Film photography can be intimidating.
We're here to help.
A hands-on film photography workshop for beginners
your full creative potential is waiting behind a film camera.
Image by Rudney Novaes
transform the way you take photographs,
improve the creativity and risks in your work,
elevate your portfolio & brand
to attract luxury clients who appreciate artistry.
Co-owner of The Film Theory Workshop & Film Wedding and Editorial Photographer
meet the team
Co-owner of The Film Theory Workshop
& Fine Art Film Wedding Photographer
Luxury planner and orchestrator behind Claire Duran Weddings and Events
Internationally-recognized florist with thoughtful & artistic garden-style arrangements inspired by nature
Tudor Place, Washington DC
I - A full day with hands-on instruction and teaching sessions by Rudney and Natalie to help you gain a deeper knowledge of analog photography, shooting various film formats, and perfecting the use of our photographic tools
II - Two incredible styled shoots designed by Claire Durán & Angelica Fleur. We will dive into beautifully styled shoots and hands-on exercises where you will be able to ask questions and practice the basics of film photography
III - A presentation and Camera Showroom. You will have a hands-on experience with film cameras and have the ability to purchase them on the spot.
IV - Headshots on film will be taken for all the participants to use for branding material and social media platforms.
V - Say Goodbye in style with a send off party!
I - Welcome Reception for attendees at a local DC restaurant. We will get to know each other enjoying a delicious meal!
A love NOTE
Rudney taught me to document each setting on my camera for every shot I took in a log, how to measure light with a meter, and a few other basics.
Within just a few hours with Rudney, I had a strong grasp on the basics of shooting film. When I got my first scans back from the lab, I referred to that log to see what settings I preferred, and how I liked to shoot. I’m so grateful for Rudney teaching me how to shoot film.
Mentoring with Natalie was a huge game changer for my business. Not only did she leave me with new information but she left me with a heart full of inspiration. Natalie was so easy to work with and made me feel comfortable from the moment I met her.
She has such a down to earth, homey feel about her that leaves a lasting impression. She answered all of my questions and then some. She taught me how to find the best lighting, and how to use composition to achieve the images I want.
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