Composition Now: Contemporary Approaches to a Timeless Art with Erin Babnik
201 California St.
San Francisco, California 94111
Drawing on her background in art history, Erin Babnik will discuss the topic of composition with regards to its constants throughout time, its evolving trends, and its ability to help generate meaning in an image.
This presentation will offer practical advice and theoretical considerations that photographers can bring to bear on their photographs both in the field and during the development process.
Erin Babnik is a full-time adventure landscape photographer, photography educator, writer, and speaker. She is known for her ambitious images, for her adventurous approach in the field, and for her thought-provoking writing and speaking. Her dedication to outdoor photography evolved out of her years working as an art historian, photographing at archaeological sites and in museums for the purposes of teaching and research. She subsequently spent years producing photographs on assignment before transitioning to her specialty of wilderness photography and teaching photography workshops worldwide. Erin draws upon her background in art history in bringing a deep knowledge of aesthetics, visual communication, and cultural relevancy to her own photographic work and to her ideas about the art of photography, which she expresses to audiences around the world. Erin is also a member of the illustrious nature photography team Photo Cascadia.