ASSIGNMENT: SICILY
PHOTO/EMOTION  - apulia  15-21 September 2013
WILLFUL BLINDNESS Italian Premiere during 55th Venice Biennale
WILLFUL BLINDNESS Italian Premiere during 55th Venice Biennale
Master Class - Re-Presenting Reality
Meisterkurs: Die Realität Re-Präsentieren
THE REAL BERLIN
DAS WAHRE BERLIN
Willful Blindness
Willful Blindness
Niki + Alex
Niki + Alex
Road to Batumi
Road to Batumi
DEVOUT, an independent documentary film
Richness Behind the Flowers
Kobuleti Beach: Summer morning
Kobuleti Beach: Summer morning
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HIGGINSON workshop at PWSFTVIT Łódź

HIGGINSON workshop at PWSFTVIT Łódź

James Higginson was invited to PWSFTVIT Łódź,(Polish National Film School) to give an artist talk and weekend workshop in the photography department.  Discussions were combined with practical work in the large studio.  Students were able to explore the concept of cinematic narration in digital and...> Read more
Willful Blindness Premier at RIFE

Willful Blindness Premier at RIFE

Nomination BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM Reel Independent Film Extravaganza  ...> Read more
Master Class-Spring 2012

Master Class-Spring 2012


Marcello Curto: Project title: LOS CRÉDITOS Abstract: PORTRAITS OF ARGENTINIAN CINEMA The photo series ‘Los créditos’ is about the people behind Argentinian cinema. From the person supervising the script to the big shot film producer, it captures their peculiar lifes in a photograph and offers...> Read more
Georgian Warriors

Georgian Warriors


Tbilisi, July 2012, documenting the Black Shields of Georgia in portraiture.  Shot in and around the Georgian Enthnological Museum houses.    ...> Read more
Georgia- March 2012

Georgia- March 2012


Third visit to Georgia included excursions into remote areas, including Davit Gareji, directly on the Azerbaijani Border.  ...> Read more
Collodion Wetplate Workshop: 2011-2012

Collodion Wetplate Workshop: 2011-2012


Student works from the one day intensive workshop.  ...> Read more

Georgian Monesteries- July 2012


July-2012, I had the privilege to visit monasteries in the Kosipa Region of Georgia. I shot photos and footage for a planned documentary(see PROJECTS).  Our guide was Mamao Shia, my camera assistant: Eric Saar, and I am very grateful to my Georgian friend Tarkhan for...> Read more
Master Class- Winter 2011

Master Class- Winter 2011


Katharina Heil Project Title: SYSTEME Systeme#1.Kommunikation
Systeme#2.Realität
Systeme#3.Affinität C-Prints kaschiert auf Alu-Dibond
Schattenfugenrahmen
54 cm x 54 cm...> Read more
Willful Blindness

Willful Blindness

Project: Feature Film, Completed
WILLFUL BLINDNESS is a mesmerizing story of a gun shot victim as he crawls home, the story of a mother supporting her daughter and story of a daughter who has been a passive recipient of the fruits of evil. A nonlinear,...> Read more
PEP

PEP

PEP (Photography Education Program)
Pilot Project: Photography
Director: James Higginson
An educational pilot program that will bring digital SLR cameras and lessons to high school kids who do not have access to the technology or the know how to express themselves artistically. Via Internet webinars...> Read more
Niki + Alex

Niki + Alex

Project: Feature Film In development
Director/Writer: James Higginson
Niki loves Alex and Alex loves Niki, more than any words can adequately describe. We join their relationship as an unforeseen event shakes their bond, their devotion, their understanding and their minds to the core. A combination...> Read more
Road to Batumi

Road to Batumi

Project: Feature Film In development
Director/Writer: James Higginson
We travel from here to there. It is the process of going, the “transportation”, and the journey along the way that is expressed through the relationships of 3 couples.  The film will be a non-linear exploration of...> Read more
DEVOUT, an independent documentary film

DEVOUT, an independent documentary film

Director: James Higginson
In this documentary, the camera visits the monasteries in the central Kosipa region.  This region has the largest concentrated number of monasteries in Georgia.  The film travels to a cliff monastery perched 1700 meters on the side of mountain; through beautiful mountain...> Read more
Kobuleti Beach: Summer morning

Kobuleti Beach: Summer morning

Kurzfilm: in Postproduktion, Fertigstellung Ende 2012/Anfang 2013
Regisseur/Autor: James Higginson
Ein durchgehend in Master-Shot-Einstellungen gedrehter Film, der einen Morgen am Strand von Kobuleti zeigt. Impressionen , die in kleinen Szenen und Abläufen die Komik des Alltäglichen festhalten – die nebensächlichen Ereignisse, die den Strand langsam...> Read more
James Higginson

James Higginson

James Higginson’s unique coaching and positive mentoring style challenges the students existing boundaries, promotes creative risk taking, and inspires the student to produce works at a higher level. Higginson’s critiques draw on 20 years experience as an exhibiting fine artist and 17 years experience working...> Read more
Jan Eric Euler

Jan Eric Euler

Jan shoots lifestyle and culture photography in a documentary style. His lifestyle projects stand in the tradition of spontaneous and emotional 35mm documentary photography, using a variety of alternative processes including the Wet Plate Collodion Process, dating back to 1851. He combines slow, time consuming...> Read more
Master Class - Re-Presenting Reality

Master Class – Re-Presenting Reality

  The class will look at how reality is currently captured, described and presented in their work. Photographic reality will be dissected and analyzed through a series of lectures and discussions to lead the class to formulate a better understanding as how to re-present a...> Read more
ART DIRECTION IN STAGED PHOTOGRAPHY

ART DIRECTION IN STAGED PHOTOGRAPHY


Transforming the way you create photographs. The students will receive a complete working knowledge of the Art Directing process from conceptual development through color, texture, composition and light theory that can be applied in the future to commercial or fine art Staged Photography, Video and...> Read more
SHOOT BERLIN - Hollywood Exposed and Explored

SHOOT BERLIN –
Hollywood Exposed and Explored


Workshop with James Higginson
Hollywood Films have influenced how photography is staged in the studio and on locations. Hollywood Styling and Art Direction has influenced photography from Fine Art to Commercial Photography in lighting, Art Direction and Set Decoration. We propose a combination workshop atmosphere....> Read more
THE REAL BERLIN

THE REAL BERLIN




Documentary Workshop
with James Higginson This open photographic/video workshop is ideal for the participants to create their pictorial impression/reportage/documentation of Berlin. Berlin, is made up of a number of smaller uniquely flavored districts(neighborhoods) that collectively becomes the city. As a group, we will tour the...> Read more
COLLODION WETPLATE WORKSHOP

COLLODION WETPLATE WORKSHOP


  One day intensive
The collodion wetplate process has been around since 1851. In that year, Fredric Scott Archer published a technique that was supposed to change the face of photography. His wet collodion process produced a grainless glass negative capable of making beautifully sharp...> Read more
Photo Boot Camp - Two day Intensive

Photo Boot Camp –
Two day Intensive


  A fast paced, intense, hands on class with emphasis on Digital Photography. This workshop will teach the basics of photography using the 35 mm SLR camera. We will cover basic camera theory and operation. Students should have a basic knowledge of their camera operation...> Read more
Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews


  A personal review of your portfolio by James Higginson for a clear, honest critique of photographic content, form and style is done to give the student a deeper understanding of: How their presentation is viewed and received.
How effective their work is presented.
What...> Read more
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