Photography Class


Upcoming photography classes!

at Global innovative College, Makati.
Class schedule :

  • batch 1 : April 21-23 MTW 9am-12pm fee: 3,000 ( with model shoot on last day) – optional 2 day special thematic shoot with fee: 2,000
  • batch 2: April 28-30
  • batch 3: May 5 – 7

Send your name, email address, and contact number at rey@reymendoza.com

Photography Workshop feedback by Mam Golda from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

Golda Margaret Obena, a professor at DLSU Lipa tells about her experience in attending the 3 day photography workshop of www.reymendoza.com

Photos taken by Mam Golda and her students are shown in the video.

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“Learning with Sir Rey made me understand the true meaning of a quality picture. That it doesn’t depend on the camera used, but it depends on the hands and brains that were used in capturing one. Any camera used by great hands and brains produce a great and quality photograph. And there’s one thing that got stuck on my mind: a picture must tell a story.” – Malu Belen

When: 

  • October 19, 2013 – Basic to Intermediate Photography Workshop (with Model Shoot)
  • Nov 16 , 2013 – Advanced Photography Workshop
  • Nov 23, 2013 – Image Post-Processing Workshop with Photoshop and Lightroom

Where:   Unit 04, Lower Ground, Cityland 9, Makati City (beside Makati Gospel Church)


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Workshop Fee:

  • Php 2,000 /session or day
  • Php 6,000 – for the 3-day weekend workshop

*includes:

  • Whole day workshop;
  • Live Model Shoot;
  • Certificate of Completion;
  • Food and Snacks;
  • DVD reference; and,
  • 4R prints of your work (delivered via LBC)

Workshop Capacity:  10 – 15 seats only

What to bring: Yourself and an insatiable thirst for photography knowledge; a digital SLR camera with controls for aperture and shutter speed, camera manual (if possible) and a flashdisk or firewire cord for downloading your photos to a PC/laptop.

…why should you attend this workshop?…

  • Guaranteed learning! lots of hands on sessions – not just theories. We explain the concept and we will let you do it.
  • Sharing of professional experience- things you would not learn via tutorials.
  • Portrait session on the afternoon, (live Model Shoot!) practice what you’ve learned!
  • Certificate, Free 4R prints of your work
  • Reference DVD – free offline and online resources , review when you need it

A lot of photographers think that if they buy a better camera they’ll be able to take better photographs. A better camera won’t do a thing for you if you don’t have anything in your head or in your heart.” -Arnold Newman

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Photography Workshop feedback by Mam Golda from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

Map of the Venue


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Workshop Details

Basic Photography Workshop Outline

1.Introduction

  • Why are photographs important to us?
  • Digital Photography Work flow

2. A comprehensive but simple explanation of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO (exposure triangle) Learn this and you’ve got the basics covered.

  • How do they affect your photo
  • How do you combine settings on ISO, Aperture and Shutter speed
  • Hands-on , setting ISO, Aperture and Shutter speed on the camera

3. Techniques (all with hands-on sessions)

  • Composition techniques
  • Shooting form
  • Buying accessories
  • How to choose your camera – or your next one
  • Choosing lenses
  • Choosing wisely

4. Software to manage your digital photos (free and commercial)

  • Getting your photos to computer, print and web (Post Production)
  • Free software to manage your digital album
  • Free online and offline resources to enhance your learning (DVD resource give away)

5. Portrait Session

  • Live Model Shoot
  • Studio set-up with lighting
  • Learning simple lighting set-up
  • Learning how light affects our photos

Balt de chavez photography workshop feedback from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

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Workshop Details

Advanced Photography Workshop Outline

One Light Photography

  • Model Shoot
  • Portraiture
    • Posing techniques
    • Using natural light and/or One light
  • Using Flash
  • Off -the- camera Flash
  • Light Modifiers
    • reflectors
    • snoots, grids, v-flats
    • playing with shadows

Advanced Techniques

  • Working with Studio Lights – 2,3,4 light set-up
  • in-camera techniques, no photoshop required
  • Long Exposures and Light Painting

Zone System

  • why cameras behave as they do
  • getting the exposure you want
  • understanding histogram in your camera

Basic Photography Workshop from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

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Post Processing Workshop Outline

The Post processing session is a “bring your own laptop” session. Techniques are presented then you are given time to repeat the process to maximize learning process. A basic understanding of Photoshop and Lightroom is helpful but not required.

Photoshop

  • When to use Photoshop
  • Portrait Techniques
    • What to sharpen
    • What to soften
    • Cropping, Rotating Techniques
    • When to use Bleack and White
  • Actions – record repetitive tasks
  • Blending Modes

Lightroom

  • When to use Lightroom
  • Lightroom workflow
  • Lightroom Techniques
  • Portrait Techniques

 About the speakers experience in Photoshop and Lightroom

Rey Mendoza has been using Photoshop for more than 15 years, he teaches Photoshop at various schools like DLSU Manila and Lyceum University. He is also the Adobe User Group Manager for Philippines. Being a professsional photographer, he uses Lightroom a lot for his events photography. He regulary conducts seminars and is a sought after speaker in the field of Photoshop, Graphic design and Web Design.

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Registration ::

Reserve Now! and get a free Photography e-Book

 

  1. register on the form below,
  2. pay workshop fee (partial or full) via bank deposit,
  3. send your deposit slip to reymendoza@gmail.com
  4.  We will  confirm your registration via email and text.
  5.  Confirmation message will let you download the free Photography e-book!

For inquiries, you may contact:

Reynaldo Mendoza Jr.
Mobile :*0927 938 5210
email: reymendoza@gmail.com

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The SLR controls:

Lighting

Lighting is the single biggest determinant of how your camera needs to be set. With only a few exceptions, you can never have too much light. Use this slider to experiment with different indoor and outdoor lighting conditions.

Distance

Use this slider to simulate how close or far you are in relation to the subject.

Focal length

Moving this slider is the same as zooming in and out with your lens. A wide, zoomed out setting creates the greatest depth of field (more things are in focus) while zooming in creates a shallower depth-of-field (typically just the subject will be in focus).

Mode

The exposure modes of an SLR let you control one setting while the camera automatically adjusts the others. In Shutter Priority mode, you to set the shutter speed while the camera sets the aperture/f-stop. In Aperture Priority mode, you set the aperture/f-stop while the camera sets the shutter speed. Manual mode is fully manual—you’re on your own! Refer to the camera’s light meter to help get the proper exposure. Although every real SLR camera has a “fully automatic” mode, there is not one here—what’s the fun in that?

ISO

ISO refers to how sensitive the “film” will be to the incoming light when the picture is snapped. High ISO settings allow for faster shutter speeds in low light but introduce grain into the image. Low ISO settings produce the cleanest image but require lots of light. Generally, you will want to use the lowest ISO setting that your lighting will allow.

Aperture

Aperture, or f-stop, refers to how big the hole will be for the light to pass through when the shutter is open and the picture is snapped. Lower f numbers correspond with larger holes. The important thing to remember is this: the higher the f number, the more things in front of and behind the subject will be in focus, but the more light you will need. The lower the f number, the more things in front of and behind the subject will be out of focus, and the less light you will need.

Shutter speed

Shutter speed is how long the shutter needs to be open, allowing light into the camera, to properly expose the image. Fast shutter speeds allow you to “freeze” the action in a photo, but require lots of light. Slower shutter speeds allow for shooting with less light but can cause motion blur in the image.

Balt de chavez photography workshop feedback from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

Feedback on the 3 day photography workshop by reymendoza.com. Photos taken by participant are also shown in the video

Balt de chavez photography workshop feedback from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

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ISO

ISO refers to how sensitive the “film” will be to the incoming light when the picture is snapped. High ISO settings allow for faster shutter speeds in low light but introduce grain into the image. Low ISO settings produce the cleanest image but require lots of light. Generally, you will want to use the lowest ISO setting that your lighting will allow.

Aperture

Aperture, or f-stop, refers to how big the hole will be for the light to pass through when the shutter is open and the picture is snapped. Lower f numbers correspond with larger holes. The important thing to remember is this: the higher the f number, the more things in front of and behind the subject will be in focus, but the more light you will need. The lower the f number, the more things in front of and behind the subject will be out of focus, and the less light you will need.

Shutter speed

Shutter speed is how long the shutter needs to be open, allowing light into the camera, to properly expose the image. Fast shutter speeds allow you to “freeze” the action in a photo, but require lots of light. Slower shutter speeds allow for shooting with less light but can cause motion blur in the image.

see website – http://camerasim.com/slr-camera-explained/

Photography Workshop feedback by Mam Golda from rey mendoza on Vimeo.

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