Private Photography Course Gift Card

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Private Photography Course Gift Card

from 200.00

200 CHF/1 HOUR*

BENEFIT FROM 6 HOURS AND 10 HOURS BUNDLE:

999 CHF for 6 hours of Private Course (instead of 1200 CHF)

1499 CHF for 10 hours of Private Course (instead of 2000 CHF)

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*All practical photography teaching is starting from 2h of private course, due to time consumption of practical activities. 1 h of private course is provided only to cover theoretical aspects in the class room. 

  • Course Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced

  • Duration: on request

  • Max Participants: 1

  • Language: English, Swiss German, Italian

  • Location: Zurich or another location on request for an additional commute fee.

We offer one to one all-encompassing photography courses for individuals who would like to work even closer with their instructor to develop essential skills. Kickstart your adventure into photography with our experienced and knowledgeable instructors who can tailor the course specifically to your needs.

Over our private one to one sessions all instructor’s attention will be with you to maximise the learning outcomes in a shorter period of time. We have a free of charge spare camera, tripod and filters for you to use during the workshops if you don't have your own equipment yet and of course, we will provide a detailed recommendation, which camera and equipment to buy to meet your requirements.

After initial conversation with you and understanding your needs, we will create a customised programme for you. We will cover any topic of your chose in photography and post-processing.

All the possible topics to learn:
 

  • Light - understanding the role, impact and importance of light in photography.

  • Exposure Triangle - understanding of ISO, shutter speed and aperture, how to combine them in order to get the best exposures and effects.

  • ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture - the relationship between the 3 modes, how to achieve the best exposure combining them.

  • Camera Modes - understanding the use and differences of Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Program modes.

  • Focus - how to bring your subjects in focus and take sharp images

  • Depth of Field - understanding of the effect of subject and background separation.

  • Composition Rules - learn the rules of composition according to different situations and types of subjects.

  • File types - understand RAW vs JPEG and what is the best option for you.

  • Common Mistakes - how to improve your photography instantly avoiding the most common mistakes.

  • Cameras - in depth understanding the different types of cameras: DSLR, Mirrorless, Bridge  and other cameras.

  • Lenses - understanding the focal length and use of lenses, choosing lenses for each type of photography.

  • Camera Maintenance and Care - how to protect the camera from the variety of damages in different types of environments.

  • Equipment Advise - how to choose the right camera and other photography equipment for your needs.

  • Light - understand the behavior of light in different conditions like natural, artificial, direction, shape, form and quality.

  • Color - understanding hue, saturation and brightness in photography.

  • White Balance - understanding the goal of white balance, how to achieve the correct balance of the image and compensate for mistakes.

  • Camera settings - learn advanced settings and commands.

  • Advanced Focus - learn Focus Stacking technique, hyperfocal distance, focus on moving objects and macro photography.

  • Advanced Exposure - learn exposure bracketing for HDR technique, exposure compensation, and the exposure triangle dynamics.

  • Histograms - learn how to read the histograms and benefit from this information to achieve better-balanced exposures.

  • Lenses - learn the selection of lenses, accessories, and focusing.

  • Filters - understanding the effects and appropriate use of different filters for different types of photography.

  • Accessories - understanding of such accessories as reflectors, diffusers and light shapers to enhance your photographs.

  • Flash - how to use flash for achieving greater photographs.

  • Advanced Composition - understand the compositional elements of a photograph and how they can be used to create stronger images.

  • Advance Camera Care - how to clean the built-in sensor of out camera.

  • Advice - how to take better photos and avoiding mistakes like a pro.

  • Planning - use of modern technologies/apps to scout locations, plan your visit and timing. Understand what to pack for your next landscape photo adventure.

  • Light - understand what great light is and the best light for different subjects.

  • Composition - learn how to craft strong photographic compositions. You will gain the ability to find subjects and scenes worthy of photographing.

  • Camera settings - learn the best settings and commands for landscape photography.

  • Advanced Focus - learn focusing techniques for landscape photography depending on the lens use and desired outcome.

  • Exposure - understand Exposure Triangle and capture perfect exposures each time.

  • Landscape photography techniques - HDR and Panorama techniques.

  • Lenses - understand the impact of lens selection on composition.

  • Filters - understanding the effects and appropriate use of different filters for different types of photography. Use of polarizing filter to make your landscape photography even better.

  • Accessories - understanding of accessories use to enhance your landscape photographs.

  • Camera and Equipment Care - how to care and protect your camera on the go and under different weather conditions.

  • Advice - how to take better photos and avoiding problems like a pro.

  • Common Mistakes - how to improve your photography instantly avoiding the most common mistakes.

  • Equipment Advise - how to choose the right camera, lenses and accessories for landscape photography.

  • Post-processing - learn valuable Lightroom and Photoshop techniques to maximize your creative vision.

  • File types – learn the difference between RAW, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, etc. and when to use them.

  • Image resolution – learn the difference between DPI, PPI, resolution count, printing resolution, etc.

  • Image optimisation – understand how to optimise images for different purposes, online use or printing.

  • Image compression – discuss compression in depth so you understand how to do make your images very light without compromising their sharpness.

  • Problems fixing - learn noise reduction, spot removal, lens distortion fixing, and other tools.

  • Brushes and tools – explore the many different tools of Photoshop including healing, cropping, and contrast and luminosity.

  • Watermark – we’ll show you how to watermark your images with your name or brand.

  • Workflow - Productive and time-saving tips and shortcuts

  • Layers and masks - pushing the creative potential of photograph.

  • External Plugins - explore more creative possibilities with filters, rendering and photography retouching tools to create stunning images.

  • Troubleshooting - tips and problem-solving.

Requirements:

  • No experience required: We will teach you everything.

  • Your Camera: DSLR or Mirrorless (If you don’t have a camera yet, don’t worry! You can hire one of our DSLR cameras free of charge. Please notify us in advance so we can make sure we have one available for you).

  • Different lenses if you have.

  • Filters for lenses if you have.

  • Tripod if you have.

  • Notebook for post-processing if you want to do Lightroom and/or Photoshop.

  • Passion, creativity and love for Photography!