Germany, Berlin

Street Photography - Faces of Berlin

when 16 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1400

The workshop “Faces of Berlin” will focus on street portraiture in Berlin. Beside theoretical and practical aspects related to the topic, students will learn how to approach people on the street and to gain access to them with their camera. Every student will create a personal portfolio of his street portraits guided individually during this process. The emphasis of this workshop is the visual transformation of the individual ideas and the process of editing, selecting and creating a personal approach related to the topic.

Course leader

Björn Steinz, born 1970 in Bad Homburg v.d.H./Germany, began his photographic career at a local newspaper close to Frankfurt am Main.

Having worked as a volunteer in refugee camps during the war in the former Yugoslavia and traveled in Latin America, h

Target group

This course is for you if you are curious about expounding your vision of portraiture through Berlin's possibilities, you wish to test and sharpen your skills as a street photographer, or you want to expand your portfolio with a specific street portraiture project.

What you need to bring: a digital DSLR camera with a focal length of 24 to 70mm or more; a laptop (with Adobe Lightroom). Please let us know if you need to borrow some of the equipment from us.

Course aim

This year’s International Summer School by University of Applied Sciences Europe (UE) will be offered in Berlin for people of all countries around the world.

Be one of the international and intercultural participants and take part in a wide range of activities: In seminars, workshops, and excursions in Berlin and its outskirts dealing with different tasks of art and design.

Fee info

EUR 1400: Includes: Lectures and Practical workshops, equipment and material, guest speakers, all entrance fees, public transport ticket for two weeks, lunch and drinks on weekdays.

We have arranged a special deal for our summer school guests at the B&B Hotel Berlin Potsdamer Platz: https://www.hotelbb.de/de/berlin-potsdamer-platz

Single room: 59.85 EUR per night
Twin room: 70.35 EUR per night (35.20 EUR per person)
Three-bed room: 91.35 EUR per night (30.45 per person)

Breakfast can be booked for an additional 8.50 EUR per day and person.

How to book:
The above accommodation can be booked through us directly and you will be invoiced together with the course fee.
If you are coming alone, but would like to share the room with another person from the course, we will try and match you with another student. Rooms are subject to availability.