There was a real generosity of time and energy; a rarity these days – and so valuable.Cathryn, UK/Hong Kong (via Tripadvisor)

Bagan Photography Workshop

This 4-hour hands-on photography workshop in Bagan, Myanmar includes an introduction to the basic technical features of the camera and how to use it to confidently. We will apply our local knowledge of sites and contacts in the community to position ourselves to practice and capture village life, landscapes, portraits, ancient temples, sunrise or sunset. This Bagan photography workshop includes fresh coffee/tea, fruit, and local snacks.
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Skills you will learn

  • Use your camera comfortably and confidently
  • Shoot in bright light, low light, and shade
  • Freeze or blur motion
  • Avoid blurry images
  • Make subjects stand out
  • Learn and practice fundamentals of composition

Capture Bagan’s magical monuments, people, and landscapes

I booked a day long photography and walking tour, which turned out to be one of the most amazing tourism experiences I’ve ever had!Lannie, USA (via Tripadvisor)
  • maximize your limited time available in Bagan for capturing the epic sunrise, balloons, shrines, architecture, and amazing local people
  • receive tips, instruction, and support on how to use your camera to capture your desired subject and express yourself creatively
  • get closer to real people and communities your tour fees support to capture the everyday beauty, culture, and colors of Myanmar
  • photograph ancient monuments and village life in amazing light conditions
  • set in intimate location for capturing exceptional moments otherwise inaccessible
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What to bring

  • camera or smartphone
  • sunblock
  • hat
  • umbrella
  • appropriate shoes ( slip-off shoes for temple entry; closed-toe shoes against thorns for some landscapes)

Inclusions

  • Bottled water, cold drinks, fruit
  • Guide

Exclusions

  • Bagan Archeological Zone entry fees

Optional add-ons:

  • Riverside barbeque lunch
  • Wine, branded spirits on boat or at riverside (by advance request, extra charges apply)
  • European apéro (fresh bread, cheese, olives)
  • Guest photo shoots for print and social media
  • Photographer’s permits and assistants
  • Nikon DSLR camera rental
  • GoPro Hero action camera rental
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