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Photography Composition & Portrait Masterclass - Brief History And The Art Of Seeing Parts 1 & 2

Mark Timberlake, Teaching Skills

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10 Videos (57m)
    • Module 01 02 Is It Art

    • Module 01 03 A Brief History Of Photography

    • Module 01 04 The Great Debate

    • Module 01 05 Activities

    • Module 02 01 Introduction

    • Module 02 02 The Ordered Universe

    • Module 02 03 Beauty Detector

    • Module 02 04 Let There Be Light

    • Module 02 05 The Photographers Playground

    • Module 02 06 Activities


About This Class

Creative Photography Part 1 - A Brief History Of Photography

Photography is it art or science?

Is it both?

Is it truth or fiction?

Should images be edited at all or left in their purest form possible thus begging the question are we taking an image or creating an image?

Why are some images better than others?

What does photography mean to you?

Learn What Undermines And Influences Photography

This course examines the relationship between the photography community and the art community and the concepts of objective and subjective beauty within art. Through learning these concepts you will be able to understand how to communicate better what it is you really wish to relay through your images so that it is more readily received by your viewers.

This course touches upon the elements of photography such as:

  • The Appeal To The Mind
  • Being The Mechanic
  • The Appeal To The Emotions
  • Observation Of Time

You will learn the interesting history of photography, how photography went from something enjoyed by the elite only, to something enjoyed by the masses. You will also learn about the great debate, how the historical different schools of thought of ‘straight photography’ and ‘pictorialism’ has influenced how we view photography even to this day.

Subjects Covered

Is it Art?
The Brief History Of Photography
The Great Debate

The Art Of Seeing - Creative Photography Composition Masterclass Part 2

Did you know that Photography has it own visual language?

And that if you understand this language you will be able to create your own powerful and compelling images?

Did you also know you have an inbuilt beauty detector within you to recognise what is beautiful?

Would like like to learn how to take what is already available within you and train yourself to see and take great images?

Learn The Laws And Crack The Code

It does not have to be a mystery as to why some people are better photographers than others. The good photographers have learned the laws of composition which dictate what is considered a poor or great image.

This course aims to identify what these laws are in an ordered universe, such as laws of light and the impact they have when creating our images.

The course also aims to inspire you to appreciate the inbuilt beauty detector within yourself that intuitively knows what makes up good composition and knows what looks nice. By moving this from a subconscious awareness to a conscious awareness you can train yourself to recognise and create great images.

You will learn the stages of how a viewer consumes an image:
The Eyes
The Mind
The Heart
The Hands

You will also learn the three essential elements of an image:

Lectures included:
The Ordered Universe
Beauty Detector
Let There Be Light
The Photographer's Playground

Ready For The Next Module In The Masterclass?

This course is part of a much larger masterclass, so please make sure you check the other modules out.

Join Us

So join us in the course so that you can learn the laws and crack the code to which makes up great creative photography.

6 of 6 students recommendSee All

Great insights into photography and images as art. I would highly recommend this class for anyone who likes taking their own pictures, or editing in photoshop.
Robin Slee

Let your inner artist out!

Amazing course! I'm learning a lot :)





Mark Timberlake

Teaching Skills

Mark runs a marketing company called SME Heroes, which specializes in training on all things to do with online course creation and online marketing.

He has extensive experience with online business in various forms over the last 14 years and loves to share his hard won lessons and techniques for online business success.

In addition he also has over 12 years experience in online retail and over 5 years experience as a commercial photographer.

This means he has a deep bread...

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