Garden and Landscape Design School - Florence

Scuola di Architetura del Paesaggio Landscape Design School Школа ландшафтного дизайна Landschaftarchitekturschule Escola de paisagismo
Since 2008

Courses in garden history
Ancient and Mediaeval gardens
Gardens of the Renaissance
English gardens and our times

Design courses
Garden and terrace design

Practical courses
Rose cultivation and pruning
Olive cultivation and pruning
Vine cultivation and pruning
Arranging terraces and balconies
The orchard and kitchen garden
Cooking with herbs

Photography courses
History of photography
Photographing the landscape
Retouching photographs

Visits to parks and gardens
Public gardens of Florence
Secret gardens of Florence
The Boboli Gardens

Photographing the Landscape

This course is addressed to those who, already familiar with the basics of photography, would like to refine their capacity to capture on camera natural subjects and landscapes. Beginning with a preliminary technical base, it will be possible to work inside the lovely gardens at Villa Peyron as well as on other sites, always guided by the teachers, with whom it will be possible after to examine the photographs.

This is a practical course, with many hours addressed to photographing the landscape, lasting 4 weeks for a total of 24 hours.

The course programme is:
- Choosing and giving value to the subject
- Open-air lesson
- Photographing the landscape
- Photography of natural things
- Natural and artificial light in landscape photography
- Photographing small things : using macro lenses
- Using wide-angle lenses to photograph the landscape
- Discussing results: a critical approach
- Creating a photographic album
- Showing of the best pictures
Retouching photographs
See here dates and prices for the courses
A view of the countryside near Vaglia


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