Mechanics of Seeing June/July 2022

With Michael Wood and Julie DuBose

Opening the Good Eye: The Mechanics of Seeing focuses on developing the basic skills that we need to clear our minds of the filters, associations, and The Basic Prejudices that we all have, the likes, the dislikes, and the ignoring of what we consider unworthy of attention.

This is not strictly a photography course. It is about developing a state of being and a state of mind that is free of conceptual preoccupation. Only then can we have an experience of fresh, unconditional perception. And then we can use our camera in a simple way to express our perception precisely as it is seen.

Classes involve discussions about student experience of visual exercises done daily during the week between classes, as well as image viewing and discussion of assignments. The course involves photographing assignments during the week between class meetings, as well as daily practice of the visual contemplations.

Required Reading to participate in this workshop is: Opening the Good Eye by Michael Wood, before the course begins. It it available for purchase as a PDF HERE

For a complete description of Opening the Good Eye: The Mechanics of Seeing CLICK HERE

• Format: Zoom Meetings

Dates: (one class per day)
Sunday June 12
Sunday June 19
Sunday June 26
Sunday July 3
Sunday July 10
Sunday July 17

Class times are 1.5- 2  Hours, with break in the middle

Times Zones (Start Times)
Pacific:         9 AM
Mountain:   10 AM
Central:      11 AM
Eastern:     12 PM
Atlantic:      1 PM

There are 8 spaces available for this workshop

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COST: $395 USD