Last fall I had the pleasure of attending a workshop for photographers that both renewed my spirit and brought me closer to like minded creative people. If a simple photography workshop (ahhh but not SO simple) could inspire me – could take my breath away – could make me laugh until my sides hurt – could bring moments of poignant truth to the surface, it would be an amazing feat. I’d consider it a MUST GO for the creative soul.
I have found the MUST GO workshop.
This fine art photography workshop is put on by the incomparable Jenn Hudson and her partner Josh Kane. They bring it (by the crateful, literally – they travel and bring everything with them to host an amazing experience for their attendees). 🙂 Seriously though – Jenn’s work, in a word: breathless, it is the only word I can think of to describe it. Going to the workshop in the fall was rejuvenating. It made me want to be…BETTER.
Jenn embodies the goodness in the world of photography, she defines excellence in an industry that is trying to redefine itself (and sometimes stumbles), she gives all of herself and never asks for it back. But please don’t take my word for it…check it out yourself: Jenn Hudson Fine Art Photography
Not six months after the workshop I had the privilege of seeing her speak (for an all too short platform speech) at this year’s WPPI – when she was done speaking there wasn’t a dry eye in the room. The content was different enough to make a difference – when a speaker/teacher puts that much effort into their craft, the words they present, you can be sure it is worthwhile.
When you see the beautiful “real camera” images that will follow you will see what I am saying. For now enjoy the beauty of the simple iPhone camera image taken to the next level.
“The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.” ~Henri Cartier Bresson