Photography courses and classes in Rome

Prague photoschool


Tutor: Artur Jakutsevich

1. Program one “Introduction to digital photography”

The program is appropriate for photographers with their first ever DSLR camera. If you have just bought it and don’t know what is what, this program is best suiting for you.

  • 2 weeks, 10 lessons (2 hours each)
  • 4-5 lessons per week
  • 700 Euros

2. Program  two “Theory and technics of shooting”

Additional lectures for those who consider themselves skilled photographer, but has certain lack of information

  • 2-3 weeks, 3 lessons (2 hours each)
  • 2-3 lessons per week
  • 300 Euros

3. Pure Practice in Rome

The program is appropriate for photographers with their first ever DSLR camera. The part of the photography courses in Rome is devote to shooting. Together with Artur you will visit the most popular of Rome and fulfil the tasks.

  • 1-2 weeks, 3 lessons (2 hours each)
  • 2-3 lessons per week
  • 360 Euors

4. Processing 

Learn more about how to work with RAW files

  • 1-2 weeks, 3 lessons (2 hours each)
  • 2-3 times per week
  • 300 Euros

5. Individual requests

If you would like to have an individual lecture, fell free to contact me as well

  • 2 hour
  • 110 Euros
  • 100% advance payment is the only way to be singed into a group

Features: difficult and creative home tasks, excess to a reach library of photo magazines and books
Requirements: personal digital camera with manual settings option, PC with installed software for browsing and editing photos, desire to learn more about photography, sence of humor
Recommended cameras: any SLR or compact digital camera with PASM function
Consultations and groups forming: during 2021

Photography courses and classes in Prague
photo by Artur Jakutsevich

Course content:

Lecture 1. Introduction. Basic concepts study

Basic concepts study

Aberration, infinity, high key, low key, shutter speed, aperture, ISO, depth of field.

Shooting Modes

Auto, programme automatic, shutter priority on, the aperture priority on, manual mode. Analysis of pros and cons of each Mode.

Basic lens parameters

Focal length — visual angle of the lens in different optical schemes; equivalent focus length; “crop factor”; equivalent enlargement, aperture ratio, diaphragm, DOF (depth of field)

Types of lens

  • zoom
  • fixed
  • wide-angle
  • normal
  • long-focus

Types of files

RAW and Jpeg – pros and cons

Lecture 2. Composition

The most complicated and fertile class. This lecture will be reflected in all the following ones and in your whole life. Structure of the eye; basis of perception; vizor, symmetry, gaze direction while looking at photo; one-third rule, dynamics in a shot ; ratio among graphic elements in a shot; lines and their roles in a shot; the depth of a shot and the scale; composition and light.

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Lecture 3. Light usage in different conditions (theory)

During this lecture we will discuss various weather and light situations. Using photos as examples we will learn how to set necessary settings for different conditions.

Content: characteristics of light: “Quality of light”; front light; side light; back light; overhead light; color (spectral composition) of the light; Different conditions: cloudy day; rain; snow; ice, white frost; fog; twilight, night; moonlight;
The theory of the Landscape and Panoramic photography. How to shoot and glue panoramas?

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Lecture 4. Digital editing

Photoshop CS as the main instrument of the photographer. Modern photo browsers and editing programs review.
Why do we have to edit photos? Package editing; curves, levels, brushes, masks, adjustment layers, white Balance, color temperature. Plugin Camera RAW as the main instrument of the primary correction and photo package editing.

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photo by Artur Jakutsevich

Lecture 5.  Light usage in different conditions (indoor practice). Create your personal home studio

How to create a studio at home
Photo course lesson “How to create a photo studio at home / photo by Jana Tretjakova

Lecture 6.  Digital photo editing. Portrait retouching

Basic retouching instruments.
Clone Stamp, Headling brush, masks, adjustment layers usage
Quality increase: sharpness, picture noise
People shooting (theory). Light and color, photoset planning. Preparing for outdoor practical shooting.

How to make portraits

Lecture 7-8. Light usage in different conditions (outdoor practice). Master class. Theory application. Panorama shooting

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Homework, picture by Ksenija Islamova

Lecture 9. Digital photo editing

Review and discussion of photos taken during Lecture 7-8
Black and White photos. Ways to get them. Pros and cons. Photos with a wide dynamic range.
Final editing – preparing to print and publish on the Internet. Crop. Frames. Copy right.

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Lecture 10. Final class. Exam. 3 hours

To apply or get more information email to me on:
Please give me the following information:

  • your name
  • how long do you take photos
  • your camera model
  • your schedule within a week
  • your contact number
  • what do you expect from this course

+420 774 509 060 infoline