3-meeting workshop – € 150
This workshop is designed for amateur photographers who already know how to use the camera manually and want to focus on refining their creative and technical skills. After a brief review of topics such ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed and how they work together to create the perfect exposure, participants will focus on composition and aesthetics and will work on developing a personal style through their images. Students will learn how to take portraits in natural light, environmental portraits, landscapes, cityscapes and night photographs. Topics like Histogram, raw files and basic post-production are also covered.
Prerequisite: Basic Photography Level 1 or knowledge of camera operation and exposure
Equipment needed: Camera and Tripod (if owned)
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 and founded the International Photo Center. She now lives in Milan where she opened the second branch of the International Photo Center.