Saturday, August 01, 2015

Conversations about Clouds and Portfolios of Sorts

I was doing my homework tonight. What do I mean by homework? Well, next week I'll be taking a workshop with Arthur Meyerson, noted photographer of all things color and author of the book The Color of Light. As with most workshops, the instructors want to see a few of your images so they can determine what sorts of assignments you should get. Lordy, my stuff is all over the map as usual, but I've decided that I'm going to give up a few brightly color images, so I'm going to include some punchy colored shots along the lines of what you see here, in order to give him a feel for how I try to work with color.

Going into my homework assignment, I thought I would have a lot of architecture, but it seems like I'm actually getting more nature into the mix. Maybe I'm just in a more nature-y kind of a mood but I've managed to select icebergs and water reflections peppered with one or two architectural shots like I always do. Maybe this workshop will help give me some direction and offer up some new subject matters to explore as well. Since I've not been to the Pacific Northwest before, I'm looking at is a new territory to explore, get out, see the world, catch up with old shooting buddies, and get a break from the summertime heat. It's a blamy 77 degrees up that way these days, at the very least I'll be enjoying that part of the trip. Plus, I'll get to meet some new people, get out and explore a little bit. Doesn't that sound like fun to you?

I guess you could say I'm looking for some direction, lots of information about color (color, color, and more color!) and a nice break with a lot of shooting. We should all be so lucky!

Until next time...


2 comments:

Janice / Dancing with Sunflowers said...

Oooh! The colour of light - that sounds interesting. I hope you have a great time, Carol. Selecting a handful of photographs to demonstrate your art sounds scary to me, but I know you'll have a great selection to show them.

Carol said...

Thanks, Janice. It was a fun workshop indeed. Really enjoyed catching up with some old friends and took away some color images to work with in the future. I do have to get out your way at some point, I promise!