Conceptual Still Life Photography

A course by Paris se quema , Photography Studio

Photography Studio. Montreuil, France.
Joined August 2021

Learn to shoot still life photographs, from concept definition to editing in Photoshop, and explore set design, framing, and lighting

  • French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (15)
  • 566 students

Learn to shoot still life photographs, from concept definition to editing in Photoshop, and explore set design, framing, and lighting

Whether it's a cauliflower or the latest fashion accessory, Anaïs Harel and Nicolas Ocante are passionate about object photography in all its forms. They specialize in eye-catching set design, a mastery of graphic design tools, and unique experimention with materials and colors.

In this online course, learn how to create a conceptual object photo series. Explore all the steps in the creative process, from art direction to editing, set creation, shooting, and lighting. Get ready to create a one-of-a-kind, modern still life!

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 18 downloads

The Value of Personal Projects
3 minutes, 40 seconds
Building of a Coherent Series
3 minutes, 48 seconds
Defining the Theme
9 minutes, 48 seconds
The Sketches
6 minutes, 43 seconds
The Set Design and Some Tips
18 minutes, 37 seconds
French with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (15)
  • 566 students
  • 18 lessons (2h 50m)
  • 18 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: French
  • French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a series of three conceptual still life photos.

Who is this online course for?

Photographers who want to discover all the steps involved in a still life photography project.

Requirements and materials

You need basic photography skills and intermediate-level knowledge of Photoshop.

As for materials, you need a digital SLR camera, tripod, flash and accessories of your choice for the set, as well as a computer installed with Capture One, Helicon Focus, and Photoshop.


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Anaïs Harel and Nicolas Ocante founded their photo studio Paris se quema in 2014 after starting out as graphic designers and art directors. Their visual identity combines minimalism and conceptual art with bright colors and abstract elements.

Their clients include big-name brands like Sephora and Izipizi, as well as Netflix and the magazine Mint.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Creative Photography: The Fundamentals

    • The Value of Personal Projects
    • Building of a Coherent Series
  • U3

    Project Design

    • Defining the Theme
    • Search for Inspiration and Mood Board
    • The Sketches
    • The Set Design and Some Tips
    • The Lights
  • U4

    The Photoshoot

    • The Basic Settings
    • Set Installation
    • The First Photograph
    • The Second Photograph
    • The GIF: Animated Photography
    • Exporting Images
  • U5

    Post-production in Photoshop

    • Editing the Shots
    • Retouching: Cleaning and Chroma
    • GIF Editing and Finalization
  • FP

    Final project

    • Conceptual Still Life Photography

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Conceptual Still Life Photography. Photography, and Video course by Paris se quema

Conceptual Still Life Photography

A course by Paris se quema
Photography Studio. Montreuil, France.
Joined August 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (15)
  • 566 students