Learn the art of photography with a purpose and join Cristina Mittermeier in her mission to create change
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In over 6 hours of action packed episodes, Cristina guides us through every part of her image making process.
- Developing a skillset – Cristina reveals her essential skillsets for creating impactful storytelling.
- Day of the Dead – We see step by step how this incredible self-assignment in Mexico is created.
- Composition – Rules are made to be broken…but first, what are the rules and how can you develop them?
- Environmental Portraiture – How to best approach strangers to get a portrait
- How to be a conservation Photographer – Forming conservation groups to use images to effect change
- 6 Wedges Construct – Find out how to use this important ethos in your photography stories
Embark on your photographic journey with your master: Cristina Mittermeier. In this opening episode, Cristina unveils the course roadmap, shares insights into upcoming lessons, and unveils her dynamic teaching methods—setting the stage for an immersive exploration of the art and impact of photography.
2. How My Photography Started
Trace Cristina's photographic origins in this captivating lesson. Delve into her initial steps, discover how she honed her craft, turned her camera into a funding source for expeditions, and forged a portfolio and philosophy towards her work.
3. Creating a Self-Assignment
Cristina unravels the origins and significance of the Mexican tradition—Day of the Dead. Prepare for your next assignment as she guides you through the intricacies of capturing the essence of this rich cultural celebration, setting the stage for a compelling photographic exploration.
4. Building a Conservation Story: The Fishermen
Immerse yourself in the philosophy behind Cristina's collaboration with local fishermen. Witness a sunrise shoot capturing the essence of Mexican fishermen at sea, as Cristina imparts insights into the art of storytelling through photography.
5. Composition Part 1 (of 3)
Cristina highlights the significance of composition in photography. She advocates for techniques like avoiding centering the subject, utilizing grids, creating tension, and leveraging emotions through placement, angles, and gestures. The ultimate essence lies in observing, simplifying, and leading the eye to what truly matters in a composition.
6. How to Be a Conservation Photographer
Unlock the mindset essential for a conservation photographer as Cristina introduces you to Orgcas, one of her cherished conservation groups. Explore their impactful work and learn how aligning with such organizations can amplify your photographic endeavors.
7. Advice to My Younger Self
Join Cristina on a reflective journey as she shares the pearls of wisdom and lessons gleaned from her early photography ventures. Gain invaluable insights and principles that will smoothen your path as you navigate the evolving terrain of your own photographic adventure.
8. Day of the Dead: Creating La Llorona
Dive into the intricacies of crafting an iconic portrait in its natural setting with Cristina. From concept inception to meticulous execution, follow her journey as she reveals the key steps to capturing compelling and visually striking portraits by the sea.
9. Building your Skillset
Uncover the essential skills for conservation photography as Cristina reveals her career-crafted skills, from building impactful networks to infusing powerful language and storytelling. She guides us through her methods for success as both a businesswoman and conservationist. Elevate your craft with the indispensable tools fueling Cristina's impactful career.
10. Farewell For Now
As you bid goodbye for now to the initial 10 lessons, Cristina leaves you with some words of inspiration. Brace yourself for the next release of lessons — which will further empower you to capture images that narrate profound stories, ready to change the world. Until the next release, farewell!
Another photo-video.club exclusive for my friends here. Being only 10 episodes I can still post it before heading out tomorrow.
As of Jan 2024 there are only 10 episodes available. I will update this posting when the new episodes will become available.