Monthly Archives: January 2011

Venice and Florence Photographic Workshop Tour Oct 2011

Venice and Firenze Oct 12-17 2011
$750.00, Limited to 8 Students

Airfare and Hotel not included in workshop price. Approximate cost based on double occupancy, starting at $1,800.Contact us for Hotel & Airfare info. If you love photography, the romance of Italy, this is the trip for you. You’ll be inspired bythe rich history, the colorful palette of Venice and Firenze! Be uplifted by the company of photographers who share your passion in photography. In this workshop we will capture landscape images that excite and move, images that trace where the mind hasbeen and form a unique vision that will last a lifetime. This workshop is about applying new skills learned daily and sharing our collective knowledge to take that next step in a supportive environment. We hold a deep passion for the places we travel to, and will help you explore how to create the images that continue to inspire. What takes time to create, time respects, and good images don’t just happen. Most often, ourbest images lie just beyond our greatest failures. We believe through photography and an open mind the best is yet to come.

Grand Canal-Venice Italy
Time For Romance-Venice Photo Workshop

Paul James is a published, award winning photographer from Southeastern Michigan who offers the best in personalized photographic instruction on every level; whether you’re just beginning or a seasoned veteran. Paul takes great pride in his work, and this translates to some great teaching techniques. He has vast experience in both the artistic and technical aspects of photography; he is adept in Digital, Medium and Large format Cameras, which includes a large range of camera brands and models. He welcomes photographers of all skill levels and formats; however, this class will be geared for the digital photographer.

• Learn tips and tricks used by the professionals to create impressive photographs.
• Discover new viewpoints, interesting details which might be overlooked, see the world photographically.
• Learn to sense the direction of light and how to capture the magic moment.
• Improve your photographic technique.
• Learn your camera and how to get the most out of it.
• Have fun!


Charleston Photographic Workshop April 4-9 2011

Charleston, South Carolina April 4-9 2011
$700.00 Limited to 6 students

First Light
Springtime in the South

Charleston is one of our Country’s greatest Histological and Architectural treasures. The Battery Park area is one of the oldest communities in the U.S. and offers a wide range of photographic opportunities. The Plantations scattered around Charleston also offer unique photographic opportunities. In this workshop, we will spend time photographing Magnolia Plantations Gardens and Audubon Cyprus swamps. In the field, I will spend time with each student helping to improve everyone’s compositional and technical skills. During non-shooting times, we will work on images in Photoshop and Nix Software to help everyone improve their image processing.

Every Morning we will be out shooting at the best time of the day “First Light” capturing those moments when the there is Magic in every shot.

• Learn tips and tricks used by the professionals to create impressive photographs.
• Discover new viewpoints, interesting details, which might be overlooked and see the world photographically.
• Learn to sense the direction of light and how to capture the magic moment.
• Improve your photographic technique.
• Learn your camera and how to get the most out of it.
• Have fun!


Cinque Terre and Roma Photographic Workshop Tour Oct 2011

       Cinque Terre and Roma   Oct 30-Nov 4 2011
       $750.00, Limited to 8 Students 

St Peters Throne-Vatican City Rome
St Peters Throne – Rome Italy

Airfare and Hotel not included in workshop  price. Approximate cost, base on double occupancy, starting at $1,800.Contact us for Hotel & Airfare info If you love photography, the romance of Italy, this is the trip for you. You’ll be inspired by the rich history, the colorful palette of the Cinque Terre and Roma! Be uplifted by the company of photographers who share your passion in photography. In this workshop we will capture landscape images that excite and move, images that trace where the mind has been and form a unique vision that will last a lifetime. This workshop is about applying new skills learned daily and sharing our collective knowledge to take that next step in a supportive environment. We hold a deep passion for the places we travel to, and will help you   explore how to create the images that continue to inspire. What takes time to create,time respects, and good images don’t just happen. Most often, our best images lie just beyond our greatest failures. We believe through photography and an open mind the best is yet to come.

Vernazza Cinque Terre Italy

Sunrise Cinque Terre Italy

Paul James is a published, awardwinning photographer from Southeastern Michigan who offers the best in personalized photographic instruction on every level; whether you’re just beginning or a seasoned veteran. Paul takes great pride in his work, and this translates to some great teaching techniques. He has vast experience in both the artistic and technical aspects of photography; he is adept in Digital, Medium and Large format Cameras, which includes a large range of camera brands and models. He welcomes photographers of all formats and skill levels; however, this class will be geared for the digital photographer.

 
• Learn tips and tricks used by the professionals to create impressive photographs. 
• Discover new viewpoints, interesting details which might be overlooked, see the world photographically.
• Learn to sense the direction of light and how to capture the magic moment. 
• Improve your photographic technique. 
• Learn your camera and how to get the most out of it. 
• Have fun!

  BRIEF ITINERARY: 
Day One-Arrive Cinque Terre were we can go over equipment and   Photograph at sunset.
Day Two–Three: Photograph at sunrise and sunset and when the light is right. Enjoy the seaside villages, hike and shop throughout the day..
Day Four–Travel to Roma by Train from Cinque Terre and photograph an evening shot. 
Day Five-Six: Photograph at sunrise and sunset and when the light is right.
Enjoy Museums and beauty of Historic Roma
 
The October 2010 Roma and the Cinque Terre photographic workshops trips were a great success. Both groups came home with some wonderful images and some wonderful memories. I will soon be posting some of the new images on the website and hope that you enjoy them as much as we enjoyed taking them. Many thanks to my two wonderful friends Steve and Grazia who helped make the Rome workshop very special. For anyone traveling to Roma for a holiday, taking one of their personalized day tours is a must.


Tuscany and Cinque Terre Photographic Workshop Tour Oct 2011

Tuscanyand Cinque Terre     Oct 24-29 2011

$750.00, Limited to 8 Students

Airfare and Hotel not included in workshop price.Approximate  on double occupancy, starting at $1,800. Contact us for Hotel & Airfare info. If you love photography, the romance of Italy, this is the trip for you. You’ll be inspired bythe rich history, the colorful paletteof  Firenze and Tuscany! Be uplifted by the company of photographerswho share your passion in photography. In this workshop we willcapture landscape images that excite and move, images that tracewhere the mind has been and form a unique vision that will last alifetime. This workshop is about applying new skills learned daily and sharing our collective knowledge to take that nextstep in a supportive environment. We hold a deep passion for theplaces we travel to, and will help you explore how to create the imagesthat continue to inspire. What takes time to create, time respects, and good images don’t just happen. Most often, our best images lie justbeyond our greatest failures. We believe through photography and an open mind the best is yet to come.

Manarola-Cinque Terre

Sunset on the Mediterranean

Paul James is a published, award winning photographer from Sortheastern Michigan who offers the best in personalized photographic instruction on every level; whether you’re just beginning or a seasoned veteran. Paul takes great pride in his work, and this translates to some great teaching techniques. He has vast experience in both the artistic and technical aspects of photography; he is adept  in Digital, Medium and Large format Cameras, which includes a large range of camera brands and models. He welcomes photographers of all skill levels and formats; however, this class will be geared for the digital photographer.

• Learn tips and tricks used by the professionals to create impressive  photographs. 
• Discover new viewpoints, interesting details which might be overlooked, see the world photographically.
• Learn to sense the direction of light and how to capture the magic moment. 
• Improve your photographic technique. 
• Learn your camera and how to get the most out of it. 
• Have fun!

BRIEF ITINERARY: 

Day One-Arrive Firenze where you will travel by car to a Tuscan Village south of Firenze were we will go over equipment and Photograph at sunset.
Day Two–Three: Photograph at sunrise and sunset and when the light is right.Enjoy small villages South of Firenze and shop durring the daytime.
Day Four–Travel to the Cinque Terre by Train from Firenze and capture a sunset along the Italian Riviara. 
Day Five-Six: Photograph at sunrise and sunset and when the light is right. Enjoy the seaside villages, hike and shop throughout the day.


Firenze and Tuscany Photographic Workshop Tour Oct 2011

Firenze and Tuscany  Oct 18-23 2011 
$750.00, Limited to 8 Students

Airfare and Hotel not included in workshop price. Approximate cost, based on double occupancy, starting at $1,800.Contact us for Hotel & Airfare. If you love photography, the romance of Italy, this is the trip for you. You’ll be inspired by the rich history, the colorful palette of Firenze and Tuscany! Be uplifted by the company of photographers who share your passion in photography. In this workshop we will capture landscape images that excite and move, images that trace where the mind has been and form a unique vision that will lasta lifetime. This workshop is about applying new skills learned daily and sharing our collective knowledge to take that next step in a supportive environment. We hold a deep passion for the places we travel to, and will help you explore how to create the images that continue to inspire. What takes time to create,time respects, and good images don’t just happen. Most often, our best images lie just beyond our greatest failures. We believe through photography and an open mind the best is yet to come.

Tuscan Italy Photography Workshop
Tuscan Photo Workshop

Paul James is a published, award winning photographer from Southeastern Michigan who offers the best in personalized photographic instruction on every level; whether you’re just beginning or a seasoned veteran. Paul takes great pride in his work, and this translates to some great teaching techniques. He has vast experience in both the artistic and technical aspects of photography; he is adept in Digital, Medium and Large format Cameras, which includes a large range of camera brands and models. He welcomes photographers of all skill levels and formats; however, this class will be geared for the digital photographer.

• Learn tips and tricks used by the professionals to create  impressive   photographs. 
• Discover new viewpoints, interesting details which might be overlooked, see the world photographically.
  • Learn to sense the direction of light and how to capture the magic moment.
  • Improve your photographic technique.
  • Learn your camera and how to get the most out of it.
  • Have fun!
  BRIEF ITINERARY:
  Day One-Arrive Florence where we can go over equipment and Photo Shop  and Photograph a sunset overlooking Florence.

  Day Two–Three: Photograph at sunrise and sunset and when the light is right.Enjoy the Museums and Churches and Shopping.

  Day Four–Travel to a small village south of Firenze by car and photograph an evening shot.

  Day Five-Six: Photograph at sunrise and sunset and when the light is right.
         Enjoy the Vinyards and shopping throughout the day.


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