Freediving & Underwater Photography Workshop
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.
- 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.