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Creative Expression in Photography

with Joel Grimes

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  •   01 How to Think Like an Artist

    38:51

Class duration: 4h 31m

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About The Class

This course is part of the Joel Grimes Bundle.

Every photographer is an artist, but few consider their photographs works of art. In this one-day online workshop with iconic photographer Joel Grimes, you will learn how to ditch ratio-driven staid photography techniques — and how to embrace the artist within. By unlocking your true creative potential and tapping into your artistic intuition, you will radically transform the quality and range of your photography.

This one-day workshop will teach you how to identify your unique way of seeing the world. Joel will walk you through every step of the creative process, starting with the human condition, how we define art and what constitutes an artist, and why chasing the unattainable is a process crucial to your success in the industry. A photograph is not a reality; it is a representation of reality.

By the end of this workshop, you will understand how to harness the artist within, take bold risks, and make a name for your unique style.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    How to Think Like an Artist

    38:51
  2. 02

    Defining Art and Artist

    21:44
  3. 03

    Being an Artist

    25:06
  4. 04

    Chasing the Unattainable

    16:00
  5. 05

    There's Just One You

    37:27
  6. 06

    The Creative Mindset

    37:20
  7. 07

    Following Your Intuition

    16:48
  8. 08

    General Q&A

    13:28
  9. 09

    Images and Process Part 1

    25:48
  10. 10

    Images and Process Part 2

    39:15

Meet Your Expert

Joel Grimes

In 1984 Joel Grimes graduated from the University of Arizona with a BFA in Photography and soon established a commercial studio working out of Denver Colorado.For over 27 years Joel has worked for many of the top advertising agencies and ... read more

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87% of students recommend this class.
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  • Jerald

    Jerald

    March 2016

    I loved the course, i laugh because Joel and I are kind of alike in General. Hey Joel if you like Ray's music you might like A guy by the name Amos Lee, Different than Ray but great song writer.

  • Kelley Hurwitz Ahr

    Kelley Hurwitz Ahr

    December 2017

    One of the things that I love about Joel is that he has a great message along with great photography! I find him to be relatable, an expert in the field and quite motivating. Highly recommend any of his classes.

  • user-6e6ad7

    April 2016

    That was excellent. Loved the seminar and you hit on a lot of great points when it comes to defining yourself as someone who uses photographic equipment as a tool to be creative.

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