Location: Prague / Czech Republic
Duration: 3 nights / 4 days
Group Size: Max 7
Level of fitness required: Easy
Join Tatra Photography in the historical capital of Bohemia, Prague is the capital and largest city in The Czech Republic steeped in history and one of the most magical places to photograph in the world. The city straddles the River Vltava the longest in the Czech Republic flowing 270 miles. The city famed for its ancient architectural landmarks, cobbled streets and towers. We will include all the famous landmarks including Prague Castle, St Vitus Cathedral, the Astronomical Clock, the jewish cemetery and the iconic Charles Bridge & Mala Strana.
We will have plenty of time with sunrise, sunset and the blue hour to really explore this diverse city with our cameras. We will seek out interesting nooks and crannies as well as the better-known and more iconic sites around the city and really concentrate on looking upwards as well as at eye level. Our aims will be to give you ample opportunity to really capture the history of this amazing city with its myriad architectural opportunities and help you get to grips with urban photography – and what a location in which to learn!
As well as having extended and flexible time in Prague, where we will work one-on-one with each guest to hone your Urban photography skills, we will also provide demonstrations of advanced cityscape photography techniques, such as High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) and night photography.
We also encourage participants to bring a selection of their work for a review and critique, our professional tutor will discuss the art of urban photography composition, how to use the camera to create wow-factor images and how to approach photography with the eye of a pro.
Your tutor for this workshop is Andy Farrer. Andy Farrer recently won the prestigious title of Landscape Photographer of the Year 2015. His captivating compositions have earned him a reputation as one of the UK’s leading outdoor photographers. Andy has previously also been commended in national and international competitions and won a category of International Garden Photographer of the Year in 2013.
His photographs regularly feature on the cover of magazines and books and he often writes photographic articles for camera magazines. He has shot images for a wide range of clients including; HTC, National Trust, Dorset Life, Amateur Photographer and Photo Plus.
Andy has worked as a professional photographer for much of his working life after completing a two year full time photography course in the early 1990’s. It was the early years before college, processing film and printing under a red light, however which gave Andy the photography bug. Now firmly entrenched in the digital age, Andy shoots with Canon DSLR’s and enjoys the benefit’s of RAW processing and a digital workflow.
His passion for the great outdoors and landscape photography are the driving force that allows him to compose such incredible images in such a wide array of settings from the Outer Hebrides to Northern Norway as well as closer to home on The Jurassic Coast. Andy`s attention to details has enabled him to scout some of the most amazing locations to capture the magical and simply stunning illuminations of the aurora borealis as well as the incredible wildlife of Scandinavia.
Lee Filters have kindly donated a landscape filter set including various grads, ND filters and the BIG 10 Stopper, Lee have also provided a range of holders and rings, all of which will be available to use to participants on the workshops and will be demonstrated by the Tatra photography award winning tutors.
Any customers wanting to purchase their products can then buy from Robert White cameras or direct from Lee filters.
Four-star hotel Roma Prague is conveniently located in the charming part of Prague called the Lesser Town or Little Quarter, closed to the famous Petrin look-out tower and the observatory.
The elegantly furnished rooms of the Hotel Roma are all air-conditioned, have en-suite facilities and feature a satellite TV.