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Secrets of Stunning Photographs SF

photo class

Secrets of Stunning Photographs SF

88 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English
photo class

Secrets of Stunning Photographs SF

photo class

Secrets of Stunning Photographs SF

88 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You'll learn how to take amazing photos even if you've never picked up a camera before. We'll meet in one landmark neighborhood and suddenly you'll discover the secrets of shooting in Chinatown or Palace of Fine Arts, taking a ton of shots with me at your side. We'll capture street photography, dogs, architecture, and how to take a great photo of a person in less than a minute. It's guaranteed you'll get one on one guidance on light, angle, composition, and timing as we shoot together. You'll be inspired with advice on how to see differently and learn how to absolutely shoot your best angle and composition. After we finish shooting, I’ll review your photos on my Mac Pro advising you on what makes your best photos great so you can be successful after our shoot. And how to improve the photos that don't grab you. You'll learn how to use any camera or phone you have and leave with your own incredible photos to share with your family and friends. Events: http://kauairetreat.yoga Mary TV https://youtube.com/MaryBartnikowski My photography http://bartnikowski.smugmug.com

Your hosts

I'm the founder of my award-winning photography business, in Palo Alto, the heart of Silicon Valley, for 35 years. I've photographed angel investors, 724 weddings, CEOs, families, wild rhinos, and the Dalai Lama. I love what I do. I've led programs at Apple, Stanford, Intel, and humanitarian foundations worldwide . I'm an author of 4 books and a world traveler. Sharing photography secrets that clients pay me $500 an hour to capture is my passion. My simplified method is fun! You can use any camera or phone, even if you've never picked up a camera before. See my work http://www.bartnikowski.smugmug.com
Mary
Mary
Wolf
Wolf

What's included

Food
Belgian chocolate High quality chocolate keeps us moving and happy!

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Where you'll be

We'll deeply discover and explore one landmark location. Chinatown is chock full of colorful markets, red lanterns, and character. It has the largest Chinese population outside of Asia. You'll love the textures, architecture, and Street Photographs of people that I'll show you how to capture. Palace of Fine Arts, Embarcadero, and Fisherman's Wharf are other options. I lead photo retreats in Italy and Sicily. http://kauairetreat.yoga/sicily.htm

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 14 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests bring your own camera or phone, and wear comfy walking shoes. Don't feel you need to know anything about photography, this workshop is only 1 to 4…

What to bring

Camera or phone, charger, walking shoes, water, and your enthusiasm. Dress in layers so you don't get cold.

More tips

Bring a camera or smartphone with the battery fully charged. If you’re shooting on an SD card, I'll pop it in my computer so we can view your work. Cafe and bathrooms on site. Be prepared to walk a lot and learn new tips on how to take better photographs. Let me know what you like to photograph.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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Mary
Secrets of Stunning Photographs SF
88 reviews
$125/person
88 reviews
$125/person