Leica Akademie / Color and Composition with Chip Litherland - May 8 & 9, 2013


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During this two-day course, Chip will show you how to incorporate unique composition, ambient light and vibrant color into your own photography. Leica Akademie will be on hand to help you explore the Leica X2 and Leica X Vario cameras, get one-on-one training and learn how to take full advantage of these powerful cameras.

On the first day, Chip will be speaking about his work and giving instruction about how to improve your own photography. His presentation will be followed by plenty of hands-on shooting time with the Leica X2 and Leica X Vario. The second day will feature a post-production lecture, emphasizing editing and toning techniques; the latter half of the day will be dedicated to image review of the participants’ work.

Who should attend this workshop?
Current owners of any Leica X series camera, as well as anyone interested in seeing what these cameras are capable of producing. Anyone who is interested in pushing the way they see color and light to a new level, while getting hands-on experience and feedback will benefit from this unique workshop.



2 PM: Introduction & Presentation. Meet at Leica Store Miami. Chip will be presenting his work and discussing color, light and composition.

4 PM – 7 PM: Shoot. Head to South Beach to take advantage of the late afternoon sun and implement the techniques Chip taught during his presentation.

SUNDAY (9 AM – 2 PM)

9 AM – NOON: Shoot. Meet at Leica Store Miami and shoot in the Little Havana area.

NOON – 2 PM: Image Review & Post Processing. Chip will be presenting on editing, toning and workflow.


Chip is a commercial, editorial, sport, wedding and travel photographer. His clients include: ESPN: The Magazine,TIMEThe New YorkerThe New York Times and The Wall Street Journal among many other commercial clients. Chip is a self-diagnosed color addict; strong lines, contrast, and over-saturated colors dominate his photography. You can see his work at www.chiplitherland.com. Also, take a look at his blog post from our June workshop here.

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