Jumeira Seascapes & Post-processing by Amr Tahtawi

If you're a serious Amateur photographer looking to develop your skills and vision or an advanced photographer looking for inspiration and new creative set of skills and workflow, Join me on a unique 2 days photographic workshop along the long and beautiful Jumeira beach line in Dubai. We will explore the waterscapes of this photogenic area and push your creativity to new heights as we showcase the innovative hidden opportunities a coastline with a landmark like Burj el Arab can offer to landscape and cityscape photographers. Then on the next day we'll get to know creative workflow for a portfolio with impact in our post-processing session.

This workshops will help you by providing :

  • 4 hours on-location training on how to design a shot with creative composition, mood and vision in camera.
  • 3 hours Adobe Post-processing session where you'll learn how to save time while producing high quality photos that reflect your vision and mood using Lightroom & Photoshop mixed workflow. 
  • Combining motivational support and guidance, with constructive feedback.
  • Guidance to the best Locations have been thoroughly researched and assessed for a comfortable and pleasant experience.
  • Small groups - maximum 3  Photographic workshop and suitable for any level of photographer.
  • Creative eye training and technical execution with an passionate professional.
  • Introduction to Slow shutter & Long exposure photography.
  • Introduction to Night photography.
     

Please feel free to contact me for enquiring about availability or anything. If you're a photographer already with this workshop knowlegde, no need to worry, there will be plenty of inspiration available for new artistic possibilities, as well as a good and very friendly atmosphere. Finally, and this is the best part, together we will discover the hidden side of Jumeirha 

WHAT TO BRING :

DAY 1

*DSLR or Mirrorless Camera
*Wide to Medium zoom lens(s)
*Tripod
*Memory Card(s)
*Extra Camera battery (optional)

DAY 2

*RAW files from previous day
*Your laptop with a copy of

  1. Adobe Photoshop CC or above (If you don't have it, download 30 day trial Adobe here)
  2. Adobe Lightroom CC ( download 30day trial here)
  3. Nik Collection ( Free download here

Important notes

1- Landscape photography is subject to weather. If overcast clouds exist, we will have more photogenic chances if not we will work with other creative approaches.

2- Since you will be visiting 3 different parts of the Open Jumeira beach for our locations please consider your brief time walking to and in between these parts with the instructor.

3- The post-processing / retouching session will be held on the second day in a nearby public indoors location

PREREQUISITES

To take part in this workshop, you need to have a good understanding of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop basic tools as the instructor will not be able to give you personal attention if you are not at the right level for this class.

 

Adobe Lightroom // A-Z Guide by Amr Tahtawi

ENROL IN Dubai'S MOST THOROUGH ADOBE LIGHTROOM COURSE DESIGNED TO BOOST YOUR EDITING SKILLS & WORKFLOW.

In 6 sessions you will get to know the power of image control through Adobe Lightroom. It works in a very different way to conventional photo-editing tools, with a complete, integrated workflow for importing, managing, editing and sharing your photos

CUT YOUR EDITING TIME IN HALF WHILE PRODUCING TOP QUALITY IMAGES FROM YOUR CAPTURES!

This workshop takes you on a comprehensive journey through Adobe Lightroom, from capture to output, whilst exploring the practical and creative functionality of the industry standard photo editing software. If you want to make the most of your shots and manipulate them into something amazing, this Adobe Lightroom workshop covers all the bases.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Photographers looking to retouch, manage, Archive, print, their photographs in a professional and easy way.

This workshop will help you by providing

  • Solid understanding and skills to use Adobe Lightroom Retouching and Archiving tools.
  • Introducing more advanced develop techniques like HDR and Panorama.
  • Understanding the how and why to exporting your images for print and web use.
  • Colour management and understanding your printing needs.
  • The use of Lightroom Mobile, the Map and Book Modules.
  • Tips and tricks to save you time and effort with hidden tools.

WHAT TO BRING

  1. Laptop with fully-charged battery // Laptop charger.
  2. Lightroom CC free trial which can be downloaded here ( pre-downloaded + installed & tested on your laptop )
  3. Mouse / Wacom tablet ( optional )
  4. Notebook + Pen

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Payment of full amount must be done in cash on the day of the workshop and prior to starting the session.
  • Lightroom CC ( latest Lightroom version) is highly preferred in this workshop to use the most of Lightroom updated tools. Older versions of will lack features reviewed in this workshop.
  • You should have basic Mac or PC skills, including launching an application, creating, naming and saving documents and navigating folders to locate a specific file.
  • You can sign up here forAdobe’s Creative Cloud plan - Photographer Plan at US$9.99 per month or you can utilise Adobe’s free 7-day trial, which can be downloaded here. You must install Lightroom CC on your laptop and check that it is working correctly prior to attending the workshop.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

AMR TAHATWI

Amr Tahtawi is a globally ranked Graphic designer, Fine art outdoors photographer, digital image developing enthusiast, seasoned traveller and a photography educator based in Dubai, UAE. Acknowledged through worldwide publications for his unique photographic Style, He's Passionate about sharing and passing on his knowledge, Amr Tahtawi leads workshops, digital image developing classes, offers private instruction and guiding, talks and lectures.