book to everyone who wants to reach further with their photography or other creative endeavor they cherish.” —Douglas Kirkland
From the Back Cover
Whether you are an amateur or professional, architect or acupuncturist, physician or photographer, this guide provides inspiration, simple techniques, and assignments to boost your creative process and improve your digital images using natural light without additional gear.
Chris Orwig's insights-to reduce and simplify, participate rather than critique, and capture a story-have made him an immensely popular workshop speaker and faculty member at the prestigious Brooks Institute. His engaging stories presented as lessons follow his classroom approach and highlight what students say is his contagious passion for life.
In this accessible and beautifully illustrated four-color guide you will:
Discover visual poetry in the creative processUse less to say more with your subject matterLearn to see light, color, shape, and expressionUnderstand what gear is essentialCreate compelling portraitsMake lasting memories of your family and kidsCapture the outdoors and adventureBegin the transition from amateur to professionalChris also includes exclusive interviews with such photographers as: Steve McCurry, Chris Rainier, John Sexton, Rodney Smith, Joyce Tenneson, John Paul Caponigro, Marc Riboud, and Pete Turner.
Share your work with the author and other readers at www.flickr.com/groups/visual-poet and visit the Web site: www.visual-poet.com.