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Phil Penman Street Photography Masterclasses

Phil Penman Street Photography Masterclasses

Street Photography Masterclass with Phil Penman (2025)

Course Info

Join world-famous street photographer Phil Penman in around the streets of Zurich and Geneva for an intensive street masterclass. 

Phil began his photography career shooting corporate and celebrity portraits in Los Angeles (clients including Bill Gates and Jennifer Lopez) before pivoting to street photography in New York. His notable reportage of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 was featured worldwide and found its place in the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. His work covering the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown in New York has been acquired by the U.S. Library of Congress for preservation.He has been named one of the 52 most influential street photographers of all time.

During his street photography workshops at Swiss Photo Club, Phil will demonstrate the techniques he has acquired over his 30-year career. He will show you his process, from seeing the picture and using the best light and composition to editing the finished image. 

He will work with you directly on the elements you personally need to help your photography shine. 

Whether you are looking to just become a better photographer or looking to turn this into a career, Phil will be with you the entire time, available to answer any questions you may have. 

Course Outline:

The 2-day workshop in Zurich includes ample time for hands-on shooting with Phil, as well as two editing sessions and personalized feedback on your images.

The 1-day workshop in Geneva includes a morning and evening shoot with a 2-hour editing session, all under Phil's guidance.

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Important: The classes will take place in May 2025.

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Max 8 people
21 Hours
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