Our most popular event, 12 years and running. Learn how to use your camera to take better photos with this hands-on course.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

We host the most hands-on photography course of all time. This Amsterdam based Photography Course will teach you how to get the most from your camera by understanding the basics of photography.  The mission of this course is not only for you to learn theory, but to put that theory into practice.  Be more in control of your camera and get the results you want.

  • Create photos at every lesson and build your portfolio.
  • Learn how to use composition techniques to transform your photography and create unique images.
  • Understand the basic concepts of Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO
  • Learn to create an exposure in the manual mode
  • Create images using depth of field and movement control
  • Learn how to deal with bright light and lack of light situations, including night photography.

HOW IT WORKS

  • Learn by doing

    Each class you will be doing exercises with your camera after the visual presentation on the subject of the day.

  • Weekly Photo Reviews

    Recieve feedback on your images every week, discuss the images and learn from each other in a supportive group.

  • Course Photo Shoot

    During the course field trip you will photograph on-location at NDSM Werf together with your fellow classmates and your instructor.

  • Creative Community

    Each course has a whatsapp group so you can communicate with your classmates & Instructor as well as a google classroom where you can access all the course material online. We want to support you and watch your work develop.

Requirements

  • Knowledge: This course is appropriate for everyone looking to improve their photography, no previous knowledge required.
  • Equipment: A camera that allows for adjustment of aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

DETAILS

Course: 6 class course (5 classes & 1 Saturday Field Trip)
Instructor: Michele
Class Size: 9 students
Language: English
Gift Certificates Available: Yes

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WINTER 1, TUESDAY 2022
6 Lessons:
€598 early bird €545 offered until 2021-12-24
Dates: Jan. 18th, Jan. 25th, Feb. 1st, Feb. 8th, [Field Trip Feb. 12th] Feb. 15th
Times: 19:00-21:00
[Field Trip on Feb. 12th] is 14:00-16:00]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam


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WINTER 2, TUESDAY 2022
6 Lessons:
€598 early bird €545 offered until 2021-12-24
Dates: Mar. 1st, Mar. 8th, Mar. 15th, Mar. 22nd, [Field Trip Mar. 26th] Mar. 29th
Times: 19:00-21:00
[Field Trip on Mar. 26th is 14:00-16:00]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam

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SPRING 2, TUESDAY 2022
6 Lessons:
Dates: May 10th, May 17th, May 24th, May 31st, [Field Trip Jun. 4th] Jun. 7th
Times: 19:00-21:00 [Field Trip on Jun. 4th is 15:00-17:00]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam

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SUMMER 1, TUESDAYS 2022
6 Lessons:
Dates: Jun. 14th, Jun. 21st, Jun. 28th, Jul. 5th [Field Trip Jul. 9th] Jul. 12th
Times: 19:00-21:00 [Field Trip on Jul. 9th is 14:00-15:00]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam



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FALL 1, TUESDAY 2022
6 Lessons:
Dates: Sept. 13th, Sept. 20th, Sept. 27th, Oct. 4th, [Field Trip Oct. 8th] Oct. 11th
Times: 19:00-21:00 [Field Trip on Oct. 8th is 14:00-16:00]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam

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FALL 2, TUESDAYS 2022
6 Lessons:
Dates: Oct. 25th, Nov. 1st, Nov. 8th, Nov. 15th, [Field Trip Nov. 19th] Nov. 22nd
Times: 19:00-21:00 [Field Trip on Nov. 19th is 14:00-16:00]
Location: Oudeschans 21, 1011KS Amsterdam


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IMPRESSIONS

*The Photography Basics Course is a prerequisite for our Advanced Workshops.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Take a look at photography created during each lesson of the course

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING?

Learned a lot about the potential of my camera and of digital photography in this course! Certainly recommend it to anyone that would like to start exploring this field.
Helder Lopes Ferreira Eindhoven, Netherlands