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Introduction to Street Photography Workshop

Tutor: Eva Kalpadaki
Location: Evolution Arts, 2 Sillwood Terrace, Brighton BN1 2LR
Next date: Sunday workshop 16 July 2017

  • A perfect chance for beginners to learn how to take beautiful photographs on the street.
  • From creative to technical skills, you'll be guided step-by-step by our brilliant tutor Eva.
  • Learn how mindfulness and being in the moment can be key to capturing those incredible shots.
  • Transcend the everyday and see the world around you transformed through the lens of your camera. 

What does this course cover?

Come to the Street Photography Workshop to explore tips and techniques from famous photographers and you will be introduced to the basics of street photography. With fun exercises you will be guided step by step in how to develop a mindful and creative way of seeing and capturing life in the streets through your lens.

 

Photograph above by Pauline Ebutt - one of Eva's students on a recent Street Photography workshop, pictures below by Eva and by some of her students - Vanessa Williams, Glenn Donelly and Pauline Ebutt.

About the tutor

Eva was born in Greece. After she was awarded a Greek State Foundation scholarship she moved to UK to complete a PhD in Arts and Communication at UCA. She is a qualified teacher holding a PGCE teaching certificate from the University of Brighton. She is currently working as a fine art photographer and photography tutor. In her artistic practice she is not using the photographic medium to produce a record and a document of the world, which is what we usually expect to see in a photograph. She is using it to question the nature of photography and to cause a tension in what we are looking at. She is playing between representation and abstraction. She was selected for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008 exhibition among numerous solo and group shows.

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Camera guidelines

Ideally, an SLR (digital if you want digital, film if you want film) is the best type of camera  if you want to really explore, or  just experiment with photography. There are non-SLR compact digital cameras nowadays that take very good quality pictures but certain key features are limited and therefore limit the photographers capacity to be more creative. However, street photography can be done with any camera, even iphone cameras or with your ipad.