New York City Tilt-Shift Architecture & Street Photography - May 11 2018



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Join this workshop for a unique urban photography adventure. Experience the iconic architecture and capture the energy of New York City that most visitors never get to see. Join German photographer, author, traveler, award-winning podcaster and educator Chris Marquardt to learn to shoot with Canon's amazing Tilt-Shift Lenses.

This workshop includes special tripod access to iconic Grand Central Terminal, learning the tricks of night shooting in Times Square and exploration of locations that aren't on the average tourist map. As a special bonus, and in addition to the architecture photography, one of the workshop days will be dedicated to hand-held tilt-shift street photography.

Where We're Going:

  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Museum of Natural History
  • High Line / Chelsea / Chelsea Market
  • Times Square
  • 5th Avenue Apple Store


What You Will Learn

The workshop is limited to 16 students, so you will have plenty of attention and support to help you in both the field and the classroom. We will meet for classroom instruction to cover a variety of skills that enhance your photography.

You will learn how to:

  • Skillfully use Canon’s world-class Tilt-Shift lenses

  • Capture architecture the same way the world’s best architecture photographers do

  • Correct perspective and focal plane in camera right while you shoot

  • Use tilt-shift lenses to capture hand-held street photos with ease

  • Plan a photo shoot to capture the best light possible

  • Judge street light situations and use them to your advantage

  • Professionally organize and post process your photos using Adobe Lightroom

Skill level

Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced students are welcome. A good understanding of your camera operations including using manual mode, apertures, AV, F-Stops and shutter speed is needed.


Title: New York City Tilt-Shift Architecture & Street Photography - May 11 2018
Start: May 11 2018
Duration: 3 days
Location: New York City
Language(s): English
Host(s): Chris Marquardt
Price: 1499 USD

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How physical is this workshop/tour?

Rating for New York City Tilt-Shift Architecture & Street Photography - May 11 2018:

Besides some classroom time, we will spend time walking through areas of New York City. You should be able to walk in a city for a couple of hours per day.

easy (mostly in and around the classroom)
light (some walks, mostly easy terrain, no flip-flops please)
moderate (includes usually optional walks over mixed terrain, suitable shoes and clothing required if not mentioned otherwise)
heavy (includes trekking, hiking boots, altitude under about 10,000 ft)
very heavy (think trekking at altitude, Himalayan tours)

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Each day will feature several interesting locations and subjects, instruction by Chris Marquardt, extensive work with Canon’s wide-angle lenses and especially their world class tilt-shift lineup.

  • You will have the opportunity to learn and experiment with a range of Canon EOS Bodies and EF lenses.

  • Expert instruction in the field and classroom from Chris Marquardt and support from the Canon Live Learning Team.

  • Access to the latest Canon gear: L-Series and Tilt Shift lenses, and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II, EOS 5DS, EOS 5DS R, EOS 5D Mark IV, EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 80D bodies.

  • 1-2 Professional prints of your work to take home from a Canon Pro Printer.

Not Included

  • Flights/transportation to and from the workshop location
  • Anything not specified above


This workshop begins on Friday, May 11 at 9:00am and ends on Sunday, May 13 at 6:00pm.


New York Marriott Downtown
85 West Street
New York, NY 10006
(877) 303-0104

Mention Canon Photography Workshop when making your reservation or visit the registration link to receive Canon’s special rate.

Room block expires April, 13th, 2018

Travel recommendations

Closest airports to the Marriott Downtown are Newark Liberty (EWR); approximately 11 miles travel by car, the next best airport is LaGuardia (LGA); approximately 13.5 miles travel by car and John F. Kennedy (JFK); approximately 22 miles travel by car.

Contact: Canon Live Learning

Author: Chris Marquardt

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