PhotoWorldTours

Photograph the best of the World with our Tours

Montreal - City ViewMontreal, Canada
Come join Rebecca Lang, international photographer, photojournalist & author, for a fabulous weekend of photography education. These workshops will be hands on and filled with technique and tips to help you become a better photographer.

Lets explore the side of photography that is filled with excitement.  Learn  quickly how to go from mediocre to shooting better with a few hours from this great workshop.

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Learn composition from a pro. What stories do your photos convey and how to tell that story before you release the shutter. How to sell your photos for stock photography? When do you need to get a release to sell your photos to an agency? All these answers and more will be answered in this comprehensive workshop.

Montreal CanadaItinerary:
Architecture
How to compose a shot that’s flattering to the structure.
Using this shot commercially.
Looking for light in the best direction.

People
How to approach and photograph a person from the street without offending them?
The do and don’t of photographing children on the street.
Model Release or not? What qualifies for photojournalism?

Historic Places
How interesting is that building?
We will go over how to get more than the tourist shot.

Technique
Composition – Using for Stock Photography
Aperture & Shutter Night & Day
Bracketing – Why take more than one shot of subject?
ISO to reduce noise – Getting the most
Lightroom 3 – why the Pro use this tool.
All photos taken during the sessions will be evaluated after each session as time allows.

Cost: 225.00 USD  per workshop per person  All lodging and accommodations are the responsibility of participants.
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Who should attend our digital photography courses?
If you are a person who is interested in photography, whether you are new to photography a beginner or an advanced photographers our photography classes are for you. Our experienced staff are friendly and helpful with instruction on current and up to date techniques to help you take better photos. There are no academic prerequisites, and you do not need any type of degree to attend our workshops.

If I can’t afford the cost of the workshop do you have scholarships available?
On a first come first served basis we award a limited amount of fully paid enrollment to qualified students. The cost of our photography courses range between $45.00 half day session to $90.00 full day session and we think most will find the value quite reasonable.

How do the Photography Workshops work? How do I sign up?
Thank you for your interest in becoming a better photographer. It is very easy to attend our photo workshops. We offer photography classes on both nights and weekends for your convenience. To pay for any of our classes you must first sign up and then enroll In the workshop of your choice. Please check our schedule for upcoming camera and photographer’s workshops they may be of interest.

What is your policy on money back guarantees for your photo workshops?
We accept cancellations up to 72 hours before the event. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the class please ask for a full refund via RA (return authorization) before your portfolio is accepted for critique by our staff. We want you to be satisfied and learn as much as you can from our workshops.

I just started taking photos with my camera, where should I start?
Start with one of our beginner – novice Digital Photography Workshops. By starting with the basics you will have a better understanding of how to capture great photos. These beginner photo workshops cover:

  • Camera Ready (how do all those buttons and dials work)
  • Lenses
  • Manual Mode
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Speeds
  • ISO
  • Fstop -depth of field

I don’t have a camera can I still attend?
We have a limited amount of cameras to use on a first come first serve basis. There is an additional rental fee for the cameras.

I just bought a new camera and don’t know how to use it. Can I still attend your workshops?
Our instructors are knowledgeable on many makes and models of camera gear. We recommend that you purchase a camera with more than AUTO mode to get the most from our workshops. Bring your camera to class and we will be able to get started with your new camera.

I am more than a beginner but still an amateur photographer, however I’m not sure I know enough to take the advanced Digital Photo classes. Which photography class is good for someone that already knows the basics photo stuff but wants to take better pictures?
We would suggest that you take either the beginner or intermediate classes. Both photography levels offer a wide array of hands-on lessons that will equip you with a better knowledge of photography. If you are unsure of any of the items listed above I would start with the beginner – novice photo workshops.

Our advanced photography workshops cover:

  • Composition
  • Portraiture
  • Photo Lighting use of flash
  • Lightroom basics ( using to catalog all of your photos)

Is there a prerequisite to take the advanced photographer classes?
We recommend that you are fully versed on the use of your camera and know the camera terminology that is being used. The use of manual mode is used in the advanced workshops so if you are still using AUTO I would suggest that you start with the beginner classes. If you are unsure I would recommend starting with one of the beginner – novice photography workshop.

Will I be graded or receive a certificate for the photographer class?
Our staff will not grade you on work, however we recommend that you sign up for the critiquing that is offered. We will give constructive reviews of what you have shown in grasping the concepts through a portfolio review. This is strictly a volunteer basis and your review is held with the utmost confidentiality. A certificate of completion will be given to all students that participate In these photography courses.

Photo World Tours offers photography workshops that are focused on having you get better acquainted with your camera. The novice/beginner photographer workshops are hands-on with guidance through tutorials on getting to know how to use your camera in a manual mode. We will cover basic terminology, camera settings, shooting in manual mode and picking the right lens for the job.

You will put the theory from this photo workshop to use, tactile reinforcement for learning. Our instructors are versed in many well know camera brands such as Nikon, Canon, Olympus, and Sony so we can help you to get started right away.

By the end of this beginner photography course you will have expertise on how to gain better control of your camera to take better photos.

Come join us and sign up today because classroom size is limited.

BEGINNER/NOVICE  class
The Fundamental of Photography

  • Camera Ready (What do all those dials and buttons do?)
    • Digital Camera Usability
    • Camera Size and weight
    • Digital Megapixels / resolution
    • Point & Shoot vs Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras
    • Full Frame
  • Lenses
    • Zoom
    • Prime
    • Macro
  • Focusing
    • Manual
    • Autofocus
      • Single Area
      • Dynamic AF with Focus Tracking and Lock-on
      • Closest Subject Priority Dynamic AF
      • Group Dynamic AF
      • Continuous or AI Servo
  • Manual Mode
    • Fstop
    • Shutter Speeds
    • ISO
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Speed Priority
  • Program.
  • Metering Modes

Be sure to check our Calendar for available dates and times.

Phone

New Orleans: 504.298.9152 – “Best of New Orleans” Photography Tours
New York City: 646.450.8687

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