Join Remy, a local commercial photographer on a snap and chat photography crash course. Get a new perspective on creative and learn a few things about your personal camera platform.
Remy gained his photography experience while working in Detroit's advertising world, and is now an in-house photographer for a local jewelry retailer. His work extends from commercial product photography to fashion editorial. To see some of his work follow him on Instagram @remy_me or visit www.remyroman.com.
Things you'll need for camp:
- A phone or camera
- A tripod if you're down to nerd out
Instagram hashtag for shots to be published to #snapsnchat
The group meets on the Woodward side of the Detroit Library.
- Useful photo apps
- A philosophical look at photography from a commercial photographers perspective (5 minutes)
Chapter 1: Light (15 minutes, walk around the DIA)
- Low key vs high key photography
- How light interacts with the world
- Creative use of light (reflections, shadows, & modifiers)
Chapter 2: Composition (20 minutes, walk from DIA to McGregor Center)
- Rule of thirds and building interest
- Lensing / Zoom
- Get weird with composition (lines, contrast and story telling)
Chapter 3: Depth (15 minutes, around McGregor)
- The power of BOKEH
- Discuss aperture and its creative importance.
- What sets apart DSLRs from other camera platforms (glass, sensor and post)
Chapter 4: Finding new perspectives (15 minutes on top of WSU parking structure 2 or 5)
- Discuss perspective's play in creativity
- What do you miss when you don't explore
- Taking a photo of the Detroit skyline (apply skills picked up the day of, creative edits)
Return to Detroit Library (Cass side) and open discussion on gear or technique.