This One-Day Basic Photography Workshop in Düsseldorf is for everybody looking for an introduction to the fascinating world of photography. It is designed for photographers of all levels, from beginners to those with some understanding of digital photography. You will learn basic photography concepts, such as exposure calculation, ISO, white balance, depth of field, composition, basic post-production and you will have the opportunity to practice your newly acquired skills during a practical photo session outdoor. There will be options to shoot urbanscapes, portraits, street scenes and objects.
The workshop will also help you to change the way you see. Photography is not only about technical sophistication and complicated equipment, but it is mostly about developing your creativity to see objects, nature and people with a different perspective.
The workshop will end in the studio with a preview of images taken throughout the day and you will have a chance to get professional feedback. The critique session will include technical and aesthetic aspects and you will be free to ask questions about your photography related doubts.
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to have a better understanding of the manual functions on your camera, expose creatively, use shutter speed for freezing and motion blur, use aperture and depth of field to get sharper images or isolate details, justify how ISO affects image quality and how to choose the right one, adjust white balance effectively, use the right type of lens, decide what is important in your image, understand rules of composition and how to break them.
What do you need to get?
Your Digital Reflex camera and kit lens or a prosumer compact camera with manual functions
A fully charged camera battery and a memory card with sufficient space for a day's shooting
Your camera manual, if available
Notebook with a pen.
When: 28th August 2016 | 10am-5pm
Where: Marco Mega Photo Studio (2nd floor, Worringer Str. 78 - 40211 Düsseldorf)
Price: €89.25 (VAT included)
Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org | +49 176 6894 4556
Places are limited to 9 to guarantee individual tuition and help (minimum 5). The workshop will be held in English.
Booking your place requires an advanced payment of the full fee. Once you book your place, send your full contacts to email@example.com.
Bank transfer: send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for bank details.
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Who is Marco Mega?
Marco Mega is an Italian commercial and fine art photographer based in Germany. He attended the Advance Still Life and Fashion Photography course at ISFCI in Rome and MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication in 2010 and since then he has dedicated his time to commercial/editorial works and personal projects working between Italy, India, London and Germany. He runs his studio in Düsseldorf.
Terms & Conditions
By attending the Workshop you are accepting certain risks. Your agreement of this form shall serve as a release of Marco Mega’s liability and a complete assumption of all risks by you. In consideration of, and as part of the payment for your participation in a Marco Mega’s workshop, you are voluntarily releasing Marco Mega, his employees, assigns, independent contractors, or anyone involved thereof, from any damages, liabilities, costs, injuries whether mental or physical, known or unknown, and by participation you agree to assume all risks whether known or unknown.
Cancellation or Change of a Workshop
While Marco Mega will make every attempt to operate a Workshop once confirmed, we do reserve the right to cancel or change a Workshop, at any time due to insufficient bookings and/or reasons beyond our control. In such case, a full and immediate refund will be issued. The financial liability of Marco Mega shall be limited to the amount paid to Marco Mega for the Workshop only. He reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any participant, for any reason, at any time. We are not responsible for any additional expenses incurred by such participants.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
If you cancel up to 15 days in advance of the start of the Workshop, Marco Mega will refund you 50% of the tuition fee, minus a €10 administration fee. If you cancel, less than 15 days before the start of the Workshop, you receive no refund.
You agree to have any claim, controversy, or dispute relating to the enforcement or interpretation of this document or arising or relating to your registration, participation, or attendance at any Marco Mega's Workshop, submitted to binding arbitration under the rules and regulations of the German Arbitration Association.
Use of Name and Likeness
Marco Mega reserves the right to take photographs or videos during the Workshop or part thereof and to use the resulting images/video in whole or in part for promotional purposes, including, but not limited to self-promotion for Marco Mega both in print and electronic media. By booking a reservation with Marco Mega, participants agree to allow their images to be used in such photography; participants who prefer that their image not to be used are asked to identify themselves at the beginning of the Workshop.