The Art of Photographing the Circus


When: April 14-19, 2019
Cost: $1500 early bird registration (before Feb 1); $1600 after Feb 1
Instructors: Rose Eichenbaum
Schedule: Sun April 14 6 pm - Thurs April 19 3 pm (exact schedule TBD)

Award--winning photographer and author, Rose Eichenbaum joins NECCA for an exclusive collaborative workshop experience—Art of Photographing the Circus Arts. A renowned dance photographer, Ms. Eichenbaum shares her 30 years of experience photographing bodies in motion. At NECCA the subjects are flying trapeze and trampoline artists, aerialists, acrobats and other performers. The doors are open to explore circus art through classes, trainings, show rehearsals, and beyond. With additional guidance from NECCA founders Elsie and Serenity Smith for details on circus life and art, workshop participants will find themselves asking, “Who doesn’t love a circus?”

For Art of Photographing the Circus Arts, Ms. Eichenbaum has created a unique six-day workshop for hobbyists and professional photographers interested in elevating their skills behind the lens to create more artful images. Daily sessions include one-on-one mentoring, challenging shooting assignments, work sharing and critiques, insights into the circus arts, evolving one’s personal style and more.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to photograph some of the most interesting of all entertainers —circus performers! Learn to shoot with greater skill and confidence and come away with uniquely original images that reflect your artistry.

Workshop Highlights Include:

*One on one mentoring sessions with Ms. Eichenbaum
*Challenging photographic assignments/constructive critiques
*Perfecting the art of capturing action and motion
*Employ the principles of photography for more expressive image making
*Developing your own personal photographic style
*Gain confidence behind the lens.

Required Materials:

*SLR Digital Camera Body (Any make)
* Long and short lenses (one each)
*Laptop equipped with Photoshop or Lightroom
*Tripod or monopod
*Working knowledge of SLR cameras and post-production software required.

About the instructor
ROSE EICHENBAUM is an award-winning photographer, author of six books and a respected educator. Her photography has graced more than thirty national magazine covers, and has been the subject of numerous exhibitions, including a three-year national tour hosted by the Smithsonian Institution. Eichenbaum directs the Art of Photographing Dance Workshop at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and serves as documentary photographer for USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.

The Art of Photographing the Circus


10 Town Crier Dr
Brattleboro VT 05301


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