Outdoor Landscape Photography Workshops throughout the Morocco
FROM 09 TO 18 MAY
“Use the camera as an excuse to meet people and discover a new reality”
In this photographic and tourist creation workshop, the objective is to generate learning processes around photography and visual narrative, exploring elements and techniques of photography, composition, use of light and portraiture, as well as reflections on photography as a tool to approach a new reality and meet new people. During the 10 days of the workshop, each student will make a photo report that can then be published on a blog or any web platform.
David Diaz Arcos Ecuadorian visual storyteller. He is a member of The Everyday Projects and the Earth
He has worked in several
state programs and NGOs as an
educator through workshops and producer of photographic and audiovisual
content focused on Edu-Communication, Human Rights, and Territory.
David has staff photographers for Bloomberg News for Latin America
has worked for campaigns for UNHCR,
UN Refugee Agency, Amnesty International Sverige, and
His work has been published in National Geographic, Washington Post, BBC News, Getty Images, El País, Amnesty Press, G1Global News, Visão Magazine, Clarín, Bistandsaktuelt, DulceEquisNegra Magazine, El Salto Diario among others.
Principles to develop the workshop
Knowledge: Technical and conceptual learning practices.
–Technical reinforcement sessions
–Talks and Conversations
–Production of a photo report
Skills: Learning by doing, practical application exercises in the field.
–Research and exploration
–Collective editing sessions
Attitudes: Learning practices that stimulate reflection.
–Spaces for debate and reflection
–Dynamics of socialization and meeting between students.
Each student must carry out:
- Camera, lens
- Tripod (not required), flashligth (not required)
- Laptop with digital photo development software (Photoshop, Lightroom)
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Why you will love this trip:
• Take the opportunity to travel through the spectacular red dunes of the Sahara by camel and have an unforgettable sunset experience.
• Djemaa el-Fna Square in Marrakech is a city within the city. Explore one of the largest meeting places in the world, joining the night carnival atmosphere of fortune tellers, dancers and healers.
•Take the opportunity to see one of striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco that has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987 wich is" ait ben haddou" , that also used as a Hollywood filming location.
•Skoura is a town in Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Skoura is a fertile oasis lined with immense palm groves. The Kasbah Amerhidil is part of Skoura palm grove alongside more.
•Having the opportunity to see the largest functioning mosque in Africa and is the 7th largest in the world. Its minaret is the world's second tallest minaret at 210 metres (689 ft). Completed in 1993, it was designed by Michel Pinseau under the guidance of King Hassan II and built by Moroccan artisans from all over the kingdom.
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Good To Know
This photography tour to Morocco has been specially curated to make sure we are photographing in the best light possible. You will learn about the best time of day to photograph and how to overcome challenging lighting situations. Relaxing when the light is harsh and shooing when the light is good.
Expect sunrises and sunsets over the Sahara Desert, portraits of the Berbers of the desert and private photoshoots with traditionally dressed men and women.
Don’t expect the typical tourist locations! Where others might go in, we go around. This is a custom designed travel tour, by a photographer, for photography enthusiasts. Expect sunsets in the Sahara, Camel Caravans on the dunes, perfecting your street photography in Marrakech and dinner under the stars deep in the desert.
Prepare to lose yourself in the musical magic and cultural richness of this Berber-Arab-Spanish-Portuguese-French exotic land.
On our Photography Tours, we like to take our time. In each place, you will get to fully explore the location. This means you will discover all the hidden gems and meet people on a deeper level.
We want to make sure you have time to get the best photographs possible. That means if you feel like taking a break, and skipping a location or exploring on your own, that’s not a problem. We are here to support your photographic passion, and if that means taking a break that’s fine by us!
Morocco is a country of extremes unlike no other. From the cities of Fez, Marrakech, and Casablanca whose streets come alive with the aroma of exotic spices and the sound of Andalusian music. To the silence and tranquility that can only be found high in the Atlas Mountains or deep in the Sahara Desert.
We invite you to get lost with us in the labyrinth like streets of Morocco’s medieval cities and colonial towns, before finding sanctuary (and mint tea) in the tranquility of the Riads.
Journey with is into the Sahara Desert where you will watch the sunrise above the highest golden sand dunes. For those of you craving adventure, you will have the option to journey even deeper into the desert on a camel for a 2-hour trek to spend the night in Berber tents dining under the stars.
This photography tour has been specially curated to offer you an authentic taste of Morocco. With a mix of medieval cities, colonial towns, rolling mountains, rugged coastlines, and golden desert. Morocco really is a photographers dream. Adventure awaits you on our photo tour to exotic Morocco.