Istanbul Street photography series

For intermediate level, digital photographers who already have a basic understanding of their camera's controls and want to improve their techniques as well as learning new approaches and strategies for street photography.

Two teachers throughout course, both experienced pro photographers.
Limited to 12 students to maintain good teacher-to-student ratios.

This course will be taught in English although at least one teacher will be bi-lingual in Turkish and English.

Course requirements
  • Digital SLR or good quality compact with semi-auto controls and zoom (if you have a film camera you are welcome to attend but please call us beforehand to discuss requirements for processing)
  • Students need to ensure they are well prepared for a 5 hour shoot:-batteries fully charged
  • space on memory cards
Course consists of 4 modules, 1 every two weeks over 8 weeks

Week 1 - SUBJECT
How to choose, find and work with a subject

Making stronger compositions, working with narrative

Working with available light and flash

Week 4 - TIMING
Anticipating the decisive moment, advanced shutter control

Each workshop consists of 2.5 hours class teaching, 5 hours on location and 2.5 hours analysis as follows....

Class teaching with instruction, advice and ideas from 2 teachers

Guided photo-walk with 2 teachers on hand - different location each week

De-brief in cafe - Sharing feedback from photo-walk.
Advice on evaluating and sorting your images. Students are then asked to sort their images overnight into small selections of 10 images per person which they will e-mail (completely unedited) the teachers to be organised into slideshow for the group's analysis session on Tuesday evening.

TUESDAYS 19.30-22.00
Analysis of students' images in cafe (with digital projector)
Students can also submit their best images to our online gallery for continued feedback, discussion and advice.

Course Fees
120 TL per person per weekly workshop
400 TL per person for all 4 workshops booked in advance

Group Discounts available
100 TL per person per week for 2 people booked together
380 TL per person for 4 workshops if booked in advance (2 people)

Extra discounts available for group bookings of 3 or more people

Current Program is as:

July 4th, 2010, Sunday
Module: Subject
Place: Photo-Walk around Galata Bridge
Meeting Point: Karakoy Ferry Station Main Entrance at 13:30

For reservations please write to :