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Women in the Industry

Finding magic in the everyday with Joanna Sellick | Women in the Industry

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Finding magic in the everyday with Joanna Sellick | Women in the Industry

Sony

Open to all.

Saturday 28th September, 12:00pm – 3:00pm

£30

 

As a creative, we all need a way of finding inspiration to fuel our work. For some, inspiration is found in the lyrics of a song, inexpensive props and costumes, old pieces of art – sometimes it hits after hours of scrolling through Pinterest. But what if I told you there was a way to train your mind to find inspiration in the everyday objects around you? Those books stacked on the shelf could be the door to an ancient land. That dying plant on your windowsill could be home to a host of fantasy creatures. This seminar aims to train your mind to think outside the box, so that next time you are stuck in a creative rut, you only have to look around!

Finding inspiration doesn’t have to be hard or expensive.

Itinerary:

-        Presentation and introduction covering:

  • In-depth look at the props used, where they have come from and what it is that makes them so effective in a storytelling environment. 
  • Learning how to make connections from everyday objects such as a spoon, and how these seemingly uninspiring objects can fuel entire concepts.
  • Learning that having techniques you enjoying doing can make idea generation easier and quicker. For example, focusing on ideas that include levitation, scaling down, or scaling objects up.

-        Demonstration and practical elements

  • Themes and connections we can make from the prop.
  • Ideas generated from those themes and connections.
  • Limitations of the shooting space. What shots will be needed to make the photo work? How much can be achieved in camera and what to leave for Photoshop?
  • Setting up the shot. How the Sony A7R III allows you to take self-portraits; how the app interacts with your phone to create a remote; using the timer and various focusing modes.
  • Demonstrating basic camera setting; depending on the lighting used in the space, extra continuous lights may be needed.
  • Brief look at how to edit these shots; walking through the process from choosing the right shots to work with, to editing them into a final piece.

The expert:

Joanna Claire is a self-taught photographer, specialising in Fine Art self-portraiture. Her narrative work often incorporates fantasy or fairy-tale themes, and is often a reflection of her present struggles, dreams, and whimsical thoughts. Since launching her Instagram for photography in 2017 with her first 52 week project, Joanna Claire has had works published, represented Sony at The Photography Show in Birmingham, and has been selected for this year’s Top Talent programme by Adobe. 

IG: @photographybyjoannaclaire

FB: Photography by Joanna Claire

www.photographybyjoannaclaire.co.uk

Speaker

Wex Photo Video

Wex Photo Video

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