Weimar Programme

 

Friday, May 20


12:00 – 15:00 Check in at the Kipperquelle,
Weimar, Germany
Meet & Greet : lunch, opening session
15:00 - 17:00 SESSION 1: Free-style writing & photography *


Writing:

finding your own style & thinking out of the box one paragraph about given object in 2 different styles analysis of style and language finding the words: adjectives, adverbs, action verbs using language that isn’t always the same old same old while still sounding like yourself.

Photography:style and shoot one object in 2 different styles making use of props, backgrounds provided analysing light, and focusing on texture, color etc.
19:00 Dinner in Weimar & Session 2*Restaurant photography: taking indoors shots
Writing a restaurant review: discussion**


Saturday, May 21



Session 3:  Writing, Styling & Photographing for your Blog
9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 12:00 Preparation for picnic lunch
Discussion & Assignment:
Photographing, Styling & Writing a Picnic
12:00 – 15:00 Picnic Lunch & Style/Shoot/Write for a Picnic Assignment**
15:30 – 17:30 Coffee break
Time to complete writing assignment and processing photos; one-on-one time with   instructors, discussion, preparation of presentations
17:30 - 18:30 Presentation of day's assignment
19:00 Cooking & dinner**
Discussion/analysis & critique of day’s projects

Sunday, May 22



Session 4*: Writing, Styling & Photographing Professionally (creating for a magazine audience) :
how one makes the transformation from intensely personal to a piece with universal appeal.
Participants will be paired up: one writer & one photographer. Together the team has to present a complete article with photo illustrations about a homecooked meal/lunch party by the end of the day.
9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 11:00 Evaluation of picnic assignment
11:00 – 11:45 Post Processing - PS/Lightroom
12:00 – 15:00 Cooking & lunch**
Live styling/photo session
15:00 – 16:00 Writing Session : Structuring, Polishing & Finalizing an Article (formatting, recipe   writing, editing, etc)
16:00 – 19:00 Free time to write, shoot, discuss.
Time for one-on-one with instructors.
Discussion, analysis, critique of day's assignment.
Presentation of article & photos.
19:00 Dinner in Weimar
Evening discussion/analysis & critique of day’s projects

Monday, May 23


8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
By 12:00 Checkout


* Programme & Assignments to be updated and more detail provided

** Activities (meal preparation, breakfasts, lunches and dinners, walks and visits) will be the source of either a writing, styling or photography opportunity, assignment and learning experience.