye and hold the viewer’s attention?
To please the viewers eye, you need to understand how the viewers eye works. In this workshops we will explore Gestalt Theory, explaining the psychology, and why certain rules of composition work.

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Online | Limited to 10 places

“One of the best, if not THE best learning events I have ever attended, and I know it will inform my future approach”
– Keith, Workshop Participant, 2024

Want to create compelling images that immediately draw the eye and hold the viewer’s attention?
To please the viewers eye, you need to understand how the viewers eye works. In this workshops we will explore Gestalt Theory, explaining the psychology, and why certain rules of composition work.

Recommended prior knowledge
This workshop has been designed to deliver valuable lessons for photographers of all skill levels.

Aims & Objectives
In this workshop you will learn
How to see composition in a new and simple way
Different ways to add impact and really make your subject stand out
How to immediately draw the eye
How to quickly build narrative
Master pictures of patterns and texture
Create compositions that are playful with your audience
Make the viewers minds fill in the blanks using the clues in the image
Increase the viewers engagement in your images

Course Outline
The complete slide deck will be sent to you afterwards for personal use only.

 

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About the Tutor:

Simon Ellingworth is a multi award winning Fine Art Street Photographer.

Simon has featured in the ‘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, Life in Lofi, SLR Lounge. His limited edition Fine Art Street Photography prints are sold globally by Saatchi galleries and more.

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.

Images © Simon Ellingworth

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IMPORTANT:

Just as a reminder, by signing up to the course you are giving your permission for us to give the tutor your email address to send you any workshop information.

If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out, please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera.

Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

RPS Cancellation Policy

Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date – please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.

Please look out for joining information. Either in-person meeting information, or online webinar links. If you don’t receive it, please email workshops@rps.org

For Enquiries

Mon – Friday : workshops@rps.org / 0117 316 4480
foh@rps.org / 0117 316 4453

Sat – Sun : foh@rps.org / 0117 316 4453