Workshops

Hello,

I have been teaching and speaking in different cities and countries since 2014. If you are interested in organizing a workshop or invite me to give a talk or have any questions about the upcoming workshops and events, please feel free to contact me alexandra.bochkareva@icloud.com

Upcoming Workshops

Shedule is updating

Behind the Scenes

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Program

1-st day:


• Presentation - my "Why and How" lecture (30 minutes) followed by 3 - 3,5 hours of practice photography shooting with models, (animals) and props.

• Inspiration, basis and theory;

• Every step in details: from idea to creating;

• Composition while shooting; Working with natural light; 

• How and where to get perfect models, soul-mates and collaborators, dresses, interesting locations and props for your projects;

• How to work with a model. Special techniques of posing with an animal;

• Ways of stylisation. Harmony of elements and colors;

• Scenary of shooting;

• Practice with model(s). Shooting: Portraits. Fine Art;

• Questions/Answers during the photoshooting process.


2-nd day: 


3-3,5 hours of photo editing (retouching and postproduction):

• Portfolio review (optional);

• Raw convertation, techniques of retouching, detalization;

• Color grading and correction;

• Working with details in Photoshop - hair and freckles, light and shadows;

• Black and white portraits, stylization and effects, light, textures, etc.

Previous Workshops

• "Creative Portraits", Tashkent, Uzbekistan, , 2014

• "Portraits, photoshooting with natural accessories", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2015

• "Artistic Portaits with Animals", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2016

• "Artistic Portraits", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2016

• "Forest Tales. Portraits", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017

• "Artistic Storytelling", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017

• "Artistic Portraits", Sochi, Russia, 2018

• "Portraits. Art photoshooting with manual lenses", Moscow, Russia, 2018

• "Artistic Vision. Portraits", The Hague, the Netherlands, 2018

• "How to organize a conceptual/artistic photoshoot?", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2018

• "Fine Art Portraiture", Moscow, Russia, 2018

• "Portraits. Commercial side of Fine Art photography", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2019

• "Portraits and Artistic Photoshooting with Animals", Helsinki, Finland,  2019

• "Northern Forest Tales. Artistic Photoshooting with Animals", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2019

• "Fine Art Photography. Portraits", Kazan, Russia, 2019

• "Fine Art Portraits. Special techniques of posing with an animal", Moscow, Russia, 2019

• "Portraits. How to work with a model. Special techniques", Vladivostok, Russia, 2019

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