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Create Artistic Portraits
With 
Only Natural Light,
In Any Weather - Without
Any Additional Equipment, And
Without Retouching

LIVE WORKSHOP
For DSLR and Mirrorless camera owners who aspire to artistic results

Do You...

Have a good camera, but can’t take good photos of people, consistently?

 

Struggle with bad light and harsh shadows?

 

Feel helpless when people don’t know how to pose - and you don’t know how to direct them?

Don't want to pay for renting a studio every time you want to take some good people shots?

 

Spend too much time retouching your images, because you can’t get them right straight from the camera?

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Only Natural Light

You can take gorgeous, artistic portraits without having to pay for a studio, and without any lighting equipment.

 

In fact, without any additional equipment at all.

Just you, your camera, and your model.

And in any weather - sunny, cloudy or rainy.

You just need to know where to find great natural light around you, and how to use it. Where and how to position your model.

 

The best natural light is often in the most unexpected, ordinary places. Places that you wouldn't even think of.

Perfect Without Editing

Most people photography courses will teach you how to take a decent shot - then how to manipulate it to perfection in Photoshop, often beyond recognition.

I don't do that.

I teach how to make your portraits perfect straight from the camera, so there is no need for any editing later.

How to create a finished image in the viewfinder, before pressing the shutter.

How to show people's real beauty, without digital manipulation.

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3-Step System

Learn my easy-to-use 3-step system, that reflects 3 essential ingredients of great people photography.

 

A system that you can use yourself to create gorgeous portraits consistently, anywhere, and with anyone.

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Results With Anyone

You don’t need professional models to create images like these.

 

You can get those results with complete amateurs.

 

You just need to know how to direct and pose them. 

 

How to engage and interact with your model to get the best out of them. 

 

How to make them relaxed, comfortable and confident in front of your camera.

How to capture emotions, natural expressions, and personality of your subject.

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I'm Pawel Lipski

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I'm an international photography coach, based in Zurich, Switzerland.

I specialise exclusively in people photography in natural light - including portraits, boudoir and travel portraits​.

 

Because to me, people are the most fascinating photographic subjects, with an endless variety of faces, expressions and emotions.

I spent over 10 years perfecting the ways to use natural light to create studio-like portraits anywhere, in any weather.

Over time, I have filtered down everything I learned into a handful of the most powerful techniques - and structured them into a "3 Steps to Stunning Portraits" training system.

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Live Workshop

In this 2-day workshop, I will teach you where to find great natural light around you, and how to use it to create artistic, studio-like portraits.

You will learn my entire 3-step system. All 17 techniques.

We will practice these techniques together, until you get them.

You will start taking photos like these yourself, within hours.

This workshop will change your entire experience of people photography, forever.

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2 DAYS

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INTERMEDIATE

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10 PEOPLE

You Will Learn How To:

  • Use natural light to create studio-like portraits anywhere - even in your living room

  • Get great results in any weather

  • Turn cluttered background into pitch black in your camera, before pressing the shutter​

  • Direct & pose people, especially complete amateurs

  • Capture natural expressions, emotions and personality

  • Make your photos perfect straight from camera, without any retouching

 

  • Best camera settings for portraits in different situations

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Schedule

DAY 1

10:00-18:00

10:00-12:30   LEARN complete 3-step system

12:30-13:00   Lunch

13:00-13:30   CAMERA SETTINGS

13:30-17:30   PRACTICE with a female model

17:30-18:00   DEBRIEF

DAY 2

10:00-18:00

10:00-11:00   REVIEW best shots from Day 1

11:00-13:00   PRACTICE with a male model

13:00-14:00   Lunch

14:00-17:00   PRACTICE with amateur models

17:00-18:00   REVIEW best shots from Day 2

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BONUS #1
Smartphone Summary

A summary of the entire system for your smartphone.

 

A QUICK REFERENCE to refresh your memory how these techniques work.

BONUS #2
Top 10 Poses
For Women & Men

A QUICK START when you're taking photos of someone and don't know how to start.

Show your model a few poses and try to replicate them, before you get more creative

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BONUS #3
Written Feedback
On Your Photos

Upload your 10 BEST SHOTS to Dropbox in 2 weeks after the training.

I will feedback on what is GOOD and what to IMPROVE.

You will also see the photos that the other participants have uploaded, and my comments on their photos.

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BONUS #4
Feedback On Your
Future Photos

Written feedback on your 5 PHOTOS that you took after the workshop, on your own.

Just to make sure you get the results I promise not just during the workshop, but also consistently afterwards.

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BONUS #5
Private Facebook Forum

Get your questions ANSWERED by me.

Additional TIPS.

Get FEEDBACK on your photos.

Be a part of international COMMUNITY.

LIFETIME access.

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BONUS #6
Monthly Q&A Calls

Live monthly group calls with me.

Get your questions ANSWERED LIVE.

Great for questions that are more complex, or require a bit of discussion.

LIFETIME access.

Participants' Photos

Andy Grout, Zurich
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Sinduya Kuganathan, Zurich
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Tomoaki Katsuba, Hong Kong
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Mila Postigo, Muscat
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Olivier Oh, Kuala Lumpur
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Stefano Sinonimi, Munich
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Dayle Prowse, Zurich
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Tony Feung, Hong Kong
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Matthias Maier, Zurich
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Claude Bonfils, Zurich
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Tushar Malwade, Singapore
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Aleksandra Marschner, Munich
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Equipment

CAMERA

DSLR or Mirrorless

 

LENS(ES)

 

FULL FRAME:

Minimum 70-120mm

Recommended 50-200mm

APS-C:

Minimum 50-80mm

Recommended 35-130mm

Intermediate Level

THIS TRAINING IS FOR:

  • Intermediate & advanced amateur photographers

  • Professional photographers who want to expand beyond studio.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE:

You need to be familiar with basic camera controls:

  • Aperture

  • Shutter Speed

  • ISO

  • White Balance

  • Exposure Compensation

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Training Like No Other

Studio-like portraits WITHOUT STUDIO

Perfect photos WITHOUT RETOUCHING

 

Easy to use 3-STEP SYSTEM

Practice with FEMALE & MALE models

PROFESSIONAL & AMATEUR models

INDIVIDUAL FEEDBACK on your photos

TRANSFORMATIONAL results in 2 days

ONGOING SUPPORT

This Could Be You:

A CONFIDENT photographer of people, who always gets the results you want - consistently, anywhere, with anyone

Transforming from ordinary photos of people to ARTISTIC PORTRAITS

Taking better portraits in your LIVING ROOM than most professional photographers can get in a studio

Turning your FRIENDS & FAMILY members into art

People ASK YOU to photograph them

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What People Say...

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Claude Säly

ZURICH

 

 

"After 3 hours I had my first WOW effect. It was fantastic to see what can be possible if you just apply a few little tricks and look at the light right"

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Annelies Schipper

AMSTERDAM

 

 

"If you are interested in taking portraits, you have to do this workshop! Pawel is a master in teaching how to get amazing portraits without any lights or editing"

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Paul Bieber

CALIFORNIA

 

 

"Certainly the best photography workshop I have ever attended" 

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Mike Smith

SINGAPORE

"Since this training, I have now been taking photos of my friends who have asked me for it, because they have seen the photos that I can now produce"

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Adam Farquhar

LONDON

 

 

"I learned more in those two intense days than over several years reading and doing online tutorials. I've taken better portraits than ever before" 

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Ravi Bindra

ZURICH

 

 

"I wish I had done this course 20 years ago. The impact to my photos has been so dramatic that my daughter looked at one and said "you didn't take that!" 

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Create Portraits People ADMIRE

Be AMAZED By Your Own Images

Awaken The ARTIST Inside You

CHF 997

€ 970     £ 790     S$ 1,450

ZURICH

14-15 May

MUNICH

21-22 May

ZURICH

18-19 June

LONDON

25-26 June

SINGAPORE

9-10 July

AMSTERDAM

23-24 July

SINGAPORE

27-28 August

LONDON

23-24 September

AMSTERDAM

1-2 October

MUNICH

15-16 October

ZURICH

22-23 October

SINGAPORE

29-30 October

 

Workshop Locations

ZURICH

Paradeplatz

LONDON

Grange White Hall Hotel (British Museum) 

AMSTERDAM

Novotel City (Amsterdam RAI)

MUNICH

Hilton Munich City (Rosenheimer Platz)

SINGAPORE

Mercure Bugis Hotel (Bugis MRT)

HONG KONG

Madera Hotel (Jordan MTR)

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Questions?

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Not Ready Yet?

WATCH VIDEO

for a sample of what & how I teach

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Check out my INSTAGRAM

for more of my work:

  • Instagram

Changes & Cancellations

You can change to another date at no extra cost, up to 21 days before the workshop.

You can cancel and get 100% refund, up to 21 days before the workshop.

Date changes within 21 days before the workshop are only possible in case of positive Covid test or other medical emergency.

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