09 May The Thinking Camera: A Pinhole Point of View | September
image credit: Mihály Alagi
The Thinking Camera: A Pinhole Point of View
Date | Sunday September 23, 2018
Time | 10AM – 4PM with a 30-minute break for lunch
Location | Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock Denver CO 80204
Cost | $180 Non-Member $162 Members + $10 materials fee for all participants
Instructor | Ashlae Shepler
Skill Level | Open to All Levels – some knowledge/familiarity with camera preferred, but not required
This full-day workshop will teach participants how to create a “low-fi” pinhole camera with any digital camera. Using non-destructive techniques, students will play with exposure and theatrical compositions to create experimental photographic images. Using posing and lighting exercises inspired by tableau paintings, this is a fun, interactive workshop where participants use pinhole distortion to create a unique photographic narrative. Participants will practice visualizing a story and constructing a scene as a group, and we will discuss how ISO, shutter speed, pinhole aperture, and focal length influence exposures and distortion.
Participants must supply a digital camera and a way to download images (sync cord or memory card reader). If available, participants should bring an extra body cap to use for their pinhole. A tripod is helpful, but not necessary. Any digital camera will work (camera phones, too!) Cardboard boxes will be available for participants who cannot remove lenses from their cameras.
- Digital Camera (Camera phones also work)
- Body Cap
- Sync Cord or Memory Card reader
- Tripod (optional)