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Techniques on how to photograph flowers

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Experience hosted by Pedro

5 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English, Portuguese

What you'll do

Presentation of various lighting techniques (how to balance natural light with flash light), choice of the best framings and how to deal with the short depth of focus, how to synchronize an external flash for high exposure times, choice of necessary materials (filters , reflectors, sprinkler, scissors, etc.) as well as an indication of the appropriate lenses in each case.
After the workshop, the student is aware of the need to prepare the composition of each photograph with rigor and taste, as well as the handling of materials / equipment to fulfill this objective.
Program - A day of photography with Pedro do Canto Brum
Theoretical part (12.30h - 12.45h) - presentation of a slideshow.
Practical part (13.00h - 16.30h) - visit to a botanical garden to put into practice what was shown in the slideshow.
Presentation of various lighting techniques (how to balance natural light with flash light), choice of the best framings and how to deal with the short depth of focus, how to synchronize an external flash for high exposure times, choice of necessary materials (filters , reflectors, sprinkler, scissors, etc.) as well as an indication of the appropriate lenses in each case.
After the workshop, the student is aware of the need to prepare the co…

Pedro's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    A tripod will be provided. And a "pen" with the theoretical part in PDF, wh...
From $113
/ person
Wed, Feb 3
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
$113 per person
$113 per person
Wed, Feb 10
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
$113 per person
$113 per person
Wed, Feb 17
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
$113 per person
$113 per person

Meet your host, Pedro

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am a professional photographer of advertising photography, I taught at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, at the Portuguese Institute of Photography, and also several photography workshops on: Product, Architecture, Studio, Gastronomy and Large Formats and also several camera demonstrations such as: Canon, Hasselblad and Leica.
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Where you'll be

Practical part out on the ground, where you will put into practice what you saw in the slideshow The idea is to be able to offer theoretical training on how to photograph plants, especially flowers, then you will photograph freely. The Botany Workshop includes a visit to one of the several botanical parks in S. Miguel, participants will learn or improve their technique of taking photographs.

Choose from available dates

4 available
  • Wed, Feb 3
    12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    $113 per person
  • Wed, Feb 10
    12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    $113 per person
  • Wed, Feb 17
    12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    $113 per person
  • Wed, Feb 24
    12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    $113 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 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

They should bring a camera, and a lens between 80mm to 120mm.