Instructional Curriculum:

Choosing your Camera: A camera's a camera's a camera. This course is designed for your "eye" with a pinhole camera if need be... Want megapixel counts or gearhead information there's plenty on the Web. I'm approaching this as an artist not a camera equipment enthusiast. I will speak to the differences between recording materials Digital Carbon Recording , Silver Halide (B/W Film) Color Emulsions

Developing Your Eye: Identifying your subject or background. Understanding what you want to relate to your viewer. Then how to make it prominent.

The Art of Composition: Flat, Vanishing points, Symmetry vs Asymmetry, Cropping, Snapshots

Seeing the Light: Color, Highlights, Shadows, Middletones, Direct Sunlight, Backlighting, Sidelight, Fills, Available Light, Strobe (Flash)

Exposure Control: Speed vs Depth of Field, ISO

Portraiture: Studio Portraits, Candid's, Location Portraits, Styling, Fashion, Glamour, Nudes

Table Top: Still Life, Product, Macro Photography, Architecture

Reportage: Photojournalism

Finishing: Retouching Darkroom / Photoshop etc.

Presentation: Portfolios, Slide Shows, Flash etc.

Barry's resume

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I am avalible for private and group teaching both live and on-line distance learing...My rates can be found Teaching Instruction prices

A simple example, pick a thing, "subject",concept something to work around.

Now spend 20 minutes shooting as many photographs as you can to illustrate the theme. Send your completed project to me photography@weiser.net and let me help improve you shooting technique...

Example:"Textures" is a .wmf video animation you'll be taken off site, make sure to return.. Your project need not be a video, .zip up the files and send them...