Sydney Headshot Photographer, Actor Headshots, Business Headshot
 
 
WORKSHOPS |2019

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Immerse yourself in Daniel's knowledge, creativity & fascinating Photographic World.
An experience like no other.


Upcoming Workshops

To purchase workshops, or for more information, scroll to the bottom of the page to select your options
 
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STOCKHOLM 18 - 19 JUNE Lighting and Retouching Workshop

I’m super excited to announce our first ever Photography and Retouching Workshop in Sweden. Join me for a 2 day Lighting and Retouching Workshop in the beautiful city of Stockholm in June 2019. I’m looking forward seeing you there.

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KÖLN 6-7 JULY

Beleuchtung und Bildbearbeitung Workshop

Es ist schon eine ganze Weile in Vorbereitung, aber wir schaffen es endlich nach Deutschland. Kommen Sie im Juli 2019 zu einem zweitägigen Beleuchtungs- und Bildbearbeitungs - Workshop in der schönen Stadt Köln. Ich freue mich sehr darauf, Sie dort zu sehen.

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LONDON 26-27 July

Lighting and Retouching Workshop

Excited beyond belief! What an honour, London, here we come. Join me for a 2 day Lighting and Retouching Workshop in the beautiful city of London in July 2019. I’m looking forward seeing you there.

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DUBLIN AUGUST 2019 TBD

Lighting and Retouching Workshop

We are traveling to beautiful Dublin in August 2019 and would love to meet and nerd out with you all.

If you’re interested in a 2 day Lighting and Retouching Workshop, let us know in the form below.

DANIEL SOMMER

Daniel Sommer is Sydney's premier Headshot and Portrait Photographer specialising in Actor Headshots, Corporate and Executive Portraits
His incredible body of work as a headshot and portrait photographer and commercial retoucher has been published internationally and he has gained a lot of recognition in the past years. He is being regarded as one of Australia’s best Headshot photographers. He is constantly traveling between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. 

Daniel is teaching his craft in his workshops around Australia.

He is an experienced keynote speaker and guest lecturer.

 
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PHOTOGRAPHY & RETOUCHING WORKSHOP
PROGRAM

This workshop is an intensive hands-on 2 day of Shooting and Retouching Portraits and Headshots. Perfect for photographers that are wanting to expand their portfolio and knowledge on studio photography, from hobbyist photographers with basic knowledge of studio photography to seasoned professionals.

 

DAY 1

Lighting Workshop

All day shooting with 3 models (1 male, 2 female & Hair and Makeup Artist )

  • 4 lighting set ups
  • Studio & natural light
  • Seeing & Modifying Light
  • Using Natural reflectors
  • Daniel’s explanation as he sets up
  • Think like an Artist, Be a Creative Force
  • Men's Lighting VS Woman's Lighting
  • How to use 1 Light like a Professional
  • How to use Multi-lighting
  • Learning how to use light so you don’t need Photoshop to make your image pop
  • 3 professional models (1 male, 2 female, mua)
  • Hair and make-up artist
  • How to find the right Hair and Makeup artist and communicating during a shoot
  • How to make your client feel at ease during a shoot




DAY 2

Retouching Workshop

Retouching images from the shoot.  Bring your laptops and tablets to follow along!


Part 1
  • Insight into Daniel’s entire editing workflow
  • Introduction into Color management
  • Developing the raw (and why it is just as important as what you do in Photoshop)


Part 2
  • Basic clean up methods
  • Quality skin retouching
  • Local Dodge and Burn
  • Frequency Separation
  • How to get rid of glare in glasses
  • Advanced Hair Retouching
  • How to deal with Flyaways
  • Necklines
  • Underarms
  • Retouching Eyes
  • Unify skintones & Fixing Tan Lines
  • Fixing wrinkles in Clothes
  • Global Dodge and Burn (shaping the image with light and dark)
  • Liquify
  • Color and Tonal Adjustments
  • Web Output settings


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • We strictly only allow 12 participants to these tickets.
  • Lunch and refreshments included along with a light breakfast.
  • Images taken during the workshop can be used for social media, website and portfolio use!


WHAT TO BRING

  • DSLR Camera, mirrorless, or medium format digital camera
  • A decent Portrait Lens (85mm, 100mm or 50mm prime/24-70mm recommended)
  • Spare Memory Cards
  • Spare Battery
  • Camera manuals
  • A decent Tripod if possible
  • Notepad & Pen
  • A laptop to work on files, shoot tethered, take notes, transfer files, etc.
  • You may also want an external hard drive or flash drive on hand for file transfers.
  • A retouching Tablet (Wacom) and or Mouse (tablet highly recommended)
  • Images will be requested from you in advance to showcase each students portfolio on a keynote.


BONUS

  • The first 5 people to sign up for the 2 day Lighting and Retouching Workshop will receive an early bird DISCOUNT €75 OFF the entire course.
  • All participants will get a chance to have their laptop screens properly color calibrated with an X-rite i1 Display Pro.
  • We will be giving away an additional 1on1 session with Daniel to 1 random lucky participants of our 2 day workshop.
  • 1 lucky participant will also be able to win a 1on1 Portfolio Review with Daniel.
  • We strongly believe that each and every photographer should have a killer portrait of themselves. Therefore each attendee will get a personalised Portrait taken by Daniel.

Shedule

09:00 - 11:00 Lecture
11:00 - 11:30 Panel Q&A with Hair and Makeup Artist
11:30 - 12:30 Demo of 4 Lighting setups
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 Student Shooting
15:30 - 16:00 Change Setups
16:00 - 18:30 Student Shooting
18:30 - 20:00 Optional Group Dinner
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PRICING

Fee: € 600 (EUR)
(€ 300 deposit required to confirm your seat). The rest of the payment is due 30 days before the event date. If you would like to pay in full in advance please email us.

Fee Includes: A light breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea, candy etc,
Does not include dinner, flight, accommodation or transportation.

We strictly only allow 12 participants to these tickets.


BONUS

  • The first 5 people to sign up for the 2 day Lighting and Retouching Workshop will receive an early bird DISCOUNT €75 OFF the entire course.
  • All participants will get a chance to have their laptop screens properly color calibrated with an X-rite i1 Display Pro.
  • We will be giving away an additional 1on1 session with Daniel to 1 random lucky participants of our 2 day workshop.
  • 1 lucky participant will also be able to win a 1on1 Portfolio Review with Daniel.
  • We strongly believe that each and every photographer should have a killer portrait of themselves. Therefore each attendee will get a personalised Portrait taken by Daniel


CANCELLATION / REFUNDS POLICY:

  • If you cancel your enrolment in a workshop more than 4 weeks before the course start date, you will refunded 50% of your deposit/full payment. After this date, the deposit/full payment is non-refundable.
  • If your remaining deposit is not paid by the due date stated, you will lose your place in the workshop unless you have made prior contact with us.
  • If your Payment Plan is not completed prior to workshop commence, you will lose your enrolment for the workshop.
  • If your payment is rejected during your Payment Plan, this must be rectified prior to workshop commence.
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Coming Soon For 2019

Norway Meetup - June 2019

Stockholm Meetup - June 2019

Stockholm 2 Day Workshop - June 2019

Berlin Meetup - June 2019

Cologne Meetup - July 2019

Cologne 2 Day Workshop - July 2019

Amsterdam Meetup - July 2019

London Meetup - July 2019

London 2 Day Workshop - July 2019

Dublin Meetup - August 2019

Switzerland Meetup - August

To register your interest for a 2019 workshop, simply fill out the form below and our Team will email you when it is on sale!

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