Basic Photography in English Toggle

This basic photography workshop is designed for beginners (adults and teenagers) who want to learn the basic aspects of photography, both film or digital.

After a description of how the camera works in different modes (Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual, etc.) we will focus on the basic aspects of photography such as composition, correct exposure (aperture, exposure times and ISO), depth of field, lens choice and focal length, direction of light, landscape and portrait photography, among others. During the workshop you will work on different assignments and will have your work critiqued. At the end of the classes you will be able to use the camera manually and will have a solid knowledge of the fundamentals of photography.
This is an essential class for acquiring further knowledge and developing skills.

Equipment needed: DSLR  Camera or any other Digital Camera that can be used in Manual Mode, manual of the camera.
Prerequisites: none

Dates 2019

Saturday September 21st, 28th and October 5th from 1 to 3 pm.  Cost €130

Where: Downtown Milan – Exact Location Coming Soon

Please send us an email to register at: – (the workshop can also be split in 2 lessons, if you want to do that, let us know and we’ll decide together a date for the second part)

About the Instructor

Barbara Balzaretti was born and raised in Milan, Italy. After her university degree she moved to New York for a master in photojournalism and worked there as a freelance photographer and photo editor for some of the top New York City photo agencies including Tom Keller & Associates and Corbis. She has also worked in advertising and film as producer in the US and Europe. In 2011 she moved to Finland where she founded the International Photo Center. She now lives in Milan and she opened the second branch of the International Photo Center.