1:1 Coaching on all things underwater photography
1:1 sessions can be conducted both online and face to face here in La Paz, Mexico. All sessions are planned with you in advance to make sure we focus on the aspects you want to improve on.
Here are a few examples of possible topics:
Basic principles of underwater photography
If you're fairly new to underwater photography or need a bit of a refresher on some basic principles, this is a great starting point! We can cover some key principles and talk about how to make those work to our advantage.
Underwater photography techniques
Having trouble with close-focus wide-angle? Struggling with that snoot you just bought? Are you just guessing where to put those damn strobes half the time? Hannes can coach you on any wide-angle or macro technique in underwater photography and sort out those issues for you!
Asking friends and family for an opinion on your images is usually not very helpful as they're generally lacking the context for what constitutes a good image. Or perhaps they just don't want to hurt your feelings. Hannes can help you identify your strongest images to best represent your work. Brutal honesty is available at request :)
Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop workflow
Hannes will teach you how to better manage and edit your images using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. This can cover everything from organizing your images in a sensible way so you can actually find the right ones later to processing the best ones to perfection.
Image selection for photography competitions
Picking images for competitions is hard! Hannes has had a fair bit of success in the major competitions in the past years and can help you identify the right images for the right competition.
Investing in the wrong components can be a giant waste of your hard-earned cash and can even set you back in your journey to taking better pictures! Dealers often don't care about this much as their primary objective at the end of the day is to make money. Hannes can help you choose which parts would be most beneficial to build up your first system or to upgrade, or maybe advise you to better invest in time underwater instead of the latest gadget!
Hannes charges an hourly rate of $50 USD for 1:1 tuition. Bookings of 3 hours or more get an additional hour free of charge. Sessions are available any day of the week.
Get in touch via the button below to schedule or if you have any questions!