Monday 18th April, 2016
11:30am to 12:30pm
Whether you’re using a camera phone or DSLR, you’ll learn how to take photos that get the job done in this session. How do “pretty pictures” differ from photographs used in business? How do photographers capture attention, keep it focused, and move the viewer’s eye into images?
You’ll learn this and more, including (but not limited to):
*Picking a subject, whether a person at an event or a product with a plain background
*Capturing a compelling perspective
*Using the “rule of thirds”
*Choosing where to focus (aperture mode)
*Including negative space
*Filling the frame
*Looking for patterns
You’ll see several examples of how these techniques are used as well as a few editing techniques that can enhance your photos. A resource list will be provided for learning more.
Words By Joy, Stories By Joy
Joy is the owner of Words By Joy and Stories By Joy. She has been a technical communicator, business writer, and instructional designer for more than thirty years. Her passion for photography has earned her spots in juried shows and led to the recent development of Stories By Joy, which captures personal stories in poetry and photography. Joy is the co-author of Five Steps to MadCap Flare with Lorraine Kupka, and the author of the award-winning dog training book Happy Tails. She has published more than 100 articles on topics ranging from Finger Lakes wines, local history, and gardening to career development and human interest stories.
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