Education and Business
Metz and Racine | The full still-life course with LIoP
Flat 2a Enterprise House, Tudor Grove, London, E9 7QL
Wednesday 7th August – Saturday 10th August, 10am – 5pm
For this workshop, Wex have teamed up with LIoP to bring you these fantastic masterclasses with industry leading experts. LIoP, based a few minutes from our Whitechapel store, offers high-end, professional courses alongside taster workshops and the opportunity to work alongside the biggest names in the industry.
Metz and Racine can easily be given the title as one of the ‘Top 10 Still Life photographers in the world’.
Represented by the leading D & V Management, “their playful brilliance reveals the elegant, unconventional and secret lives of inanimate objects”. The duo set up their London based studio in 2000 and have since established their reputation as pioneering and innovative image-makers and directors.
Barbara Metz and Eve Racine’s work has been published in Vogue, i-D, Dazed & Confused, Numéro Homme and many other publications. Their clients include a wide range of luxury, fashion and commercial brands like (among others) Chanel, Dior, Selfridges, Louis Vuitton(including winning best direction in a fashion film in 2016), Swarowski, Visa and Mini.
Day one (10am – 5pm)
Introduction to Metz and Racine; discussing their work and workflow in their Hackney studio. They will guide you through what they do on a daily basis and how they work.
- Set up of images
- Selection of objects
- Photographing the work
- Selection of images to use
- Workflow and editing
Day two (10am – 5pm)
Taking the time come up with structured ideas and concepts for your shoot on the last day.
- Introduce ideas to Metz and Racine for advise and mentoring
- Action Planning
- How Metz and Racine would shop for a shoot; they will be bringing you shopping in their favourite prop places to buy objects, fabric, backgrounds and anything else you would like for your shoot.
Day three (10am – 5pm)
Organising and preparing your personal shoot in the studio.
- Creating the set from the props bought the previous day.
- Playing around with order and putting ideas into action
Day four (10am – 5pm)
Working within pairs; sharing different roles.
- Each student creates their own work set up
- Photographing the creations under the guidance of Metz and Racine
- Selecting images
- Full workflow critique
What you need:
- A DSLR or mirrorless camera
- Memory card
- Spare battery
For this fantastic series of Masterclasses, Wex have teamed up with London Institute of Photography to bring you photography courses taught by industry leading experts. LIoP, based a few minutes from our Whitechapel store, offers high-end, professional courses alongside taster workshops and the opportunity to work alongside the biggest names in the industry.