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Friday, March 6 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Color Outside the Lines: Creating Compelling Childhood Imagery FILLING
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Take your images to a new level by enhancing your use of perspective and composition! Melissa will walk you through her thought process when photographing children that includes finding new ways to tell a compelling story. She will breakdown the power of perspective and how you can utilize it to elevate your art. Melissa will demonstrate how lens choices can alter overall composition and feeling in an image. Class will take place at the Noguchi Playscape in Piedmont Park with school aged siblings acting as models. Participants are welcome to shoot alongside after instructor demonstration is complete. Bringing a camera with both a wide angle and a telephoto lens is recommended. Melissa will be shooting with a 15mm, 35mm and 85mm lens. Creative lenses/shooting styles will be discussed. Students should be comfortable shooting in manual mode.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how lens choices affect overall composition and feeling in an image
- Understand how to enhance storytelling through varied perspectives
- Learn how to compose an image to create a clean, simple frame, even while in a public setting

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Melissa Haugen

Melissa is based in Roseville, California. She lives on her little piece of country in the middle of the city and spends her days chasing after three wild kids, some chickens and a dog, alongside her husband of 16 years. She is a natural light photographer, who loves photographing... Read More →

Friday March 6, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EST
MEET ON THE LOEWS TERRACE -- Noguchi Park (Piedmont Park)