Designed to provide inspiration to both experienced and up and coming photographers, this program provides the opportunity to receive hands-on critical feedback, both in the classroom and on the street.
Leica M cameras have been synonymous with classic street photography ever since the first Leica M was brought forth in 1954, this program continues the tradition, focusing on the essence of both the technical aspects and the creative approaches to Street Photography.
The weekend format will kick off with an evening lecture on Friday night and the chance to check out Leica gear for the entire workshop. Saturday will include both morning and afternoon shooting sessions. Sunday the group with come together for one of one review of the pictures taken, as well as a group critique.
Topics covered include:
- The roll of mindfulness in Street Photography
- Approaches to photographing strangers
- Focusing quickly
- Developing long term projects
- Moving from inspiration to finding your own style.
- Strategies for editing.
Who should take this workshop?
If you have ever been curious as to what it takes to make great pictures in the street and want to explore these techniques and get feedback on your photography, than this is the program for you.
Participants should be prepared to try new techniques and get out of their “comfort zone” or established way of shooting.
Leica M and Monochrom cameras will be available during the workshop, but you are not required to use or own a Leica camera to attend the program.
Nicholas Pinto is an Italian-American photographer born and raised on the Southwest Side of Chicago. He creates images with a masterful eye and a keen awareness of the surreal aspects of the ordinary reality. Pinto is represented by Redux images in New York City and is available for assignment and freelance work. Discover more of his work here.
The Art Institute of Seattle
2323 Elliott Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121-1642
Friday: – 6pm-9pm – Opening lectures and check out of Leica cameras
Saturday- 10am-7pm – Meet up at Art Institute and head out to shoot for the day.
Sunday – 1pm-6pm – Final group review.