07 Aug Streets of San Francisco Photography Workshop

Source: Olafs Photoblog

It is finally here – the Streets of San Francisco Photography Workshop! We could not be more excited as San Francisco is one of the best cities for street photography in North America. Not only does it offer a plethora of fascinating visuals but the city vibe and remarkable people add an extra jolt to the process of Seeing.

Photographing in the city is so much more than the word “street” implies. Most street photography deals with documenting what’s there in plain sight but we want to go beyond that. Our objective is to create imagery which not only challenges your senses but triggers an emotional and visual reaction – whatever it may be. Yes, you are right! Sometimes such work is not easy to appreciate and sometimes it may even be confusing but one thing is for sure – it will make you pause, trigger emotions and jolt your ideas. To achieve this, we have worked over the last few years to create a program to help do just that.

We will be discussing and practicing five key concepts during this workshop:

SEEING THE IMAGE

CRAFTING THE IMAGE

EXECUTING THE IMAGE

POST-PROCESSING THE IMAGE

EVALUATING AND PRESENTING THE IMAGE

Each of these pillars of my program will be studied and practiced extensively. They include observation, the concept of a stage, arranging elements within the frame, simplifying the frame, evaluations and much more. The techniques and concepts I present are suited not only to novices but also experienced photographers who

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