SkillShare - Documentary Photography: Capturing Places and People
[center]Duration: 41m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 640x360, 23.98 fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz | 192 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale takes you on an adventure to Venice Beach, California, sharingher documentary photography techniques. Immersion and relentless observation are key in Ami's practice.
She always arrives at a place before the sun comes up and revisits itagain at sundown to capture the best photos, understanding the placethrough patience and persistence. Ami will take you step-by-step through her best practices of finding the beauty in a person or an experience, and telling a story through that. This class is great for aspiring photojournalists, professional photographers seeking inspiration, and everyone who seeks essential tips and zen habits fordocumenting the world around them.
Your assignment is to plant yourself in one place for an hour and document the scene in2 photos. You will immerse yourself, observe life, and photograph what you find interesting. The purpose of this assignment is to practice patience and persistence. Taking time to notice stories unfolding before you isthe secret to good documentary photography.