Photograph an Awesome Series; Ignite Your Creativity | Kristin Savko | Skillshare

Photograph an Awesome Series; Ignite Your Creativity

Kristin Savko, eLearning Developer, Photographer, Designer

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6 Videos (28m)
    • Welcome!

      0:58
    • Types of Photo Series

      1- Types of Photo Series.pptx
      3:16
    • Developing Your Idea

      2- Developing Your Idea.pdf
      2:59
    • The Power of Photo Composition

      3- Composition.pdf
      6:24
    • Basic Editing and Effects

      6:31
    • Creating Your Collage

      7:31

About This Class

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photo series is a set of photographs created with the intent of telling a story, evoking emotion, or causing the viewer to take a closer look at something. Shooting a photo series can be a lot of fun, and working within the parameters of a series can ignite your creativity and advance your photography skills.

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As a photographer, I love the creative spark that a photo series gives me. Not only do series inspire me to pick up my camera, but they also are a great way to create a cohesive project from start to finish. My current series, “Little Loves: Everyday Life” is a personal, longer and ongoing photo series that allows me to be mindful of the details and moments of my everyday life.  With this class, I want to share with you the joy and satisfaction of creating a photo series and then displaying it in a collage.

A collage is a great format to display your series (and all the work you put into it), and looks fabulous on a blog, Facebook, greeting cards, or printed and framed on your wall! 

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What you’ll learn

In this class we will break down a photo series into manageable steps by:

  • Defining a photo series by looking at examples and resources
  • Learning to develop your idea though word lists, mood boards, and shot lists
  • Discussing basic photo composition and how to strengthen your images
  • Learning about basic photo editing and effects
  • Creating a collage using 4-9 images from your series

Who is this class for?

This class is for anyone who enjoys taking pictures and is eager to take part in a photography challenge.  It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, a photo enthusiast, a budding photojournalist, a parent, or heck, you just love documenting life with your camera…this class is for you.

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Kristin Savko

eLearning Developer, Photographer, Designer

I graduated with a BA in art from Millersville University and began my career working in a photo lab where I helped customers improve, print, and share their photographs, as well as taught classes in basic photography skills, composition, and techniques for six years. I am passionate both about my art and education.

I am a freelance photographer and designer, owning my own business Kristin Savko Photography and Design telling stories with my camera at weddings, family gatherings, and p...

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