Free Creative Photography Workshop

  • February 8, 2014 · 2:00 PM

This is a free workshop (as in "free speech" and as in no charge)  that will focus on approaching the camera and photography with a heightened sense of awareness. When we are in this state of mindfulness or relaxed awareness we often refer to it as "the zone". By cultivating this relaxed awareness we develop our ability to access this state.

As we increase our awareness of our environment, our subject, the light, the camera, the images that we create, our own thoughts and feelings, we ultimately gain awareness of our selves and who we are, liberating ourselves from our own ideas and limiting beliefs and opening ourselves to the source of creativity.

We are all different and have a unique way of looking at things. When we are open we allow ourselves to develop our own perspective and approach to create truly special images in our own personal style.

Our aims will be to become more familiar with the state in which we create our best images, to slow down to be able to develop an authentic connection with our subject, seeing it for what it is, and to become aware of our state of mind. Our emphasis will be on developing our creative eye and not so much on technique, although any questions are welcome.

Every Creative Photography workshop is different with different activities and addressing different aspects of photography.

You may:

• use any kind of camera from a smart phone to a DSLR

• work at whatever level that you like

• bring any additional equipment such as reflectors, flashes, triggers, filters, tripods etc

• experiment with any photographic techniques such as macro, long exposure, off camera flash, HDR etc

Please contact me if you have any questions or comments.

michael

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  • jennifer

    Thanks. Michael. it was a very good workshop, enjoyed it.

    2 · February 9, 2014

    • michael: t.

      Zam's work is great! http://zamrudphotogra...­

      1 · February 10, 2014

    • zamrud

      Thanks Michael for the kind words......FYI, Jennifer, we are working together with an editing workshop etc to support the wonderful workshops that this meet up group has already have.

      1 · February 10, 2014

  • Keith John C.

    Thank you Michael for this vibrant and insightful workshop. Really enjoyed it and definitely gave me some inspirations! Really nice and helpful people, too.

    1 · February 10, 2014

  • Rose Cassar M.

    It was a great experience. Look forward to going again

    2 · February 9, 2014

    • zamrud

      Nice to meet you too.

      February 9, 2014

    • michael: t.

      See you again soon Rose

      February 9, 2014

  • Kristen

    Sorry was running so late! See you at the next one.

    February 8, 2014

  • michael: t.

    Thanks everyone for another successful workshop. It was so good to see everyone so engaged and to hear all the discussions.

    1 · February 9, 2014

  • Makiko G.

    another awesome workshop! thanks you Michael.

    2 · February 9, 2014

  • zamrud

    See you tomorrow Michael :)

    February 7, 2014

    • michael: t.

      Looking forward to it Zamrud :-)

      1 · February 8, 2014

  • Raza G.

    Can't wait to see other photography fans I hope I will meet some new friends with some great ideas, peace. ..

    February 6, 2014

  • Raza G.

    Can't wait to see other photography fans I hope I will meet some new friends with some great ideas, peace. ..

    1 · February 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This workshops sounds fantastic. It explains why I love photography as a tool to keep you present and see all the beauty around us! :)

    2 · January 30, 2014

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