Dive deeper through exploring different genres of photography

There are no available registration dates at this time.

NOTE: This Course will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets weekly on Tuesday from 1-3pm ET for five sessions

This course is designed for those who have taken Exploring Photographic Styles I and are looking for further opportunity to deepen their work in one or more of the genres introduced in the first class. (NOTE: Experienced Students who have not taken the first unit of the course may inquire, see note below). It is an opportunity to build upon the inspiration and techniques introduced in EPS and work with photographer Sal Taylor Kydd on deepening that work and developing your portfolio.

Class will meet weekly with critique on the previous week’s work, the longer format providing a chance for review and refinement of technique. Discussions will cover photographic history, theory, and technical concerns.

Subjects covered:

-Spaces – photographing spaces, capturing the corner of a room, photographing a farmyard, backyard or porch.

-The Landscape – working with rural and urban landscapes, seascapes and horizons

-Objects – searching for the identity within an object, as defined by its space and surroundings, the 
still life.

-The Portrait – photographing people: friends, strangers, groups of people, as well as self- 

-The Emotional Photograph – producing a single, complex photograph, which expresses an 
emotion or idea.

NOTE: This class is an Advanced follow-up to Exploring Photographic Styles I Students registering for this course must have taken that class (at any point in time in the past). Advanced photographers who have not taken “Exploring Photographic Styles I” may also inquire with [email protected]

All images ©Sal Taylor Kydd

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Instructor: Sal Taylor Kydd

Originally from the UK, photographer and artist Sal Taylor Kydd earned her BA in Modern Languages from Manchester University in the UK and has an MFA in Photography from Maine Media College.  Her fine art photographs have been exhibited throughout the country and internationally, including Barcelona, San Miguel De Allende, Portland, Boston and Los Angeles.
Sal is also a writer and poet, and has self-published a number of books combining her poetry with her photographs. Her books are in numerous private and museum collections throughout the country including The Getty Museum and the Maine Women Writer’s Collection at the University of New England. Sal’s latest book Landfall, produced by Datz Press, is a limited edition book of poems and photographs about the islands off the coast of Maine. Her book Just When I Thought I Had You, is now in its second edition. Sal also teaches and is on the board of Maine Media Workshops & College in Rockport ME.