Beyond a Single Image with Michael Robinson Chávez and Hector Emanuel. July 15th -17th, 2022

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Join the Leica Akademie and Michael Robinson Chavez and Hector Emanuel as they guide you through the process of creating a visual narrative that is beyond a single image. You will select a subject and Michael and Hector will give you their thoughts on how to go about creating an impactful visual narrative.
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$999.99
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Many photographers make beautiful images and that is a great place to start. As photographers grow, learning how to tell a story with a series of images  is a goal many aspire too. But how to get there?

Join the Leica Akademie and Michael Robinson Chavez and Hector Emanuel as they guide you through the process of creating a visual narrative that is beyond a single image. You will select a subject and Michael and Hector will give you their thoughts on how to go about creating an impactful visual story.

Even if you’re not looking to evoke social change the principles learned here will advance you work and help you effectively produce a cohesive body of work. No matter the genre of photography you enjoy, everyone can benefit from learning how to tell a visual story beyond the single image.

Topics:

  • Thinking, developing, and finding your storytelling style and aesthetic
  • Coming up with ideas. Researching and pitching your proposals
  • Turning your ideas into images
  • How to approach and build trust with subjects
  • Ethical issues
  • Editing and building a narrative

AGENDA:

Pre-class meetings
Before the first session, Michael and Hector will meet individually with each student for an initial review of your story idea.

Key questions to ask yourself before this session include.  Is the topic easily accessible? Will it translate into a set of photographs? Is it time-sensitive? How safe is the access to your subjects?

Friday – July 15th – 5:30p.m. – 8:30p.m.

  • Meet and greet at The Leica Store Bellevue, WA
  • Students will introduce themselves
  • Storytelling discussion by Michael and Hector

Saturday –  July 16th– 9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.

  • Working your story discussion
  • Students to create content
  • Check-in with Michael and Hector
  • Continue to create content and develop your story

Sunday – July 17th– 9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.

  • Student check-in at 9:00am
  • Continue working on stories.
  • All students to return to the store by 3:00pm with a completed story.
  • Editing and sequencing
  • Pitching a story and getting it published
  • Critique of students’ work.

Who should take this workshop?

This workshop is open to all experience levels: Any photographer with a serious interest in exploring different approaches to visual storytelling is encouraged to register. It is expected that participants are already comfortable with proper exposure and general camera use.

Things you should know:

Will we be taking photos during this workshop?
Yes, attendees will be making pictures over the weekend.

Do I need to already have a project started to show?
No, but we will be looking at your ideas and your previous work.

Will we learn about camera techniques, composition, etc?
We will discuss techniques, composition, and style as they pertain to your project/idea. This is an intermediate to advanced workshop, so basic knowledge of camera functions and basic ideas of composition will be assumed.

In what format should I bring my work?
We encourage you to bring work in digital format so it can be projected.

SPECIAL NOTES
Enrollment is limited to 10 participants.

COVID REQUIREMENTS
All participants attending this workshop will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination. This requirement applies to students, staff, and instructors.

STUDENT & MILITARY DISCOUNT
Currently enrolled college students and active military personal qualify for a discount. Please contact us directly for more information. Akademie@leicacamerausa.com

COVID REQUIREMENTS

All participants attending this workshop will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination. This requirement applies to students, staff, and instructors.

Fee:  Cost is $999.99

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