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The Ultimate Urban Travel Photography Workshop . . . Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA    September 12 - 15, 2019 (Thursday—Sunday)


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Toronto has recently been named one of the most livable cities in the world!

Toronto, Canada offers an incredibly diverse set of photographic opportunities. It is the perfect setting for a Photography workshop that will prepare you for your next urban travel holiday. Learn how to arrive home with photos that will be the envy of your friends and family. Learn how to make photos that you will be proud to cherish and exhibit.

Why Toronto? How about any one of these diverse “locations” in which to learn to make better travel photos . . .

  1. Urban Waterfront Edge. Enjoy fantastic opportunities for Cityscape Photography from the Toronto Islands . . . a great location for sunrise, sunset though dusk photography.

  2. Street Photography. Described as a walkable bohemian neighbourhood, the World Heritage Site of Kensington Market provides a host of varied settings for photographing people in candid situations.

  3. Buildings and Heritage. Toronto offers a mix of world international award winning contemporary and heritage Buildings So, if you want to learn about Architectural and Urban Photography, this a great place to hone skills taught in the classroom setting.

The final selected shooting venues will be determined by the desires of each of the workshop participants and prevailing weather conditions.


What will you learn?

You will learn how to plan and prepare for your photographic travels in a way that will help insure that you come home with great images.

  • Learn about the essence of Travel Photography and the kinds of qualities that professional photo journalists seek to embody in their images for publication.

  • Learn what to wear, how to fit in or how to stand out.

  • Learn what kinds of cameras, lenses, and equipment are available and best suited for travel photography.

  • Learn how to predict, in advance, the best times and locations to find the images and subject matter that interests you.

  • Learn what characteristics make a great photo.

  • Learn how to travel “light” or how to travel “heavy.”

  • Learn how to get permission to photograph strangers.

  • Learn to “know where to stand.”

  • Learn how to create a sense of depth in your images.

  • Learn how to feature or incorporate built structures into your travel images.

  • Learn how to get better photographs from a car, bus, train, or airplane.

Learn how to take your photography to the next level, regardless of whether you are a beginner, an enthusiast, or a professional photographer.


How will participants learn?

Participants will learn concepts and skills through the following activities:

  • Lectures

  • Class discussions

  • Field Photography

  • Photo Evaluations and Critiques


What are the participant’s responsibilities?

  • Show up with a passion for wanting to learn more about photography and how to create better travel pictures

  • Listen and react / Ask Questions / Contribute answers to others’ questions

  • Share knowledge you may already possess with the group


What photo gear and materials are required?

This course is all about taking your photography to the next level regardless of the type of camera or array of lenses you might have access to. Whether you have a point-and-shoot camera, a new mirrorless camera, or an SLR, you will benefit from the instruction provided. You need to have a camera that you know how to use.

Please read the manual that came with your camera so you will be familiar with its features.

This Workshop will be held at:

Cambridge Suites Hotel Toronto
15 Richmond St E, Toronto, ON, Canada M5C 1N2

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