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Street photography with Antonio Olmos

Guardian Masterclasses

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM (BST)

London, United Kingdom

Street photography with Antonio Olmos

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Master the skills you need to create photographs out of the chaos and bustle of street life

Street photography is an essential skill for any aspiring photographer, whether your work is artistic, commercial or just for fun. The chaos and bustle of street life provides an inexhaustible source of inspiration, providing you master the lighting and composition techniques to handle its unpredictable demands. This inspiring course, led by award-winning photojournalist Antonio Olmos, will show you how to make the most of the metropolitan kaleidoscope.

Combining specialist tutoring with on-location assignments and individual feedback, this highly practical weekend provides an in-depth introduction to the theory, practice and philosophy of great street photography. From technical tips on composition, lighting and camera functions to advice on how to deal with the public and approach potential subjects, you'll build the skills and confidence you need to turn split-second opportunities into lasting images.

This course is for you if…

  • You're an experienced amateur photographer and want to expand your skill set
  • You're considering pursuing documentary photography as a career or for an artistic project
  • You're a predominantly studio-based photographer who wants to learn about injecting more movement and spontaneity into your photographs

PLEASE NOTE: This course is for photographers who have a good working knowledge of their cameras, and all attendees should have a digital SLR or rangefinder camera with normal and wide angle lenses.

Course description

This intermediate-level weekend course combines classroom tuition and practical assignments to teach attendees the technical and creative essentials of street photography. Attendees will receive individual feedback on their style and skills from Guardian photographer Antonio Olmos. Topics covered over the weekend include:

  • Composition on the fly
  • Working with unpredictable lighting
  • Technical skills and settings
  • Focus modes, shutters speeds and manual camera functions
  • How to operate in a street environment

Full course and returns information on the Masterclasses website

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When & Where


The Guardian
Kings Place
90 York Way
N1 9GU London
United Kingdom

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM (BST)


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Guardian Masterclasses

Welcome to Guardian masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.

Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.

Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.

The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.

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