Phase One Digital Artist Series

Four new workshops

COPENHAGEN, July 18, 2012 — Phase One announced open enrollment for four new special Phase One Digital Artist Series (PODAS) Workshops — one scheduled each month from September through December, 2012. They will be held in Namibia, Scotland, Monument Valley in Arizona, and New Zealand.

Established in 2010, PODAS is unique among photography workshops in providing multiple leading photographers for intensive one-on-one instruction and the loan to participants of the world’s leading professional camera equipment — the Phase One IQ series medium format camera system — for the entire workshop. PODAS offers an everything-taken-care of experience with top accommodations, adventure and inspiration.

What is PODAS?
It’s the luxury of having everything taken care of so that you can focus on perfecting your craft and capturing images that you might never before have thought possible. You will be met at the airport of the designated city and enjoy transportation throughout the workshop, private accommodations and memorable meals. You’ll enjoy the scenery and the company of fellow photographers, while you’re producing great new work.

You will experience the thrill of working with and learning on one of the finest camera systems available. The Phase One IQ160 — 60 megapixel medium format camera system — is what professional photographers use. And it is yours to use for the duration of the workshop. To take the experience even further you can select from and work with a range of lenses. And you will take home with you a copy of Capture One Pro, the professional raw rendering and image editing software that all this great equipment runs on; it also runs on most of the leading DSLR cameras on the market today.

You will have the adventure of visiting locations you’ve dreamed about. PODAS locations are often exotic, and always breathtaking.

Finally, PODAS is unique in offering exceptional personal attention. Class size is always limited; instructors are chosen from the top ranks of the profession. Unlike perhaps any other workshop experience, multiple instructors and the blend of classroom and field work ensure that you receive the attention you deserve to take your photography further than ever before.

Enrollment is now open for these workshops:

September 23rd – October 3, 3012 – Namibia
Instructors: Andy Biggs and Bill Atkinson
For the adventurous, this is the year’s premier PODAS workshop.

October 21st – 27, 2012 – Scotland (almost fully booked)
Instructors: Steve Gosling and Peter Cox
Capture true “edge of the world” images.

November 3 – 9, 2012 – Arizona (Monument Valley & Slot Canyons) USA
Instructors: Jack Flesher and Tim Wolcott
Monument Valley is waiting to enchant you. A stellar American team supports this trip, along with two great American landscape photographers.

December 3 – 9, 2012 – New Zealand
Instructors: Peter Eastway, Christian Fletcher, Jackie Ranken and Mike Langford
For the adventurous – we’ll visit one area accessible only by helicopter that will take your breath away and send you home with some exceptional landscape images.

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Twitter: @PODASworkshops

About Phase One
Phase One is the world’s leader in open-platform based medium format camera systems and solutions. Phase One medium format cameras, digital backs and lenses are designed to deliver superior quality image capture and investment value. Phase One’s Capture One and Media Pro software help streamline capture and post-production processes for both medium format and DSLR cameras. Phase One products are known for their quality, flexibility and speed enabling pro photographers shooting in a wide range of formats to achieve their creative visions without compromise.

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Phase One is an employee-owned company based in Copenhagen with offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Cologne, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney and Tel Aviv.