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Art For Photographers

Jane Conner-ziser


Jane designed this presentation to show how fine art basics are applied to everything we do in the photo industry. It is a comprehensive overview of light, classical lighting patterns, composition, line, perspective, color, motion, focal point development and controlling viewer's eyes through contrast, color and detail. Illustrated with graphics, photographs and many samples this wildly popular presentation is a staple introduction to the theory behind the creation of award winning photography, fine art retouching and emotion grabbing paintings.

Topics Covered:

5 Lights of Nature and how to use them
How composition effects the mood of images
Using color for emotion and eye control
The use of line and perspective in art
Developing rhythm and movement in images
How to identify and develop focal points
What retouching is supposed to look like
A visual guide for setting up Classical Portrait Lighting
How to view a face
Running Time Time: 65:23

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Dramatically increase your understanding of what makes a picture

These principles were understood by the masters of old and have been passed down from generation to generation.
Understanding these principles will completely change your ability to communicate to your audience and create images that are eye-catching and pleasing.
These principles apply to photography. This training is your secret weapon to always making photographs that will stand out from the masses.

Here is just a sampling of what you will learn!

The 5 Lights of Nature

Understand the different types of light, diffuse, highlight, shadow and edge contrast to create depth and define surface quality.

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Lighting Patterns

Understand the basic Lighting patters for classical to contemporary. Rembrandt, shot, broad, butterfly, split and more.

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How different shapes and objects come together to lead the eye and strengthen what you are trying to say in the photograph

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Each different color communicates a different emotion. Understand the meaning between different colors, high and low key etc.

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Jane Conner-ziser

Jane Conner-ziser

Jane Conner-Ziser is a photographer, digital artist, premier educator and independent consultant. With over 25 years of experience, 19 of them in digital imaging and evolving technologies, the techniques Jane developed for facial retouching and enhancement and portrait painting are widely emulated by photographers and digital artists worldwide through her classes and educational products. She was named as one of Canon's Explorers of Light in their PrintMaster program, is an Adobe Photoshop Expert, a Corel Painter Master and a Craftsman Photographer of the Professional Photographers of America. In addition, she is past co-chair for the Digital and Advanced Imaging Committee for the Professional Photographers of America. Considered to be one of the most versatile artists in the industry, Jane's engaging style, impressive knowledge of her field and her easy and entertaining way of presenting challenging material make her one of the most significant educators in the industry today

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