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Art For Photographers

how fine art basics are applied to everything we do in the photo industry. comprehensive overview of light, classical lighting patterns, composition, line...

Jane designed this presentation to show how fine art basics are applied to everything we do in the photo industry. It is a comprehensive overview of light, classical lighting patterns, composition, line, perspective, color, motion, focal point development and controlling viewer's eyes through contrast, color and detail. Illustrated with graphics, photographs and many samples this wildly popular presentation is a staple introduction to the theory behind the creation of award winning photography, fine art retouching and emotion grabbing paintings.

Topics Covered:

  • 5 Lights of Nature and how to use them
  • How composition effects the mood of images
  • Using color for emotion and eye control
  • The use of line and perspective in art
  • Developing rhythm and movement in images
  • How to identify and develop focal points
  • What retouching is supposed to look like
  • A visual guide for setting up Classical Portrait Lighting
  • How to view a face
Running Time Time: 65:23


Your Instructor


Jane Conner-ziser
Jane Conner-ziser

Jane Conner-Ziser is a photographer, digital artist, premier educator and independent consultant. With over 25 years of experience, 19 of them in digital imaging and evolving technologies, the techniques Jane developed for facial retouching and enhancement and portrait painting are widely emulated by photographers and digital artists worldwide through her classes and educational products. She was named as one of Canon's Explorers of Light in their PrintMaster program, is an Adobe Photoshop Expert, a Corel Painter Master and a Craftsman Photographer of the Professional Photographers of America. In addition, she is past co-chair for the Digital and Advanced Imaging Committee for the Professional Photographers of America. Considered to be one of the most versatile artists in the industry, Jane's engaging style, impressive knowledge of her field and her easy and entertaining way of presenting challenging material make her one of the most significant educators in the industry today


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