Enrol in Contemplative Photography - Looking & Seeing
Course Code: ARTS2227
When eye, mind and world are in the same place at the same time, you see clearly, and your images are unique and vivid. A vivid image is enhanced by a clear and direct first perception. This is a strong approach to the creation of a brilliant image. Attentive presence course studies true perception through the synchronization of eye and mind. Instruction will investigate elements of the visual world - colour, light, space, surface, texture and more, as ways to connect with pure perception. On that basis, in a synchronized or contemplative way, you will explore the world considering topics such as colour and light, ordinary/personal world, people and other sentient beings, flowers and weeds. Learn how to make an equivalent photographic image that embodies the contemplative qualities of clear seeing: simplicity, space and purity. Instruction includes assignments and image reviews. This course and exploration would be of value for those in spiritual disciplines, visual artists, expressive art practitioners and therapists, as well as photographers. It will take you to the heart of direct visual perception. Previous photographic experience is not required. There are on-line methods of sharing your images and receiving feedback following the course. You are required to bring a digital camera (a point and shoot camera is workable).