Photographic Composition Confidence

Tutor: Whitfield Benson

Lunch: Price includes a hearty lunch.

Level:
All Levels

Typically for a max of 7 people.

Full Day

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Great images are made by an ‘artists eye’ and careful composition. This day is a full study of all the aspects of wonderful composition. Make your images stand out from the crowd. This day will include some practical outdoor work as well as time in the studio.

– Find out the keys to great composition
– Be able to look for lines and patterns
– Learn how to use depth of field and framing of a successful image
– See examples and be guided through how to solve composition problems

What to expect

Time at ArtisOn is designed to take you away from it all and provide the environment, the time and the guidance you need to create. You can expect a warm welcome, skilled and friendly tutors plus the chance to meet like-minded people keen to share ideas and experiences. You can even leave us to clear up the mess! There will usually be two workshops going on and we encourage everyone to mingle and be nosey about what the other workshop is up to.

Arrive in time to meet other participants over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits before beginning your session at the appointed time. There will be a mid-morning break for refreshments and a chance to talk over progress with others. Lunch is usually around 12:45 for about 45 mins – you can expect a homemade 2 course lunch. The main course will be delicious but don’t overdo it as the puds are usually worth waiting for! There will be a further afternoon break with the most wonderful cakes from Roots & Fruits Home Bakery, a North Yorkshire micro-bakery producing handmade bread and cakes. All food and refreshments are included in the price of the workshop.

Finish time is given as a target – there are occasions when the session may overrun so do let us know if you need to be away promptly.

We aim for your day to be a real treat… of course you could always learn a new skill in a shed or a draughty village hall with a curly sandwich, but we want you to have more fun than that! So we make it a day being looked after, with good food, good company and great inspiration!

What you’ll need to bring with you

Please bring:
Your camera and any other equipment
There will be a short expedition to photograph outside so please bring suitable clothing and footwear.
A notepad would also be useful.

“Whitfield gave us lots of great information for a beginner – he is very interesting and knowledgable. Everything was very relaxed and friendly – we got lots of good advice and some wonderful locations”

– Jud

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