Rome Workshop - 21st to 24th November 2019

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The Eternal City, over 28 centuries of history and some of the most incredible architecture in the world! This workshop will take you to some of Rome's most famous landmarks to capture some amazing photos.

We will be based in the heart of the old city of Rome, in order for us to be within walking distance of plenty of amazing locations.

This workshop will help you to learn new techniques and obtain a better understanding of image composition and post processing. You will learn how to blend multiple exposures to ensure you capture the best light for each location. This workshop is designed for Photographers of all levels and will help get a better understanding of their camera and creative process, with real-time support to ensure you return home with amazing portfolio level images!

Highlights of the workshop include:

  • Photographing some of the most popular landmarks during the blue hour, sunrise and sunset to get the perfect blend of natural and artificial light

  • Expert guidance with good knowledge of all locations

  • Shooting long exposures to add a fine art feel to classic locations (Filters required)

  • Real-time support and guidance to help improve your composition

  • Small groups for individual attention and one on one support

Day 1

We meet at Malta International Airport Departures lounge where we will proceed to take our Airmalta flight to Rome Fiumicino airport. Once we have retrieved our luggage, we will get a transfer to the historic heart of Rome, where we will check in to our hotel. Once we have settled into our rooms, we will have a quick briefing before we head out to photograph an awesome view of the Vatican and Ponte St Angelo through sunset and the blue hour. Once we are done shooting, we will head for dinner before heading back to our accommodation for the night.

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Day 2

We get up early and head out to shoot the blue hour and sunrise at the Colosseum. After getting the best of the light, we will return to our hotel to have breakfast and relax. After some free time, we will have lunch and head to Ponte St Angelo to shoot a classic shot of the bridge leading to castle St Angelo through sunset and into the blue hour. After that we will have dinner and return to our hotel.

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Day 3

We head out before sunrise to shoot the Altare della Patria. We can experiment with shooting car trails here as there is plenty of traffic around the square. We will then then we return to our hotel for breakfast. We will have several hours of free time, so we can either go out as a group, or individuals can feel free to head out and explore Rome. We will then meet up in the afternoon and head towards the Vatican city to shoot some awesome detail shots. After sunset we will have dinner and return to our hotel.

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Day 4

After sunrise at the Trevi Fountain (Its pretty much impossible to shoot at any other time of day due to the huge amount of people visiting the fountain) we will have breakfast and have some more free time. We will need to check out of our hotel, but can leave our luggage there whilst we spend the day exploring Rome before being taken to the airport to catch our return flight.

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Maximum Number of Participants: 5

Difficulty: Easy

Included in the package:

  • Accommodation in a hotel in the historic center of Rome (Twin room) on B/B basis

  • All transfers to and from airport

  • Support with using filters

  • Being guided to some of the best locations in Rome

  • One to one support from a professional photographer

Not included in the package:

  • Lunch

  • Dinner

  • Alcohol

  • Travel Insurance

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 Gear (Recommended):

  • DSLR / Mirrorless camera

  • Tripod and remote shutter release

  • A wide angle lens (16-35mm on Full Frame or 10mm + on Cropped Sensor camera)

  • A middle-zoom lens (24-70 mm)

 Clothing (Recommended):

  • Waterproof and windproof jacket

  • Waterproof pants

  • Warm jacket and thermal pants

  • Hiking shoes

  • Casual clothes for dinners and lunches

Price: Early Bird Offer 795 Euro - Save 200 Euro if you pay 400 Euro deposit (Non-refundable) before 1st of August 2019!

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Regular price: 995 Euro per person (If booking after 1st August 2019).

Single supplement: 400 Euro

Please Note: Our timetable is flexible and things may be moved around depending on the weather. If the weather isn’t great, we will spend more time talking about landscape and travel photography, reviewing the images we have captured and delve deeper into post processing and how to get the best from your RAW files. We will be walking to all locations, the longest walk are about 45 minutes, however all walks are on level ground.

Important: A minimum of 3 participants is required for this workshop to take place. If this number is not met, a full refund of deposits will be provided. Do not book flights until advised to do so. Also, please ensure you have suitable travel insurance.

Support: This workshop is supported by Haida Malta and all participants will benefit from a 5% discount on all Haida filter products from Photo Images Malta.