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PHOTOGRAPHY in english
Dan made is first forays into photography at the age of 15 but it took him another 20 years to make the plunge and become a professional photographer , following a formal education at the Academy of Photography in Amsterdam with specialization in journalistic and social photography. After his graduation he was a faculty member of the Academy for another 4 years.
Understanding and documenting his own and other cultures , such as Europe's expanding migrant communities , the borderless gypsies , or Japan's drop-out youth , has been a prevailing force behind Dan's work. He has traveled extensively to conflict-zones such as Balkan countries , the former Soviet Republic , Northern Ireland and Israel & Palestine.
A keen guitar player himself , he also enjoyes documenting theatre and music performances.
Dan's photographs have been published in newspapers and magazines across the world . His work has been included in the collections of individuals , corporate houses and cultural institutes.
Dan has lived in The Netherlands and Japan , Spain and since 2007 in Norway.
PHOTOGRAPHY in english - PROGRAM
Landscape & nature, architecture, portrait, reportage. Colour & Black & White.
During the five days of the workshop, there will be 3 hours daily of theory and discussing each other's photographs. We will talk about many aspects of photography, such as: the use of Photoshop, available light, use of flash, photographing people and its ethics, use of lenses, tripods and any other subject that comes up.
We will be visiting locations such as Assisi, Spello, Gubbio and Trasimeno Lake with limited walking effort (less walking and more photography). We will have the pleasure of experiencing the most beautiful and famous towns of Umbria and to take pictures which will be discussed in the afternoon sessions while enjoying a nice glass of Italian wine.