Travel Photography

$480.00

Learn how to go beyond snapshots and take your travel photography to the next level. In this intensive 7-week session, photographer Jordana Wright will introduce and explore the major genres and considerations vital to successful travel photography. Through lectures, creative assignments, and photography sessions, you’ll learn ways to visually explore locations, find their essence, and create dynamic, compelling images in your journeys.

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Jan. 11th, 7:00pm (Thursdays)
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Description

We all have high hopes for our photography when we travel. We aim to capture not only the beauty of our surroundings, but the special moments we experience along the way. Learn how to go beyond snapshots and take your travel photography to the next level. In this intensive 7-week session, photographer Jordana Wright will introduce and explore the major genres and considerations vital to successful travel photography. Through lectures, creative assignments, and photography sessions, you’ll learn ways to visually explore locations, find their essence, and create dynamic, compelling images in your journeys. Between classroom time and time shooting in the beautiful tourist destinations right in our backyard, you’ll be ready for whatever adventure next comes your way.
This hands-on curriculum has been developed from Jordana Wright’s upcoming book: The Enthusiast’s Guide to Travel Photography.
Topics Include:
  • Philosophy of Travel Photography and Planning A Creative Journey
  • Seeing The Landscape
  • Finding The Details
  • The Human Element, Food, and Lifestyle
  • Wildlife and Adventure
  • Urban Photography
  • Assembling Travel Images into a Visual Story
While discussions and hands-on photographic time will be the primary focus, the class will culminate in each student making 4-6 prints to tell a visual story.
This class will provide great foundation and background for any students planning to attend any of our Photo Trips and Workshops held in the breaks between sessions, including Jordana Wright’s workshop Nicaragua Awaits.

Prerequisites

Participants should have completed Photo 1 and Photo 2 and/or have moderate understanding of photographic principles and how to use their cameras.

Requirements

  • Two hours outside of class each week to complete assignments
  •  A Digital SLR Camera
  •  1 lens you’re comfortable using and 1 lens you feel you need more work with
  •  A Tripod

Location

R.S. Chicago Photography Classes

4001 N. Ravenswood Ave. #105

Chicago, Il, 60613

Instructors

Jordana Wright

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