On the streets, countless stories are happening around us, but only for a moment.
Learn how to be prepared and make split second decisions to capture the essence of every scene, turning it to a winning shot
My aim is for when after the masterclass ends, participants will walk away transforming into a more confident, independent and self inspiring photographer.
Being a newbie, this is such a great start to learn and appreciate the art of Portraiture photoshoot! Thanks”
The expert's critique of some of the photos taken ended the workshop with smiles all around, and hoping that the workshop could be somewhat longer.”
Avi is a very talented photographer and I personally really love his work! I hope to attend more of his workshops in the future!
What can you expect to learn?
Exampple of Theory Masterclass
- What Gear to use?
- Using the tools and right settings to tell the story
- Lens selection
- Camera settings
- Using the right settings for the right situation (being able to telegraph what you perceive)
- Tips on focussing the Noctilux/shallow DOF lenses (Rack focus, Trust and Shoot, Breathing Techniques, Posture, Slight Body Adjustment, Calibration)
- Focusing techniques (Anticipate, Direct Focusing, Track Focusing, Zone Focusing)
- Developing the eye.
- Split second composition techniques
- Telling the story, everyone has their own view.
- Post processing in lightroom
- Friendly and constructive critique session
09:00 AM – Meetup and introductions at cafe for lecture
09:30 AM – Theory Masterclass
11:30 AM – Lunch Break
12:00 PM – Shibuya scramble for street photography
01:00 PM – Exploring Harajuku for street and fashion photography
02:00 PM – Traditional and cultural shots at Meiji Shrine
03:30 PM – Golden hour shoot at Yoyogi Park
05:00 PM – Yoyogi Hachiman for night photography
07:00 PM – Review and discussion of the day’s shots
08:00 PM – End of day one
09:00 AM – Recap of previous day’s learnings and participant Q&A
09:30 AM – Asakusa and Sensoji for cultural and street photography
12:00 PM – Lunch
02:00 PM – Ueno park for cherry blossoms (if they are in bloom.)
03:30 PM – Ginza
04:30 PM – Shinjuku’s nightlife at Omoideyokocho
06:30 PM – Group discussion and feedback on the day’s work
07:30 PM – End of day two
09:00 AM – Recap and addressing participant queries
09:30 AM – Nippori – Nezu Shrine Neighbourhood walk
12:00 PM – Lunch
01:30 PM – Nishiogikubo to take neighbourhood Cherry blossoms(Assignment)
03:30 PM – Participant portfolio review and constructive feedback
04:30 PM – Post Processing workshop
06:30 PM – Final Q&A
07:30 PM – End of day three
Why Avi's Masterclass?
Winner of many Leica Fotografie International Awards. Each shot holds its own uniqueness. Discover the winning philosophy and skills behind every image in my masterclass, and elevate your photography by understanding the distinct insights that have contributed to my award-winning success.
Avi’s experience collaborating with renowned brands such as Bvlgari, Coach, Leica, and Tvb highlights a proven ability to meet the rigorous standards of top-tier clients. For aspiring photographers aiming to work with these esteemed brands, there’s an opportunity to glean valuable insights from Avi’s expertise in crafting visually striking and captivating images that resonate with the brand’s identity.
Navigating the realm of luxury brands and discerning clients introduces distinctive challenges. Avi will reveal personal experiences and strategies for overcoming these obstacles, providing invaluable lessons to guide you through comparable scenarios in your career. This will foster the development of your innate excellence, enabling you to thrive even in uncontrolled environments.
Avi is not only adept at communicating fluently in multiple languages, including English, Chinese and Japanese but also possesses a unique ability to use this skill as an effective icebreaker. This engaging trait allows Avi to establish a comfortable and welcoming learning environment, making the educational experience both enjoyable and impactful. Avi’s mastery of these languages serves as a powerful tool to connect with students from diverse backgrounds, ensuring effective and seamless teaching that caters to individual learning needs.
Among a plethora of tutorials and online masterclasses, the real difference shines through in the unparalleled worth of individualized 1-on-1 guidance. Guided by a global photography expert, this journey not only expedites your learning but also unveils untapped dimensions of your creativity, nurturing boundless growth. This masterclass charts the most efficient course to elevate your photography. Instead of a blind investment in online courses, channel your resources into this transformative experience. Here, you’ll attain enduring knowledge, skills, and insights that will be your lifelong companions.
Drawing from Avi’s extensive background and experience, participants can expect to receive personalized feedback and tailored guidance. Avi’s keen insights will help individuals identify their strengths and areas for improvement, fostering accelerated growth as photographers. Avi has a proven track record of successfully mentoring photographers across the spectrum, catering to both beginners and advanced practitioners.