This proven to be one of the most testing days that I have ever had whilst travelling. We started with a morning free of lessons, most people decided to do a bit of shopping. Juliette was propositioned by quite a few men in the street. The bluntness of their Approaches was quite unsettling for her […]Read More Day 6 – Fighting in the streets
I woke this morning feeling very dehydrated. It is amazing just how much having a two beers with a meal instead of just the one can dehydrate you. A litre of water and one breakfast later and I was beginning to feel human again. We then sat down to review the book covers that we […]Read More Day 5 – Lessons in lighting.
Lessons this morning consisted of critiquing our shots from the previous days exercise. The shots were quite varied broaching quite an array of subject. My shots were not savaged quite as much as I expected. I submitted three shots. One of some carved animals in a shop window. A man passing through one of the […]Read More Day 4 – The Book Cover
After a breakfast of croissants & pancakes, we settled down for the mornings lesson. First call of order was a discussion about the different types of lenses and their uses. We performed an exercise of shooting passport style shots with three different types lenses. The purpose was to show that different lenses are suited to […]Read More Day 3 – The first assignment & meeting the locals
Out and about in Essaouira After a good nights sleep and and enjoyable breakfast; we started our first lesson – the basics. After getting a bit of background about everyones experience with photography, we started right back at the beginning with exposure. One theme that became apparent with the group was that a large selection […]Read More First days photography in Essaouira
Morocco Day one. I’m currently sitting in one of the more beautiful places that I have stayed. Soft music is playing, candles are lit everywhere and the entire place is toned to Arabian Nights perfection. This is my base for the next few days in Essaouira. Just a few feet away is a bustling street. […]Read More Day one: Traveling to Essaouira