3 – Fulfills Elective requirement for Certificate Program
This photography course delves deep into the fascinating interplay between the three key elements of imitation, influence, and inspiration and how they can help shape and enhance your photography.
Some of the key concepts in the course include developing a deeper understanding of the creative process and learning how imitation can act as a powerful tool for honing your technical skills. You'll explore how influential photographers from different eras have shaped your approach to photography and how to draw inspiration from others and your own work to create more meaningful images.
Understanding Imitation: Begin by exploring the art of imitation as a foundation for mastering photography techniques. Through hands-on exercises and analysis of different photographers' work, you'll learn how to incorporate and adapt their methods to enhance your own work.
Influence and Artistic Evolution: Digging into photography through the lens of photographs that have had an influence on your work from various genres and movements to discover how their innovative approaches and groundbreaking concepts have influenced your work.
Exploring the Visual Language: Analyze the visual language used by photographers and artists to communicate their messages. Through this analysis, you'll gain insights into how you can incorporate these techniques into your own work.
Creative Inspiration: Immerse yourself in the world of inspiration, from the natural world to literature, music, and art. Learn to harness these diverse sources of inspiration to fuel your creativity and produce unique photographic projects.
Critique and Feedback: Engage in constructive critiques of your work and those of your peers. Receive valuable feedback from both your instructor and fellow students to refine your skills and artistic vision.