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The Secret Language of Abstract Photography
A Workshop for You!

Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary! Gain the skills and confidence to create captivating abstract images!

Are you ready to supercharge your creativity? Do you have a love of all things abstract? Would you like to learn how to capture beautiful natural patterns and shapes? Are you curious about creating stunning images by using in­camera techniques? Would you like to delve into your creativity and learn how to see and compose abstract images? If so, this workshop is for you.

The purpose of this workshop is to:
  • inspire you to create abstract images
  • show you how easy is to create abstract art
  • teach you how to create beautiful abstract compositions, as well as how to use and apply the elements and principles of design
  • help you connect to your inner artist
  • help you express yourself freely by playing with shapes, lines, and colours

I will discuss the techniques behind my photographs and share the secrets behind my images.

What you are going to learn

Left Brain Vs Right Brain

This lesson will shed light on the creative and logical sides of the brain and will give you tools for making successful abstract photographs.

Topics incuded: Visual Awareness, Meet the Left Brain, Meet the Right Brain, Take a Test, Which Side Are You On?, Follow Your Instincts, Exercises for Developing Left Brain Photography, Exercises for Developing Right Brain Photography

Abstract Photography

This week we dive into key concepts of abstract photography. In this lesson we'll look at the ideas and techniques for creating beautiful abstract images.

Topics included: Finding Inspiration, Using Your Imagination, Techniques for Creating Abstract Images

Composition in Abstract Photography

Lesson 3 will show you how easy it is to compose an image using principles of design. We will explore the building blocks of composition and how this can helpyou to emphasise your message.

Topics included: The Building Blocks of Composition, The Elements of Design, The Principles of Design, Understanding the Focal Point

Language of Abstract Photography

In week 4 we will start to speak "abstract". You will learn the vocabulary and grammar of visual language.

Topics included: The Symbolic Meaning of Lines, The Language of Shapes, Three Basic Types of Shapes, The Symbolic Meaning of Shapes, The Symbolic Meaning of Colour

Expressing Feelings and Emotions

Now that you've picked up the fundamentals of visual language in abstract photography, it's time to put it into practice. You are ready to create your first expressive abstract images and communicate ideas and emotions with ease.

Topics included: Expressing Feelings in Your Images, Expressing Emotion in Your Images, Brainstorming Ideas, Planning and Designing Your Images, How to Photograph Fear, How to Photograph Joy, How to Photograph Anger

Polishing your skills

Practice make perfect. The collection of worksheets will arm you with tools that you need to become fluent in the emotional language of abstract photography.

Topics included: Expressing Ideas in Your Photographs


This course is open to any photographer who wants to give their abstract photography skills - and their creative vision - a giant boost. By the end of this six weeks long journey you will be equipped with an arsenal of tips, tricks, and techniques with which to take beautiful abstract pictures. I will teach you how to think of your photography as an artistic process and turn your camera into a powerful tool of self­expression.

Once you purchase this course you will:
  • get six weeks of creative indulgence
  • get my help and support for the whole six weeks
  • gain insights and learn about abstract photography
  • discover your inner creative spirit
  • get exclusive entry and lifetime access to my private group on Facebook - a place to ask questions and share your work with others
  • have an opportunity to ask me questions and get feedback via email or through the Facebook group
  • learn new creative techniques
  • gain confidence in your creative and artistic abilities
  • meet and interact with people who share your passion
  • be able to express yourself freely through your images
  • receive a 64-page digital manual with over 32 exercises, tips, tricks and variations to extend your knowledge, and more than 100 photographic examples
  • receive a beautiful certificate of completion.

We will also explore ways to look at and think critically about your own images, so that you can analyse what's working and identify areas for growth. This six weeks long workshop will give you the skills and inspiration to take your work to new heights.

FAQ

When is this course? Each of my online courses is available on demand. Sign up today and receive your first lesson in your inbox tomorrow!
Do I need be artistic and creative? I believe that everyone is creative. What you need is to be open-minded and willing to try new things. My intention is to give you an encouraging environment to help your creativity to flourish.
What kind of camera and other equipment do I need for your workshops? Whatever equipment you have will be fine.
I've never taken an online course. How does it work? Each workshop is an online photography class. Upon receipt of the course fees you will receive an opening email and an invitation to the private Facebook group. Then, you'll receive emails with study materials and assignments every week.
What If I've taken one of your other online courses…will I still learn something new? Absolutely! Each course covers different material and aspects of abstract/impressionist photography.
What level of photographic experience do I need in order to attend? You need to have a good understanding of photographic craft and your camera.
How do I sign up? Sign up by clicking the 'buy now' button on this page to proceed with your Paypal payment. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email me at eva@evapolak.com
Do I have to complete every assignment? No. But I know you'll learn even more if you do. But please, don't feel rushed! If you need more time to complete the assignment that's OK. You can always send it later.
Do I have to post my work to the private Facebook group? Of course not, but I really love looking at everyone's work. I know others do too. This is a totally private, safe, positive and encouraging group. How long do I have access to the Facebook group after the course ends? You have lifelong access to the group so you can keep sharing your images and learn from other participants.
Can I get additional critique from you? Of course. I'll be here to make comments and give feedback whenever you need it for the duration of the workshop.
Does it matter where I live? Not at all.
What is the price in Canadian (or other currencies) dollars? When you proceed with your Paypal payment, Paypal will automatically calculate that for you at the current exchange rate for NZ dollars.
Do you have more questions? Please email me at eva@evapolak.com if you have any further questions. I will be happy to assist you. I look forward to seeing you on one of my workshops.

Are you ready to supercharge your creativity? If so, join me today for six weeks of exploration of the art of abstract photography.

Want more details?

Requirements

A good understanding of photographic craft and your camera. You'll need to know the fundamentals such as how your camera works, and a working knowledge of f/stops, shutter speed, ISO, etc.

How do I access my course?

When you register you will receive an immediate Paypal receipt. Your "Welcome" e­mail will be sent within 48 hours. It will include an invitation to join the private Facebook group. If you do not receive a "Welcome" e­mail from me within 48 hours, please check your spam folder or let me know that you have not received it. Please forward a copy of your Paypal receipt and the name of the Class.

How is the content for the workshop delivered?

Upon receipt of the course fees you will you will receive an opening email and an invitation to the private Facebook group. Then, you'll receive emails with study materials and assignments every week. You will be able to contact me via email with any questions you have or via a private Facebook group message board. You can ask questions of your fellow abstract photography enthusiasts as well. In the private Facebook group you can upload photos and interact with other participants.

Note: Facebook is a social media site that is free to join. While participating in the Facebook group is optional, I highly recommend it. This is where we learn from each other.

Each lesson will include informative explanation of all aspects of that week's subject, complete with photographic examples, tips and additional suggested exercises. Once you have taken your photos, you will need to email them to me for an evaluation. I will offer an honest, to the point critique of your photographs. You will have a week to complete the assignment. Please note that course materials will be made available to you as you progress through your course and submit your assignments.

Is there homework?

There will be photographic and other exercises each week on the topic for that week.

What is the price for this workshop?

The price is $340 NZ for the full six weeks. (That's less than NZ$60 per week.).

How do I pay?

Payment is made through PayPal, and you can use a credit card through PayPal if you wish. If you would like to discuss other payment options, please email me at eva@evapolak.com

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or need any further details and/or information.

This course is available on demand. Sign up today and receive your first lesson in your inbox tomorrow!

Sign up today and start exploring secrets of abstract photography!

Workshop Details

DURATION: Six weeks

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate to advanced

PRICE: NZ$340

AVAILABLE: On Demand

64-pages manual

Weekly assignments and photo­shoots

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