Lotus Photography Classes in Dubai
Taking pictures is an art that requires discipline, patience, and a flair for capturing the moments as they happen. Equipped with the right skills and knowledge, a professional photographer can immortalise the atmosphere, emotion, and mood of any moment in film. With our photography courses, learners can draw from the knowledge and experience of consummate professionals to hone and refine their craft. We have a wide range of photography courses to cater to various levels of expertise, from beginner to experienced.
Additionally, Lotus offers specialised photography courses, including course subjects like Digital (Techniques) and Art Photography (Aesthetics). These photography courses in Dubai each have a duration of 15 to 30 hours of training:
Digital – Basic Photography
This photography course covers all the vital elements of the craft. These photography classes in Dubai will introduce the student to principles associated with light, optics, cameras, light-sensitive materials, equipment, still and motion-media shooting techniques, chemical mixing, image processing and printing, job control, and photographic finishing. This will also introduce students to photographic techniques like subject placement, lighting, color contrast, shapes and lines, dwindling size perspective, atmospheric perspective, photographic lighting etc. The course will give the student a step-by step, practical tips in getting the best out of the camera with assignments and hands on projects combined with expert classroom tutorials.
Digital – Studio Photography
This course will introduce the student to using a light tent and a soft box, colour temperature, flash heads, and using single and multiple head flashes. This photography course in Dubai will also guide students on the proper usage of slave/master modes in flash, strobe flash, shooting of still life and product images, backlighting subjects with a flash head, flash and ambient lighting and still light.
Fine Art Photography Course (Basic Level)
A fundamental course for understanding Photography and practical shooting with your camera (Regardless any brand or kind of DSLR, Digital, or Compact). This course is including of quick history of Photography, lenses, and camera features. Understanding how to produce an Image (Imagining, Shooting, Editing, Printing, and Presenting). Essential Rules of Visual Arts like Points, Lines, Proportions, Colours, Balancing, Alignment, Unity, etc. Exposure Terminology and Usages like Aperture, Shutter speed, ISO, Depth of Field, White balance, Focusing system, Image compensation, etc. Practical Shooting Modes, Understanding the main modes of Photography (Auto, Scene, and Manual). Experiencing basic techniques for shooting indoor & outdoor.
Fine Art Photography (Portrait Lighting)
This photography course in Dubai will introduce the student to the concepts and techniques behind portrait lighting, light ratio, equipment, posing, composition, studio set-up for lighting, high key and low key, available day lights on location and artificial night lights on location.
Fine Art Photography (Fashion & Modeling)
This course will provide the introduction to basic and recommended camera and lighting equipment, and RTW and haute couture fashion styles. Classes will also provide an overview regarding fashion statement, hair and makeup designs for fashion photographs, and styling of clothes/wardrobe. Other concepts tacked during the course are the following:
– Dealing with models during fashion pictorials
– How to read light and shadows
– Studio lighting techniques for fashion pictorials
– Natural lighting techniques for fashion pictorials – Composing the fashion image
Fine Art Photography (Abstraction)
A fundamental course for understanding Abstract Photography and practical shooting with your camera (Regardless any brand or kind of DSLR, Digital, or Compact). In this unique course, students learn in an academic pathway and presenting technical tips: HOW to shoot in Abstract mode, by Forms and Colours.
Fine Art Photography (Composition in Photography)
A fundamental course for understanding Composition in Photography and practical shooting with your camera (Regardless any brand or kind of DSLR, Digital, or Compact). In this unique course, students learn in an academic pathway and presenting technical tips: HOW to see and use Visual Elements as well as composing them artistically.
This photography course in Dubai with single titles provide subject specific education on particular concepts and techniques. The training classes will last 15 to 20 hours, and students may opt to progress with or without examination and evaluation. Choosing to go through examination and evaluation will award a student a Lotus Certificate at the end of the course. Otherwise, students may choose to forego examination and evaluation, and receive a certificate of attendance instead.
Sunrise To Sunset
This photography course is primarily suited for those who want to explore and develop their understanding and application of the creative functions of digital cameras. It is designed to improve a photographer’s technique when it comes to shooting landscapes and portraits, and develop a photographer’s eye for composition. This one-day workshop mainly focuses on taking pictures of landscapes and outdoor portraits. Aside from reviewing the basics of the practice, the workshop also goes into detail discussing and illustrating exposure, composition, importance of light, preparation and the use of filters in picturing landscapes.
Photoshop For Photography
Our classes examine the aspects of Adobe Photoshop from the perspective of those who are deeply engaged in photography. Photoshop is the most utilised photo imaging software on the market, and it can a photographer’s digital ‘darkroom’. The workshop will cover areas such as customising the application for efficient photographic image production, the relationship between images size, resolution and colour depth, screen and print calibration, the benefits of selection and layering techniques, plus a whole host of tricks and tips.
On location Photography
This photography course is suitable for anyone who has taken a Fundamentals classes or those of who have a good understanding of the exposure concepts, such as ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. It can also be for those who want to put their new skills to the test under the guidance of an expert. This workshop aims to get the student to step outside the classroom and experience “real life shooting.” The aim of the workshop is to help photographers apply theory and practical shooting on location, and it is specifically timed to show students how to make the most of the light available on the different points of the day. It is also an opportunity to have helpful hands-on guidance from professionals in solving problems photographers encounter.
This workshop is an introductory course to digital photography and is for anyone who wants to understand the basics of exposure and digital SLR camera controls. These photography classes in Dubai will educate students on how to properly utilize their DSLR cameras to their optimal capabilities. The workshop will also introduce students to techniques that go beyond the simple point and shoot. Ultimately, this workshop is programmed to make beginner photographers comfortable with their own cameras and its most useful functions.
These photography classes are for people who have a basic understanding of how their camera works and want to get started in the world of studio lighting.
In this workshop students will learn how to use hard light, soft light, key light, fill light, and back lights in order to create portraits of all styles. This class in lighting will demonstrate how a studio space can be used to give a photographer total control of the environment. The skills and the knowledge acquired from this workshop will be equally useful, whether in an outside location or inside a studio.
This workshop deals with the techniques and concepts behind creative lighting. It will detail the necessary equipment for proper lighting, and then progresses to lighting and what to look for when arriving at a location. It will involve practicing various lighting techniques with a model. These photography classes in Dubai will also tackle the technical aspects of combining ambient, flash and strobe lighting while on locations.
This workshop is suitable for anyone has taken Fundamentals classes or those who have a good understanding of the exposure concepts, including ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. The photography classes in Dubai for this workshop are all aimed at improving skills for taking pictures at night. Time on the workshop will be devoted to learning the specific settings for taking night pictures with regards to ISO, aperture and exposure times over 30 seconds. Course participants will learn how to focus in low light situations and deal with the white balance in changing light situations. Capture the stunning effects of moving objects on long exposure images, such as streets, buildings, and people and come home with great images as proof of your newly acquired skills!