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Do you want to produce striking photographic projects?

Be part of a Masterclass Workshop with Leica Ambassador and World Press Photo awarded photographer Fulvio Bugani and build your skills through concrete practical training into the world of visual storytelling.

workshop New York Fulvio Bugani


Participants will follow an intensive hands-on program, closely guided by their instructor to sharpen their visual skills within their own photographic projects. Through daily group and individual meetings, the Master Photographer will guide each participant individually pushing them further. During the workshop the participants will be given ample space to analyze their photos and to share ideas on how to develop a reportage. In addition to the daily meetings to revise the work, there will be individual shooting sessions.

This intensive masterclass with Fulvio Bugani will help photographers structure their way of observing and photographing the world around them. Through a reading of participants’ works, shooting sessions in the city of New York, and editing sessions the Master photographer will guide each student towards the building of a personal photographic story.

The workshop includes daily meetings a our Head Quarter in New York to learn how to design a photographic project. This is a full-time program offering classes and shooting every day. Students should be prepared to work full-time. 

The shooting sessions will be individual. If necessary Fulvio Bugani will join the participants to help them better understand how to approach the story, the situations and the people. A local photo editor will be available to revise the work.

Each participant must bring their own camera equipment and a laptop with a photo editing program installed (preferably Lightroom)

The preliminary program will be as follows:

  • Day 1 – travel and accommodation. Meeting the group at our HQ at late evening and dinner.
  • Day 2 – meeting at our HQ:
    • Introduction

    • story assignment
    • presentation of Fulvio Bugani’s work, who will explain his own working method as well as his artistic influences.
    • Planning the shooting sessions
  • Days 3, 4, 5 – Individual Shooting session + Review, sharing and collective discussion of the materials produced.
  • Day 6 – Meeting at the HQ. Editing work and preparation of individual slide show.. Directions on how to submit a job to a Magazine. Final Evaluation. Greetings and departures in late evening.
  • Day 7 – if there’s not possible to fly back home the previous night it is advisable to leave in the morning of day 7.



Fulvio Bugani photographer

Is an Italian freelance photographer based in Bologna, Italy. He started working as a photographer in 1995. After a close collaboration with major photo studios of Bologna, he founded “Foto Image”, his own studio in 1999. He actively collaborated with associations and NGOs, such as: MSF (Doctor Without Borders) and Amnesty International, for which he has realized reportages on social issues.
His work has been published in international magazines or websites like TIME LightBox, LFI – Leica Fotografie International and The Guardian and Cubadebate.
Along with other recognitions, he was awarded at the World Press Photo in 2015, and in 2016 his work about Cuba was among the 12 finalist at the prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack Award, and since 2017 has been one of the 3 Leica International Ambassadors for the new Leica M10.



  • Do not miss out the opportunity to live photography as a protagonist. Limited places available.

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  • Intensive photography workshop tuition with Fulvio Bugani.
  • Daily meetings: individual and group lessons with the Master Photographer
  • On-site activities associated with international professionals

Please note: The following are not included in the workshop fee:

  • airfare (each partecipant should book his/her own flight)
  • accommodation in double/single room or hotels
  • all meals
  • Health and travel insurance
  • Visa, or necessary documents to get into the Country
  • airport tax
  • baggage fees
  • tips if necessary
  • individual expenses of any kind
  • taxis and/or other ground transport
  • photographic equipment of any kind
  • trip cancellation insurance

The following terms and conditions represent the terms and conditions upon which you agree to participate in our photography workshop.

To avoid doubt, throughout the terms and conditions, the following terms will have the corresponding meaning:- “We” or “the photographer” or “Us” means Foto Image and its agents, contractors, representatives and consultants; “You” or “participant (s)” means the party or parties identified on the first page of this document under the heading ‘YOUR DETAILS’; “Workshop” means the workshop you wish to book.
Participants in a PWA Photography Adventure Tour, Workshop and Private Guided Tour must be 18 or over.

Click here to read the whole terms and conditions upon which you agree to participate in our photography workshop.

To participate in our workshop, please send us an email to info@fotoimage.it indicating your name, surname, e-mail address. You will be requested to pay a non-refundable registration fee of 500€. While the balance must be paid by the 30th of January 2018. Note that all the transaction costs will be at your charge.

There are a limited number of places available, to allow a better interaction between students and the Master photographers. Registration will be closed once the maximum number of participants is reached.  It is therefore necessary to sign up well in advance and check with the secretariat the actual availability before paying the registration fee.

The workshop will be activated when the minimum number of students is reached. If this is not reached, the workshop will be canceled and all registration fees will be refunded. We will not be responsible for any costs associated with travel, accommodation, insurance or any other costs other than the workshop cost that may be associated, either directly or indirectly, with the cancellation of a workshop.

Aside from the registration, each student must provide for his/her own trip and accomodation independently.