Ann Woodard, of Ann Woodard, Photographer, is a portrait and documentary photographer located in Fairfax County, Virginia. Ann is excited to present her direct workshop to the Beyond the Wanderlust community, “The Art of Life: owning the in-between.” Unexpected. Vulnerable. Powerful. The in-between is just that - slivers of life that almost fell through the cracks and the soul of documentary photography. But the most compelling in-between moments don’t simply happen - they’re created. Ann’s guide will show you how to recognize the powerful in-between moments waiting in your art. Through this workshop you’ll learn how to shape the ideal environment, guide your subjects towards natural connections, using eye contact, and how to compose and edit for meaning. By the end, you’ll bring to light the most compelling slivers of life - the in-between.
Part I - Pre-shoot: understanding
Intro to the in-between
Re-training your subjects for the in-between
Research: slowing the speed of life
The right equipment for the in-between and you
The right environment for them
Part II - Shooting: capturing the in-between
Beers, anyone? Meeting, bonding, and getting vulnerable
Noticing the unnoticeable: recognizing the lost details
Creating the in-between
Working with shy, embarrassed or difficult subjects
The in-between portrait: the eyes have "it"
Light and composition: getting it right
Part III - Post-processing: creating power and art
The thoughtful cull: picking your most powerful images for your story collection
Editing the in-between in LR for the most impact
What material will be received:
1o7 page PDF workbook
Behind the scenes video with Ann during a family session
Three editing videos with Ann including working in Lightroom
Lightroom Presets - clean edit and B&W matte
Please allow up to 72 hours for delivery of materials after purchase.