AGENDA – we’ll do as many items as fits with group members interests in time available ( 3rd Meeting Tues 24th Jan 2012)
1 Presentation & appreciation of group members 3 pics taken during the last week in Seaford or along the Promenade.
2 ‘Better Flickr-ing’ questions – & Report on technical matters – need to separate out ‘workshops’?
3 Andre Kertesz – YouTube video
4 NEWS A “sunrise” ‘Landscape’ shoot next weekend. On Sunday, according to the “Photographer’s Ephemeris”, the sun will be rising between Newhaven Harbour Wall and Seaford Head NB a very early start. Follow up with Tim King probably in the Methodist Hall. Tim will circulate details. Have a look at Tim’s wonderful photographs – he’s on Flickr. What’s The Photographer’s Ephemeris? – SEE – http://photoephemeris.com/
5 Where would you like the group/s to go from here? a) a shoot/trip and/or 52 challenges, b) inspirations from contemporary & ‘classic’ street photographers, c) development of before, during & after skills.
RUNNING LIST of SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE SESSIONS
What we’re doing isn’t art – is it?
Art is culturally, and personally, significant meaning, skilfully encoded in an affecting, sensuous medium.
(RP’s working definition – after a definition by Richard Anderson quoted in Freeland (2001 p. 77))
Making A/V & YouTube presentations
‘Reading’, Appreciating & Judging Photographs
BBC’s The Genius of Photography (It’s worth 20 viewings!)
Closer look at Nick Turpin’s video & the 52 Challenges & Street Photography Now book.
Closer look at legalities – e.g. BJP article on Street Photography and rights is HERE
A review of some of the best books on photography.
Close look at contemporary Street Photographers starting with – http://www.in-public.com/photographers
Close look at ‘classic’ Street Photographers – Kertesz, Lisette Model, Vivian Maier, Robert Doisneau, HCB
Sessions based on Thomas Leuthard’s two free e-books on Street Photography
Sessions based on the recent global street photography competition is HERE
SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE SHOOTS, TRIPS & EXHIBITIONS
1) Tim King’s ‘sunrise session, Brighton – 2) The North Laines, 3) Trip to Hastings, De La Warr & Warhol exhibition? – exhibition finishes Sun 26 Feb 2012
NB – RESOURCES TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT IN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY