Light, Shadow, Night, Twilight
David H. Wells is a freelance editorial photographer who specializes in producing photo-essays on location, across the globe. His finished “Light Studies” have been published in general interest magazines as well as photography magazines, and have been displayed in numerous exhibitions. See his work at: http://www.davidhwells.com/.
David H. Wells was recently voted one of PDN’s Best Workshops Instructors! To learn more visit http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/features/PDN-Reader-Survey-T-3302.shtml
Spending time with this master of light and shadow will help you understand how to make your own “Light Studies.” Wells will share specific techniques and particular images that highlight those used to create his photo-essays.
Workshop Instructor: David H. Wells
Dates: September 13-15, 2013
Times: Friday 7-9pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 6:30am-4pm
Location: Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
Cost: $530 (includes daily lunch)
Through this workshop you will learn:
• Specific issues of time of day, and morning vs. evening light
• Quality and direction of light
• Scouting a location with a compass to plot the play of light
• Importance of the photographer’s position
• Use of lines, light and dark
This lecture and shooting class has extensive visuals to introduce you to the important and useful approach to using available light. Participants will gain a better understanding of natural light, how it is shaped by the time of day, seasons, and the photographer’s perspective. You will be able to tell your story though light!
Please bring a PORTFOLIO of your work. Ideally, you will bring ten of your very best images. (Prints, photocopies or digital files are best!)
For a list of suggested readings on this and other workshops by David H. Wells, visit: http://thewellspoint.com/about/reading-lists-by-workshop-topic/.