ABOUT the FOTOfactory

International Institute of Photography the FOTOfactory is the most prestigious private educational Institute in the Netherlands, with English spoken photography courses and workshops. Our students are coming from all over the world to study photography at different levels. Our courses are presented in a relaxed atmosphere where student involvement is encouraged, feedback is important, and the instructors are always available to answer questions.

From December 21st till 23rd (12AM – 7PM) PhotoQ Bookshop organizes at the FOTOfactory Amsterdam a big Christmas photobook market with bookstands from:
Dutch Independent Art Book Publishers // The Eriskay Connection // Fw:Books // GUP magazine // Ipso Facto // KesselsKramer // Uitgeverij TerraLannoo // Uitgeverij Leituris // NOOR // Schilt Publishing & Gallery // Martijn van de Grienst. Drop by for some rare extra’s!

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De beste fotografie opleiding of fotocursus. Photography education for beginners or advanced photographers.

This program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography and is English spoken. Every year a limited number of students will be admitted to start our professional Full 3 Year Course. This is your change. Our application procedure is now open.

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The FOTOfactory is excited to team up with NOOR images to bring NOOR’s teaching photographers to our education center. The intimate and rigorous 4Day program will focus on documentary photography. Award-winning photographers, Alixandra Fazzina and Sebastian Liste will share their practices, passions and expertise to guide participants, but also push them to think differently about their work.

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january

26oct - 22feboct 2610:00 amfeb 22Advanced Photoshop
15dec - 25maydec 159:30 ammay 25Conceptual Fashion
21jan - 25febjan 2110:00 amfeb 25Basic Photography Course

february

26oct - 22feboct 2610:00 amfeb 22Advanced Photoshop
15dec - 25maydec 159:30 ammay 25Conceptual Fashion
21jan - 25febjan 2110:00 amfeb 25Basic Photography Course

march

15dec - 25maydec 159:30 ammay 25Conceptual Fashion
10mar - 26maymar 101:00 pmmay 26Start Full 3 Year Course

april

15dec - 25maydec 159:30 ammay 25Conceptual Fashion
10mar - 26maymar 101:00 pmmay 26Start Full 3 Year Course

may

15dec - 25maydec 159:30 ammay 25Conceptual Fashion
10mar - 26maymar 101:00 pmmay 26Start Full 3 Year Course

Focus media organizes this event at our location. The central theme of this evening is ‘How to film with your DSLR’? Professional filmer Patrick van Weeren will present his work and Nivo Schweitzer will be present with different sorts of equipment, so you can ‘touch and try’. A pleasant and interesting evening, where you learn new techniques and meet other photographers. Snacks and drinks included.

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De beste fotografie opleiding of fotocursus. Photography education for beginners or advanced photographers.

When you want to learn more about photography all shared with other students from around the world. In a small group, you will learn about visual language, digital technique, studio and even B&W analogue photography. Printing in our Darkroom included.

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During the module Signature Development you will learn to talk and write about your work and also develop your ways of working consistent to who you are as a photographer. Writing an artist statement and building a body of work. Developing yourself, developing a signature.

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Photostudio techniques for the photographer

Looking for a course that will help you to develop your studio photography skills? Then maybe this module is suited for you. During 8 days you will learn to work with studiolights, products and people. Even working with an off-camera flash outside is included. And as follow up you could join the advanced studio course.

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De beste fotografie opleiding of fotocursus. Photography education for beginners or advanced photographers.

Photography is going old school. Developing your own films and printing your own negatives in a darkroom feels like magic. During this workshop you are going to print your own digital image on analogue paper. And we guarantee you, it will be love at first site!

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STUDENT WORK – IN PROGRESS

De beste fotografie opleiding of fotocursus. Photography education for beginners or advanced photographers.

NEIDE BASTOS

A portrait

made by
Neide Bastos
for the module Photographic Development I
(First Year) as part of a serie portraits.

ISO 1250 – 1/40 sec – F. 4.5 – 40mm f/2.8

natural light use

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