If you are reading this, then photography is one of those things in your life that make you happy. Take your time and read further to learn more about what we have in store for you.
Spend great time of taking photos of whatever you get inspired by in the charming Ahtopol at the south sea side of Bulgaria. Combine vacation and photography classes as well as with unique History of Photography free talks by an established artist and Doctor of Art education. Enjoy your stay in Ahtopol while constantly being inspired discovering the photographer in you.
TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST SEASON OF THIS EVENT WE OFFER ONE TIME 20 Euro DISCOUNT TO THE FIRST TEN (10) PARTICIPANTS REGISTERED. (see F.A.Q. for details)!
THIS IS LIGHTER, MORE LEGERE PROGRAM WITH ONE OR TWO ASSIGNMENTS PER DAY OFFERING MUCH MORE TIME FOR PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS AND DISCUSSION ON YOUR WORK. Choose this program if you want to dive deeper into the course matter and to have more time with your mentors discussing your work and trying new techniques and tricks.Read More
SHORTER INTENSIVE PROGRAM TO GIVE YOU MORE OPTIONS WHEN PLANNING YOUR TRAVEL. The program content is identical to the 10 days program but two or more tasks will be combined in one day, requiring your sharper attention and dedication.Read More
LOCATION: Ahtopol, South Black sea coast, Bulgaria. See the F.A.Q. for more info.
See the Arrive and depart section in the F.A.Q. for how to reach Ahtopol and what we can do for you to find us easily.
COURSE GROUP LIMITATION:
IN ORDER TO WORK CLOSELY WITH EACH OF THE PARTICIPANTS THE COURSE GROUP IS LIMITED TO NO LESS THAN 5 and NO MORE THAN 10 MEMBERS AT A TIME.Please note - if there are less than 5 participants registered for a particular course date, the course will be combined with the next closest date when there will be mat least 5 person registered. On the opposite - if there are more than 10 registered, they will be moved to the closest date available, see the course dates.
Registration for the course is made by paying a course fee only. (Accommodation reservation should be made by a separate payment to the hotel directly, see Food and accommodation section in the FAQ). The course is thought for no less than 5 and no more than 10 participants at a time. To reserve a course date and place be quick, once we get first 10 participants for a particular date the registration will be closed and the corresponding date will be marked as SOLD OUT. You will then have an option to pick another date. Of course, if there are people who want to join you without attending the course they are welcome to stay with you at the same accommodation price, see the Food and accommodation info in the F.A.Q. If you happen to be the 11th registered and you can't make it to arrange a later course date, please email us to solve the situation, you won't be left behind.
COURSE FEE - 350 or 450 Euro (depending of the program chosen), discounts available, see the Any discounts available section in the F.A.Q.
Please note: If there are less than 5 participants registered for a certain date, they will be offered to move to the next closest date when the group will be no less than 5. Same goes if the group exceeds 10 participants.
Take your time to patiently observe, analyze and create the image in your head.
The steady frame
Using the light
Understand the power of color
Not just about the object's sharpness
Combine the camera's key parameters in single click
Transferring the idea to the camera
Working with the subject/model
Light and color
Know your potential models.
Let your photos tell stories
Selfie or self portrait
Make up for better portraits
Digital editing or photomanipulation
Make out the most of your smartphone camera
Ask, talk, discuss
photography theory and training, criticism and creative advisor
Guy of many talents - professional photographer, musician, graphic designer, make up artist and stylist to name a few.
AMONG OTHER THINGS, HERE ARE SOME KEY REASONS TO JOIN US.
(see the What should I expect to get /learn from this course? section in the F.A.Q. for more)
COMBINE VACATION and PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES in a smooth and legere daily schedule
LEARN from EXPERIENCED MENTORS - unique tandem of professional photographer and performance artist
CREATE and WORK on YOUR OWN PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT and get tailored help
ENJOY SHOOTING with NO TIME LIMITS - 24/7
Receive CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM for your work from both mentors and participants
SHARE IDEAS and DISCUSS various photography topics with professionals with a lot knowledge and skills to share
ENJOY HISTORY of PHOTOGRAPHY FREE TALKS by experienced artist, Doctor of Art Education
LEARN ABOUT the GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHERS of all times and their work
SHARE your experience WITH LIKEMINDED PEOPLE that SHARE YOUR PASSION
VISIT NEW PLACE, meet new people and MAKE NEW FRIENDS
Expolore the uniqueness of Ahtopol and find CONSTANT INSPIRATION
Get your work EXHIBITED and PUBLISHED
START THINKING LIKE A TRUE PHOTOGRAPHER