As a painter paints with oils or acrylics, you are an artist painting, or writing with light. That is, after all, the very definition of 'photography.' This program will inspire you to look beyond the screen on the back of your camera and translate the principles of lighting, composition, balance and placement as an artist does. Barbara will also show how these principles will up your game in print competition. In exploring The 12 Elements to a Merit Print, we will discuss what REALLY gets a judge's attention; as well as great posing rules and common mistakes made with lens choice and lighting. Whether you have been in the business for 1 year, or are looking to dig deeper in your competition prints, This program will help you reach out to a new level wherever you are in your photographic journey.