I taught another One to One photoshoot today, even with my gammy toe which is still KILLING me! Today was fun as I know Kathy who came to take my class.
I know the first half of the day is pure mathematics for my clients and I feel bad as I see the pure pain in there eyes, that is, until we go out on a practical lesson based on the theory. I then stand, enthralled, as the mathematics and composition come together and they show m AMAZING pictures they have taken based on my teachings. I couldn't possibly let any of them go home until they nail the semi automatic functions on their camera and even bordering on the principals of manual mode. BUT........ I don't teach client creative photography because to be able to even do that, you have to know the functions of your camera and how magical it can be. Once you have mastered that, you can take pictures of any old thing and it be amazing.
Here is Kathy, which I took this afternoon. Isn't she adorable? She celebrates a milestone birthday this week and think she has great skin for her age
You see the green flower she has on her jacket? Well she brought me one in red too - I LOVE IT so much, its gorgeous and best of all, she made it!
So I taught Kathy about depth of field and composition in the park and getting the exposure bang on. She did a great job. I took these pics whilst she got to grips with it all - don't we have a lovely flower Park?
And Im sure she won't mind me sharing this cool pic she took using one of my favourite compositions, Continual. I love the juxtapose of the cars cutting across the photo:
A lovely day spent with another lovely (and patient) student xx
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