Pixien Photography Workshop for Beginners

About this event :

​Shooting in automatic modes all the time and never tried other ones because you don’t have a clue what they do? Then this workshop is for you. If you want to take the next step, learn photography the right way and take consistently great pictures, our workshop will teach you how to discover the joy of using the camera in its manual settings whilst taking great shots and enjoy it! We will cover:

Understanding Exposure Basics
– learn your camera – basic functions
– aperture, shutter speed, ISO
– correct exposure and creatively correct exposure
– depth of field, focal length, lenses
– white balance
– focusing and focus points
– creative photography techniques (subject isolation, freezing the action, motion, panning, zooming and more)

Understanding Cmposition Basics
– basic of composition – rule of thirds, using of horizontal line
– breaking the rule of thirds
– elements of design and how to use them
– creative composition techniques (frame in the frame, negative space, filling the frame, reflections)
– working your subject, different angles/points of view

​Learn by practising and you can be sure you will soon take control of your camera and make not a snapshot but THE image! Plus, have fun and fantastic experience and take great photographs!  Style of the workshop: group of 4 or more (maximum 10)

– no prior photography knowledge needed
– digital DSLR camera or a digital compact with manual settings
– memory card(s)
– fully charged battery
– enthusiasm 🙂

​What is also included:
– two experienced instructors
– valuable workshop materials (40+ pages)
– coffee, tea, water and snacks/refreshment
– assignment/homework after the workshop to practise individually everything we have learned and written or video feedback
– access to the closed Facebook group (for workshop participants only!)  –  we do have this group to keep in touch with everyone and share photos, photo experience and to answer any questions anytime after the workshop

Price: 200 CHF. Payment via bank transfer or Paypal in advance required. Interested? Contact us for more info: info@pixien.com.

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Your host : Sylke