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Digital Photography workshops in Florence

Digital Photography Workshops in Florence

The digital Photography workshops in Florence are an intensive exploration of photography in the digital age. Photography school students are immersed in the art and craft of still photography, and are introduced to the tools necessary to capture great images and refine them through digital imaging.

Photography students at New York Film Academy develop the skills necessary to research, compose, and capture digital photographic projects in a hands-on course. Students are encouraged to be creative, but are also taught to think of each project as a concise statement of artistic and aesthetic intent. They expand their repertoire of techniques with light and shadow as they work with professional lighting and grip hardware, as well as inexpensive and unconventional practical sources of light and shadow.

Central to the Academy’s photography workshops is the philosophy of learning by doing, through which students learn the craft of photography through hands-on instruction and continuous practical exercises. Every day of the workshop, students can expect to be actively shooting, editing, and assessing the images they take. The program is constructed to deliver a great deal of content in one week.

No prior experience is required to enroll in the Digital Photography Workshops. Students are required to bring their own equipment.

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Camera Technique
Understanding the camera opens the door to your creativity. In this one week workshop you will learn how to manipulate the elements of exposure, as well as other camera techniques and tools, allowing you to make creative decisions as you photograph.

Digital Editing
An essential part of digital photography. Learn how Adobe Photoshop Lightroom can be a great stand alone editing tool. From organization through image manipulation, Lightroom allows the user to finish images to perfection.

Shooting on Location
Using Florence and Tuscany as the perfect backdrop, travel on location with instructors to practice camera technique, composition, and creative exposure. Getting valuable feedback in the field as you shoot and work through assignments.

*Participants must bring their own digital camera with manual controls
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Start Dates

  • 1-Week: April 24-30, 2022
  • 4-Week: April 24-May 21, 2022
1-Week: $1,400 (USD)
4-Week: Tuition: $3,978 (USD) Equipment + Lab Fee: $276

David Mager
David Mager has worked as a commercial photographer for over 20 years, shooting mostly in the publishing market. Clients have included Disney, DK, Scholastic, Der Speigel, McGraw-Hill, Penguin, Time Out NY, Parents Magazine, and Park Place Magazine, to name a few. David is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop Lightroom, and has received a Master’s of Professional Studies from the School of Visual Arts as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York University.

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Dates & Tuition


Tuition: $1,400 (USD)

Tuition: $4,113 (USD) +
Equipment + Lab Fee: $ent & Technology Fee: $295

Start Dates:
1-week: April 24th - April 30th 2022 4-week: April 24th - May 21st 2022
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