Photography Masterclass by Onno Kervers


Baku Idealab invites you to a “ Photography Masterclass” presented by Onno Kervers, The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands!

This masterclass provides a short introduction into a variety of issues and practical aspects surrounding photography. It will also provide advice on how to approach the street, gear and preparation, and the mindset you need to be successful. For all levels of photographers who want to improve their skills and regardless of what your level of experience is or what type of camera you use, this masterclass is designed to provide you with you need to take your photography skills to the next level. Mr. Ambassador will speak candidly about his ‘hit-rate’ when it comes to making successful images, the importance of critical distance, and discuss how editing can be used to improve your work or add a special meaning. During this masterclass we discuss the importance of framing, the decision-making process and how patience plays a part in creating strong photographs.
At the Masterclass You will learn:
• different approaches to photographing people on the street, from candid to street portraiture, and gain confidence in photographing strangers.
• what key mental attributes are required to improve your work as a photographer
• what is included or excluded and how you position yourself and your subject within this limited space can drastically alter how successful, or otherwise, a photograph is.

Language of the masterclass is English.

Please fill the application form for the participation till November 26:
Date and time: 27 November, 19:00
Venue: Baku IdeaLab, Caspian Plaza III 3rd floor, Jafar Jabbarly 44.