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Remembering Childhood with Amy Shire, Jenny Rogers, Katie Brenkert and Sara Garcia

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the unfamiliary
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Find your why
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creative confidence
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Your Educators

The artists
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Material You Will Receive:

[icon_timeline][icon_timeline_feat]Over 250 pages in education

Behind the scene videos

Editing Tutorials

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Your Classroom Setting:

[icon_timeline][icon_timeline_feat]Four educators for 30 days with new weekly material

Group for discussion + inspiration

LIVE chat with all four educators


Course Dates:

[icon_timeline][icon_timeline_feat]Registration Opens: October 3rd

Class Starts: October 23rd

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What You Can Expect to Learn:

[icon_timeline][icon_timeline_feat]Reflecting on the why of capturing childhood

Mindfulness and being present in the moment

Understanding creativity

Leading a fuller, more creative life

Creative tools for capturing the essence of childhood

Seeking and recycling inspiration

Understanding your style

Finding inspiration in your environment

Falling in love with other families and telling their story

How to show your work

Defining documentary and lifestyle photography

Identifying what makes a good story & storyteller

The three parts of a story

Things to look for when setting your stage

Using texture, patterns, lines and shadows to simplify your setting

Why is perspective and point of view important

The importance of color

Using weather to help tell your story

Learning to frame your subject

Transferring the movement of your story in an image

Tricks to help establish your plotline

Finding your timing

Get in touch with your senses

Finding the magic in the mess

Composition with a purpose. Knowing when to break the rules

The power of perspective

Documenting the details

Finding the light wherever you are

Back-button focus the key to photographing fast moving children

Panning playing with shutter speed

Freezing motion how to capture movement and still get great focus

The importance of personal projects

Using your smart phone to capture the day to day – the power of it

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The new Direct workshops bring you a new way of learning! With this $55 course, you will receive material from all four educators.

This course is held 100% online. There is a dedicated Facebook group held specifically for all students of the Remembering Childhood course, where discussions and peer review is also welcomed. A free Dropbox account will be needed to receive material.

This course is for any artist looking to capture childhood in the way it was meant to be remembered. Anyone looking to capture your everyday life for both your family or clients is welcomed.

To get the most out of the course all students must own a DSLR, with an understanding of manual mode. Editing tutorials in both Photoshop and Lightroom will also be given. If you choose to follow along, Adobe products will also be required. A free Dropbox account will be needed to access weekly material.

This course is a four week interactive, learning experience, that allows students to learn at their own pace. Each week a new teacher will deliver their course material, diving into a new perspective on Remembering Childhood.

Throughout the material there will be assignments you can complete to get the most out of your learning experience. The Remembering Childhood group will be a great place to share and ask questions on material or to gain inspiration.

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