Freediving &
Underwater Photography Workshop

Learn the art of freediving photography with world renowned underwater photographer Enric Gener (@27mm_photo). Develop your freediving skills to allow you to get that perfect shot!

7th-12th September

This is a combined experience of photography and freediving. You will spend half the day improving your apnea skills and exploring Menorca’s underwater worlds with Adam and Valeria from Freedive Menorca and half practicing and learning UW photography, how to make the most of your shots with Enric.

Program

  • 09:00 – 12:00  Freediving Session

Rope dive session. Check dive and familiarisation.

  • 16:00 – 19:00  Underwater photography.

Presentation. Slideshow. Bio. Concepts. Swim, Freedive, Wave, Surf, Lifestyle, Big life, Small life, Model, Landscape, Wreck.
Creative process. Working process. Idea of a diary.
Gear. Photo and freedive gear Travel.
Underwater Technique. Differences between over and under.
Working with natural light. Weather, surface, daytime Pros and cons to work with artificial light.
Finding your own style. Take time to discover the way.
Photo shooting. Steps for a working day.

  • 08:00 – 13:00 Sea Practice

Práctica en el mar. Walking to a beach or cove to jump to the sea. We’ll depart early in the morning to walk around half an hour. We’ll do a photo shooting session, then a break to take some heat and eat breakfast, and then we’ll do a second photo session.

  • 15:00 – 19:00 Freedive

Theory session. Breathing. Equalisation. Safety.

  • 09:00 – 12:00 Freedive.

Fun dive. Technique. Group diving. Buddy diving.

  • 16:00 – 18:00 Underwater photography.

Colour Photo processing. Finder, Bridge, Camera Raw, Photoshop.
Working with people. Choose the right model, Documentary vs Direction.
Inspiration. Talking about other artists and the ethical way to be inspired.
Analysis. Talk about the sea work from the day before. See some examples from everyone. Share experiences and give some advice.

  • 18:00 – 20:00 Underwater photography

Quick swimming before dinner. With or without camera.

  • 09:00 – 12:00 Freedive

Rope diving. Equalisation and deep diving.

  • 09:00 – 12:00 Freedive

Breathing awarness session.

  • 15:00 – 19:00 Underwater photography.

Sea Practice. Shooting session in the open sea with a boat from the Marine Reserve in the north part of the island.

  • 09:00 – 12:00 Underwater photography

Black and White photo processing. Finder, Bridge, Camera Raw, Photoshop.
Work as a underwater photographer. Ways to earn money in photography and business models.
Conservation. Experiences with conservatization organisations. EcoArt. EcoActivism.
Analysis. Talk about the sea work from the day before. See some examples from everyone. Share experiences and give some advice.

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Underwater photography

Quick swimming before lunch. With or without camera.

  • 18:00 – 20:00 Showroom

We’ll show the photos made during the course. Just to have fun and learn from each other.

  • 21:00 – 24:00 Dinner.

Enquiries & bookings: + 34 669 060 874 - info@freedivemenorca.com

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