Aged 14 – 23 and interested in developing your creative skills? Observe Bolton is an exciting new project for young people.
In Partnership with Lomography Open Eye Gallery hosts an afternoon workshop with a Lomo expert.
A free screening of Ken Loach’s new documentary - The Spirit of ‘45. The film focusses on the 1945 general election and the creation of the welfare state by Clement Attlee's Labour government. He tells Andrew Pulver why a feeling of group ownership was so important in the post war years and how that ideal still rings true today. For more information visit http://www.thespiritof45.com/ Free, no need to book.
As part of The RPS biannual Visual Literacy series the Royal Photographic Society presents the first of two events focusing on Sharing Photographs and Photography. Exploring the sharing of imagery from an historical perspective to the recent release of the Google Glass these talks consider the way photography influences and impacts the way we collectively publish and view imagery.
Renowned 5-week Photography course taught by industry professionals using state of the art equipment - includes weekly modules in Fashion, Advertising, Landscape and Studio Photography. See www.aucb.ac.uk/summercourses for more information.
Free exhibition tour led by our curatorial team, no booking required, just turn up.
In Partnership with Ilford, Open Eye Gallery welcomes photographer, master printer and author Andrew Sanderson to lead a full day, workshop on hand colouring black + white prints.
22nd July 2013 – 26th July 2013
Explore your creative composition on location....
This course is designed to teach you the entire photographic process of landscape photography from the creative enjoyment of finding and making the image out on location, to learning all the technical aspects of using your digital SLR camera to its full potential.
A comprehensive 1-week introduction into the complex world of fashion photography. Through a series of demonstrations, workshops and live shoots you will develop the theoretical and technical skills of fashion photography, whilst exploring images from haute couture to street style and developing a critical view of the cultural landscape of the fashion industry.
Gain a practical understanding of commercial photography practices.
An innovative insight into the technical, practical and creative processes involved with commercial photography. You will develop your understanding of social, historical, and theoretical issues affecting advertising and visual culture. Emphasis will be placed upon developing your knowledge of the thought processes when responding to a client’s brief and creatively communicating your ideas.