Mahiriki Tangaroa: Photography and Print Media

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Photography and Print Media

Tutor: Mahiriki Tangaroa

Proposed Dates: 18-22 March 2013 (TBC)

Venue: University of the South Pacific, Cook Islands Campus

WORKSHOP OUTLINE:

This workshop will begin with an introduction to the “photographic image” and look briefly at examples of the various types of photographic images within the print media domain. The central focus will be on Photography and Print Media and how images are created for visual communication, advertising, promotion and marketing.

Participants will be required to have their own digital camera, have a sound knowledge of using a digital camera, and uploading images to computer software programmes. As there is a component for image editing and enhancement, it is desirable that participants be familiar with imaging software programmes.

 

PROGRAMME:

SESSION ONE

 Introduction to the Photographic Image – examples of photographers and photographic images

 SESSION TWO

 Concept Briefs – Processing and Communicating Ideas through the Photographic Image

 SESSION THREE

 The Photo Shoot – Selecting and Photographing Subject(s) for Print Media

 SESSION FOUR

 Digital Enhancement and Image Editing

 SESSION FIVE

 Assessment / Critique of Selected Images

 SESSION SIX

 Final Presentation

 Tutor Biography

Mahiriki Tangaroa is a locally based artist of Cook Islands Heritage. She attended Canterbury University Ilam School of Fine Arts where she majored in photography. In 1998 she shifted from New Zealand to Rarotonga and began working in the painting medium. Currently working for the Ministry of Cultural Development, as Museum Curator, she continues to practice her photography through photographing national events, and producing images for publications, and promotional material.