Barcelona
Ballet Photography
Workshop

21.07-22.07
About Darian Volkova
Darian Volkova is widely known in the ballet world. She is a St. Petersburg based photography artist, a ballerina at Hermitage Theatre of Classical Russian Ballet, and a continuous explorer of the unique field of ballet photography.

Through her work the art of ballet speaks for itself. Her photo stories reflect the plasticity of the artistic form, the exquisite lines of choreography, the dynamics and images of sculptured static moments, the results of strenuous daily work of ballet performers, and their inspiring movement and flight.

As a ballet photographer Darian Volkova captures and transforms into lasting memories the work of prima ballerinas and lead performers of such prestigious and famous theaters as Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky, Bolshoi Theatre, Perm Theatre and many others.

She has worked at theaters in Germany, France, Austria, Island, Norway, Denmark, Czech Republic, Poland, Finland and Italy.


Press
The Washington Post, Instagram Blog, Metro, Practical Photography, BalletInsider, Harper's BAZAAR, ELLE, Broadway Dance Magazine, eToday, CPANet, The Post Internazionale, НТВ, Губерния, Anna Pavlova Network, ADME, Kurier, My Modern Met, Metropoles, Fujifilm X-Photographers, Russia Beyond the Headlines, Big Picture, gbTimes, The 6 million dollar story, Design collector, Dance Spirit, Lense.






About Darian Volkova
Darian Volkova is widely known in the ballet world. She is a St. Petersburg based photography artist, a ballerina at Hermitage Theatre of Classical Russian Ballet, and a continuous explorer of the unique field of ballet photography.

Through her work the art of ballet speaks for itself. Her photo stories reflect the plasticity of the artistic form, the exquisite lines of choreography, the dynamics and images of sculptured static moments, the results of strenuous daily work of ballet performers, and their inspiring movement and flight.

As a ballet photographer Darian Volkova captures and transforms into lasting memories the work of prima ballerinas and lead performers of such prestigious and famous theaters as Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky, Bolshoi Theatre, Perm Theatre and many others.

She has worked at theaters in Germany, France, Austria, Island, Norway, Denmark, Czech Republic, Poland, Finland and Italy.


Press
The Washington Post, Instagram Blog, Metro, Practical Photography, BalletInsider, Harper's BAZAAR, ELLE, Broadway Dance Magazine, eToday, CPANet, The Post Internazionale, НТВ, Губерния, Anna Pavlova Network, ADME, Kurier, My Modern Met, Metropoles, Fujifilm X-Photographers, Russia Beyond the Headlines, Big Picture, gbTimes, The 6 million dollar story, Design collector, Dance Spirit, Lense.






Workshop will supported by translator
from Russian to Spanish
21 Jule «Ballet Shooting in the Studio»

11:00 am-13:30 pm
Theory

- Introduction of the participants (ballet photography experience/professional area)
- The rise of ballet photography. Ballerinas 100 years ago and now days
- Examples of ballet photography or how to use ballet in your work, projects, ads, business .
- 7 biggest mistakes you can make while working with ballet dancers.
- The right way to prepare for ballet shooting (studio and clothes choice; what is appropriate and what is not)
- Specificity of lighting set up for ballet studio photo shoots (duo and solo)
- The most popular lighting schemes I use while working with ballet dancers .
- The difference between lighting schemes for duo and solo
- My top lighting schemes
- Questions
10-15 minutes
Coffee break
2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Practice
- Where to start ;how to distribute the load in the right way and get the best result
- Tutu working (positions and poses; what is appropriate and what is not)
- Shooting in static (poses; how to avoid mistakes)
- Shooting in motion (leaps, movement; hot to catch the moment)
- Self-directed ballerina's shooting
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Discussion
More details
Model- Professional Ballet Dancers
Studio- Espacio ImasD

21 Jule «Ballet Shooting in the Studio»
11:00 am-13:30 pm
Theory

- Introduction of the participants (ballet photography experience/professional area)
- The rise of ballet photography. Ballerinas 100 years ago and now days
- Examples of ballet photography or how to use ballet in your work, projects, ads, business .
- 7 biggest mistakes you can make while working with ballet dancers.
- The right way to prepare for ballet shooting (studio and clothes choice; what is appropriate and what is not)
- Specificity of lighting set up for ballet studio photo shoots (duo and solo)
- The most popular lighting schemes I use while working with ballet dancers .
- The difference between lighting schemes for duo and solo
- My top lighting schemes
- Questions
10-15 minutes
Coffee break
2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Practice
- Where to start ;how to distribute the load in the right way and get the best result
- Tutu working (positions and poses; what is appropriate and what is not)
- Shooting in static (poses; how to avoid mistakes)
- Shooting in motion (leaps, movement; hot to catch the moment)
- Self-directed ballerina's shooting
5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Discussion
More details
Model- Professional Ballet Dancers
Studio- Espacio ImasD


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22 Jule «Ballet Project in the City»
9:00 am-11:00 pm
Theory
- Introduction of the participants ( ballet photography experience/professional area)
- The rise of ballet photography.
- Examples of ballet photography or how to use ballet in your work, projects, ads, business.
- Ballet candid shot; street photography; working on projects (Street, City project and another area)
- How to prepare for a shooting with professional ballet dancers in city/streets
- The biggest mistakes while working with ballerinas
- Street photography equipment choice
- Ideas; right camera angle
- Examples of ballet candid shot; how to find your own style
- The most common mistakes beginners make
- Questions
10-15 minutes
Coffee break
11:00 pm-2:00 pm
Practice
- Street opportunities; preparing location
- How to make art photography from candid shot
- Natural lighting, advantages and disadvantages
- Camera angles you must know while working with ballerinas.
- Static and motions; common rules
- Staged photography in streets; project conception.
- Self-directed ballerina's shooting
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Discussion
More Details
Model- Professional Ballet Dancers
Location - Barcelona's street
22 Jule «Ballet Project in the City»
9:00 am-11:00 pm
Theory
- Introduction of the participants ( ballet photography experience/professional area)
- The rise of ballet photography.
- Examples of ballet photography or how to use ballet in your work, projects, ads, business.
- Ballet candid shot; street photography; working on projects (Street, City project and another area)
- How to prepare for a shooting with professional ballet dancers in city/streets
- The biggest mistakes while working with ballerinas
- Street photography equipment choice
- Ideas; right camera angle
- Examples of ballet candid shot; how to find your own style
- The most common mistakes beginners make
- Questions
10-15 minutes
Coffee break
11:00 pm-2:00 pm
Practice
- Street opportunities; preparing location
- How to make art photography from candid shot
- Natural lighting, advantages and disadvantages
- Camera angles you must know while working with ballerinas.
- Static and motions; common rules
- Staged photography in streets; project conception.
- Self-directed ballerina's shooting
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Discussion
More Details
Model- Professional Ballet Dancers
Location - Barcelona's street
Prices
Ballet Photography Workshop
21 Jule or 22 Jule
1 Day
€250
21 and 22 Jule
2 Days
€450
Prices
Ballet Photography Workshop
21 Jule or 22 Jule
1 Day
€250
21 and 22 Jule
2 Days
€450
Location
ESPACIO IMASD
Left
Right
Location
ESPACIO IMASD
Left
Right
For participations
Phone: 607 248 541
E-mail: info@espacioimasd.com
Avinguda República Argentina, 220. (08023 Barcelona).

For participations
Phone: 607 248 541
E-mail: info@espacioimasd.com
Avinguda República Argentina, 220. (08023 Barcelona).