"Photography Wide Open" Masters Workshop With The Leica Akademie at Leica Store Boston

For the first time, on the East coast, fine art photographer and director Mark de Paola presents an exclusive one day masters workshop with the Leica Akademie at Leica Store Boston Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10 am – 5 pm.

Focused on “Photography Wide Open”, this seven hour, shooting intensive, workshop is designed for creative photographers interested in stretching their imagination 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.

Topics covered include:

  • 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 both at the Leica Gallery and at selected outdoor locations. The sessions will conclude with a brief review of work from the day.

Owning a Leica is not required for this event. We will have a selection of both M and the newest Leica SL 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 allows him to dance on the threshold of exposure and minimum focus distances.

This program is scheduled to coincide with the opening of Mark’s “60 Seconds” exhibition at the Leica Gallery Boston.

Space is very limited so CLICK HERE to RSVP today!

LOCATION

Leica Store and Gallery Boston
Boston Park Plaza, 74 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116

Phone: (857) 305-3609

For inquiries, email us at info@depaolapictures.com or call 917.977.1920