Bill Armstrong: Principles of Color For Photographers
The masters of color photography know how to use the secrets of color to seduce and entrance. Many photographers, however, shoot in color without any training in the contrast and harmony of color. The principles of color are simple to understand, and invaluable tools for creating powerful images. Mr. Armstrong, well known for his brilliant use of color, is happy to share these secrets in this one-day workshop. Don’t leave home without it.
“I recommend Bill Armstrong’s color workshop 100%. His understanding of color in photography is unparalleled, and he is able to open it up to his students with clarity and immediacy. He is one of the great teachers. He is a working artist who understands and can talk about his medium. My experience of his class was incredibly valuable and full of insights. He is colorful in the best way.” – W.M. Hunt
$150 HCP members / $175 Regular price
This workshop is in conjunction with the exhibition Bill Armstrong Buddha & Mandala on view at HCP February 27-April 26, 2015.
Bill Armstrong is a New York based fine art photographer who has been shooting in color for over thirty years. Armstrong is represented by ClampArt in New York, Hackelbury in London and numerous galleries across the country and in Europe. His Mandala series was featured in a two person exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2008, and he had a mid-career retrospective at the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach in 2010. Armstrong’s work is in many museum collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and the Bibliothèque National de France. He has presented work in numerous museum exhibitions including: the Smithsonian Institution; Hayward Gallery, London; Musee de l’Elysee, Lausanne; Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan; and FOAM, Amsterdam. One of Armstrong’s images was chosen for the cover of Lyle Rexer’s Aperture book, The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography. His work appears in Face: The New Photographic Portrait by William Ewing and Exploring Color Photography, by Robert Hirsch, among other books. He has also been published in numerous periodicals including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper’s, House and Garden and Eyemazing.
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