Nils Thies

Saturday, September 02, 2017, 2–5pm

Location: Fotografie Forum Frankfurt


Street photography, urban landscape, basics in technique and image composition

Workshop schedule

Meet at 2 pm, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, Braubachstraße 30–32, 60311 Frankfurt.

Nils Thies will give a short introduction and discuss the walk. While exploring the city and its interesting photo spots, Nils Thies will guide with professional help and answer questions.


Professional equipment or just a pocket camera, quality does not matter; we recommend working with a digital camera.

Weather-friendly clothing.

Language: German
Price members: 39 EUR
Price non members: 49 EUR
Number of participants: Min. 8 / max. 10 persons
Registration deadline: August 25, 2017

For beginners

Themes: Street photography, urban landscape, basics in technique and image composition

“Frankfurt through the lens” is a tour of the city with photographic expertise – the perfect way for beginners or engaged amateurs to discover Frankfurt. Experience Frankfurt while photographing its most interesting sights with professional help from multi-media photojournalist, Nils Thies. This workshop should open new perspectives in order to experience public places in a new way such as the Römerberg, Frankfurt’s banking district or station quarters. Helpful tips that enable enhanced viewing will be discussed. Basic technical aspects such as aperture, long exposure and composition will be explained as well. Even those without professional equipment are encouraged to participate.

New this year: you also have the chance to use Olympus cameras which FFF main sponsor Olympus Deutschland will provide for testing.

Nils Thies (*1979) studied at the College of Arts Bremen, University of Applied Sciences Mikkeli, Finland and graduated with a Masters degree in Digital Media from the University of Applied Science Bremerhaven. Since graduating he has been working as a reportage photographer and multimedia journalist. His work has taken him to Greece, Kosovo, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Croatia. He is currently working as a picture editor for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). Nils Thies lives and works in Frankfurt am Main.


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