Member Profile: Barbara Nelson

Artist’s Statement
Barbara Nelson has photographed throughout the world capturing ordinary people as they move through their day. She produces workshops and seminars for the visual arts both locally and internationally where the locations resonate the life and culture of the region and n...
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Barbara Nelson has photographed throughout the world capturing ordinary people as they move through their day. She produces workshops and seminars for the visual arts both locally and internationally where the locations resonate the life and culture of the region and no big scale tourism. A graduate of Northwestern University, School of Radio and Television and Journalism, her interest in documentary film led her into photography. Her photography background is journalistic and documentary, capturing the essence and energy of people and places (urban and rural). She works in natural environments as well as different lighting conditions - hectic, busy times and in quieter spaces. A New York based photographer, her work has been published and on exhibit in galleries and university art centers in New York City, across the country, and also in private collections. Her style and skills are used by clients in diverse situations including corporate events, weddings, sports and games, theatre, editorial projects and portraits. She has traveled widely and is comfortable with all cultures. BARBARA NELSON PRODUCTIONS. Barbara's productions include customized workshops and seminars for visual artists and professional associations. A background in radio and television and magazine publishing plus extensive international travel to explore many diverse cultures, helps to identify unique places for workshop locations. Each workshop is small group (10 - 12 people) and tailored to a specific theme for maximum learning experience in a stimulating environment. See the workshop page for current listings.
SPECIALTIES: Documentary, Events, Fine Art, Portraits, Scenics, Street Photography

Work

Accomplishments
  • Gallery Show
  • Award
  • Book
  • Lecture
  • Other

  • PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN UZBEKISTAN
    WHEN: 5/6/18 - 5/21/18
    A 16 day photography workshop along the famed Silk Route is planned for May 2018. www.uzbekistanphotographyworkshop.com
  • PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN ECUADOR
    WHEN: 7/30/17 - 9/8/17
    Two weeks along the Andes in Ecuador. July/August 2017 Locations included a Jungle village lodge spending days with the Shuar People. Second location was Cuenca, with day trips to the surrounding vi
  • PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN GALICIA, SPAIN
    WHEN: 6/17/16 - 6/29/16
    In the villages of Northwest Spain we explore and photograph the life and culture of this beautiful part of Spain, You will be inspired and challenged to see and photograph in new ways.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN ITALY 2016
    WHEN: 6/4/16 - 6/14/16
    In Italy's Emilia Romagna region we will photograph together in the environs of age old villages in the Apennine Hills and by the Adriatic Sea where the life and culture resonate its history.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND
    WHEN: 5/1/16 - 5/10/16
    Dramatic scenery and deep history in a wilderness of sea, mountains and small villages. One of Europe's most unspoiled regions You will be inspired and challenged to see and photograph in new ways.
  • BOOK: Comacchio by the Sea (Self Published on 6/10/13)
    WHERE TO BUY: www,blurb.com
  • BOOK: Portico da Romanga - The Color of Italy (Self Published on 3/14/13)
    WHERE TO BUY: www,blurb.com