Wandering in the Company of Strangers: Hawaii

Black Boots Ink invites you to join us in Hawaii to collaborate on a traveling, project-based workshop and exhibit introducing you to your neighbor.

  • When: Oct 22, 2010
  • Where: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Price: $closed
  • Wandering in the Company of Strangers: Hawaii
  • Wandering in the Company of Strangers: Hawaii

Features & Info

Course Description

The emphasis of this workshop is on learning and practicing skills that help photographers document their own communities. Workshop sessions are designed for practical use with personalized working critiques centering on the work created and instruction for making insightful, story-telling images in natural environments. This session examines the narrative, aesthetic, and emotional aspects of photography.

What to Expect

Each day is divided between classroom instruction, discussions, personal and group critiques, and fieldwork. Discussion includes ethics and responsibilities, light and composition, and equipment choices. Participants should be prepared to work in digital format. Enrollment is open to amateur and professional photographers.

Voice

We will discuss ways to use the camera to give voice to a community by approaching people, building relationships, and making insightful images in their natural environment. We will also discuss ethics and responsibilities, light and composition and equipment choices. The purpose of this workshop series is to help you understand the narrative, aesthetic, and emotional aspects of photography.

“I learned new skills, was made aware of some bad habits, and overall am more confident about taking my urban photography and street portraiture to a higher level. I also met and was inspired by many very talented photographers.”
~ Brad Evans

Additional Info & Sponsors

More workshop info

Sponsors

In collaboration with: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa – Outreach College Pacific New Media