PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Masterclass

INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS IN BERLIN

Our Professional Photography Masterclass program at the Berlin School of Photography not only offers a traditional approach but also provides the opportunity for a lateral entry into the world of photography. Whether you’re starting from scratch or pursuing a shift in focus, our masterclass provides the essential tools for mastering every facet of photography. It equips you with the necessary skills for all aspects of photography. This program is ideal for individuals who aspire to become professional photographers or wish to build a portfolio to apply for universities or art schools.Our practical modules take place both in the studio and on location, offering individualized guidance, making it an excellent photography preparatory course.With the support of experienced mentors and the opportunity to explore various digital photography disciplines, this coaching gives you the chance to not only develop your individual style but also discover your specific interests in the industry. Whether you already have clear preferences for a particular photography genre or are considering a lateral entry – this course provides you with the resources and guidance to shape your unique photographic style and build an impressive portfolio.

1.

Foundation of Photography

Begin your photography journey by gaining mastery over the fundamental principles of Focus, Exposure, and Composition to feel confident in your skills.
2.

Portrait Photography

Acquire the skills to capture exceptional portraits with minimal equipment by maximizing the potential of natural light and Speedlights in both indoor and outdoor settings.
3.

Still Life Photography

Dive deep into the world of still life photography and gain a thorough understanding of all its facets, from capturing food and products to creating artistic compositions.
4.

Fashion Photography

An inspiring introduction to fashion photography. This course is ideal for those who want to develop their styling and image composition skills for the fashion industry.
5.

Studio Lighting

It offers a comprehensive guide to artificial lighting, providing step-by-step instructions for using studio lights and accessories to achieve any desired outcome.
6.

Lightroom for Beginners

Master sophisticated image editing techniques to elevate image quality and enhance workflow efficiency to a professional standard.
7.

Photoshop Essentials

It’s designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Photoshop for photography, enabling them to proficiently create images from beginning to end.
8.

Personal mentoring

Your photographic journey will be accompanied by one-on-one mentoring. With personal portfolio reviews and the guidance of a professional to find your strengths and take the steps you need to start your career as a photographer.
9.

Achitectural Photography

Learn basic knowledge for successful architectural and interior photography. A practical approach will show you how to capture architecture with your camera and present it in a new, beautiful light.
10.

Gallery Visits 

Accompanied by an expert, visits to exhibitions offer an opportunity to explore new themes and ideas, refine your visual perception, and engage with photography as a form of art.

Language:
German and English

Participants:
Number of participants is limited to 7

Fee
4158 euros (payment in installments possible)

Duration:
Every Wednesday for 7 months from September 4th, 2024 to April 2nd, 2025 (DE)
Every Thursday for 7 months from September 5th, 2024 to April 3rd, 2025 (EN)

Kurstermine

4.09.2024 – 2.04.2025 (DE)

5.09.2024 – 3.04 2025 (EN)

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Andreas F. Hoffmann
Andreas F. Hoffmann
16:05 08 May 24
I completed the 7-month masterclass at the Berlin School of Photography and it was a great success for me. I started without much prior knowledge, having previously only taken a one-day smartphone photography course (also at the BSoP). That had already motivated me a lot! From there it really took off: starting with the technical basics, artistic fine-tuning and experimental photography, I learned more than I had in a long time. Our trainers were equally committed, knowledgeable and highly motivated, so that this motivation also rubbed off on us participants. And there was a great atmosphere in the group of participants, a lot of mutual exchange and support, just great. Definitely a full 5 out of 5 points, big recommendation!!
Verena
Verena
21:26 05 May 24
I recently completed the 7-month photo coaching and am still impressed and positively influenced by the enriching time in every facet.I learned a lot about photography during this time and am very grateful for this experience.The patience that was shown to answer my questions, the many inspirations and different perspectives made the coaching very valuable for me.Over time, a great community has formed between the coaches and coachees, who have always supported each other.I found it very exciting and beneficial that the content of the coaching was conveyed by different coaches.The big highlight was our final photo project entitled “Transformation”, which we were able to exhibit in Field Five.I don't want to miss the time.Many thanks to you Bettina, Nina, Rocio, Alberto and my coachees❣
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X.smile .y
12:22 30 Apr 24
I took the course for beginners and am super satisfied! I learned a lot about using the camera and was also able to get to know many beautiful corners of Berlin from inspiring perspectives. I can recommend the course with a clear conscience☺️
Peter Karsten
Peter Karsten
17:37 20 Apr 24
I had a new camera and barely knew how to use it. In one-on-one lessons with Bettina, I not only learned the technique, but also developed an unexpected enthusiasm for photography in a very short time and will definitely continue. Thank you for this quick and individual introduction with a good price-performance ratio.
Diana Meemken
Diana Meemken
12:01 20 Apr 24
I absolutely enjoyed my course at the BSoP after being a guest at the Vernissage of the Master class. I learned do much and my photographic skills improved massively. Thank you - next time again. I can recommend it strongly.
Stephanie Drescher
Stephanie Drescher
16:49 04 Apr 24
My impression after a beginners course: Far from a professional school of photography. A very old-fashioned presentation was shown for the introduction. There was no apparent concept to me all day...I didn't learn anything that I wouldn't have learned better from books or YouTube tutorials. The handout that was sent to us later was not very informative. Plus point: Bettina called me after this review to see what she could do better. Unfortunately, the conversation and their arguments did not convince me and I still cannot recommend the course.
Eston McKeague
Eston McKeague
15:05 17 Oct 23
I loved the "Nature Photo Experience" course! Was a super interesting setting for a the course and was a great way to get out of the city and see the forest in a new way.
M H
M H
11:22 09 Oct 23
I'm very satisfied. I really enjoyed the photography course for beginners levels 1 + 2! It was very professional and personal, with lots of practical exercises.I can now finally use my camera properly and take the photos I've always dreamed of.I will definitely take more photography courses and can only warmly recommend it to everyone
Henry
Henry
18:26 07 Oct 23
Very helpful, thank you very much! I've come a long way and now finally understand the technology. I'm looking forward to my projects and will report back. Thank you!!!
John Schols
John Schols
19:40 09 Aug 23
Wonderful street art tour with lots of tips from Bettina von Kameke about photography and street art in Berlin. Very interesting new parts of Berlin and very helpful.
Rob Murray
Rob Murray
16:20 17 Jan 22
My partner and I did the Level 1 course with Alberto and really enjoyed the course and our day! Alberto was a professional and thorough teacher while still leaving lots of time to ask questions and get creative. Would definitely recommend this course to anyone hoping to learn more about their camera and start to embark on their first steps to becoming a better photographer.
Henriette de Wit
Henriette de Wit
18:39 30 Aug 21
I highly recommend the Forest Photography course to anyone who wants to learn more about photography and be closer to nature. Bettina is very inspiring, full of interesting stories and a skilled photographer. She hosted us in an idyllic setting, thought us the most important photography techniques and guided us on a forest bathing to awaken our senses and creativity before we could wander off on our own to put all that we learned into practise. We concluded the day with soup and cake and reviewing the photos that we took that day. For me it was an amazing experience.
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