Join International Award winning Architect, Urban Designer, & Photographer Richard Hulbert MRAIC, FRAIC, RCA, AIA, in a workshop discovering Interior & Exterior Architectural Photography.

Designed for Realtors, Developers, Architects, Professional Photographers & Hobbyists this workshop will improve the aethestic and technical quality of your images, helping showcase your business and get an edge on your competition.

Through a variety of lecture, demonstration, field photography and student image evaluations, participants can expect to learn how to:

* Prepare for a shoot: Best time of day, weather, point of view, and ideal equipment.

* Photograph Variable Lighting: How to respond to ambient/ low level lighting.

* Represent the Space: Tips for preparing the space and Image Composition.

* Quality Control: Demonstration on post-processing techniques for best image quality.

* Determining Your Needs: What images will be most beneficial to you and your clients.

To help provide a great experience, this workshop is limited to 10 participants only.

Although there are camera tools which are ideal for photographing Architectural environments, students are not required to have any particular photo equipment. Participants are expected to have a camera they are familiar with - Both compact and DSLR cameras are welcome - as well as the ability to transfer images from their cameras to a USB in order to present for in-class evaluation.

Please bring your camera manual should information need to be referenced during the workshop.

 


Instructor Biography

Richard Hulbert  MAIBA, FRAIC, RCA, AIA

International Award winning and published Architect, Urban Designer, and Photographer
Lecturer, Teacher and Seminar Panel Participant on four continents
Fellow, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Former President of the Architectual Institute of British Columbia
Academician, Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts

Richard’s educational philosophy includes the following notions:

  • Adults learn more from story telling than from memorization
  • Learning is heightened when key principles can be related to a humorous circumstance
  • Effective learning arises when knowledge is self-discovered with directed input,
    as opposed to being “taught”

Visit Rick's website for more information and to see his beautiful photography:

www.rickhulbertphotography.com


 

Comments from former students

"One of the most informational and entertaining speakers I've seen. I learned a ton. I especially loved his attitude toward everything."

“That was an awesome presentation, a lot of work put into it"

"Richard knocked it out of the park."

"He was an amazing speaker and I learned a lot from him! Truly inspiring!"

"You should know that your presentation profoundly changed (improved) the way many of us in the class shoot - myself included. The useful takeaways from it are too numerous to list. Thank you again."

Saturday (Class is 10:00am to Dusk):

10:00am - 2:00 pm   ……...Lecture and Discussion
3:00 pm – Dusk ………….. On Location Exterior Photography

Sunday (9AM - 4PM):
9:00 am –12:00 pm ………… On Location Interior Photography
1:00 pm – 4 pm ………………Constructive Critique and Basic Image Processing


Note: While this workshop will help you get more out of your camera and improve your photography, it is not a course on how to use your particular camera. You need to read your manual and have a basic understanding of your camera’s key features.

Level:
Intermediate/Advanced. Must be comfortable with personal camera operation and have a basic understanding of photography techniques and terminology.

Pre-Requisites

Level:

Intermediate/Advanced. Must be comfortable with personal camera operation and have a basic understanding of photography techniques and terminology.

Enrollment:

Maximum 10 participants.

What to Bring

Equipment Needed:

Bring your camera (must have manual controls) and at least 1 lens.
Optional: additional lenses, camera flash and tripod.

We Provide:

Workshop descripton as above

Discounts

Early-Bird Discount:

Most of our courses and workshops offer a 10% discount is applied automatically if you register before the Early-Bird Discount deadline date listed in the registration table below.

Some courses and workshops offer a discount if you're among the first 3 people who register. This discount will replace the 'standard' Early Bird Discount mentioned above, and will be applied automatically during the online registration process (as long as it is available). Check the course/workshop listing page for more details.

Group Discount:

A 5% discount will be appplied if 3 or more people register at the same time for the same workshop. (All 3 tuitions must be paid for by one credit card to be considered a group registration.) Please follow the instructions on the online registration page.

Refunds

In order to provide the best learning environment possible VPW keeps class and tour sizes limited to 10-15 people (depending on the workshop). This is but one reason that we count on you to attend your chosen class or tour, once you have registered for it.

If you must withdraw for any reason please be aware of our refund policy as follows:

For our Local Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops valued at or under $100, VPW is unable to provide a cash refund. Transfers are limited to one transfer to either the same event at a later date, or a different event of equal value. VPW requires 48 hours written notice in order to make such a transfer (email notice is acceptable). The event you are transferring to must occur within 6 months of the original event you registered for. A $15 fee will be applied to all transfers.

For our Local Workshops, 1 to 5 days in length and our Local 4 to 10 Week Courses, VPW requires 30 days written notice (before the event start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. (Email notice is acceptable.)

For our Master Photographer Series workshops, 1 to 5 days in length, VPW requires 60 days written notice (before the workshop start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. VPW may retain 15% of fees paid or $150 minimum in processing your refund. If the tuition is less than $500 the minimum fee drops to $75.

Within 45 days of the Master Photographer Series workshop date all fees paid are non-refundable.

For our Photo Tours (national and international), the following charges will apply:

  • If you cancel up to 3 months before the tour start date and we can fill your space, your reservation (or deposit) fee will be refunded
  • There is no additional cancellation fee up to 8 weeks before the start of your tour
  • From 8 weeks to 4 weeks before the tour: 25% of your balance
  • From 4 weeks to 1 week before the tour: 50% of your balance
  • From 1 week to 72 hours before the tour: 75% of your balance
  • If you cancel within 72 hours of the start of the trip, no refund can be paid
  • Transaction charges incurred on accepting and refunding payments will be deducted from the refund amount
  • In the (unlikely) event that we cancel the Photo Tour, all monies paid will be refunded in full

We highly recommend that you take out travel insurance to guard yourself against monies lost due to unavoidable cancellation by either party.

Transfers (for all events over $100): If you wish to transfer to a different workshop date, VPW requires a minimum of 30 days written (email) notice. All transfers are based on availaibility, and subject to approval by VPW staff. For courses/workshops with tuition above $101, the transfer fee is $35.

Transfer Fees as based on event pricing:
Tuition of $100 and below, the transfer fee is $15
Tuition of $101 and above, the transfer fee is $35

VPW can give no refunds:

If you registered for any event valued at or under $100
If you do not show up for your registered course.
If you register for a course beyond or below your skill or ability level.

Refunds for all events valued at $101 and above (excluding Master Series Workshops):
If a student wishes to cancel their registration for any of VPW's events, and has provided written notice within the appropriate timeframe, a refund less a $50 administration fee will be provided.

Course Cancellation:

Occasionally, we may have to cancel a course due to low enrollment. In this case, we will issue a full refund of all monies paid to VPW up to that time.

Instructor Replacement:

In the event that a listed instructor is unable to participate because of a change in his or her professional schedule, we will replace the instructor with someone of equal or similar credentials. If we cannot find a replacement in due time before the course is about to start, a particular class may have to be rescheduled.

Liability

In the event that we cancel your course, for any reason, the extent of VPW's liability is limited to the return of all monies paid. We will do everything we can to register you in another equivalent course. VPW will not be responsible for reimbursement of travel expenses of any kind.

Please note: An administration charge of $50 applies to all refunds

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"One of the most informational and entertaining speakers I've seen. I learned a ton. I especially loved his attitude toward everything."


“I'm applying what I learned in the class everyday! Only thing I'd change is make the class longer :)"


“You opened our eyes to a new way of looking at buildings…we appreciated being free to take whatever subjects caught our imagination.   You were generous with your time and your comments were helpful.”


“Truly inspiring!"


"You should know that your presentation profoundly changed (improved) the way many of us in the class shoot - myself included. The useful takeaways from it are too numerous to list. Thank you again."


“Rick has a gift for teaching, a very helpful but good way of critiquing submissions and, most important, what he teaches is immensely useful. His visuals are excellent and can be very thought-provoking.”

“…it was one of the best photography classes I have taken. You have a real knack for teaching. Your lessons and feedback have really allowed me to grow as a photographer. You encouraged me to step outside my comfort zone and gave me much more confidence in my abilities.”

“It was a great experience. I really liked the way you were the authority but were open to hearing our ideas. Overall Grade A+”

“You have had the most significant impact on my photography since I took it up and the smartest decision I've made in that regard was to take your workshop.   Little did I know that you would change my photography life.”

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This Workshop is taught by:

 
Richard Hulbert  MAIBA, FRAIC, RCA, AIA

Visit Rick's website for more information and to see his beautiful photography:

www.rickhulbertphotography.com

 

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