Basics of Photography – An Intensive Weekend Workshop

By BERLIN LOVES YOU . October 22, 2018

Interested in learning the basics of photography? Professional photographer Loris Rizzo is running a two-day workshop.

‘Basics of Photography’ is a two-day workshop for anyone wanting to learn the very basics of DSLR photography, with a special focus on shooting in Manual Mode, learning how to shape your photos to match exactly what you have in mind.

Held on the 10th and 11th November 2018, the workshop will focus on how shutter speed, f/stops and ISO are interrelated, as well as bracketing, light meter, how to achieve the correct exposure, how to freeze or blur motion, creative shutter speed effects and many other basics of photography.

Photo: Loris MG Rizzo

The Photography Workshop will be conducted by well-known Berlin based Photographer and Photojournalist, Loris Rizzo (La Stampa, Yanez, CdT, Spiegel), in association with Le Balene Possono Volare, and will cover the basics of DSLR camera use.

If you are interested in joining this course, send an email to lab.lebalene@gmail.com to register your place.

Photo: Loris MG Rizzo

The workshop schedule

10.11.2018 – Day 1 – Morning
– How an SLR camera works.
– What is a ‘stop’?
– The photographic triangle: how shutter speed, f/stops and ISO are interrelated.
– Bracketing
– Light meter
– Different metering systems, how to achieve the correct exposure.

Day 1 – Afternoon:
– Depth of field
– Aperture
– The lens
– Focal length
– Different types of lens
– How digital changes the way lenses work

Photo: Loris MG Rizzo

11.11.2018 – Day 2 – Morning:
– The shutter
– Shutter speed effects: how to freeze or blur motion
– Creative shutter speed effects
– Tripod, cable release, remote trigger, self-timer

Day 2 – Afternoon:
– White balance
– The Histogram
– Raw, Tiff and Jpeg files
– Resolution and megapixel
– Composition

Photo: Loris MG Rizzo

Learn the basics of photography from an industry professional.

The course will take place between 10th and 11th November 2018, from 10:30 to 18:30 daily. The workshop will cost 130EUR per person, with a maximum number of 15 participants. The workshop will be held at Weserhalle, Weserstraße 56, 12045 Berlin.

If you are interested in joining Loris Rizzo’s class, register your place by sending an email to lab.lebalene@gmail.com.

You can also visit their Facebook event page here.


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