Travel Photography: Capturing the Stories of Your Adventures - Spring 2023
|DATE||May 17 | Wed 6-8pm (Online, Pacific Time),
May 20 | Sat 10am-12pm (In-person), &
May 24 | Wed 6-7pm (Online, Pacific Time)
Payment & Refund Policy
|FORMAT||Hybrid; first session meets via live, interactive Zoom meeting, followed by in-person/on-location meeting. Review our COVID-19 Safety Protocols for information about requirements for students, faculty, and staff who will be onsite at PCNW.|
|LEVEL||Introductory - Advanced|
Gear up for the summer travel season by learning how to make the most of your photographs no matter where you go. In this workshop, Kate will review elements of creating images with more meaning and intention as you explore the world. From family vacations to solo journeys this course will inspire you to be present in the space you are in, while also capturing moments you can reflect on and share with family, friends and followers.
Through Kate's stories and images, you will gain insight on how you can experience new places at a deeper level, through culture, history, cuisine and more. Whether you love road tripping around the Pacific Northwest, or hopping a plane to the other side of the globe, you will leave this course inspired, prepared and ready to plan your next adventure!
Kate will discuss:
- Thoughts on why we travel & why we take photos
- Research, before you go, once you’re there, etc…
- Composition, the essentials and some rule breaking!
- Understanding light and shadow
- Creating images that convey the story of your experience, how to pull these together for a series or photo essay
- Editing, how and why we edit, how it can affect the mood of an image
- Gear: from cameras, lenses, tripods and more
- Social media tips, Insta-what? Stories, Posts, etc.
MAY 17 | 6PM - 8PM | Online Presentation
This session will include an online presentation, with time for Q&A, as well as an overview of the in-person workshop.
MAY 20 | 10AM - 12PM | In-Person Workshop
The group will meet at a location in Seattle. Kate will provide a detailed route and prompts for attendees to explore and capture their own stories. Kate will actively work with attendees to answer questions, discuss settings and techniques while in the field.
MAY 24 | 6PM - 7PM | Online - Image Review
Attendees will submit a small selection of images from the in-person outing for a meaningful discussion and review online, lead by Kate.
Images © Kate Hailey