Portrait Photography Workshop in Amsterdam

Date: 7th September 2017

Location: Amsterdam, NL. Exact location will be provided only to confirmed participants.

Models: Up to three models if the maximum number of participants is reached!. There will be at least one model with freckles present on the event.

Team: There will be a professional Stylist, Makeup Artist and Assistant present during the day.

Spots: There will be a limit of 16 participants for this event.

Required equipment: Camera with portrait lens (50mm prime recommended), laptop with photoshop installed if you want to follow the tips and tricks section in the end, portfolio print or digital if you would like to have your portfolio reviewed in the end of the event.

Investment: Cost per person is 490EUR excl. VAT. (for companies with international VAT number tax will be 0%). Coffee, tea, soft drinks, snacks and light lunch during the day included. Fee does not include flight, accommodation or transportation. Please note that 50% deposit and payment confirmation sent by email to info@agataserge.com is required to reserve your spot. The rest of the payment is due to 2 weeks before the start date of the workshop.

If you want to resign from the workshop after sending the deposit, you can easily do that, but please no later than 4 weeks before the date of the workshop, then the deposit is non-refundable!

Terms & Conditions: Please be aware that you are not allowed to use any of the images taken during the workshop commercially (including all kind of advertisement and promotion). You are allowed to use the images to showcase your own portfolio, on your website and on social media channels crediting “Agata Serge Workshops”. Images are not allowed to be submitted to magazines or competitions without permission. You are not allowed to make any videos of any part of the workshop.

Sending the deposit is agreeing to all stated above.


10:00 AM - 11:45 AM INTRODUCTION

During the introduction part Make-Up Artist and Stylist will be both working on preparing the models for the practice part.

Subjects that will be covered during the introductory part:

  • About photographer’s work. Agata Serge’s Portfolio.
  • Finding your way in photography. “Freckles” Project.
  • Portrait as the most difficult photography type.
  • What are the characteristics of a strong portrait.
  • How to prepare, where to find inspirations.
  • Team & Models - how to find people to work with.
  • How to get higher exposure, how to get featured.

11:45 AM - 12:00 AM BREAK

12.00 AM - 5:45 PM PRACTICE PART

  • Introduction to the tasks that will be performed during the day.
  • Agata’s work with each model for about 20 minutes under observation of the participants, showing how she would perform the tasks and explaining her photography know how.
  • Independent work of the participants with models in max 5-6 people groups under Agata Serge’s supervision.


5:45 PM - 6.00 PM BREAK


  • Post Production Tips & Tricks. Agata will retouch one portrait of each model taken during the workshop under the observation of the participants.
  • Portfolio review for interested participants who will bring the portfolio with them (print or digital).
  • Questions.

If you would like to register or if you have any questions please send an email to info@agataserge.com.

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