Meet
Chris Marquardt

Chris is a photographer and educator with years of expertise in many fields and genres. He is the co-author of the Film Photography Handbook and author of the Wide Angle Photography book which has been translated to several languages.

Chris is a seasoned podcaster with several regular shows: Tips from the Top Floor, Happy Shooting, The Future of Photography, Curiously Polar among others.  

Chris Marquardt helps businesses understand how to boost their visual presence in a world that is oversaturated with pictures.

He also started PHOTO SENSEI.

SESSIONS WITH CHRIS MARQUARDT

WORKFLOW

FILM PHOTOGRAPHY

GENRES

EDITING

COMPOSITION

CRITIQUE


EDITING/WORKFLOW

Get on top of your workflow. Learn how go through thousands of images in a short time and tidy up that Lightroom catalog while turning your photos into stunning works of art.

ONE HOUR 1000 PICS
Get on top of your editing workflow. Learn how to go through thousands of images in a short time and tidy up that Lightroom catalog while turning your photos into stunning works of art.

PERFECT COLORS AND EXPOSURE
Sometimes colors and exposure come out just right, sometimes they are all over the place. Learn to finally take control of your colors so that your carribean sunset really looks like a carribean sunset and not like an icescape in the Arctic. 

TIDY UP YOUR PHOTOS
The line between a good photo and a great one is often in the edit. Learn to employ the best tricks to tidy up your shots. Find the perfect crop. Clean up compositions and take your photos from good to great.


FILM PHOTOGRAPHY

Everything there is to know about film photography. Vintage cameras, film development, medium format, 4x5" large format and the hybrid workflow (e.g. digitizing film).

USING VINTAGE CAMERAS
Old cameras come in all flavors and sizes. There are differenet film formats and interesting stories behind the cameras. Maybe you inherited an old camera from your grandpa that you want to get going again?

FILM FORMATS DE-MYSTIFIED
Half format, 35 millimeter format, medium format, 6x6, 6x9, 6x17, 4x5" large format. The world of film has a lot of variety to offer. Learn the differences between the formats, how to use them and how to get the best out of the different formats.

DEVELOPMENT AND PROCESSING
Developing film at home is more than just fun. The creative possibilities are addictive in the best possible way. Learn how easy it is to process your own film at home without needing to use a darkroom.

THE HYBRID WORKFLOW
Film photography meets the digital world. Today, most of the film negatives get digitized into photos on your hard drive and in the cloud. Learn the tools and tricks of how to turn your negative collection into photos that you can share with the world.


GENRES

Tap into Chris' expertise to learn more about your camera and how to use it. From getting the best possible colors, fixing issues with your exposure to advanced topics like stability.

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.

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.

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.

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.


COMPOSITION

Let Chris help you get the most out of your photography through deliberate subject placement, identifying light, shapes, colors and symmetries and using them to deliberately guide the attention of the viewer.

THE SUBJECT
Learn to identify and place the subject of your composition. Understand rules, guidelines, do's and don'ts.

SPACE AND DIRECTION
Learn about subject placment in your composition, about location and spacing and facing direction, as they all play a role in how your photography will impact the recipient.

CONTRAST, COLORS & ATTENTION
Learn about the many ways you can guide the viewer's attention throughout your compositions. Find out how soft and strong contrasts influence gaze as well as colors and content.

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRIS MARQUARDT

Address

Am Kampe 2
39890 Barsinghausen
Germany

Photographers

Chris Marquardt