Cusco Photography Workshop
February 24 to March 2, 2019
Day 1: Sunday, February 24
Arrival in the morning and rest time until noon. After lunch we will have an introduction to the workshop followed by a guided walk around the Plaza de Armas
and the surrounding streets.
Day 2: Monday, February 25
Early morning walk around the city before breakfast. After breakfast we will cover the fundamental technical and artistic aspects of photography. After lunch we
reconvene to discuss flash photography and to a photo shoot with models. You will learn basic techniques for portraiture.
Day 3: Tuesday, February 26
After breakfast we depart for our fieldtrip to Maras, Moray and Chinchero. We should be back in the hotel after lunch. We will cover the histogram, white balance and the mid-tone gray in the afternoon.
Day 4: Wednesday, February 27
Early morning walk before breakfast. Photo shoot with models. After lunch we will discuss the fundamentals of editing with Adobe’s Lightroom.
Day 5: Thursday, February 28
Visit to the Sacsayhuaman fortress and surrounding sites in the morning. After lunch we will cover High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography, smartphone
photography and long exposure techniques.
Day 6: Friday, March 1
In the morning we continue editing in Lightroom. After lunch we do a general review of key concepts learned, followed by a walk around the city. In the
evening we will have a special presentation about pre-Columbian musical instruments.
Day 7: Saturday, March 2
Presentation of selected images, wrap-up and Q&A. Departure for the airport.
The cost includes the following:
• Lodging for six nights
• Breakfast and lunch each day
• Transportation to/from the airport
• Transportation for the field-trips
• Tickets to visit the various sites
• Guides and photo shoot models
Looking forward to seeing you in Cusco!