- feeling intimidated by photographing strangers;
- engaging your camera subjects;
- finding interesting places to photograph people;
- dealing with harsh lighting conditions.
Day 1: Overcoming Fear – EARLY BIRD JULY DISCOUNT €200
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 2: Street Portraiture – EARLY BIRD JULY DISCOUNT €200
Walk the streets of Porto with Cradoc Bagshaw, as you find people and interact with them to make portraits. Learn how to look forw the light, and understand the importance of light in photography. How to keep your subjects engaged, and become a documentarian 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 3: Beyond the Street – EARLY BIRD JULY DISCOUNT €200
You will learn how to make image 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 photographing from a thinking to an emotional process.
Full reviews of your images will be given during the day.
The Complete Street Series – EARLY BIRD JULY DISCOUNT €500
Looking forward to seeing you in September,
The PortoPhotoFest team.