Travel Photography: Capturing the Stories of Your Adventures - Spring 2022
|DATE||May 11 & 14, 2022 | Wednesday 6-8pm (Online, Pacific Time) & Saturday 10am-2pm (In-person)|
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!
Session 1 (May 11) - Presentation via Zoom
During this presentation, 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
- Gear: from cameras, lenses, tripods and more
Session 2 (May 14) - In person, photowalk through Pike Place Market in Seattle, WA
During this in-person outing, Kate will lead the group through Pike Place Market. She will highlight elements of the space and guide you through creating your own photo essay of your experience there. This in-person experience will leave attendees feeling inspired with new ideas and techniques to use on their own.
- Camera or mobile phone
- Lens, 18-55mm zoom, or primes in a 35 - 50mm range are great options
Images © Kate Hailey