Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Introduction, part of Narrative Portraiture: On Location in Texas with Keith Carter.
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After having my portrait made, it was now my turn, my turn to make…some portraits of Keith.…I was really excited about this.…This was one of the things I was most looking forward to.…You know, before I arrived in Texas I spent some my some time with my journal.…I wrote down a few thoughts or ideas about Keith.…I do this quite often.…I put someone's name in the middle of a page, and I just write words that's…surround that person's name.…It's my way of trying to figure out who they are, or what's my perception…of this person.…Let me read to you some of these words.…I wrote that Keith is positive, imaginative, eclectic, an orthodox, fun,…thoughtful, down to earth, authentic, deep, poet, alive, humble, free, discover,…interesting, infectious, simple, and the list goes on.…
And so I had these ideas in mind,…yet all of a sudden it was my turn to try to capture some images which reflect…how I felt, how I think about Keith.…And really I wasn't ready for it.…I was so interested in talking with Keith and learning about his style, on being…
In this installment, Chris travels to Texas to visit with Keith Carter, a fine art photographer and teacher, and has a conversation with Keith about his work, outlook on art and photography, and suggestion that photographers commit at least two years to a personal project.
The course continues with a pair of portrait shoots. Keith photographs Chris and describes his process and creative decisions along the way. Then the cameras are swapped and Chris creates a portrait of Keith.
Finally, Chris reviews the photography he took, and discusses the gear he used and the lessons he learned while visiting with and photographing Keith.
Skill Level Beginner
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Narrative Portraiture: Portraits of Two Texas Artistswith Chris Orwig1h 29m Appropriate for all
1. Portraits of an Artist's Space
2. A Conversation with Keith Carter
3. Reflections on the Conversation
4. Portrait Session: Keith Photographs Chris
5. Portrait Session: Chris Photographs Keith
6. Photo Review
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