Creating the Extraordinary out of the Ordinary (MON-TUE-THRS)

Ben Von Wong | Lighting - Advanced

Taking good photos is only one part of the equation - This workshop will cover more than that. 
 
In this workshop, Benjamin Von Wong will not only walk you through his technical photographic workflow but also the thought and process that goes into crafting an impactful story designed to be consumed on social media. Learn how he builds teams, engages volunteers and transforms the ordinary into extraordinary in a once in a lifetime opportunity to not just learn about his unique process but to be an active participant in one of his projects for social good.
 
Come hang out with Von Wong and be part of the team designing a viral campaign around a non-profit or social cause! 
 
Type
3 day workshop
Sold Out

Monday, February, 13 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday, February, 14 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday, February, 16 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

COST $950

Portfolio Review Required

This class requires a portfolio review. Our sincerest desire is to maintain a consistent level of photographic proficiency for your sake and your fellow participants, therefore this advanced workshop requires a submission of sample images of your work prior to being allowed to book the workshop. Click on 'Add to Cart', Agree to Terms & Conditions and then you will be prompted to submit a selection of your images that best illustrate your readiness for this workshop.

We will review your images and respond to you within 1 working day. If we do not feel that your choice is appropriate, we will contact you to discuss alternatives.

You are a very confident camera user. You may be a passionate amateur photographer, aspiring professional, photographer's assistant or professional aiming to sharpen your skills.

You want to be introduced to new techniques that challenge you both technically and creatively and have an opportunity to work with professional grade equipment. You are also interested in being introduced to the process of professional photography from planning to finished image.

You are confident user of lighting set ups. You are aiming to improve your techniques as well as be introduced to some new ideas and creative approaches. You are interested in learning how a professional photographer uses lighting to solve problems and create the desired outcome.


PREREQUISITES 
To take part in this workshop, you need to have a good understanding of Photoshop basic tools as the instructor will not be able to give you personal attention if you are not at the right level for this class. If you'd like to catch up on this knowledge, please consider taking GPP’s regular workshop 
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop or equivalent. A 10% discount on Introduction to Adobe Photoshop workshop is available for those who book this workshop - please contact us to avail of this offer once you’ve made your booking into this workshop.

who should attend

You are a very confident camera user. You may be a passionate amateur photographer, aspiring professional, photographer's assistant or professional aiming to sharpen your skills.

You want to be introduced to new techniques that challenge you both technically and creatively and have an opportunity to work with professional grade equipment. You are also interested in being introduced to the process of professional photography from planning to finished image.

You are confident user of lighting set ups. You are aiming to improve your techniques as well as be introduced to some new ideas and creative approaches. You are interested in learning how a professional photographer uses lighting to solve problems and create the desired outcome.


Portfolio Review Required

This class requires a portfolio review. Our sincerest desire is to maintain a consistent level of photographic proficiency for your sake and your fellow participants, therefore this advanced workshop requires a submission of sample images of your work prior to being allowed to book the workshop. Click on 'Add to Cart', Agree to Terms & Conditions and then you will be prompted to submit a selection of your images that best illustrate your readiness for this workshop.

We will review your images and respond to you within 1 working day. If we do not feel that your choice is appropriate, we will contact you to discuss alternatives.


PREREQUISITES 
To take part in this workshop, you need to have a good understanding of Photoshop basic tools as the instructor will not be able to give you personal attention if you are not at the right level for this class. If you'd like to catch up on this knowledge, please consider taking GPP’s regular workshop 
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop or equivalent. A 10% discount on Introduction to Adobe Photoshop workshop is available for those who book this workshop - please contact us to avail of this offer once you’ve made your booking into this workshop.

Day 1 

*Camera + Lens 

*Memory Cards 
*Note taking devices 

 

Day 2 
*RAW files from previous day
*Your laptop with a copy of Photoshop CS3 or above (If you don't have a copy you can download a 7 day trial from Adobe here)  as well as Lightroom ( download a  trial here) and Nik Collection (download it for free here) Please make sure you don't download the trials too early. These softwares will help you follow Ben as he demonstrates the editing process of pictures taken during the workshop. 

What you should bring

Day 1 

*Camera + Lens 

*Memory Cards 
*Note taking devices 

 

Day 2 
*RAW files from previous day
*Your laptop with a copy of Photoshop CS3 or above (If you don't have a copy you can download a 7 day trial from Adobe here)  as well as Lightroom ( download a  trial here) and Nik Collection (download it for free here) Please make sure you don't download the trials too early. These softwares will help you follow Ben as he demonstrates the editing process of pictures taken during the workshop. 

About the Instructor
Ben Von Wong

Motivated by the desire to be creatively challenged and overcome impossibilities, Benjamin Von Wong has become notorious for his epic photography. His hyper-realistic art style captures viewers in a fusion of special effects and innovative concepts. Benjamin's background in engineering gives him a unique edge for creative problem solving, where technical challenges become friendly competition. Fueled by his passion to connect people, Benjamin has an affinity for finding unique talent to bring his complex stories to life.

He is currently focused on conservation and social impact related projects

Sold Out

Monday, February, 13 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday, February, 14 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday, February, 16 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

COST $950

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