La Vie Urbaine. Feb 24 - Mar 25 Workshop

This year we see the start of La Vie Urbaine workshop for Cite Senior with La Ville De Genève.

Free to all, this workshop covers Street photography in Geneva and our urban surroundings. The workshops is for participants with mobile phones or stand alone cameras and will have an exhibition 2021 at Cite Senior. The workshops content covers:

  • Week 1:
    • What is Urban/Street photography
    • Photographers to look at.
    • Break.
    • What is Low Angle photography. – Styles and how it works.
    • Practical homework: Low Angle Photography.
    • Q&A.
  • Week 2:
    • Camera Gear: It’s the gear you own, it’s knowing how to use what you have.
    • Basics in Photography theory.
    • Class Critique. Practical work from the previous week. – Low angle photography.
    • Break.
    • In Review: Using graffiti and movement in photography.
    • Retouching/Editing: Live demonstration: How to edit in Snapseed
    • Practical homework: Graffiti and/or movement in Photography.
    • Q&A.
  • Week 3:
    • Class Critique. Practical work from the previous week. – Graffiti & Movement.
    • In Review: Shooting through objects.
    • Break.
    • Practical homework: Shooting Through Objects.
    • Q&A.
    • Photo Walk Altogether.
  • Week 4:
    • What makes a good photograph?
    • Class Critique. Practical work from the previous week. – Shooting Through Objects.
    • Break.
    • In Review: Sub-framing & reflections.
    • Practical homework: Sub-framing & Reflections.
    • Q&A.
    • Photo Walk Altogether.
  • Week 5:
    • Myths in Photography theory.
    • Class Critique. Practical work from the previous week. – Sub-framing & reflections.
    • Break.
    • In Review: Shadows, lines & structures.
    • Practical homework: Shadows, lines & structures.
    • Q&A.
  • Week 6:
    • Are we just going about in circles? – Has street photography really changed? Classics to modern photographers?
    • Class Critique. Practical work from the previous week. – Shadows, lines & structures.
    • In Review: How To cull images.
    • Moving forward. – What was covered, learnt and expressed in the workshop.
    • Selecting final images to exhibit.
    • Questions/Answers/Feedback.

For registration please contact the office at Cite Senior. This workshop is limited in participants and is for 25 people max.