Spend four unforgettable days with eight models and the multiple award winning photographer Michael Schnabl at great locations around Prague. Organizer of the workshop is shootparty, a guarantee for outstanding photo-events.
The four days are devoted to creativity and the passion for photography. Michael supports as needed and shows his approach to people photography in several demo-shootings. We will shoot extraordinary portraits, breathtaking fashion and sensual nudes.
On the first day we will form two groups which are oriented to the respective preferences of the participants in order to ensure the maximum shooting experience for everyone.
Castle Loučeň, Loučeň č. p. 1, 289 37 Loučeň, okr. Nymburk
24th - 27th of August 2017
Thursday: 02:00 pm - Sunday open end (party at Blues Bahnhof)
8 female professional top-models
2 make up and hair artists
€ 1.590,- including all benefits listed below
max. 4 participants per model and group
Selecting the location
Posing models and building a connection with the existing environment
Finding places with flattering light
Working with natural light an natural fill light
When to use a flash
Natural reflectors instead of flash or sunbouncer
Modifying the light
How to use one light for a pleasing mood
Post production tips and tricks
Retouching secrets (post production demo)
Who should attend
This workshop is open to all photographers who want to build or expand their portfolio of portrait, fashion and nude photography - It is assumed that the operation of the own camera, also with manual settings, is common.
What to bring
DSLR or mirrorless camera with flash bracket
Lenses in a range from 24 to 135mm if you have
recommended: fast prime lenses, if you have a 50mm and 85mm (according full frame) - perfect
enough batteries and memory cards
Support from Michael Schnabl
Shooting with at least 8 different models
permission for non commercial use of the images
Accommodation (2 nichts in Loucen 1 in Prague)
Breakfast, beverages during the workshop
(Dinner has to be paid for itself)
Shootings on different locations in Prague and surroundings
Party in a private blues club (Blues Bahnhof)
Dresscode: "The Roaring 20ies" - Please take clothes with you which fits this topic - on the last day we want to create a subject with this topic where also the participants will be part of the image.
Each participant gets a goodie bag from Fujifilm and has also the possibility to test the new medium format camera from Fuji. We will have two Fuji GFX 50S at the workshop.
Fees & Cancellations
You must pay a 50 % deposit to the organizer for the workshop at the time you enrol. The 50% deposit confirms your spot on the workshop. The deposit is not refundable. The rest has to be paid up to 3 weeks before the workshop starts.
In case of a cancellation within the last 7 days before the workshop begins, the full amount is due!
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MICHAEL SCHNABL works worldwide for several leading companies and is specialized in commercial, illustrative and fashion photography. His editorials and pictures have been published in numerous magazines such as ELEGANT, ELEGANT INK, FUJILOVE, VOGUE Italia (online),Die Grazerin, Colorfoto, Fotoforum, Amateur Photographers UK and more. Musicians like his style for CD covers and band photos.
Since 2016 he is official Fujifilm Ambassador and also works for the Fujifilm School.
In the last few years he has won numerous awards at major international photo competitions. Amongst others, 2 Gold Medals at the Trierenberg Super Circuit (2012, 2015) – the largest photo-saloon in the world.
At the European Professional Photographer of the Year Award he achieved 10 Awards in the categories Fashion, Portrait, Fine Art, Landscape and Wildlife ( 1 x Gold, 5 x Silver and 2 x Bronze)
In his workshops in Austria and Germany he teaches portrait and artistic portrait photography with passion. Michael Schnabl is frequently booked for photography talks such as Photokina in Cologne and others.