October 17, 2016; October 28, 2016; November 1, 2016
MDOCS, Documentary, Storytelling, Event, Talks, Workshops, Fall, Photography
Fall Documentary Photography Talks and Workshops:
Through a native lens: Portraiture, social documentary and narrative in Saratoga
Mon, October 17 @ 7pm, Emerson
On October 17, join Daesha Devón Harris, a Saratoga Springs native and documentary photographer who creates powerful multimedia pieces that speak to social issues in a creative and compelling way. The photos depict subjects not as victims, but instead show them in a light of determination illuminating Daesha's relentless optimism.
Moderated by Robert ParkeHarrison
This event is part of MDOCS' series on portraiture and biography in documentary work. One Monday each month, creators from photography, audio documentary, and multimedia visit Skidmore to discuss their work and the morals and ethics behind representing someone else's story through their vision.
Workshop: DSLR Photography Basics
Fri, October 28 @ 2-4 pm, LIB 113
Still stuck in the auto-function of your DSLR camera? Learn the basics of DSLR photography and get some tips on how to create more engaging, lively images. Led by Eric Jenks, Skidmore alum and Capital region photojournalist.
Chasing the Light: The Rock & Roll Photography of Jay Blakesberg
Tue, November 1 @ 7pm, Davis
Join Jay Blakesberg for a presentation of his 35 year journey in rock and roll photography - from documenting the Grateful Dead to his latest book Hippie Chick: A Tale of Love, Devotion & Surrender. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.
Dym, Jordana and Wakeman, Jesse, "MDOCS Postcard-2016-10-01, Fall Documentary Photo Talks and Workshops" (2016). MDOCS Publications. 95.