1-Day Basic Photography Workshop in Utrecht is for everybody looking for an introduction to the fascinating world of photography. It is designed for photographers of all levels, from beginners to those with some understanding of digital photography. You will learn basic photography concepts, such as exposure calculation, ISO, white balance, depth of field, composition, basic post-production and you will have the opportunity to practice your newly acquired skills during the morning class and the practical photo session outdoors in the afternoon. There will be options to shoot portraits, street scenes and objects.

The workshop will also help you to change the way you see. Photography is not only about technical sophistication and complicated equipment, but it is mostly about developing your creativity to see objects, nature and people with a different perspective.

The workshop will end in the studio with a preview of images taken throughout the day and you will have a chance to get professional feedback. The critique session will include technical and aesthetic aspects and you will be free to ask questions about your photography related doubts.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to have a better understanding of the manual functions on your camera, expose creatively, use shutter speed for freezing and motion blur, use aperture and depth of field to get sharper images or isolate details, justify how ISO affects image quality and how to choose the right one, adjust white balance effectively, use the right type of lens, decide what is important in your image, understand rules of composition and how to break them.


10.00-11:45: first part theory class with practical,

11.45-12.00: coffee break (Coffee, tea and cookies are complimentary),

12.00-13.30: second part theory class with practical,

13.30-14.15: lunch break,

14.15-16.15: outdoor shooting,

16.15-18.00: viewing of the images taken during the shooting with individual feedback.

What do you need to get?

  • Your Digital Reflex camera and kit lens or a prosumer compact camera with manual functions
  • A fully charged camera battery and a memory card with sufficient space for a day’s shooting
  • Your camera manual, if available
  • Notebook with a pen.
  • Waterproof jacket/umbrella in case of rain and thin gloves.

Places are limited to 8 to guarantee individual tuition and help (minimum 5). The workshop will be held in English.

Check here the video shot during the workshop in Bonn on 14th Jan 2017 https://www.facebook.com/startupbonn/videos/1074770922627742/

Who is Marco Mega?

Marco Mega is an Italian commercial and fine art photographer based in Wageningen (The Netherlands) and Dusseldorf (Germany). He attended the Advance Still Life and Fashion Photography course at ISFCI in Rome in 2005 and MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication in 2010 and since then he has dedicated his time to commercial/editorial works and personal projects working between Italy, India, UK, Germany and The Netherlands.

Contacts: info@marcomega.com | Whatsapp no. +31 6 1592 6604