The Complete Street Series
Day one: Basic Street – Overcoming Fear
Learn how to overcome your fear of making Street Photography, and how 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.
Cradoc will also work with analog photographers on any issues specific to analogue photography.
Day two: Street Portraiture
Walk the streets of Porto with Cradoc Bagshaw, as you 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 engages, and become a documentary in taking portraits.
You will learn how to improvise light sources, to take amazing environmental portraits, showcasing the best of the surroundings of the UNESCO World Heritage of Porto.
You will also learn how to take portraiture for publication, learn the importance of leaving room for type and have a full review process of your work.
Day three: Beyond the Street
Walk the streets of Porto with Cradoc Bagshaw, as you 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 your subjects engaged, and become a documentary in taking portraits.
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.
Full reviews of your images will be given during the day.
Photographers who are nervous about taking photographs of strangers, who wish to stay invisible and get the best possible street photography.
Photographers who want to learn how to find people and interact with them to make portraits. How to find the light in any situation, and improvise lighting when necessary.
Photographers who want to take portraits, but capture the environment along with it.
Photographers who wish to learn how to take portraiture for publication, learning how to leave room for type and layout.
People who want to learn how to make a meaningful, emotional photography series, learning about the relationships between subjects and their environments through a variety of given exercises .
Photographers who are already familiar with aperture, shutter, ISO and understand how these work together to create a correct exposure.
Photographers who shoot in Manual, Aperture or Shutter Priority modes and can use the basic features on their cameras with confidence.
Photographers who shoot analog or digital will benefit from the help and guidance of Cradoc Bagshaw.
This workshop can be bought as a stand-alone workshop, or as part of “The Complete Street series”, with all three days included for an early bird price of €450 (valid until July 31st). See links at bottom of the page for more info.
If you wish to purchase the full 5 days with Cradoc Bagshaw -“The Complete Street series” + “Advanced Analog Photography” – we have a special July price of €850. See links at bottom of the page for more info.
Please don’t forget you are responsible for the safety of your own personal equipment during this workshop.
About the Instructor
Cradoc Bagshaw is an award-winning photographer and photojournalist who works internationally. Documentary and street photography are his passions. “I’m not a travel photographer, but I work best when I’m travelling.” His classic Leica black and white images capture the key moments in life that connect us all together.
Cradoc has been a professional photographer and photojournalist for over forty years, doing work for dozens of publications including Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Business Week and the New York Times. He’s been associated with photography agencies including Black Star and with Gamma Liaison in New York, doing assignments for both their editorial and corporate division.
Cradoc is also a teacher who has lectured on photography at numerous locations, including NYU and the International Center of Photography in New York, and at UCLA, the California Polytechnic Institute and Brooks Institute of Photography in California.