If you want to make stunning images with horses, there are a lot to learn! How you camera works, how to frame the horse, how to make him pose gracefully, what phase of movement to catch. But don't worry, solid theoretical base and practice will help to improve fast, and you are going to boost up your skills on the new level.
LEARN EQUINE PHOTOGRAPHY
Workshops are great way to improve your photography skills fast. Surrounded by other photographers, where lots of practical lessons in stunning locations are combined with detailed theoretical classes, you will have a lot of opportunities to start making great photos instantly.
Learn equine photography in a way it is comfortable for you by choosing personal coaching, theoretical or practical. Tailor-made program, developed specially for you, will bring maximum result in short period of time. Timings, duration of lessons and locations are also adapted to your needs.
Theoretical master classes are perfect for a big auditory of people, and usually organized during horse fairs or other equestrian events. Invite Ekaterina to facilitate you to get structured and detailed theoretical knowledge which will improve your photo skills
Workshop is always a great journey into horse photography, where intensive practical lessons are combined with detailed theoretical discussions so you can immediately apply all tips and tricks Ekaterina is giving into practice and see the result. And this exciting educational process is framed into cultural context and speciality of the place where workshop is held.
We select best horse models and unique locations to make every workshop unforgettable and to show the best out of it. During our shooting together we always have lot of fun and great adventures which make workshops not only a learning process but also an unforgettable vacations.
Usually workshops last 2-6 days when all the participants stay together at horse club hotel and shoot every day visiting different locations and tourist attractions of the country or region. We are trying to cover all the possible scenarios during workshops to give participants maximum diversity in shootings.
Horses in liberty, in free motion, playing
Herds of horses running free, pasturing in beautiful landscapes
Portraits of horses
The horse and human, showing the bond and communication
Horses in tradition of the country or place, where workshop is going
Choosing equipment for equine photography;
Understanding principles and technical aspects of how your equipment works;
Basic knowledge of composition, light and colors and other general photography issues;
Organizing photo-shoots with horses;
Specifications of shooting horses in different conditions and scenarios;
Understanding horse psychology and applying it to the photographic process;
Basics of photo post-processing.
Individual lessons are perfect, if you want to learn deeply equine photography in your own rhythm in short time. The whole lesson will be build according to your requests and questions; it can be theoretical, or practical+theoretical. Practice can be organized by Ekaterina at some horse club or at the place where you would like to photograph.
If you want to know more about handling your camera, how to edit photos or what is the specialty of certain genre of equine photography, we will discuss it, supporting our discussion with photo illustrations and then will try to train certain skills in photo shooting. You will be guided attentively during the whole lesson, receiving feedback and help anytime you need it. You can have as many lessons as you need.
Practical lessons will help you use theoretical knowledge and get great images right there. Been attentively guided in situation of photo-shoot by Ekaterina, it's easy to solve any problem you face during photography process.
Practical part usually lasts for 2-2,5 hrs and can be organized by Ekaterina or at your place.
Online lessons become very handy, when it come to big distances. It doesn't matter, in which part of the world you live, we can make personal or group lessons via Skype any time we want.
Richly illustrated with lot of examples from Ekaterina's work, these lessons are very interesting and easy to organize.
It is very useful to learn on your mistakes and understand your strong sides in equine photography. By having detailed portfolio review by Ekaterina, you will get expert opinion about the level of your works and it will engage your development as a photographer a lot.
Theoretical master classes are perfect for a big groups of people, and are usually organized as a part of a program of horse-related exhibitions or big equine shows. Although it’s just theoretical information, it can be very useful for newbies and amateurs: widely illustrated with photo examples, comparing good photos with bad ones, these master-classes can give you very important basic knowledge.