Description: April 1st, 2023
Fine art photographer and director, Mark de Paola, presents an exclusive one-day workshop in Los Angeles, California!
Focused on "Photography Wide Open", this seven-hour, shooting intensive, workshop is designed for creative photographers interested in stretching their imaginations and expanding the traditional definition of portraiture.
For over 40 years Mark has used Leica cameras and lenses, especially the 50mm Noctilux, to deliver projects for clients ranging from Vogue and Gucci to Superbowl commercials and fine art photographic exhibitions.
His first hand experience and wealth of still and motion imagery will provide a foundation for the class, and serve as a point of inspiration during an afternoon of in depth discussions and practical exercises.
- Historical overview of Leica glass and evolution
- Impact of lens choice on the creative process
- Maximizing your use of Leica lenses
- Working with natural light indoors and on-location
- Techniques for working at minimum focusing distance
- Capturing motion in a still image
- Understanding the collaboration between photographer and model
After a morning of lectures the class will break up into small groups to work with models on location. The sessions will conclude with a brief review of work from the day. Owning a Leica is not required for this event.
Owning a Leica is not required for this event, however, we will have a selection of both M and the Leica SL2 gear available for you to use.
Don’t miss your chance to discover how Mark came to find his own visual aesthetic, and experience for yourself the process that'll allow you to dance on the threshold of exposure and minimum focus distances.
Location: Los Angeles
Participants: 10 people
Duration: approx. 7 hours
Activity Level: Medium
Registration for this event closes 24-hours before each class begins to solidify attendance. Please feel free to email any questions or concerns to Akademie@LeicaCameraUSA.com
Leica Store Los Angeles
8783 Beverly Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048