Light art: Lightbridge by Frank Tjepkema – Image by Anton Harfst
Sign up for an Amsterdam Light Festival photography workshop by Photothema and learn to capture Amsterdam during the captivating Amsterdam Light Festival. Amsterdam by night is always special, but nothing beats the city’s atmosphere during this annual winter festival. Colorful projections, light sculptures, and installations lighten up canals and canal houses.
Workshops for beginners in night photography
Advanced night photography
Small groups with max 8 participants | extra tutor for 5+ groups
You can book you workshop via the online booking form. We’ll send you an invoice for payment via Paypal. Once we have received your payment, your booking is confirmed, and we will send you the workshop details. For last minute bookings we can arrange cash payment prior to the start of the workshop.
You can participate in the Amsterdam Light Festival photo workshops with every adjustable digital camera. The best results are attained by using a tripod.
Night photography along the Amsterdam canals in winter is quite chilly. We advise you to dress warm, and wear fingerless gloves.
Minimum number of participants
The minimum number of participants for a workshop Amsterdam Light Festival is four (4). In case there are not enough participants 24 hours prior to the workshop, you can choose a workshop on another day or upgrade to a private workshops (€ 125).
In case of severe weather (continuous heavy rain, freezing rain) we will cancel the workshop. In this case you will receive a voucher valid for any Photothema workshop or photo tour (valid for 12 months). The workshops continue in case of light rain or a shower.
Main languages of the tours will be English and Dutch. Your workshop guides also speak German and Greek.