Welcome to an immersive learning experience built around composite photography with renowned commercial photographer Eriк Аlmås. This 25 hour course is built around the essentials of creating composite images, practical color theory, and the hidden secrets to a strong composition.
May 17th sees Erik Satie's 150th anniversary and ECHO-Klassik Award winning pianist Olga Scheps presents the only new studio recording of his most beautiful piano solo works for the Satie celebrations 2016. Erik Satie is among the most popular composers worldwide, his most famous piano pieces such as „Gymnopédie No. 1” or “Je te veux” are instantly recognisable, having be used constantly in motion picture soundtracks and TV ads. As a special Bonus Olga Scheps recorded “Gentle Threat” by Chilly Gonzales, whom she frequently works together with on stage. Olga Scheps was born in Moscow in 1986, the daughter of two pianists, and discovered the instrument for herself at the age of four. She began studying the piano more intensively after her family moved to Germany in 1992. At an early age she had already developed her own unique style of keyboard playing, which combines intense emotiveness and powerful expressivity with extraordinary pianistic technique.
Veteran Patagonia photographer Jeff Johnson is a surfer, climber, adventurer, and all-around outdoorsman who captures extreme experiences through incredible photographs. In this 40-minute class, Jeff shares his technique for capturing key “in-between” moments: the smaller, quieter, beautiful moments that make a great adventure like climbing, surfing, or cliff-hanging into a truly human adventure. Throughout the class, Jeff also shares his best photography practices for being prepared, capturing action, and conveying passion in your images. By the end, you’ll be both inspired and empowered to get out, experience the world, and photograph it from your unique perspective.
Every afternoon, I take a small break to enjoy tea and a biscuit. It's the simplest time of day, and it's my favorite to capture. In this assignment, you'll interpret, capture, and share that same experience—what "afternoon tea" means to you—in 3 photographs that tell a visual story. Lifestyle photography is all about photographing real moments of life in an artistic way, so be sure to use light to shape your mood, and select photographs that reveal different moments of your narrative. Especially around the holidays, capturing these small moments is a welcome reminder of simple things that are truly perfect.