From Taking to Making: The Secrets to Great Photographs

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Watch From Taking to Making: The Secrets to Great Photographs

Learn to see in a new way and rediscover your joy for photography! Join Ibarionex Perello in downtown LA for an exploration of the principles used to make great photographs. While this class uses street photography as the vehicle for seeing differently, the lessons learned can be applied to all types of photography. As you follow Ibarionex through the streets he’ll share his perspectives on gear and camera settings, how your mindset affects what you see, and how to see the world graphically so that you can use those graphic elements to build stronger photographic compositions.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : See Differently
Lesson 3 : Light and Shadow
Lesson 4 : Line and Shape
Lesson 5 : Color
Lesson 6 : Gesture
Lesson 7 : Finding a Composition in a Busy Scene
Lesson 8 : Simplify
Lesson 9 : Stick to One Spot
Lesson 10 : Your Mindset is Key
Lesson 11 : Gear and Settings Considerations
Lesson 12 : Making a Portrait
Lesson 13 : Conclusion

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Ibarionex Perello

Ibarionex Perello is a photographer, writer and educator with over 25 years of experience in the photographic industry. He is the host and producer of The Candid Frame podcast (, which he has been producing since 2006. The show has featured hundreds of conversations with some of the world’s best established and emerging photographers including Sam Abell, Mary Ellen Mark, Eli Reed, Ruddy Roy, Maggie Steber and many others.He has written hundreds of articles for magazines and has authored six books on the subject of photography. His most recent book is Making Photographs: Developing a Personal Visual Workflow.He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife Cynthia and their dog, Zooey.

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