Photography Level 2

Instructor: Caleb Arias

Take your photography skills to the next level. This intermediate workshop is designed to take you from shooting in semi-manual modes to full manual, as you unlock your camera’s capacity to create the stylistic effects that you desire.

What's Covered

This workshop will help you to enhance your understanding of how to work with light and movement, through theoretical lessons and practical exercises. By the end of this workshop, you will have the foundation needed to delve into advanced genres of photography, such as portraiture, travel, food, and wedding photography.

 

  • Shooting in full manual mode 
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) 
  • Panning, light painting, metering
  • Flash, histograms, long exposures 
  • Advanced composition techniques tailored to subject matter and storytelling

This workshop will help you to enhance your understanding of how to work with light and movement, through theoretical lessons and practical exercises. By the end of this workshop, you will have the foundation needed to delve into advanced genres of photography, such as portraiture, travel, food, and wedding photography.

 

  • Shooting in full manual mode 
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) 
  • Panning, light painting, metering
  • Flash, histograms, long exposures 
  • Advanced composition techniques tailored to subject matter and storytelling
what's included

• 8 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Digital workshop notes

• 8 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Digital workshop notes

who should attend

Suitable for those who have completed our Photography Level 1 workshop.

 

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending Photography Level 2.

Suitable for those who have completed our Photography Level 1 workshop.

 

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending Photography Level 2.

What to bring

• DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable)
• Tripod (if you have one)
• Empty memory card for your camera
• Notebook & pen

 

Need a camera?

 

If you do not yet own a DSLR/Mirrorless camera, we are happy to lend you one of our Sony a6300s to use during your workshop, free of charge! All you need to bring is your own SD card. To request to borrow a loan camera for your workshop, email us at least 36 hours in advance of your workshop with the subject line "Help! I Need a Camera!”; please include your workshop dates and order confirmation number in the email. Please note that we have a limited number of loan cameras available, and the program works on a first come, first served basis.

• DSLR or mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery (point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable)
• Tripod (if you have one)
• Empty memory card for your camera
• Notebook & pen

 

Need a camera?

 

If you do not yet own a DSLR/Mirrorless camera, we are happy to lend you one of our Sony a6300s to use during your workshop, free of charge! All you need to bring is your own SD card. To request to borrow a loan camera for your workshop, email us at least 36 hours in advance of your workshop with the subject line "Help! I Need a Camera!”; please include your workshop dates and order confirmation number in the email. Please note that we have a limited number of loan cameras available, and the program works on a first come, first served basis.

Cancellation Policy
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 7 days in advance of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund will be issued, but you may request to be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.
 
TERMS & CONDITIONS
 
• Workshops can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked workshop date(s).
• Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a workshop relocation. If you transfer your workshop booking and later wish to cancel it, we will not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.
• GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed necessary in accordance with management discretion.
Please Note: Our classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (As long as they have manual controls i.e. NOT point-and-shoots) are welcome!