7 Session Course


Photography Course (in Hebrew) at Hutsot HaYotser Artist Colony

The course will take place once a week at the new photography workshop at the Hutsot HoYotser artist colony (between Jaffa Gate, Mamila, the Sultan’s Pool and the pictorial neighborhood of Yemin Moshe) and will be taught by Yaal Herman an active professional photographer and experienced teacher, his website: www.yaalherman.com.

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The Course

The course aims to provide a practical understanding, knowledge and photography skills in a tightly planned, focused manner:  How to make the most of your camera, how to digitally manage and improve your images, how to properly use a flash, how to work with a human or non-human subject and more.. ..all that while developing a personal approach and acquiring guidelines and directions for further development.
One of the sessions (session 5), will be held outdoors.
A camera is not required for the first session, we can provide tips and advice on choosing a camera.
Click here to view the course itinerary.

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Where When How?

Classes will be held weekly on Suesdays between 18:00-20:30.
First Session: July 9th 2017.
Price: 1260 Nis, inc. VAT.  Credit Cards accepted.
First session tryout is an option (with payment, without commitment), based on availability.
Questions? Contact us, or: mail@phototourisrael.com
For registration please call or sms:052-5070220 and we will get back to you asap.
Free parking available.

Driving instructions: At the yellow gas station on King David st, turn to Emile Botta St and follow the road down towards the old city. Follow the right curve till the end of the downhill slope and take a sharp left. If the gate to the parking is closed, please call us: 052-5070220 and we will open it for you.
Closest train station: City Hall.
Buses: 13, 18, 21 To King David St or: 1, 38 to Hativat Yerushalaim St no.14.



1st session: Know from where you came
Introduction and Meeting
A Brief History of Photography: the art, the technology and the connection between the two – presentation
Basic Camera structure

2nd Session: The Divine Trinity
Working with light
Measuring light
Aperture, Shutter, ISO and their interactions
Reflex Camera Structure

3rd session: Into Perspective
Lenses and optics
Applying all this in your camera

4th Session: What’s Your Story?
Composition, narrative and the relationship between form and content
Introduction to street photography

5th session: Going Out
Friday morning day out – field exercises in Nachlaot, Shuk (Street Market) and Makor Baruch
This outing will be based on our Jerusalem Crash Course photography workshop

6th session: The Digital Age
Field work review
Introduction to digital: So how exactly does it work???
File types, File management, Workflow, Reading the Histogram
Introduction with various image-editing software programs

7th Session: The Digital Darkroom
Photoshop Interface and practical uses

Looking forward to seeing you!

Header Image: desert mountain trail. Western Negev Mountain ridge, by the Egyptian-Sinai border.
Fotoman 617, Fuji 300mm Lens, a few seconds at f16, Fuji Reala 100.