Introduction to Documentary Photography with Kate Nolan

  Tuesday Evenings, 7 – 9:30pm

Kate Nolan’s LACUNA exhibition in the Gallery of Photography, September 2017

6 Tuesday evenings,

New 2019 course starting January 29th finishing on March 5th, now booking.

7-pm – 9.30pm 

This is an intermediate class intended to examine the practice of documentary photography. By taking this course, you will learn skills such as researching, planning, photographing, and editing your photo story.

This course is guided by Kate Nolan, an internationally renowned visual artist from Ireland. This course occurs in our Reframing the Border exhibition space, where Nolan’s images will showcase the physical and psychological impact of borders on the individuals surrounded by them.

Kate Nolan’s LACUNA exhibition in the Gallery of Photography, September 2017

This course is divided into weekly projects related to a final photo story. The schedule for the course is as follows:

Week 1: Introduction to Photographic Projects

You will be introduced to contemporary art practices and asked to discuss 2 project ideas

Week 2: Visual Strategies and Research Timeline

You will create narratives with visual strategies and will pitch project ideas and starter images

Kate Nolan’s LACUNA exhibition in the Gallery of Photography, September 2017

Week 3: Composition: Building an Image with Intent

You will break down images into visual parts and discuss portraiture, representation and identity through a group critique

Week 4: How to Work with Natural Light and Flash

You will be introduced to practical techniques in terms of using light to emote the viewer and enhancing images through the use of lighting

Kate Nolan’s LACUNA exhibition in the Gallery of Photography, September 2017

Week 5: Editing and Sequencing

Editing techniques will be presented to you through a group critique and outcomes of the final project will be discussed

Week 6: Outcome and Review: Introduction to Post-Production

Skills learned throughout the past 6 weeks will be reviewed, the final project will be discussed, and you will be introduced to lightroom, Photoshop, and the next steps you can take for your photo story

Kate Nolan’s Neither Series

Kate Nolan’s Neither Series

The course will occur from August 14, 2018 until September 18, 2018. Sessions will be held every Tuesday evening from 7 P.M. until 9:30 P.M for a total of 6 sessions at the Gallery of Photography.

8 students

The cost of this workshop is €190 for non-members and €180 for members of the Gallery of Photography.

For more information about Kate Nolan and her work, visit: http://www.katenolan.ie/

Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin