The workshop is about learning how to combine the amazing scenery (environment) and its exotic native people in one photographPlus... learning the advance and special postprocessing technic to create a drama. This time, we will visit the magical place of Mt Bromo and meet Tenggerese. And we will have a chance to shoot landscape as well. Only 6 people will have a chance to join in one session for the convenience & effectiveness of absorbing the technic. 


The Date: May, 27th-29th 2016


The schedule:

First day:

Meeting point at Juanda Airport Surabaya. Participants will need to arrive before 11 am. 

11.00: Heading to Mt Bromo 

3.30 pm: Arrive . First glance of Mt Bromo scenery, getting to know some amazing location and taking some environmental portrait before checking-in hotel. Have dinner at hotel and small presentation about workshop and tomorow's schedule. 


2nd day: 

4.00 am: Heading to 3rd point of view. Amazing sunsrise for landscape photography.

6.00-7.30 : Combining the landscape and portrait photography. Combining flash and available light. Posing for portrait photography. Location: 3rd point view.

8.15:  Breakfast

9.00-10.00: Environmental portrait at Whispering Sands. 

12.00-15.00 Lunch, proceed with post processing: Raw developing and how develop a drama for portrait photography using special technic in Photoshop. 

15.30-18.00: Another session for portrait around 2nd Bromo-Point of View. How to find beautiful scenery for background and finding available light

19.00: Dinner.


3rd day: 

4.30 am: Sunrise at 2nd Point Of view. 

6.00: Heading to crater and temple area. Last session for environmental portrait.

8.00 : Breakfast

9.00-12 : Post processing: Advance technic with photoshop on creating drama and cinematic portrait. Workshop done and heading back to airport.

3.30 pm: Estimated Time Arrival at Juanda Airport. 


The Fee:

All included except your flight and personal expenses. Participants will stay in Hotel Cemara with 2 person in each room. Participant that prefer to stay in a single room are recommended to inform us earlier so we can make further arrangement (additional charges apply).  

  • Small bus with 16 people capacity  Surabaya-Bromo-Surabaya

  • Chance to taste local dishes

  • Hotel is located just near the mountain. 


The term

  • Payment is transfered 100% before April 22th (this will save your seat). Cancelation fee is 25% before that date. 50% before May and 100% (unrefundable) in May. 

  • Organizer reserves the right to amend the program content in necessary.

  • Video during workshop is prohibited. However participants will get handout and photoshop actions.  


The equipment

  • All type/brand of DSLR/Mirrorless

  • Wide to medium lenses (Range 16-35mm/17-40mm/24-70 are most recommended). Plus tele lenses (range 70-300mm)

  • All type of external speedlites with trigger/receiver. (Manual or TTL/Hispeed)

  • Tripod 

  • Laptop+mouse with Adobe Camera Raw/Lighroom and Photoshop CS6 or CC installed. Participants required to have familiarity to work with layers and masking.

  • Non-photography: Passport/visa, Thick jacket, gloves, biscuit/medicines for personal needs, and recommended to only bring small or medium luggage. The temperature at Mt Bromo ranges from 3 to 20 degrees celcius.


The Inquiry

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