This Photo Walk will give you the opportunity to learn how to take successful street photographs that work with the available light, regardless of your camera or mobile phone. But there’s more to a successful photograph than a correct exposure as one of GPP’s photography instructors will teach you the process behind taking images that go beyond the snapshot, sharing the technical skills and interpersonal techniques for working with your subjects and the environment.
In addition to the focus on photography, you’ll experience a route that is is laced with culture and history of this community, and learn how it has changed throughout the decades.
You will learn:
- How to overcome technical obstacles when working in unfavorable lighting conditions, regardless of the camera or mobile phone in use.
- What to seek out when composing images that go beyond a ‘snapshot’ How to navigate asking ‘strangers’ to pose for a photograph, and how to take portraits that do justice to the subject.
- The history of the Bur Dubai and Deira areas, from the establishment of the creek as a key trade and settlement location until today.