Photographing The Invisible

Step into the realm of the unseen with the Queensland Centre for Photography and The Maud Street Photo Gallery’s new and exciting workshop, Photographing The Invisible!

Tired of capturing the same old sunsets? Ready to explore new territories of photography?

Join us for an immersive one-day experience created and led by our brain trust visionary trio of Joachim Froese, David Symons, and Eric Victor.

Through a blend of theory, practical sessions, and engaging exercises, you will be guided to unlock the potential of conceptual photography. Discover a new vocabulary, syntax, and creative outcomes as you explore THE INVISIBLE through your lens. All you need is your camera, tripod, computer, and most importantly, an open mind, and curiosity.

Don’t miss this chance to redefine your approach to photography. Reserve your spot now and embark on this transformative journey.

Photographing The Invisible workshop is consisting of the following three sessions:

Session 1: Principles of Design and Emotions with Joachim Froese (PhD, MVA, BFA, AFHEA)

The morning session with Joachim Froese will be focusing on the Principles of Design and Emotions. The session begins with a meet-and-greet followed by a lecture on finding inspiration and the basic principles of modern design. Your first Exercise will be exploring inner balance in a 2-dimensional context. The second exercise will be extending the concept into a 3-dimensional space. The session concludes with a show-and-tell segment and image critique.

Session 2: Portraits in Space with David Symons

In his session, David Symons delves into the exploration of space and balance in relation to portraits. It includes both indoor and outdoor exercises to broaden your understanding. The session again wraps up with a show-and-tell segment and image critique.

Session 3: Associations, Repetition with Eric Victor 

Eric Victor leads a session focused on Associations and Repetition. A lecture that introduces vocabulary and conceptual ideas essential for understanding modern photography. You will then engage in outdoor exercises, working on individual projects that reflect the concepts discussed. The session again concludes with a show-and-sell segment for image critique.

NOTE: as some of the activities will take place in the outdoors, please dress appropriately for the weather.

Light lunch and tea/coffee will be catered. Please bring your food in the event of your special dietary requirements. A fridge and a microwave are available.

Street parking and wheelchair access are available.


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