Seeing in Black and White for Photography

Date Sunday 29 September 2019
Time 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Price£35 | £32
TutorMathieu Decodts

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Seeing in Black and White for Photography


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Feeling stuck in your photographic journey? Have you mastered the technical elements of photography, like how to set your exposure and focus? Are you in a creative rut not knowing where to take your work next?  If you are interested in black and white photography but don't know how to start or are already working in black and white but want to improve, then this is the workshop for you.  

The focus of this five-hour workshop is learning how to “see in black and white”.  Many modern cameras can be set to display black and white on the rear screen during use. However, learning how to recognise good compositional elements, scenes or light is the real skill in black and white photography.  

The workshop will be full of practical exercises and walkabout photography, which aims to show you how to see interesting subjects for black and white photography before you even pick up your camera. 

You will learn about how colour theory, shapes, texture and contrast impact black and white photos and more as you make your way through the area around The Crescent.  

The length of the workshop will be five hours in total. Two hours shooting in the area to begin. Followed by a one-hour break to review pictures, discuss post-processing and Q&A your photography problems. You will then finish up with two more hours shooting in the area to put this into practice.


About the Tutor

Mathieu Decodts  is a full time professional photographer who lives in the Northern Irish countryside.

Mathieu has been an artist all his life, working with pencil, paint and clay. He now expresses his artistic ideas using light as his media, capturing it with his camera.

He is known for his hands on teaching style and though his classes are challenging they are fun above all else.

Age Range16+ yrs

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