* Beginners only
* We spend the first day in the classroom, learning the foundations of photography, how to use your camera, how to shoot with it, and how to assess situations as you go
* We spend the second day out and about in Vienna, putting the first day's skills into practice
* We taste wine and eat chocolate to keep us going
* We look at practical ways to improve in areas YOU want
* All notes from both days are available to download
* Additional videos are also available online to help you move forward
My workshops are not designed to make you an expert in Photography, rather they are intended to make you an expert Photographer!
The vast majority of my students just want to know how to get the best out of their camera; they aren't always interested in how the thing works. So my beginner workshops focus precisely on this; we look at functional and practical techniques to get you up to speed in a day or two. It's really that simple.
Have you ever wanted to take a photography workshop but didn't have the courage or the time? If you're a photographic beginner with the motivation to learn, then this two-day workshop and photo walk could bring you up to speed with all things photography!
If you want to learn how to use your camera and capture those epic shots than this two-day workshop offers a full day in the classroom, feeding you the information you're hungry for, and then a full day photo walk in the streets of Vienna!
Vienna has been an artist's muse for centuries; Fritz Lang, Trude Fleischmann, Andre Heller, Gustav Klimt, Otto Wagner and many more have all walked these cobbled streets looking for inspiration and motivation for their work. They may also have enjoyed the local Viennese wine and chocolate on occasion too!
On this two-day workshop, we're going to join them! We won't be stopping by the usual tourist spots; instead we'll take to the backstreets and then onto the vineyards during the warmer months to look for subject matter from alternative angles. Think life-in-motion, street-art, strong line-work, interlocking shapes, grand vistas and beautiful architecture.
So what makes this workshop fun? Well, on day one, once we're done with learning, I'll take you out to a local Wiener Schnitzel eatery that brew their own beer!! And how about eating world class chocolate and tasting local wine as we take great photos! As part of the photo walk on day two, and included in the price, I'll bring locally made Viennese chocolate and wine to enjoy in the afternoon while we're busy looking for subject matter to capture.
You're an eager beginner photographer, interested in learning how better to use your camera, and would like to experience Vienna from an alternative but encompassing angle.
This workshop is for the photographic beginner, but you will need a digital SLR camera, there is also a lot walking throughout day two during the summer, so wear good shoes and wrap-up very warm in the colder months.
4 - 6 people per two-day workshop. Family of four? Sounds like a great two-day adventure!
This is a full on workshop. On day one we meet and start learning at 9 am finish at 5 pm. Day two starts at 8:30 am and continues until we're done, which could mean 7 pm or 8 pm in the summer months. I like to keep it flexible towards the end as some people have more energy than others, so we will plan the third part of the day two together as we go.
Please note the following:
Adverse weather can sometimes affect the itinerary on day two, but a little rain, snow or cloud never stopped us from getting a strong image! Unless it's pouring with rain, or we're snowed in, we'll stick to the route.
In Winter it can be BITTERLY cold, so please wear thick clothes, a good warm jacket, gloves and wooly hat. Thermals are a great idea as well; I always wear them if I'm shooting outdoors in the winter!
Photography should be an adventure, but if you turn up unprepared, I may have to cancel the workshop out of safety.