Designed for the ladies who are interested in trying out a few different street photography techniques and creating great images with your camera, using either manual or auto settings.
As well as learning great new street photography techniques and creative approaches, you will discover how to produce stylish and distinctive images which reflect your style.
With a maximum of six, we start the day with coffee before heading out to see what we find; looking for great subject matter in the people, the bars, the shops, the waterfront, the work and the play.
What you will learn:
-Develop a street photographer’s ‘eye’ and learn how to spot a photo opportunity in an every day street scene
- Appreciate the aesthetics of street photography
- Understand the importance of developing your own style as a street photographer and how to conceive and undertake ‘projects’
- Understand the components of a great street image
- Practice different types of street photography and discover your preferred style of shooting
- Conquer your fear of photographing strangers
- Become invisible and shoot your environment quietly and unobtrusively
- Understand some of the key legal and ethical aspects of street photography
- Learn how to react positively if people are questioning, challenging or offended.
- We meet at 10.00 am for coffee, introductions, and tuition session before setting off onto the streets
- Our itinerary will take us to some great street photography ‘hot spots’, where we will put into practice some of the principles learned in the morning session; expect to walk around 4km - 6km on this workshop.
- Throughout the day you will receive a significant amount of one-to-one tuition and coaching
- We’ll find somewhere quiet for a lunch break, with a group discussion before hitting the streets again for the second structured photographic session
- We will finish the formal part of the day at around 4.30 pm with drinks, a thorough debrief and a further Q&A session
- Individual critique for photos taken on the day is available during the week following the course
- After the course, participants will be encouraged to keep in touch through our closed group FaceBook alumni network.
What to bring:
- Camera – fully charged
- Lens – 24 mm - 50mm range is ideal
- Spare camera battery (recommended)
- Memory cards
- Camera backpack or bag
- Dress for the day; comfortable clothes and shoes
- Water bottle
- Tripod/monopod; optional but not necessary.
Where do we meet?
- Karaka Café, 109 Jervois Quay, Wellington
What is included?
- Glass of wine
- Great company