David Leeson was already a seasoned photojournalist when he began shooting video in 2000 for The Dallas Morning News, thus his experience gained through photography heavily influenced his approach to video. Over the next eight years he developed a methodology that incorporates the skills of the still photographer into a world of motion and sound.You can learn more about the workshop here. You can see David's videos here.
In this workshop you will learn how to transition the skills you already have as a still photographer to the skills needed in video.
You’ll also learn how to better utilize the key elements of motion and sound through video. Leeson’s curriculum will teach you how to better utilize motion and sound in your daily story telling and includes time saving tips for better editing. You’ll also learn how to make stills from your video that rival the quality of a 35mm DSLR. Leeson pioneered the use of frame grabs in high definition video and will provide you with all the information you’ll need to begin producing great still images from your videos.
The Subway Portraits of Helen Levitt - Helen Levitt, who apprenticed with Walker Evans in the subways, learned a thing or two about clandestine portraits.
4 days ago