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Photography Seminars at Attica Zoological Park

  Photography Seminars at Attica Zoological Park  


Full of opportunities for exciting photographic moments, the Attica Zoological Park is the ideal place for lovers of photography and wildlife. In #AtticaWildshots seminars, everyone has the opportunity to see the park from another perspective, through the lens of their camera, with the guidance of the experienced photographers and teachers of the School of Photographic Studies Vision.  


Learn how to use your camera, see the animals of the Park and observe the reactions of visitors and capture the moment in a complete composition. The technique of the camera, the light, the frame, the decisive moment and the contact with the animal world in such magical surroundings, provide the tools to create unique icons of which you will be proud. Furthermore, you will have the privilege to take pictures of an animal feeding from the Park\'s carers and capture with your camera unique portraits from unusual angles, which are rare for the public to see.  


What will you learn in this tutorial:  

• The differences between your camera programs

• Shutter speeds freeze motion or capture

• Depth of field

• Using lenses

• Framing

• Composition

• How you could improve your photography  


To workshop lasts four hours, from 14:30 to 18:30  





Date: Saturday 14/10  


• 14:30 - 15:30 Theory for camera functions and composition of the photo frame 

• 15:30 - 18:10 Photography in selected areas of the Park. Guidance, advice and commentary on the images to each participant individually.

• 18:10 - 18:30 Feeding the animals - a unique photographic experience!  


The workshop is for everyone over 16 who owns any camera (excluding mobile phones). The camera  should be carried with a fully charged battery and empty memory card, or several films. The seminars will take plsce in small groups and each participant will have the personalized attention of the rapporteur for maximum assimilation of the curriculum. Upon completion of the seminar a certificate of attendance will be given.  


The rapporteur  

In this unique workshop the rapporteur will be John Rizomarkos, founder and director of the School of Photographic Studies VISION, with significant experience in travel photography, advertising, magazines and great teaching experience since 2003. His collaborations include large publishing houses like Conde Nast, DOL, Lymperis, Dafni popular magazines such as Status, Vogue, Vimamen, Vimadonna, Cosmopolitan, GEORAMA etc.  


Seminar day: Saturday 14/10

Duration: 4 hours, 14:30 to 18:30  

Cost: 58 euros / person / seminar (incl. VAT)  

Includes: Entrance to the park all day, tracking the seminar, participation certificate, water or soft drink, snack  


For 3 people or more: 47 euros / person (incl. VAT)

Annual Card holders: 40 euros / person (incl. VAT)    



Share your shots and win!  


Upload your best seminar photos on Instagram with the hashtag #AtticaWildShots. Also email them at PhotoCompetition@AtticaPark.gr and take part in the big photography competition of  Atticus Zoological Park to win great prizes.   


Usual questions  

How many people can participate in the seminar? 

Each photo seminar should be consisted of at least 5 people and up to 12 people maximum. Priority seats will be respected.


How can I participate? 

Register direct involvement with emails in PhotoCompetition@AtticaPark.gr. To apply your participation you must pay the relevant fee to the following account of Eurobank:BENEFICIARY: Attica Zoological ParkIBAN: GR 24026 03340 00086 02002 58002Reason: Photography Seminar + (your name)  


What happens in case of cancellation? 

Only if canceled up to 3 days before the date of the seminar (until 11/10), refundable entire subion amount will be given. Otherwise you can use your participation in any of the following courses, if there are still places available. Please contact us promptly by e-mail at PhotoCompetition@AtticaPark.gr for your convenience.


I have an annual card, you receive a discount? 

If you are an annual card holder, the cost is only 40 euros / person (31% discount).


If you want to come with my friends or my family, I get a discount? 

For 3 people or more: € 47 / person


Who can participate? 

Everyone, from 16 years and older. Younger children should be accompanied by an adult.


You need prior experience or specific knowledge to participate in the seminar? 

Prior experience is not necessary. The seminar concerns beginners and you will learn all the necessary things you should know about your camera and composition to learn how to best edit your captions.


What kind of camera and equipment do I need? 

We recommend a camera with manual settings, with a fully charged battery and empty memory card, or several films. All cameras (except mobile phones) are acceptable.


What is included in the price? 

Entrance to the park for the day, monitoring of the course, the participation certificate, water or refreshments, snacks and VAT.


Who is the rapporteur? 

In this unique workshop rapporteur will be John Rizomarkos. Photographer with significant growth in travel photography, advertising and magazines and a huge learning experience starting in 2003. Founder and director of the School of Photographic Studies VISION.


What should I wear? 

Comfortable walking shoes, light clothing, a hat and sunscreen. What is the duration of the workshop? The workshop lasts four hours, from 14:30 to 18:30. Our meeting point will be the site of the picnic next to the playground, to the right after you enter the park.


I can offer the seminar as a gift to someone else? 

Of course! The registration process remains the same, but you should only give us the name of the participant for the valid registration in the seminar.  


Have other questions? Contact us at PhotoCompetition@AtticaPark.gr