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Léa CRESPI

Portrait : a story line

A photographic work can take many forms, use numerous techniques and be freely carried out or subjected to various constraints such as time, space and light. Within this endless range of possibilities, Léa Crespi will guide participants in focusing more or less on the portrait and relying on their sensitivity, meticulousness and successive choices that will lead to a personal, unique result.

The course will aim to draw an idea and, by small touches, give it an atmosphere, meaning, representation and vision. It will be a matter of bodies, distances, faces and what surrounds them: walls, light, matter, tensions, air, etc.

The portrait of the other or of oneself, finding a thread to draw the contours of one's own photograph, building, discarding, choosing, listening, finding the meaning of things.

Going beyond a successful image, the participants will work on creating a whole by alternating shooting, editing and reflection sessions. The photographs will be made into words and phrases to give them meaning and let one's desire show through.

LÉA CRESPI
Léa Crespi studied at the École de Photographie in Vevey, Switzerland before becoming a freelance photographer. Many dailies and magazines, including Le Monde, Libération, Télérama, L’Express, Stratégies, Technikart, Elle and PHOTO Italia, have published her highly acclaimed portraits and reportages. Her work has been shown on many occasions, including at the 2008 Rencontres d’Arles.

www.boring.ch 
Son agence : pascoandco.com


CONTENT 
- Discussions about the participant's earlier work
- Exercices on artificial lights, model direction, frame research
- Shotting session in small groups and individually
- First selections and file management on computer
- Editing sessions with the instructor
- Reflexions and experimentations of photographic set ups-  Exercices on images dedicated software (colourimetry, curves, etc.)
- Building of a unified series
- Discussion as assessment of the workshop

BRING
- A selection of around 30 images attesting to your practice (preferably on paper/format of your choice)
- Your camera, charger and cables
- 2 or 3 memory cards
- A Mac-compatible hard drive or your computer if you wish
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
- Number of participants: 6 to 8 (12 maximum if health situation allows)
- Begins: 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday
- Ends: 6:30 p.m. on  Friday (it followed by an exhibition until 9:30 pm)
- Location: historic center near the Arles arena
- Access : stairs. 3 floors.
 
GOALS
- Learn the various steps involved in creating a photo series
- Develop a point of view based on a selection of photographs
 
TEACHING METHOD
- Teaching staff : a professional photographer instructor, helped by an assistant from 6 attenders
- Logistic staff to facilitate shooting sessions (places, material, contacts…)
- Workshop held in both French and English :
Collective parts in French with a translation for non-French speakers.
One-to-one interviews could be in English.
 
EQUIPMENT
- Mac computers
- Contact prints (6x4 in.)
- Studios with various accessories
- Lightening set up (Flashs, LED, Fresnel…)
- Digital camera (on demand)
- A photo library (app. 500 references)
 
EVALUATION
- Private end-of-course interview and evaluation
- The instructor continuously evaluates the personal series
- Oral end-of-course evaluation
 
FORMALISATION AT THE END OF THE COURSE
- End-of-course certificate
Valid from 16 August
to 19 August 2022
4 jours / 28h- Tarif en Autofinancement 
690,00€
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Portrait : a story line

Valid from 16 August
to 19 August 2022
4 jours / 28h- Tarif en Autofinancement 
690,00€
- +
Add to my basket

A photographic work can take many forms, use numerous techniques and be freely carried out or subjected to various constraints such as time, space and light. Within this endless range of possibilities, Léa Crespi will guide participants in focusing more or less on the portrait and relying on their sensitivity, meticulousness and successive choices that will lead to a personal, unique result.

The course will aim to draw an idea and, by small touches, give it an atmosphere, meaning, representation and vision. It will be a matter of bodies, distances, faces and what surrounds them: walls, light, matter, tensions, air, etc.

The portrait of the other or of oneself, finding a thread to draw the contours of one's own photograph, building, discarding, choosing, listening, finding the meaning of things.

Going beyond a successful image, the participants will work on creating a whole by alternating shooting, editing and reflection sessions. The photographs will be made into words and phrases to give them meaning and let one's desire show through.

LÉA CRESPI
Léa Crespi studied at the École de Photographie in Vevey, Switzerland before becoming a freelance photographer. Many dailies and magazines, including Le Monde, Libération, Télérama, L’Express, Stratégies, Technikart, Elle and PHOTO Italia, have published her highly acclaimed portraits and reportages. Her work has been shown on many occasions, including at the 2008 Rencontres d’Arles.

www.boring.ch 
Son agence : pascoandco.com


CONTENT 
- Discussions about the participant's earlier work
- Exercices on artificial lights, model direction, frame research
- Shotting session in small groups and individually
- First selections and file management on computer
- Editing sessions with the instructor
- Reflexions and experimentations of photographic set ups-  Exercices on images dedicated software (colourimetry, curves, etc.)
- Building of a unified series
- Discussion as assessment of the workshop

BRING
- A selection of around 30 images attesting to your practice (preferably on paper/format of your choice)
- Your camera, charger and cables
- 2 or 3 memory cards
- A Mac-compatible hard drive or your computer if you wish
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
- Number of participants: 6 to 8 (12 maximum if health situation allows)
- Begins: 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday
- Ends: 6:30 p.m. on  Friday (it followed by an exhibition until 9:30 pm)
- Location: historic center near the Arles arena
- Access : stairs. 3 floors.
 
GOALS
- Learn the various steps involved in creating a photo series
- Develop a point of view based on a selection of photographs
 
TEACHING METHOD
- Teaching staff : a professional photographer instructor, helped by an assistant from 6 attenders
- Logistic staff to facilitate shooting sessions (places, material, contacts…)
- Workshop held in both French and English :
Collective parts in French with a translation for non-French speakers.
One-to-one interviews could be in English.
 
EQUIPMENT
- Mac computers
- Contact prints (6x4 in.)
- Studios with various accessories
- Lightening set up (Flashs, LED, Fresnel…)
- Digital camera (on demand)
- A photo library (app. 500 references)
 
EVALUATION
- Private end-of-course interview and evaluation
- The instructor continuously evaluates the personal series
- Oral end-of-course evaluation
 
FORMALISATION AT THE END OF THE COURSE
- End-of-course certificate


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