THE PRAGUE INTENSIVE

THE PRAGUE INTENSIVE

August 17 - 21
2021
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ADVANCE YOUR MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY

During 5 full days you will master all of the necessary skills to start, improve and excel your model photography. Our exclusive program is based on a perfectly balanced learning system combining impactful “nuts & bolts” theory, actionable demonstrations and of course, many guided and solo shooting situations.

Instructor: Dan Hostettler

INTRODUCTION VIDEO

A TRULY UNIQUE COURSE: LEARN & SHOOT

For the first time ever, Dan Hostettler makes his successful and proven private teaching approach accessible to a small group of photographers. You will get the same quality-level education like you would join a one-on-one course (studioprague.com/VIP)!

KEY FEATURES

  • 5 Complete Days (9am to 5/6am)
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • For Starters, Aficionados & Intermediate
    (Hobbyists & Pros)
  • 6 Participants max (in 2 groups)
  • Studio & Unique ‘On Location’ Education/Shoots
  • Your Equipment: Digital or Film, Lenses & Accessories
  • Instructor: Dan Hostettler: Author, Photographer, Producer
  • Instructor: Ivana Cermakova: Model & Producer
  • Creative Support:
    1x Makeup/ Hair Artist & 1x Fashion Stylist
  • 7 different Models in total
  • PRICE: 2.450 EUR

WHAT YOU GET

  • Genres: Lingerie/Boudoir, Glamour, Artistic/Playboy Nudes & Sexy Portraiture
  • Limited “Nuts & Bolts” Theory & Demonstrations
  • Extensive Hands-On Education
  • Shooting Practice & Portfolio Building
  • Shooting in Small Spaces, Large Indoor Spaces & different Commercial Studios
  • Over 8 Shooting Slots (Group Rotation & One-by-One)
  • Shoot Planning, Creative Assessments, Storytelling & Message
  • Working on a Budget: Simplify anything
  • Working Solo/Working with a small Team Composition, Image Looks & Moods
  • Lighting: Basics to Advanced Lighting Designs (1-3 Light Setups), Mixed Lighting, Strobe, Ambient & Natural Light. Light Quality, Characteristics & Directions. Strobes, Modifiers, Tools
  • Working with Models: Communication, Directing, Newcomers
  • Model Posing: Top To-Go Poses, Different Poses for Different Markets & Genres, Coaching over Forcing, Model Lines & Flow Posing, and more…
  • Makeup, Hair & Styling: Basics per Genre. Quick Wins by applying Specific Tricks. Styling Basics per Genre. Simple but Effective Accessorizing, and more

MODELS

PRELIMINARY COURSE SCHEDULE

Day 1

Studio A
Model IVANA
Stylist & MUHA

Introduction to… (Theory & Hands-On shoots)

  • Some Legal Aspects first…
  • Different Genres (Boudoir, Artistic Nudes, Glam/Playboy Nudes, Fashion Inspiration).
  • Modelling Types
  • Lighting: Moods & Light Quality
  • Working with Models
  • Shooting Segments

Day 2

Studio B
Model SUZZI
Model TEREZA
Stylist & MUHA

Hands-on Shoots & Advice

  • Genres: Sensual, Portrait & Art Nude
  • Creative Concepts for a Studio Shoot
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Lighting Scenarios based on Genres
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 3

‚On Location‘ A
Model TEREZA
Model MIA
Stylist & MUHA

Hands-on Shoots & Advice

  • Genres: Glam, Portrait & Art Nude
  • Creative Concepts for a Location = Storytelling
  • Working with given environment
  • Lighting Scenarios based on Location & Stories
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 4

‚On Location‘ B
Model MICHAELA
Model NICI
Stylist & MUHA

Hands-on Shoots & Advice:

  • Genres: Lingerie & Boudoir, Fashion
  • Creative Concepts for a Location & Genres = Looks
  • Working with given environment
  • Lighting Scenarios based on Locations & Stories
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 5

Big Commercial Studio
Model NICI
Model SVETLANA
Stylist & MUHA

  • Genres: Playboy Glam
  • Approaching & Executing a Commercial Glam Shoot
  • Glam Lighting
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 1

Studio A
Model IVANA
Stylist & MUHA

Introduction to… (Theory & Hands-On shoots)

  • Some Legal Aspects first…
  • Different Genres (Boudoir, Artistic Nudes, Glam/Playboy Nudes, Fashion Inspiration).
  • Modelling Types
  • Lighting: Moods & Light Quality
  • Working with Models
  • Shooting Segments

Day 2

Studio B
Model SUZZI
Model TEREZA
Stylist & MUHA

Hands-on Shoots & Advice

  • Genres: Sensual, Portrait & Art Nude
  • Creative Concepts for a Studio Shoot
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Lighting Scenarios based on Genres
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 3

‚On Location‘ A
Model TEREZA
Model MIA
Stylist & MUHA

Hands-on Shoots & Advice

  • Genres: Glam, Portrait & Art Nude
  • Creative Concepts for a Location = Storytelling
  • Working with given environment
  • Lighting Scenarios based on Location & Stories
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 4

‚On Location‘ B
Model MICHAELA
Model NICI
Stylist & MUHA

Hands-on Shoots & Advice:

  • Genres: Lingerie & Boudoir, Fashion
  • Creative Concepts for a Location & Genres = Looks
  • Working with given environment
  • Lighting Scenarios based on Locations & Stories
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

Day 5

Big Commercial Studio
Model NICI
Model SVETLANA
Stylist & MUHA

  • Genres: Playboy Glam
  • Approaching & Executing a Commercial Glam Shoot
  • Glam Lighting
  • Styling/Make-up based on Genres

ACCOMMODATION

We recommend you an accommodation in hotel ANDEL APARTMENTS. It´s a comfortable and modern hotel with excellent rating (9.2) and great balance between price and quality. It´s situated in Prague 5 (close to the city center and 16km from the airport).

Each apartment is 34sq meters big and equipped with kitchen, bathroom, TV and free Wi-Fi. All apartments are situated on 2nd floor (no elevator, however the hotel staff is able to help with luggages).

Public parking is possible at 2 locations nearby: 50 m away for 20 EUR/day and 350 m away for 15 EUR/day. Reservation in advance is needed!
Airport shuttle is available for 26 EUR (paid in cash to the driver).

Check-in on August 16th is open from 2pm till 8pm. Please inform the hotel in case of later
arrival. Check-out on August 22th is possible till 11am.

Accommodation in Andel Apartments is pre-booked for our group. In case you would like stay
somewhere else, let us know in advance, please.

PRICE
444 EUR for 6 nights
breakfast is possible for 9 EUR/day
The accommodation has to be paid till August 2nd (directly to the hotel).

DAN HOSTETTLER

Dan Hostettler is a Swiss born photographer and solopreneur, based in Prague, Czech Republic. In 1995 he graduated from the Professional School for Fine Arts and Design in Bern as a photographer. Dan has been a successful people photographer for the last 20 years and counting, specialized in the field of Beauty, Glamour and Commercial Nudes. Due to his work Dan travelled around the globe visiting countless countries, pan-European, Oceania as well as Asian.

In 2001 Dan founded his flagship StudioPrague in Prague (CZ), which includes a dedicated glamour production company that has received international recognition and offers private, high-end workshops. Until now the studio has served many international clients and supported a big number of productions and exclusive VIP events.

In 2013 Dan launched his latest innovation: SexyWomenPhotography.com (SWP).

SWP is a knowledge boutique, offering online educational resources dedicated to help train and mentor other photography enthusiasts in Sexy Women Photography.

Aside from his own creations, Dan has been internationally published and featured among others on and in GQ Online, The India Times, FashionONE TV, GoodLight! Magazine, FotoTV, ModelMayhem EDU, MUZE Magazine, FOTOdigital.

Dan’s passion for traveling, cinema and visual adventures translates into a high degree of skill and creativity. Inspired by the world’s top magazines and brands like Playboy, Maxim, FHM, Vogue and Victoria’s Secret amongst others, Dan continues his pursuit of being the best in his field.

Dan is ever since a visual artist with Swiss precision.
Below you can see some examples of Dan’s work. More you will find at www.studioprague.com and www.sexywomenphotography.com