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CROATIA WEDDING WORKSHOP WITH FLAVIO BANDIERA & DAVID BECKSTEAD

WORKSHOP A DUBROVNIK, CROAZIA CON FLAVIO BANDIERA E DAVID BECKSTEAD

Croatia Workshop 2016, be prepared to be amazed!
A 3-day workshop with beautiful models in a stunning 17th century villa dedicated to the course. The Villa is within a short walk of the most enchanting walled historical town in the world! And a short boat trip to the exotic Lokrum island. This island will be our optional 4th shooting day.

Dubrovnik Croatia Workshop with Epoca Ambassadors Flavio Bandiera and David Beckstead.

Flavio Bandiera is one of the most recognized wedding photographers in Italy. He speaks great English and shoots weddings around the world. He is also an experienced educator.

David Beckstead is a worldwide awarded wedding photographer and educator.

Workshop sponsored by Album Epoca
Both photographers are Ambassadors for the best album company in the world! Based in Italy. Here is the Album Epoca link: Discover Album Epoca.

David says:
A few years back I had a workshop in Dubrovnik and it was amazing! What a wonderful location!
See images from my last workshop in this location.

This will be a 3 full days intensive workshop with the option of a 4th portfolio building day. We will be based at Villa Bruna. A 1667 historic property with a swimming pool. This house is 10 mins walk from the historic Dubrovnik city center. Amazing! See the accommodation section below for more info.

DUBROVNIK E VILLA BRUNA

When shooting with David

David will concentrate on finding amazing composition and then fitting subjects into the composition making dynamic images in the process. He will also concentrate on using light, reflection, shadows and more to find the abstract qualities of the locations. For external lighting he will teach his exceptional LED video light techniques!

When shooting with Flavio

Flavio will concentrate on posing the subjects and then using composition to enhance the subjects creating powerful imagery. He will also concentrate on capturing and eliciting emotion form from his couples. For external lighting he will also teach his exceptional flash techniques!

Workshop program

10th / 12th October 2016

Day 1:
Shooting day! Flavio with half the class and David with the other half. All day with one teacher.

9:00 am to 11:00 am: camera, lens and setting techniques. Compositional and awareness concepts
11:00 am to 1:00 pm: Class shooting teacher training with bride & groom
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch not provided
2:00 pm to 6:00pm: Class shooting teacher training with bride & groom.

Day 2:
Shooting day! Flavio with half the class and David with the other half. Swap students with different teachers.

9:00 am to 11:00 am: workflow concepts from both teachers
11:00 am to 1:00pm: Class shooting teacher training with bride & groom
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch (not provided)
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Class shooting teacher training with bride & groom

If it rains we will have backup indoor locations to shoot.

Day 3:

9:00 am to 10:00 am: David Destination wedding photography concepts
10:00 am to 1:00 pm: Critique of images shot on workshop days: students bring 10 favorite images from workshop
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Lunch (not provided)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Flavio’s workflow, Photoshop concepts
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm: one hour Q&A

Party Dinner Sponsored by Epoca! We will celebrate the wonderful last night with food and drinks!
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm: Night shoot with LED video lights and flash.

Optional 4th Day

Optional 4th day: all day shoot for portfolio imagery.
The day at the Lokrum island isn’t included in the workshop’s fee (10th – 12th October), but you can attend this special class with $ 185,- . Different locations from the 3-day workshop locations. Wonderful Lokrum island! Optional 4th day payment link.

Models, lunch and transportation provided.
You will have more leeway to suggest posing and concepts. You can take over a pose if you like with the organization of Flavio and David. David and Flavio will continue to create poses, find light and different locations but more loosely than the 3 day workshop.

ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSFERS

Workshop fee is low, so accommodation is not included. TripAdvisor or AirBnb are great ways to book a hotel but even better, an apartment. Cheaper than you would expect. David: “For a 2 room apartment overlooking the ocean my family paid 70 euros per night. Amazing and you have a kitchen to cook. This was the last time we were there.”

For the first 4 paid students we offer a room in our rented historic villa. It will be amazing be together for a week hanging out and talking! One catch, you must pay for 7 nights. My family and Flavio will be staying for 7 nights and the home is expensive. So if you want one of the rooms then all you have to do is say yes and agree to $800 total accommodation costs for 7 nights. You can split this cost with another student if you wish if you want to share the room. Many rooms you can split the beds away from each other for room sharing. See the historic villa here: Villa Bruna on TripAdvisor.

Our advice on accommodation: look at a map of our villa and try to get a place within walking distance if you are not one of the first people to book our villa rooms. Shuttle to and from the Dubrovnik airport and house: Taxis are very available to the house. More info soon. Parking spaces: there are 4 parking spaces for rental cars. There are also some places to park along the street.

Email at david@davidbeckstead.com or at workshop@flaviobandiera.com if you have more questions.

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Bookings

Book now your place on fisheyeconnect.com.

Refund and Cancelation policy: payments for David Beckstead workshops are not refundable. If you are able to sell your seat to another photographer David would be willing to refund after he receives the payment from your replacement photographer. This has to be arranged by you and through email with David at david@davidbeckstead.com

Sponsored by:

Event Details

  • From: 10 October 2016
  • To: 13 October 2016
  • Starting at: 00:00
  • Finishing at: 00:00

Address

  • Dubrovnik
  • Croazia
  • Croatia