PHOTO SENSEI*

Learn LIVE from some of your favorite photographers and educators in a personal video session.


Learn new skills.
Get a portfolio review.
Supercharge your workflow.
Become a better photographer!

Your tailor-made live 1:1 workshop.
Nothing is pre-recorded. Everything is live.

Meet your mentor

Chris Marquardt


Photographer, author, educator, podcaster and broadcaster. Teaching thousends of students all over the world.

TOPICS:
- Workflow/Editing
- Camera technique
- Film photography
- Image composition
- Critique, Q&A

Languages: de 🇩🇪 / en 🇺🇸




Valérie Jardin


Photographer, author, educator, podcaster. Chasing light and telling stories on the streets of the world with one camera/one lens.


TOPICS:
- Photographic Vision
- Photo Critique
- Q&A

Languages: fr 🇫🇷 / en 🇺🇸




Jane Doe


JOIN?

HOW DOES THIS WORK?

1. When you sign up for a session we will ask what you'd like the session to be about. If you are not sure, just indicate that during sign-up. We will always get back to you via email to discuss details. When you arrive for your session, we will already have a structure ready to cater for your specific needs. Your tailor-made PHOTO SENSEI session.

2. Access info: With the confirmation email you will also receive an access link to your mentor's personal online training room. Our online space is similar to Zoom or other virtual meeting spaces that you might have experience with. It is made especially for teaching. That makes it ideal to discuss and learn photography.

3. Your session: When you arrive for your session, the system will do a quick microphone test to make sure everything is alright. You will meet your mentor Inside the room and you can share your camera and screen.

SESSION EXAMPLES

Each mentor has their own style and offers their own kinds of sessions.

These are actual one-on-one live video sessions with your mentor of choice, not a pre-recorded video. Availability is subject to your mentor's schedule.

Here are some exmamples of topics we cover:

Vision

Learn to develop your own style, find your photographic voice during this 1:1 consultation with Valérie.

Offered by
Valérie

Critique

A great way to learn and improve. Your mentor will point out adjustments that you can make on the selected images to make them stronger.

Offered by
Valérie

Workflow

Boost your technical chops, learn to edit 1000 pictures in 1 hour and find out what your camera can really do.

Offered by
Chris

Film Photography

Learn everything about vintage cameras, film formats from 35mm to 4x5", development and processing and the hybrid process.

Offered by
Chris

Street
Photography

Learn how to become invisible among others in the street. Find out what to look for, gauge the light and learn how to approach strangers to get the photos you want.

Offered by
Valérie

Landscape
Photography

Learn how to identify great landscape opportunities or how to create them. Find the right tools to plan for time of day, light and weather. Learn to compose and edit your landscape shots.

Offered by
Chris

Architecture
Photography

Find out all about angles, surfaces, textures, light and the spacial relations in your photos. Learn what tools can help you achieve your results, from tilt-shift lenses to daytime light painting.

Offered by
Chris

Travel
Photography

Learn how to interact with people without speaking a single word in their language. Find out how it's possible to capture the essence of a culture that you haven't visited before.

Offered by
Chris

3 EASY STEPS

1

Sign up

Choose a session type and provide some details. If you're not sure about the session content, indicate that during sign-up.

2

Discuss Details

We will get back to you via email to discuss details about the session or help you figure out what will help you most.

3

Learn

Join our virtual meeting space with your computer, smartphone or tablet and be ready to learn!

For regular sessions or for group sessions, please contact us.

BOOK YOUR
SESSION

Book your interactive session here.

€  79*

45 minutes interactive session


Great for an initial exploration or to get to some depth on a single topic. 

* approx. US$89

149*

90 minutes interactive session


Great for a deeper dive into a single topic or to discuss several areas in one session.

* approx. US$166

229*

120 minutes interactive session


Perfect for things that take longer, like a detailed portfolio review.

* approx. US$256

BEFORE YOU START,
TEST YOUR DEVICE

We want this to be an exceptional experience for you, so we've put together an overview of our video chat system and a test room for you to check if your computer gets along with ours.

Address

Am Kampe 2
39890 Barsinghausen
Germany

Photographers

Chris Marquardt

* "teacher" in Japanese