The mission of the course is to improve the quality of images and gain an understanding of the mechanisms used in the world of work.

 

Learning is geared to maximising the potential of participants’ own equipment through clear explanation and examples which guide students to an in-depth understanding of the medium. Techniques are explained in simple terms and in the context of a creative vision of photography.

Requirements for participation:

The course is aimed at all professionals or semi-professionals seeking to extend their knowledge and work in the photography sector.

Materials needed:

Students will need their own reflex or mirrorless camera and laptop (with software for editing, post-production and video montage).

  • Course length: 10 days
  • Language: english / italian
  • Number of participants: maximum 12
  • Course level: intermediate
  • Certificate: certificate of participation from Condé Nast Italia
  • Start date: autumn 2019

Teachers

A carefully-selected Condé Nast teaching staff with the participation of international special guests.

Stefano Guindani

Stefano Guindani

Course Manager

Fashion, backstage and celebrity photographer. Founds in 1998 the agency SGP Stefano Guindani Photo. His work was objet of various shows in Milano, New York, Los Angeles and Firenze.

Course units

MODULE 1.1 : 5 days

Teachers

Stefano Guindani and his teaching team, who specialise in various disciplines.

 

Details

DAY 1: Introduction to the course and its topics; analysis and development of the following: the classic photographers to know, the current photographers to know, what and who are social photographers.

DAY 2: A comprehensive practical guide to preparing for a fashion or event shoot: how to prepare creative powerpoint presentations for clients and  who are the clients and who are the contacts within businesses

DAY 3: Theory: from analogue to digital

DAY 4; Still life + editing

DAY 5: Creativity session with art director

MODULE 2.1: 5 days

Teachers

Stefano Guindani and his teaching team, who specialise in various disciplines.

Details

DAY 6: Backstage and street photography + editing

DAY 7: Events + editing

DAY 8: Portraiture + editing

DAY 9: Post-production of images

DAY 10: Recap of the week’s work, discussion and conclusions

Contact us

For more information, email us at socialacademy@condenast.it
or send us a request via our contact form.

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