Classes & Workshops

'Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving.

What you have caught on film is captured forever...

It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.'

---Aaron Siskind

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Languages: Deutsch/ English

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Find Your Path In Photography FREE ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

All levels welcome

Goals:

  • Clarify where you stand with your photography
  • Help you set your next, best goals
  • Structure your learning, and
  • Brainstorm ideas for Summer projects

45 minute sessions, free of charge

Bookable between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

on June 26, 27, 28

Bring a friend (or friends) if you like

Location: My Thalwil Studio

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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Summer Topic Evenings

3 Mini Workshops (3 hours each) in the casual summer ambience of my studio garden, each focusing on a favourite summer topic

Goals:

Learn the essentials of each topic in the most efficient and affordable way (including the best online learning ressources for you to deepen your learning).

July 5th, 6-9 pm: Travel Photography

July 26th, 6-9 pm: Florals & Parks

Aug 2nd, 6-9 pm: Summer in the City/ Street Photography

CHF 90 per workshop

CHF 250 if you book all three

Maximum of 6 participants

Location: My Thalwil Studio

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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Settings & Composition Training

A Day filled with carefully designed challenges & exercises in the Seleger Moor

Goal:

Make camera settings and composition second nature. The less you think when taking photos, the more authentic and soulful your photos will become.

June 29

Part I: Camera Settings, 9 am - 12 am

Part II: Composition, 1 pm - 4 am

CHF 90 for each part, or

CHF 165 for the whole day

Maximum of 8 participants

Location: Seleger Moor, Rifferswil

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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All The Joys Of Photography - Private Lessons

All levels, all cameras welcome

Goal:

Reach your individual goals fast and focused, through step by step guidance, personalised exercises and empowering feedback

CHF 150 per 90 minute session

New slots available as of June 26

Flexible Dates, to be determined with you

Location: My Thalwil Studio

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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Private Teaching Packages

The Essentials of Good Photography

Learn how to use camera settings, light, composition, attention to detail, and story telling to craft your strongest pictures - for more fun with your photography, and much better results

4 Private Lessons x 90 min.

CHF 570

Quick Start to Your New Camera or iPhone

Learn the most important settings on your camera or i Phone, and practice how to best use them for your favourite motifs and goals

2 Private Lessons x 90 min.

CHF 290

Post Processing: Your Individual Work Flow & Style

Ease your way into Post-Processing with your personalised work flow, and lots of tips and recipes to realise your favoured style

3 Private Lessons x 90 min.

CHF 420

Artistic Expression

Experiment with different ways to create digital art. Pick the style you want from a whole range of inspiring examples.

No previous knowledge required.

3 Private Lessons x 90 min.

CHF 420

Creative Close Up Photography

Explore the magic of close up photography, and make bold statements of tiny details.

No need to invest into a macro lens - you can borrow mine.

3 Private Lessons x 90 min.

CHF 420

Summer in the City/ Street Photography

Dive into the magic of Street Photography, and see your city with new eyes. Learn the whole work flow, and turn moments and encounters from the streets of Zurich into feelings and stories (and if you want: prints or a book).

2 Private Lessons on location in Zurich, 3 hours each

plus 2 Private Lessons x 90 min. in the Studio

CHF 850

Hommage à Monet: The Allure of Florals & Parks

For centuries, painters have been inspired by the abundance and beauty of nature in parks. Explore some famous examples, and create bold and colourful statements that make for stunning small or large format prints, or cards.

2 Private Lessons on location in Zurich, 3 hours each

plus 2 Private Lessons x 90 min. in the Studio

CHF 850

Travel Photography

Imagine to be able to relive the happiness of your most precious trips - not through randomly taken snap shots, but a sophisticated collection of well crafted pictures and stories, that capture the essence of everything you loved!

Travel photography encompasses a whole range of different topics and styles, including Landscapes, Street Scenes, Portraits, Culture, Photo Documentary - ideal if you are looking for a broad and solid foundation of photography in general!

(Topics can be adjusted according to your upcoming journey(s)

4 Private Lessons x 90 min.

CHF 570

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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Photographers' Monthly MeetUp

For Small Businesses Owners, and Ambitious Hobby Photographers who would like to work on a project

Goal:

Find, and systematically advance your visual marketing stories, or photography projects, and meet other photographers for mutual inspiration, feedback and support

All Levels Welcome

First Tuesday of each month

First Meeting: August 8th

6 pm - 9 pm

CHF 75 each meeting

Maximum of 6 Participants

in my Thalwil Studio

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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i Phone Photography - The Friends' Workshop

How about an extra-special event for you and your friends? Invite up to ten people, and I will create a fun-filled iPhone photography learning session for you - morning, afternoon, or evening (3-4 hours).

Max. 10 participants

CHF 75 per person (free for host)

Location: Your home, or my studio in Thalwil

What You'll Learn:

- Hidden iPhone camera features

- Tips and tricks for creativity and composition

- The best apps and filters

- The best iPhone Photography gadgets

- Useful online sources

- Still Life and Portrait exercises

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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The Art Of Stillness

Photography Based Mindfulness Training

Explore the aesthetics of stillness, and learn how to find a new sense of calm through your camera.

Ideal for every level.

Be prepared to surprise yourself; with this method you will reach a depth of seeing and creating like never before.

Private Sessions, 90 minutes

CHF 150 per session

I recommend 3 Lessons to fully grasp the method, plus 8 weeks of Self Training to benefit fully from the effects of your Photographic Mindfulness Training.

(Feedback lessons during your self training help deepen the effect, and can be booked later if desired.)

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893

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Bring Your Child - Private Lessons

Please feel free to bring your child to your private lessons with me - no matter what topic you would like to work on (see above for ideas).

(But obviously, taking better photos of your little one could be a topic of its own...)

My studio is a safe, child-friendly place, and we will make sure that she is comfortable, and has something to play with.

For more information or sign-up, please be in touch:

b_hagemann@yahoo.com or Tel. 078. 855 6893