Photo lessons for expats

  • Published : Mar 30, 2010 - 18:22
  • Updated : Mar 30, 2010 - 18:22

Michael Hurt, an American living in Seoul, is known mainly for his street fashion photography in Korea. But a new endeavor has him teaching photography classes.
From a young age Michael was interested in photography and found joy in taking photos with his first cameras. Since then, his passion has grown. After coming to Korea, he developed a passion for snapping unique Korean street fashion and started the first online magazine exclusively for Korean fashion, written in English and Korean.
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Since then Michael has published a book called the "Seoul Fashion Report." He has recently moved into new studio space and from there he teaches photography classes. So far, classes have been very successful; this is probably because Michael enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for photography.
These days as more people buy Digital SLR cameras, they need to know how to use all the settings, so Michael aims to teach his students how to use these cameras to the fullest extent and have fun doing it.

Michael offers classes in:

Basic photo 1
Getting to know your camera functions and the basics of photography -includes studio work
Basic photo 2
This class goes more in-depth in looking at specific applications.
Photoshop for Photographers
In this class students will use basic features of Photoshop and learn how to process photos correctly.
Action photography
How to and Techniques for success.
Photo Essay
A bi-weekly course.

For more details on classes see
By Alii Higham