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  Course Synopsis

ARTISTIC EXPLORATIONS in an Amazing NEW Location with Endless Possibilities!

Summer Weekend Full of Shooting, Learning, Artistic Concepts and Relaxed Atmosphere.

We will be a very small group staying in just one compound that offers you endless outdoor shooting possibilities. The goal is to learn new techniques and to shoot unique, creative images.

No fluff, no unnecessary theory, no lame gear presentation. Just to-the-point and on-the-spot hands-on learning. We will maximize the outcome and not wasting your time.

You can enjoy a carefree time and start creating, improving and excelling your artistic model photography.


  • 2 Complete Days (9am to 5/6am)
  • South Bohemia, Czech Republic
  • For Starters, Aficionados & Intermediate (Hobbyists & Pros)
  • 4 Participants max (in 2 groups)
  • Unique ‘On Location’ Shoots in a Beautiful & Inspiring House with Big Garden + Pond
  • Light equipment provided
  • Your Equipment: Digital or Film, Lenses & Accessories
  • Instructor + Support: Dan Hostettler – Author, Photographer, Producer
  • Support: Ivana Cermakova – Co-Producer
  • 4 professional models (2 per day)
  • Lunch & Dinner included (prepared by our chef)


  • Genres: Artistic Nudes & Sensual Portraiture
  • Extensive Hands-On Education
  • Shooting Practice & Portfolio Building
  • Free Shooting Time (2-on-1)
  • Composition, Image Looks & Moods
  • Lighting: Natural Lighting & Mixed Lighting (Sun & Strobe), Light Quality, Characteristics & Directions. Modifiers & Tools
  • Model Posing: Model Lines & Flow Posing, and more


We will provide you with:

  • Portable Strobes, Light Modifiers, Reflectors, and more
  • Stands, Tripods & Other Tools
  • Wireless Radio Trigger System
  • Model Right Release Contracts. Images can be used for self-promotion reasons across all of your various promotion channels & portfolios.
You have to bring:

  • Camera: DSLR, Film SLR
  • Lenses
  • Batteries, Memory Cards, Films
  • any particular piece of gear you are used to shoot with

  Welcome Meeting

On the day of arrival (July 19) we will have a meeting together. The exact time will be specified. We kindly ask all participants to take part in this meeting. If you can´t be present (for example in case of late arrival), let us know in advance please.

During the meeting we will get to know each other a present you a schedule for the next 2 days.



July 20 + 21, 2024


  • Complete: EUR 1,790.00 (excl. accommodation)
  • for 2 full Days | 4 Models | On Location in South Bohemia
  • Lunch & Dinner included (prepared by our chef)
  • Payment Conditions: 50% Down Payment; Balance Payment 8 weeks before Workshop Date


The accomodation for our participants is reserved at PIVOVARSKY DVUR LIPAN which is situated just 8 min by car from our shooting location (we can pick you up in the morning and drive you back in the evening).

Each room is equiped with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi.

• Check-in on July 19, 2024 is open from 2pm.
• Check-out on July, 2024 till 11am.

• ROOM: 3,300 CZK / 3 nights
• BREAKFAST: 200 CZK per day

PIVOVARSKY DVUR LIPAN, Dražíč 50, Týn nad Vltavou, 37501, Czech Republic

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