Seeing Revere Beach with Stella Johnson – July 29th – 31st, 2022 – Boston, MA
There will be hands-on, in-the-moment instruction, as well as daily group critiques. We will help you photograph the visual cacophony of beach life by making dynamic compositions that explode with light, shadow, and color and help you to shape those images into a compelling body of work through selection and sequence.
- Introduction to Stella’s photographic approach
- Light and Moment
- Shape and Form
- Waiting, Looking, Turning Around
- Arriving before and staying until after the action or event
- Pre-visualizing the result
- Sequencing importance
- The Art of Editing
A weekend with Stella will recalibrate your ability to photograph the visual cacophony of daily life around you wherever you are, by making dynamic compositions that explode with light, shadow, and color. Our goal will be to help you tell a story with the moments found in Revere Beach.
Schedule: July 29th – 31st , 2022
Friday – July 29th — 7:00a.m.-8:00p.m. – (Beach day)
Saturday – July 30th — 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. – (Beach day)
Sunday – July 31st — 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. (Leica Store Boston)
Who should take this workshop?
This workshop is open to all levels of photographers who are keen to grow their skill set.
*A Leica Camera is not required for this class. Students must have a basic or intermediate operational knowledge of their camera. An assortment of Leica Cameras will be available on loan to try out.
Attendance is strictly limited to 10 students max, so be sure to sign up at your earliest opportunity.
Stella Johnson is a photographer and educator known for her passionate and honest documentary projects. She received a Core Fulbright Scholar Grant to photograph in Mexico in 2003, and Fulbright Specialist grants to teach in Mexico in 2006 and in Colombia in 2018.
The University of Maine Press published her first monograph, Al Sol: Photographs from Mexico, Cameroon, and Nicaragua in 2008. ZOI, her second monograph, was published in 2018 by Wild Greek Press.
A dedicated educator, Johnson holds teaching positions at Boston University and Lesley University College of Art and Design. She also teaches workshops in Greece, Cuba, Colombia, and Mexico. Johnson holds a BFA from The San Francisco Art Institute and an MS in Journalism from Boston University.
Johnson’s photographs have been widely exhibited in the United States and internationally. Her work is held in public collections including The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, The Haggerty Museum of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Portland Museum of Art, and The Southeast Museum of Photography, among others.
She was a 2018 and 2013 finalist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship, Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50, twice, and a nominee for the Boston Foundation’s Brother Thomas Fellowship. Johnson’s work has received numerous honors including a New England Foundation for the Arts Cultural Collaborative Artist-in-Residence Grant and Julia Margaret Cameron Award.
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