Composition + Storytelling


It doesn't matter what camera you have or what lenses you use if you don't know how to compose a good photo. The best camera on the planet wont make a good image, it takes an clear understanding of concepts like balance, symmetry, shapes, color theory and more to make a great image. This class we will focus on how to make an interesting photo and by the end you'll have the skills, understanding and confidence to make a good image no matter what the subject. Here is what we will focus on:

1. Composition Basics

– Understanding Rule of Thirds
– Using Patterns, Framing, Texture
– Basic Color Theory
– Using Depth of Field

2. Storytelling

– Shoot wide, Shoot tight
– Perspective
– Detail awareness
– Death to the snapshot

3. Exercises

– Photo walk
– Basic Portrait
– Photo critique