Mehmet Ömür’s Photography and iPhoneography workshop in Tuscany in May 2024 sounds like a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in photography and digital art. Here’s a breakdown of the key details
About Mehmet Ömür:
- Born in Istanbul, Mehmet Ömür discovered his passion for photography in the early 70s.
- Despite his career as an ENT surgeon, he maintained photography as a passion.
- In 2017, he shifted to full-time photography in Paris, France.
- He holds Photography Diplomas from CB3P Photography School in Paris and the University of Eskisehir, Turkey.
- He is also a certified drone user and holds various certifications in design and contemporary arts.
- His photography focuses on street photography and vernacular-candid photography.
- He has received awards such as the IPPA iPhone Photography Awards and the Vicent Versace Photographic Excellence Award.
- Beyond photography, he is a prolific author with works in gastronomy and the arts.
- His artistic journey has been exhibited globally.
- The workshop spans 10 days and aims to explore the intersection of AI, mobile photography, and digital art.
- Participants will begin by creating original images using Discord and Midjourney applications.
- The workshop will cover layering techniques and masking applications for digital collages.
- Participants will work with texture and filter applications like Distressed FX and iColorama.
- iPad users will explore Procreate for mobile digital painting.
- The workshop will also introduce print techniques like Gelli Print and Cyanotype.
- Day trips in the Val d’Orcia area will provide opportunities to capture various subjects, including architecture, people, and landscapes.
- The workshop concludes with a group dinner and a showcase of the created works.
- 10 nights of accommodation (Single or Double Occupancy options available).
- 36 meals (breakfasts, lunches, and dinners) with most dietary requirements accommodated with advance notice.
- Ground transportation to and from Florence Peretola Airport on specified arrival and departure days.
- All transportation to various sites visited during the workshop.
- Entrance fees to museums or sites included in the itinerary.
- Instructor’s fees.
What’s Not Included:
- Airfare and travel insurance (required).
- Four meals that will be eaten while out for the day.
- Any extra food and wine for personal consumption in your room.
- Gratuities to staff at the end of your stay (recommendations provided in the information packet).
- Overall, this workshop promises an immersive and creative experience in photography, digital art, and AI, set against the beautiful backdrop of Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia
. Participants can expect to enhance their skills and explore new artistic dimensions under the guidance of Mehmet Ömür.