$400 – $3,950

The Classic Beauty of Rome Travel Photography Workshop

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Exe International Palace

Rome, Italy

Via Nazionale 46, Rione Monti, Rome, Italy

00184 Rome

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Get ready for an unforgettable hands-on travel photography workshop in one of the most fascinating and photogenic cities in the world, — beautiful Rome, Italy. The city of statues, fountains, and piazzas will be your home for four delightful days of creating captivating images, learning important camera techniques, composition, long exposure photography, and the latest post-processing techniques. All this while enjoying wonderful meals, remarkable views, and making new friends.

What: The Class Beauty of RomeTravel Photography Workshop
Instructors: Scott Kelby and Mimo Meidany
When: Sept 21-24, 2018 (with an informal get-together on the night of the 20th)
Where: Exe International Palace, Rome (terrific location)
Price: $3,950 Per Person (includes 4-nights accommodations incl. breakfast - see below)

Your home for the workshop is the wonderful Exe International Palace; a modern boutique style hotel (with excellent wi-fi) located in the heart of the historic old city and walking distance to many of Rome's most iconic shooting locations. Lots of great shopping and restaurants nearby (not far from my all-time favorite restaurant, Mimi e coco).

We'll be shooting each day on location
Then heading back to the hotel for post-processing our images where we'll learning new techniques in Lightroom and Photoshop; new camera techniques; plus we'll have time for critiques before we head back out to make more gorgeous images at sunset. We will take a siesta each day so we have a little down time as well.

Lots of learning, lots of laughing, amidst the incredible views and scrumptious food of this historical and architectural wonder of a city. After our sunset shoot each day you'll be free to explore the city on your own, and its charming restaurants and cafes.

It will be an extraordinary experience — one that will inspire, inform, stretch you, and challenge you to try new techniques, new ways of thinking, and do things photographically you never thought you could. You'll come home with lots of stunning images, and memories that will last a lifetime.

Mimo and I look forward to welcoming you to Rome and getting to know you as we spend a few days together making images, learning new techniques, and uncovering the classical beauty of this fascinating city.

NOTE: This workshop is limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Workshop Price: $3,950 (includes hotel accommodations, and breakfast each morning)

Deposit: $1,000 (non-refundable unless we are able to fill your spot):

Final payment due: Sept. 1, 2018.

What's Included:
Workshop fee includes four nights accommodations at the Exe International Palace, double-occupancy, including three continental breakfasts at the hotel. Lunch and dinner meals are on your own. (If you prefer more privacy, single rooms are available for an up-charge. See the tickets page for details).

Activity Level: Light to Moderate
Rome is walking city so we'll be doing a good bit on foot, and our hotel is situated in a great location with lots of shooting opportunities nearby, but we'll also be taking local transport for some of our shoots. Workshop Participants should be in good health; wear comfortable shoes and clothing, and be ready for lots of walking and standing for extended periods of time.

Dress:
The weather in Rome in October is beautiful — it's not too hot with highs in the low 70s F°, but it can get a little chilly at night getting down as low as 53°, so bring at least a light jacket or coat. As with any outdoor event, the weather is somewhat unpredictable, so also be prepared if it rains.

FAQs

What do I need to bring to the workshop?
A DSLR or Mirrorless Camera; a sturdy tripod with ballhead; wireless remote or cable release; a wide-angle lens (24mm or wider); a telephoto lens; a neutral density filter (10-stops, and or a 2nd 3 or 5 stop) for the long exposure techniques. You'll need a laptop with either Lightroom or Photoshop (or both) for the post-processing segments. If you need to rent gear, we recommend http://www.lensprotogo.com

What level of experience is required?
All levels of experience are welcome, but participants should be familiar with their camera and lens and have some experience in either Lightroom or Photoshop.

Are there other expenses will I need to cover?
As mentioned earlier, lunch and dinner are on your own. There will be a few instances where you'll need to pay a small entrance fee to an exhibit or location. Also, if our shooting location is not within walking distance (as will be the case some days), you'll have to pick up a bus/subway pass. Outside of those minor costs, we don't anticipate any additional costs.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The hotel offers Airport Shuttle to/from for an additional fee.

What's the refund policy?
If you have to cancel the workshop, the $1,000 deposit is non-refundable unless we are able to fill your spot: After Sept 10, 2018 refunds will not be available.

What if I have questions that aren't answered here?
You can post a comment below, or you can email me directly.

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Via Nazionale 46, Rione Monti, Rome, Italy

00184 Rome

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