The Porto Photo Fest is a learning summit. Scroll down to find out more about our Workshops delivered by the best photographers / instructors in the business.

John Stanmeyer

Photography Storytelling is a 7-day workshop run by John Stanmeyer, the internationally-renowned National Geographic photographer.

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Photography Storytelling
  • 7-day Workshop
  • 11-17 September 2017
  • Limited to 15 students
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David Nightingale

Shoot The Street is a 1½-day workshop, designed to teach a range of technical, creative, and narrative skills that will enable you to produce visually compelling street images.

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Shoot the Street
  • 1½-day Workshop
  • 12-13 September 2017
  • Limited to 15 places
Finished

Sara Lando

This 2-day Mixed Media workshop will focus on showing you how to push your creativity to explore different materials and possibilities.

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Mixed Media
  • 2-day Workshop
  • NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
  • Limited to 15 students
  • Secure payment through PayPal
Postponed. Please contact us for more info.

The technical aspects of portrait photography can be learnt pretty quickly, but what most photographers find overwhelming about shooting people is everything that can’t be controlled with a knob or a switch: hopefully you won’t be one of those people any more, at the end of the “Behind the Portrait” workshop.

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Behind the Portrait
  • 2-day Workshop
  • NEW DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
  • Limited to 15 students
  • Secure payment through PayPal
Postponed. Please contact us for more info.

Cradoc Bagshaw

Day 1 of The Complete Street Series is all about overcoming the fear of making Street Photography, and learning techniques to stay invisible.
Cradoc Bagshaw, who specializes in “working quickly and quietly and getting photographs that are worth looking at more than once”, will introduce you to the tried and tested techniques he has been honing for years, guide you and review your work with you throughout an action packed day of shooting in the UNESCO World Heritage area of Porto.

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Basic Street - Overcoming fear
  • 1-day Workshop
  • Limited to 15 students
  • 11 September 2017
Finished

In Day 2 of The Complete Street Series, you’ll learn how to find people and interact with them to make portraits.
Learn how to look for the light, and understand the importance of light in photography. How to keep subjects engaged, and become a documentary in taking portraits.

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Street Portraiture
  • 1-day Workshop
  • Limited to 15 students
  • 12 September 2017
Finished

On Day 3 of The Complete Street Series, you will learn how to make photo stories, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Porto. Walk the streets and learn how to layer your photographs with meaningful foreground and background relationships. Different approaches  and guidance will be given as to how to transfer photography from a thinking to an emotional process.

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Overcoming fear
  • 1-day Workshop
  • Limited to 15 students
  • 13 September 2017
Finished