Tips & Tricks: poor man's macro

Click image to find out how to achieve this macro-shot with a standard 50mm lens.

My Iris

About Stuart Acker Holt

To find out more about Stuart Acker Holt click here or here

About Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan is a Berlin-based writer, photographer, author and editor.

He is the author of several music books and travel guides (Time Out, HG2, Rough Guide, Cool Camping) and has contributed both words and images to a multitude of international print and online publications, including National Geographic UK, The Guardian, The Independent, Sunday Times Travel, Time Out, BBC and more.

Since 2010 he has been a Faculty Member (teacher) on Matador Network’s Travel Photography School, an online course that he also co-authored. He is also the founder and editor of Slow Travel Berlin, and Editor at Time Out Berlin.

You can see more of his photography here and his main website here

You don’t take a photograph, you make it
– Ansel Adams
Museum Insel, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Museum Insel, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

S Bahn, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

S Bahn, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Next Workshop - Shutter To Studio 10.12.2011

Shutter To Studio

This diverse and interactive four-hour digital photography workshop begins with a professional and insightful analysis of famous images plucked from a range of photgraphic genres (reportage, travel, landscape, fashion).

Together we’ll look closely at what makes these photographs so good - what elements they share and how they differ — before demonstrating how these elements can be achieved and applied to the students’ own work to make it instantly more compelling.

Workshop Info

Title: Shutter To Studio

Duration: Four hours

Location: Studio, Kreuzberg

Date: 10th Dec 2011

Maximum No of people: Six

Cost: 40e

Booking: paul@paul-sullivan.com

What is the Berlin Photographic Society?

Berlin Photographic Society (BPS) is a company founded to explore visual culture in Berlin. Inaugurated by film-maker & photographer Stuart Acker Holt and writer & photographer Paul Sullivan, the society aims to provide an umbrella for Berlin-based photographers and build a database of urban-themed imagery for both creative and commercial use.

The BPS leads tours and workshops that explore the technical and aesthetic aspects of photography while engaging with the city in interesting ways. Themed excursions cater for a range of interests and technical levels, ranging from Slow Photography walks and Bicycle rides to tips on how to photograph people and buildings.

Workshops are available in basic DSLR photography and compositional techniques and bespoke versions of all services can be arranged. Please send a mail to paul@paul-sullivan.com for more information.

Strandbad Wannsee, Berlin. © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Strandbad Wannsee, Berlin. © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Tips & Tricks: poor man's macro

Click image to find out how to achieve this macro-shot with a standard 50mm lens.

My Iris

About Stuart Acker Holt

To find out more about Stuart Acker Holt click here or here

About Paul Sullivan

Paul Sullivan is a Berlin-based writer, photographer, author and editor.

He is the author of several music books and travel guides (Time Out, HG2, Rough Guide, Cool Camping) and has contributed both words and images to a multitude of international print and online publications, including National Geographic UK, The Guardian, The Independent, Sunday Times Travel, Time Out, BBC and more.

Since 2010 he has been a Faculty Member (teacher) on Matador Network’s Travel Photography School, an online course that he also co-authored. He is also the founder and editor of Slow Travel Berlin, and Editor at Time Out Berlin.

You can see more of his photography here and his main website here

You don’t take a photograph, you make it
– Ansel Adams
Museum Insel, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Museum Insel, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

S Bahn, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

S Bahn, Berlin, © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Next Workshop - Shutter To Studio 10.12.2011

Shutter To Studio

This diverse and interactive four-hour digital photography workshop begins with a professional and insightful analysis of famous images plucked from a range of photgraphic genres (reportage, travel, landscape, fashion).

Together we’ll look closely at what makes these photographs so good - what elements they share and how they differ — before demonstrating how these elements can be achieved and applied to the students’ own work to make it instantly more compelling.

Workshop Info

Title: Shutter To Studio

Duration: Four hours

Location: Studio, Kreuzberg

Date: 10th Dec 2011

Maximum No of people: Six

Cost: 40e

Booking: paul@paul-sullivan.com

What is the Berlin Photographic Society?

Berlin Photographic Society (BPS) is a company founded to explore visual culture in Berlin. Inaugurated by film-maker & photographer Stuart Acker Holt and writer & photographer Paul Sullivan, the society aims to provide an umbrella for Berlin-based photographers and build a database of urban-themed imagery for both creative and commercial use.

The BPS leads tours and workshops that explore the technical and aesthetic aspects of photography while engaging with the city in interesting ways. Themed excursions cater for a range of interests and technical levels, ranging from Slow Photography walks and Bicycle rides to tips on how to photograph people and buildings.

Workshops are available in basic DSLR photography and compositional techniques and bespoke versions of all services can be arranged. Please send a mail to paul@paul-sullivan.com for more information.

Strandbad Wannsee, Berlin. © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

Strandbad Wannsee, Berlin. © Paul Sullivan 2011. No re-use of this image allowed under any circumstance without prior permission.

About Stuart Acker Holt
About Paul Sullivan
"You don’t take a photograph, you make it"
Next Workshop - Shutter To Studio 10.12.2011
What is the Berlin Photographic Society?

About:

Berlin Photographic Society (BPS) is a company founded to explore visual culture in Berlin. Inaugurated by film-maker & photographer Stuart Holt, best known for his Most Interesting Person project (http://mostinterestingperson.me/) and writer & photographer Paul Sullivan, founder of Slow Travel Berlin (http://slowtravelberlin.com/), the society aims to provide an umbrella for Berlin-based photographers

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