Haut-Lac PTA Photo Workshop


Haut - Lac PTA and pixien photo education presenting:

Photography workshop for beginners - fun, creative and inspirational.

​Shooting in automatic modes all the time and never tried other ones because you don’t have a clue what they do? Then this workshop is for you.  


If you want to take the next step, learn photography the right way and take consistently great pictures, our workshop will teach you how to discover the joy of using the camera in its manual settings whilst taking great shots and enjoy it!


We will cover:



  • learn your camera - basic functions

  • aperture, shutter speed, ISO

  • correct exposure and creatively correct exposure

  • depth of field, focal length, lenses

  • white balance

  • focusing and focus points

  • creative photography techniques
    (subject isolation, freezing the action, motion, panning, zooming and more)



  • basic of composition - rule of thirds, using of horizontal line

  • breaking the rule of thirds

  • elements of design and how to use them

  • creative composition techniques
    (frame in the frame, negative space, filling the frame, reflections)

  • working your subject, different angles/points of view


... and of course any individual needs, problems and questions

Learn by practising and you can be sure you will soon take control of your camera and make not a snapshot but THE image! Plus, have fun and fantastic experience and take great photographs!


Style of the workshop: group of 4 or more (maximum 10)


  • no prior photography knowledge needed

  • digital DSLR camera or a digital compact with manual settings

  • memory card(s) 

  • fully charged battery

  • enthusiasm and comfortable shoes :-)

What is also included:

  • two experienced instructors

  • valuable workshop materials (40+ pages)

  • water and snack

  • assignment/homework after the workshop to practise individually everything we have learned and written or video feedback 

  • access to the closed Facebook group (for workshop participants only!)  - we do have this group to keep in touch with everyone and share photos, photo experience and to answer any questions anytime after the workshop 

Date: Sunday 3 June or Tuesday 5 June 2018

Time: 8:00 - 12:00 Sunday, 8:30 - 12:30 Tuesday

Place: Vevey 

Price: Special rate for Haut Lac community 179 CHF! Regular price: 199 CHF.

Online secure payment with your card.

Payment via bank transfer available, please contact us.

​Interested? Contact us for more info: info@pixien.eu


Cancellation policy: Last moment change of plans? No problem, just let us know asap. Your payment is non refundable, but can be fully used for next workshop.

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