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Digital Camera Fundamentals

Digital Camera FundamentalsThis comprehensive one-day seminar explains in simple terms what you need to know about buying the perfect camera for your needs. It describes the many camera features to consider, why they are important and how they affect your photographs. If you already have a digital camera, this seminar will give you a better understanding of your camera's capabilities and limitations.

Instructors:Jun Miranda|Ed Yap
1 Day
  • Oct 10 (Tue)
  • Nov 7 (Tue)
  • Dec 5 (Tue)
PhP 2,850 (USD 72)
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Basic Photography

Basic PhotographyThis hands-on workshop covers all the fundamentals of photography and is a good starting point for those who want to pursue specialized photography, like wedding, advertising, studio portraiture, etc.

Instructors:Jun Miranda|Tino Ley
3 Days
  • Oct 11–13 (Wed to Fri)
  • Nov 8–10 (Wed to Fri)
  • Dec 6–8 (Wed to Fri)
PhP 7,750 (USD 194)
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Smartphone Photography for Online Sellers

Smartphone Photography for Online SellersPresentable product photos help improve your business’ image and sales. But you’re an entrepreneur, not a photographer. And right now, what you have is a smartphone. This course is designed specifically for online sellers who use their smartphone to take photos of their products. If you shoot your products on a regular basis, you might as well learn how to do it correctly.

Instructor:Dail Deri
1 Day
  • Oct 22 (Sun)
PhP 1,450 (USD 36)
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Minding Your Own (Photography) BusinessSeminar

Minding Your Own (Photography) BusinessMark Floro, U.S.-trained and running a successful photo business himself, shows you the real world of paperwork, business plans, marketing, and number-crunching. See why budgeting money is more important than earning it, and how to determine if you've really, really earned back the cost of your equipment and training.

Instructor:Mark Floro
1 Day
  • Nov 27 (Mon)
PhP 2,695 (USD 68)
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Photography for the Young at Art

Photography for the Young at ArtOur new basic photography workshop for kids shows them how to make the most of a simple point-and-shoot camera, using exercises and examples that makes learning fun and fruitful. Ideal for ages 10 to 15.

Instructor:Dail Deri
4 Days
  • to be announced
PhP 5,300 (USD 133)
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Advanced Portrait Photography

Creative Lighting for Studio & Outdoor Portraiture

Advanced Portrait PhotographyLighting is the magic ingredient that will make your portraits rise above the ordinary and make clients come back and send referrals. Master portraitist Ibarra Deri, himself a painter, brings the lighting principles of the classical painters into the photo studio. Students are taught to study lighting direction and quality, and how they “fall” and “wrap” around a face, rather than memorize textbook lighting setups.

Instructor:Ibarra Deri
2 Days
  • Dec 14–15 (Thu to Fri)
PhP 5,950 (USD 149)
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Pet Photography

Pet PhotographyThis short hands on workshop will teach you how to capture pets with a heartfelt and memorable way. Develop your perspective, the environment, composition, and mood to create impressive pet portraits.

Instructor:Che Vienes
1 Day
  • Sept 24 (Sun)
PhP 2,500 (USD 63)
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The Ins & Outs of Wedding Photography

The Ins & Outs of Wedding PhotographyGreat photographs alone are no guarantee of success; Patrick Uy shows you the ins and outs of wedding photography in the real world.

More than half the new wedding photographers entering business each year either fail or never make it big. That's because they don't see the big picture: the days when a photographer simply shows up on W-Day are gone. Patrick Uy almost single-handedly raised the stakes in local wedding photography, and in this one-day seminar he shares the secrets that made his name a by-word among photographers and bridal couples. You provide the talent and the desire to succeed, Patrick will provide the insider's guide, discussing equipment required, possible problems with clients and suppliers, handling meetings and contracts, pricing, sourcing and delivering albums and frames.

Instructor:Patrick Uy
1 Day
  • Nov 15 (Wed)
PhP 2,950 (USD 74)
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Wedding Photography: Prenup & Wedding Day Photography + Album Design Making

Wedding PhotographyThis workshop, handled by veteran wedding photographer Richel Mascariñas and Andy Samaniego, guides you with lectures and a simulated reenactment of several key sequences including prenup photography, the dressing of the bride, the ceremony, and bridal portrait. You'll also identify possible problem areas and how to deal with them, how to set up a seamless workflow, right up to preparing and delivering the finished album.

Instructor:Richel Mascariñas|Andy Samaniego
3 Days
  • Jul 24–26 (Mon to Wed)
  • Sept 27–29 (Wed to Fri)
PhP 7,750 (USD 194)
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On-the-Spot Photography and Contest Photography

On-The-Spot and Contest PhotographyThis course is designed to teach participants how to combine the right photography skills and artistry with the proper use of camera settings to create beautiful photos straight out of the camera. It will also teach participants how to maximize their camera gear to it's full potential.

Instructor:Jijo De Guzman
2 Days
  • to be announced
PhP 5,730 (USD 113)
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Corporate Photography

Corporate PhotographyA career in Corporate Photography can be very exciting. Top Philippines corporations need photographs of their executives, operations and facilities for brochures, annual reports, calendars, promo and advertising, etc. So the demand for corporate and industrial photographers is great.

Instructor:Edwin Tuyay
2 Days
  • Nov 16–17 (Thu to Fri)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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The Secrets of Product Photography

The Secrets of Product PhotographyCreative photographer Ibarra Deri will demonstrate the secrets the pros use for producing photographs that excite clients, fellow photographers, and consumers alike — including how to “pose” the product!

Instructor:Ibarra Deri
2 Days
  • Dec 11–12 (Mon-Tue)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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Feast for the Eyes

Professional Food Photography

Feast for the EyesWhether you shoot food for a living or for your Mom and Pop chop-and-chew shop, you will benefit from this workshop, where renowned food photographer Mark Floro cooks up a generous serving of professional techniques and trade secrets for making pictures look good enough to eat. Even the finest cuisine is like a beautiful model: it, too, must be made up, prepped, and lit properly to look good in a photo.

Instructor:Mark Floro
2 Days
  • Nov 28–29 (Tue to Wed)
PhP 6,595 (USD 165)
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Architecture & Interiors Photography

From Shooting to Post-Processing

Architecture & Interiors PhotographyIn this workshop, you'll find out why an immobile subject actually requires a lot of preparation and specialized technique. You'll study how structures "evolve" in the changing light of day, how and when to add artificial lights to achieve the desired effect, and to get into the "character" of a structure, like getting into a model's head.

Instructor:Jojo Guingona
2 Days
  • Nov 13–14 (Mon to Tue)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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The Brave New (And Profitable) World Of 360° Photography

The Brave New (And Profitable) World Of 360° PhotographyHere's your chance to cash in on the growing demand for 360° photography in real estate, tourism, and advertising! The visual experience is richer than 3D, and certainly more immersive. Instructor Rommel Bundalian spells out the discipline and preparation necessary for creating perfect, seamless 360° spherical panoramas, using both commercially available equipment and do-it-yourself tools.

Instructor:Rommel Bundalian
2 Days
  • Nov 23–24 (Thu to Fri)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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Street Photography

Street PhotographyWedding, news, advocacy, or corporate photography requires more than just split-second reflexes. One must be able to recognize that single instant when the characters and elements in an unstructured, impromptu scene merge into a significant image. This is the reason some news photographs and street photographs of ordinary life remain etched in memory. They pack powerful meaning into a single photo, and also invite the viewer to read his own experiences in the photo. Award-winning digital artist, both here and abroad, and one of the most talented photographers, Rommel Bundalian will show you how to take photographs that editors love, even if they are just photos of ordinary life and ordinary people.

Instructor:Rommel Bundalian
2 Days
  • Nov 4–5 (Sat to Sun)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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Photojournalism

PhotojournalismThis course is for anyone who shoots life’s events and event participants in all forms, not just news and magazine photographers. It’s for every communicator who needs to tell a story — factually and persuasively.

Instructor:Edwin Tuyay
2 Days
  • Aug 28–29 (Mon to Tue)
  • Nov 20–21 (Mon to Tue)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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Sports & Action Photography

F.A.S.T. - Action Sports PhotographyYou have to keep running to stay in the same place and run twice as fast to get somewhere else — sound advice from Lewis Carroll’s Red Queen for the sports photographer, who has to stay ahead of the game, faster than the fastest athlete. FAST — familiarity, anticipation, speed, timing are the essential skills in sports photography.

Instructor:Jijo De Guzman
2 Days
  • Jun 22–23 (Thu to Fri)
  • Oct 5–6 (Thu to Fri)
PhP 5,730 (USD 144)
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Landscape Photography

Landscape PhotographyOur world is filled with infinite beauty and wonder. Being able to shoot and capture landscapes and sceneries at their most beautiful will always be very rewarding in many ways. This workshop intends to teach participants all the essential knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to effectively photograph landscapes and sceneries. It will be presented through a combination of lecture/discussion and actual shooting and then the outputs of the participants will also be subjected to constructive critiquing.

Instructor:Jijo De Guzman
2 Days
  • Sep 16–17 (Sat to Fri)
PhP 7,950 (USD 199)
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The Art of Nude Photography

An Intensive Hands-on Workshop

The Art of Nude PhotographyThe naked human figure is a rich resource of creative ideas and is a well-spring of myriad artistic expressions. In this exclusive male and female nude photography workshop, the instructor shall openly reveal and share a number of his best and most intimate photographic approaches when photographing nude bodies in the studio and on location.

Instructors:Ibarra Deri|Menchit Ongpin|Dyowi Contreras
Half-Day
  • Jun 24 (Sat)
PhP 2,950 (USD 74)
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Inner VisionSpecial

A Photography Workshop by Tilak Hettige

Inner VisionInner Vision is a 3-day workshop which will enable you to learn the techniques of creating art-like images that touch the heart and soul of others. You will participate in numerous exercises to improve your creativity and be able to recognize when and where to look for artistic creations. The workshop will lead you to learn techniques of good composition, and use of fundamental visual blocks.

Instructor:Tilak Hettige
3 Days
  • To be announced
PhP 6,750 (USD 169)
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Inner Vision 2 (Master Class)Special

Inner Vision 2 (Master Class)In this, the Master Class, Tilak Hettige takes graduates of the first class to the next level, in which students explore the innermost depths of their creative vision and develop an artistic style of their own. As always, in Tilak's class, there are no rules, only infinite pathways. The Inner Vision Master Class will guide you to see these infinite creative options and, best of all, to know which path to choose.

Instructor:Tilak Hettige
3 Days
  • To be announced
PhP 6,950 (USD 174)
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Photo Editing & Management with Adobe Photoshop LightroomOffered under PCCI

Adobe Photoshop LightroomIntimidated by Photoshop? Then, Photoshop Lightroom is the software for you. This course is designed for serious amateur and professional photographers who want a program that can manage their images, edit them in easy steps using industrial strength tools, and showcase their work—all in one software with intuitive interface. Photoshop Lightroom is the professional photographer's essential toolbox from Adobe intended to process not only camera raw files from almost all digital cameras but also psd, jpeg, tiff and dng files.

Instructor:Jun Miranda
3 Days
  • Oct 16–18 (Mon to Wed)
PhP 7,595 (USD 190)
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Adobe Photoshop for KidsOffered under PCCI

Adobe Photoshop for KidsHelp your children learn the most popular and useful tool for graphic design, Adobe Photoshop. For sure, students use graphics tools to enhance their school work; the science poster, the history presentation, the math project and more. And there is no software more often used and more helpful for project requirements and personal hobbies (e.g. photography) as Adobe Photoshop!

Instructor:Mario Ramirez
4 Half-Days
  • to be announced
PhP 5,300 (USD 133)
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