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Full-length class: Creating Painterly Photographs with Kathleen Clemons
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Make yourself stand out among nature photographers by adding a new dimension to your images. Painterly techniques draw attention to the delicate patterns, lines, textures and designs that we often overlook in the natural world.
Kathleen Clemons is an experienced nature photographer, known for her creative techniques and her unique, stunning compositions.
Join Kathleen for this class, and you’ll learn:
- How to achieve the painterly look in camera with slow shutter, selective focus, Lensbaby, and multiple exposures.
- How to evoke the painterly look in Photoshop with panning.
- How to use Topaz Impression and NIK software to make painterly photos.
In this class, you’ll learn how to create painterly images by using a wide variety of techniques. Kathleen will show you how to apply effects using in-camera settings, different lenses, Adobe Photoshop®, and low-tech tricks like applying vaseline to filters. Capture the magic of nature and turn your photography into remarkable impressionistic art.