Street Photography Workshop with Exhibiting Artist Parvathi Kumar

Age:Adults
Instructor:Parvathi Kumar
Time:12:30-3:30pm
Date(s):Sunday, July 14th, rain date Sat. July 20th
Tuition:Members: $80, Non-Members: $90
Location:Hunterdon Art Museum
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Try your eye (and hand!) at street photography. In this workshop, award-winning photographer Parvathi Kumar will introduce the genre and present examples of her work and others’. We will discuss what to look for when walking about in our surroundings, turning the real world into a studio, and ordinary moments and subjects into extraordinary compositions. Parvathi will offer tips, techniques, and guidance as we explore Clinton in a new way. Train your eye to see differently with fresh angles and perspectives, and creatively capture ‘decisive moments’ to tell interesting stories through photographs. After a short presentation indoors, the group will walk around downtown and apply these ideas to the annual Rubber Ducky Race starting at 2pm. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. The best camera to bring is the one you have, including your smartphone. Photographers of all levels are welcome! Based on attendee interest Parvathi will offer a Zoom follow-up session for feedback on your images. Date/time TBD by students.

Meet the Instructor

Parvathi Kumar was born and raised in eastern Canada, is of South Indian origin, and is currently based in New Jersey, USA. As a teen, she was initially trained by her mother in manual film photography. Her passion for this medium remained strong over the next 35+ years (while earning degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science along the way!) and after working in IT, she became a professional freelance photographer in 2010. She has received numerous awards and frequently exhibits her work in both solo and group shows throughout the US and abroad. She is a flaneuse, enjoying the process of street photography, wandering and observing in various locations to creatively capture our collective journey through life. To learn more, please visit ParvathiKumar.com or follow her on Instagram:

@parvathi_kumar_photography.

Please note the rain date for this event is Saturday, July 20th.

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