Documentary Practices in Photography

Advanced Course

Documentary photography plays an important role in many applications of photography, whether in science, research, or art. In this course, you will learn about different strategies and concepts for observing reality using photographic techniques. Practical assignments will help you try out different approaches and develop ideas and suggestions for your own photographic projects. In theory classes, you will learn about the most important representatives of documentary photography and engage with contemporary theories on the perception and construction of reality.

This course is designed for advanced photographers who are interested in working on long-term projects. Participants will be selected after a portfolio review and a personal shooting interview.

Starting on: 18 April 2023
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Photo: Marc Volk
Photo: Marc Volk
Photo: Simone Marchetti
Photo: Simone Marchetti
Photo: Max Zerrahn
Photo: Max Zerrahn
Photo: Michael Lange
Photo: Michael Lange
Photo: Alexander Nicolussi
Photo: Alexander Nicolussi
Photo: Michael Lange
Photo: Michael Lange
Photo. Michael Lange
Photo. Michael Lange
Photo: Hendrik Lietmann
Photo: Hendrik Lietmann

Course Schedule

20 days in total
The course consists of 20 teaching days. Each teaching day lasts from 10:00 to 16:00, with a one-hour lunch break between 13:00 and 14:00.
8 days
Professional Photography, with assignments in different fields of documentary photography.
4 days
Theory and History of documentary practices in photography.
4 days
Photo Technology, with emphasis on strategies of documentation and post-production.
2 days
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What others say

"Perfect school to start photography for people who are passionate and curious. It was wonderful to meet professionals in their field."

Marina Todorovic, France, 2021/2022

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"Everybody helps each other."

Tomohiro Hanada, Japan, 2016