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Photo Workshop-Learn to see the light!

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 57 reviews.San José, Costa Rica

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Experience hosted by Scott K

3 hours
Includes drinks
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

My experiences as a fashion photographer in Europe and USA have taught me the importance of working with weather, lighting and unexpected situations. Sometimes what seemed a problem turned out to make the final foto much more interesting. Go with it and recognize the scene unfolding in front of you. I'll show you how to see the light that makes the image so special. Using any type of camera, from phones to SLRs. It is all about capturing the magic moment. Tricks to make your camera able to capture complicated lighting. I like to begin with some time to get to know each other. Have a coffee or tea at my place and you can see some of my work. My studio is downtown San Jose in Chinatown. Let me know what your passion and vision are. What you want to see and experience. We will go accordingly to some area suitable to experience the hands-on camera workshop. I will also share my favorite apps for editing and help you create some artistic effects. We can end up in a cafe or restaurant to look over our results of the foto shoots. Contact me before you book for other possibilities. Discuss and answer questions. Get a better idea , See my work @scottkwimer on instagram
My experiences as a fashion photographer in Europe and USA have taught me the importance of working with weather, lighting and unexpected situations. Sometimes what seemed a problem turned out to make the final foto much more interesting. Go with it and recognize the scene unfolding in front of you. I'll show you how to see the light that makes the image so special. Using any type of camera, from phones to SLRs. It is all about capturing the ma…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    I'll serve coffee or tea at my studio during the orientation.
From $71
/ person
Wed, Oct 21
3:30 AM - 6:30 AM
$71 per person
$71 per person
Wed, Oct 21
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$71 per person
$71 per person
Thu, Oct 22
3:30 AM - 6:30 AM
$71 per person
$71 per person

Meet your host, Scott K

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 57 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I was raised on a farm in Indiana, USA. I worked as a fashion photographer in Paris and Chicago. Later, I retired from fashion and returned to my artist roots, ultimately settling in Costa Rica, where my interest and passion for photography was rekindled. I am a mural artist and still active as a professional photographer.
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Where you'll be

We will meet at my studio in downtown San José, in Chinatown. We will then visit the Parque Espana, where we can photograph exotic plants and historic buildings. Street markets and people-watching make for some amazing photos. We can finish the session in a café to look over the results of our photo shoot. This is an opportunity to ask more questions and receive more advice. It can be possible in other locations or beaches. Ask me for details.

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 57 reviews.

Francesca
February 2020
This was awesome! I got to take a lot of photos with good feedback from Scott while he showed me around parts of San José that I probably wouldn't have gone to otherwise. Would highly recommend!
Anne
January 2020
I enjoyed a personal walking tour with Scott, an American who his lived in San Juan for many years and knows it well. He shared so many interesting facts with me and made the experience very personal and enjoyable. He is a laid-back artist as well as photographer and he shared great digital photography tips with me. Wonderful experience!
I enjoyed a personal walking tour with Scott, an American who his lived in San Juan for many years and knows it well. He shared so many interesting facts with me and made the expe…
Billie
December 2019
I enjoyed my lesson with Scott. He applied stories about his life which I was think make the best instructors. I throughly enjoyed my time with him.
Andrew
August 2019
Great photo walk with Scott! He is a local expert and very knowledgeable about different aspects of San Jose. Helped me see photos better. Would do it again in if in San Jose as I know it would be unique again.
Ingrid La Gringa
August 2019
oh my gosh!!! Where to begin!! Scott was FANTASTIC !! this is an incredible opportunity to learn from someone who's done things that most people only read about! and the pics he took of me a fantastic!
Nancy
June 2019
We had 1 day in San Jose and are so pleased that we choose to spend it walking around with Scott! His tour was personalized to our interests but also full of knowledge and tidbits about the area. This was such a fabulous way to see San Jose and we absolutely love all the photos we took. Thank you, Scott.
We had 1 day in San Jose and are so pleased that we choose to spend it walking around with Scott! His tour was personalized to our interests but also full of knowledge and tidbits…

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  • Wed, Oct 21
    3:30 AM - 6:30 AM
    $71 per person
  • Wed, Oct 21
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $71 per person
  • Thu, Oct 22
    3:30 AM - 6:30 AM
    $71 per person
  • Thu, Oct 22
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $71 per person
  • Fri, Oct 23
    3:30 AM - 6:30 AM
    $71 per person
  • Fri, Oct 23
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $71 per person
  • Sat, Oct 24
    3:30 AM - 6:30 AM
    $71 per person
  • Sat, Oct 24
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    $71 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Bring your choice of camera. Casual clothing and an umbrella are recommended. I can be flexible on timing. Feel free to message me if you want to meet later than the suggested time.

What to bring

umbrella if needed

camera, camera phone or pad