Beginners/Foundation Classes: Practical Photography (5 weeks) | Practical Photography for Busy People (1 week) | Practical Lightroom (1 day) | Introduction to Videography (2 days)
Intermediate Classes: Studio Portraiture (4 days) | Landscape Photography (2 days) | Lighting on Location (1 day) | Film Photography (4 days) | Photoshop for Fashion and Portraits (2 days, 4 hours each day)
Travel Photography: Travel Photography: Cemoro Lawang and Mt. Bromo (4 Days & 3 Nights) | 4 Days Hoi An Travel Photography with Felix Hug (4 Days & 4 Nights)
Other Classes: One-on-One Private Tuition (Flexible) | Gift a Workshop
7 sessions, 2 hours each, S$480
Minimal classroom time, maximum shooting time. Our Practical Photography workshop epitomises our approach to teaching photography.
Instead of getting you to memorise scary terms like aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, we prefer to bring you out to the field in various locations in central Singapore and show you what they really mean—and what you can do with them.
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4 sessions, 2 hours each, S$450
Lighting setups are everywhere, but not everyone understands why a light was placed in a certain position or aimed at a particular angle. In studio portraits, even a minute shift in the position or angle of light can make the difference between a keeper and a bad portrait.
By giving you 5 out of 8 hours of hands-on training, our Studio Portraiture workshop equips you with a strong foundation in both lighting concepts so you’d be able create your own setups that others will be wanting to follow, and in posing and directing techniques so that your models look as good as possible.
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4 sessions, 2 hours each, S$320
Specially catered for the busy person, Practical Photography for Busy People teaches you the fundamentals of good photography in just 4 sessions conducted within a week.
Adapted from our highly popular Practical Photography workshop, we shorten the workshop from 5 weeks to 1 week by teaching theory classes on weekday night, and shooting during weekend evenings.
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3 sessions, 2-3 hours each, S$320
Singapore may not have a Grand Canyon or a Ha Long Bay, but that didn’t stop landscape photographer Chen Yiren from exploring the quieter sides of Singapore.
Find out the tips and tricks to shooting great landscape photographs in this 3-session workshop comprising a theory class, review session, sunrise and sunset shoot. Get first hand advice on your shots during the shoot, and find out what can be bettered in the review session.
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1 session of 4 hours, S$220
This workshop answers your “strobist” needs and is perfect for those wanting to blend flash and ambient light.Learn the techniques to overpower ambient light for drama, blend your flash with ambience for natural-looking portraits, or colour your shots with gels.
Get tips from your instructors and lots of hands-on practice on choosing effective backgrounds for your lighting on location portraits.
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1 session of 4 hours, S$200
Most computer classes are often dull and boring, especially when the instructor drones on and on about every single menu and function of the software.Luckily we’re more of photographers than we are computer nerds, and like you, we prefer to learn by diving right into Lightroom and start working on the photos.
Bring your laptop with the current version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom installed (30-day trial available from Adobe) and discover how to put the best photo management software to good use right away.
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4 Days/3 Nights, S$1200
Phocus’ first overseas destination where amateurs and our former participants can put their skills to the test shooting fantastic landscapes and portraits in the beautiful land of the Tenggerese People.
Let our instructor bring you to this magical place of lunar landscapes and epic star filled skies and show you how to capture awesome pictures of Mt. Bromo and the surrounding area.
Editing and postprocessing will also be done during the trip so you can come back and have print worthy photos ready for your wall.
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4 Days/4 Nights, S$1,380
Follow Felix Hug to Hoi An for this short and rewarding photography workshop in Vietnam. Felix’s photo from Hoi An was selected for the cover of the National Geographic Traveler guide for Vietnam. Learn how he got the shot and follow him as he shows you how to capture great travel photos in this short photography trip to the culturally rich town of Hoi An and its surroundings.
To complete the experience, a specially selected boutique hotel and multi cultural cuisines await you at the end of every day’s shoot where you can interact with the other participants and the instructor.
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4 sessions, S$320
Learn to make photographs, old school style. In the absence of review screens and histograms, it’s just you, your camera, light and films (provided by us!)
After this workshop, you’ll have an affinity for colours and tones, the likes of which are yet to be surpassed by the digital era.
From loading your first film to seeing your images on a light box, you’ll learn to shoot different films under various lighting conditions.
You’ll process your films and have them scanned so you can get your friends to gasp at your masterpieces.
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2 sessions, 6 hours each, S$480
Plan, shoot and edit your own movies without the fancy equipment and expensive cameras. Learn a simple workflow that allows you to shoot smooth and well sequenced movies on the most basic cameras (yes, we are referring to your smartphone cameras as well).
A small class and even smaller teams (for assignments) will ensure you know what it feels like to play the roles of model, cinematographer and editor.
At the end of the workshop, you will be prepared to shoot shake movies and take your skill to the next level.
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Surprise your friends and loved ones by gifting one of our workshops for that special moment! We offer gift certificates for most of our workshops and for private consultation too. Alternatively, you can also purchase cash vouchers which can be redeemed against private and regular workshops.
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Minimum booking of 2 hours/session, S$150/hour
Can’t find anything that suits your interest and proficiency level, or just can’t fit your schedule into our regular workshops? We can tailor-make a workshop to your exact needs.