The Alpinists

Individual Workshop 2021

The Plan

You want to step up your game, become a professional photographer or spend time with one of our members. Please share what you are looking for to achieve with us, and we put together a specific workshop for what you want and need. It can be from editing only to spend a big journey abroad together. Shoot a commercial campaign or landscape Photos only. We make it happen and your profit.

We are excited to create an unforgettable experience together.

What we can offer you

Photography

We'll try to teach you as much as we can about photography during the workshop, so prepare your brain for a lot of information. We will walk you through the most basic settings on your camera to help you fully understand what you are working with. We will learn everything about settings, composition, light, and different techniques that will help you develop your eye for detail and finding interesting perspectives and subjects.

Editing

Developing your own style and having a signature look is a great way to stand out amongst the crowd. We will walk you through the complete workflow from organizing photos to editing in Lightroom and Photoshop. How to achieve a beautiful editing style and how you can develop your own unique look. You will learn all the tips and tricks that give your photos a professional look. Of curse, you'll also get some of our presets to play around.

Business

Having unique and powerful photographs is essential. Still, it is very important to learn about the business side of working as a photographer. In our workshop, you will learn how to turn your passion into a living, how to work with brands, how to formulate your ideas, and how to build a strong online presence across different platforms.

Investment:

On Request

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Frequently asked questions 

What level of photography is required?

The workshop is open to all levels of experience. The only thing we ask is that you bring passion, energy and the drive to be out in the field every day no matter what the weather is like.

What should I bring?

We will send out a clothing list before the trip. We recommend that you layer up! Bring comfortable clothes for sunny days and layers for when it’s colder such as in the morning and evening. A rain jacket, preferably Gore-tex and a wool underlayer will help when shooting after sunset. Merino socks and hiking boots are your best friend. As the saying goes “there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing”. Temperatures during the day could hit over 20 degrees Celsius and on an evening in the mountains approach 0 degrees Celsius. 

What are the required fitness conditions?

During this workshop we will have to carry the camera equipment as well as clothes, food and water for smaller hikes. It should be doable for all fitness levels as we can plan enough time and adapt the route.

Where will we be staying?

Hotel Palü

Can I bring a drone?

Of course! Please only use your drone where it is allowed to do so. We would recommend bringing a DJI Mavic sized drone to give you a smooth travel experience. If you are interested we can show you the basics of aerial photo- and videography.

What and where will we eat?

We will eat dinner and breakfast in the mountain lodges. Where and how to eat lunch is up to you. 

What about Corona?

We will follow the Swiss government’s advisories. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available throughout the entire workshop.

Impressions from the last years

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