shanghai photography workshops

Amazing photography in the city of electric dreams.

An all-inclusive, luxury Shanghai photography workshop.

Cityscape

Cityscape

People

People

Long Exposure

Long Exposure

Stunning locations. Amazing experiences. Down-to-earth instruction.

You can have all of it (and more) when you schedule your workshop. Take a look at the highlights.

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Capture the neon streets from high above the city

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Enjoy sunset from the skyscraper rooftops

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Get to know the people and local culture

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Shoot from the highest buildings in the world

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See some of the most spectacular bridges

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Witness the nightly light-show on the river

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Get exclusive access to secret rooftop locations

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Learn how to capture the true energy of the city

Welcome to your tailor-made photography expedition.

Electric, vivid, alive - Learn how to capture and explore one of the most exciting cities in the world.

Home to some of the tallest buildings on Earth with their amazing light displays, this city really is a long-exposure and rooftop photographer's dream to begin with - and that's not to mention the countless street photography opportunities you'll enjoy along the way.

Working directly with Paul, before, during and after your journey throughout this incredible city, you'll be treated to stunning locations, unique experiences and down-to-earth photographic tuition which will ensure you capture images you'll be proud to display for all to see, as well as memories that will last a lifetime.

Staying in luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, we'll incorporate rooftops, cityscapes and street photography into your custom workshop itinerary, delivering a portfolio of your own stunning images that will be truly unique and special to you.

Your unique style deserves unique attention.

If you're ready to take your photography to the next level, schedule your private one-to-one workshop today.

Explore the world with Paul

With limited private photography workshops offered each year, every one is special.

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Bespoke itineraries

Have a perfect shot you've been dreaming about for years? Get the most out of your time and resources with a trip that's entirely built around you.

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Unique locations

With access to exclusive locations and Paul's extensive network of local resources, you can be sure to get that special image you want.

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Incredible experiences

Whether it's a doors-off aerial shoot high above a city or private access to glacial ice caves, we'll work with you to get that shot of a lifetime.

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Best equipment

You'll have access to industry-leading high resolution cameras, including Phase One's Medium Format system - the most advanced in the world.

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Expert tuition

From initial planning to mastering post-production, you'll spend quality one-to-one time with Paul building new skills based on your individual goals.

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Ultimate flexibility

Whether it's chasing storms, or avoiding them, our small-group format allows us to be flexible with locations for perfect shots throughout your trip.

An all-Inclusive, private, luxury photo workshop

7 day Shanghai expeditions starting from $28,000 / £20,500

Your luxury travel experience

Explore the world, all-inclusive and worry-free.

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First class journeys

We want you to be as refreshed as possible throughout your journey, so it's first or business class all the way.

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Top rated hotels

You'll stay at top luxury hotels right in the heart of the action - to maximise your shooting time and rest when you return.

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Adventure in style

With modern, fully air-conditioned vehicles and local interpreters, you'll get the best out of your time on the road.

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Time to relax

We all need a break sometimes, so on longer expeditions we'll include relaxation options to rejuvenate during your stay.

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Taste the difference

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks are all included from some of the finest restaurant options in each location.

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Calm surroundings

Avoid the crowds with fast-track and executive lounges, giving you more time and space to meet, relax and learn.

Now booking COVID-secure 2022-2023 workshops & expeditions

In line with our principles of encouraging responsible, sustainable, worldwide travel - we are running a limited number of bespoke photography workshops beginning in 2022.

 

To ensure you’ll get the best out of your private expedition, while also showing respect for our visited destinations, all trips will be operated in the form a close-cohort "bubble" along with our COVID-secure requirements:

All workshop participants must be fully vaccinated in order to attend
Frequent rapid tests will be provided (and required) throughout your trip
Local restrictions and distancing measures will be followed at all times
Each attendee requires named COVID-inclusive travel insurance

What's not included?

When your trip is all-inclusive, this list isn't long.

Minus your passports, visas and clean underwear, you won't need to bring much more.

Of course, you might want to bring a wide array of clothing (weather can vary from hot, cold, dry and rainy) plus any medications you require - and if you want to bring your own camera to shoot with, check out our recommended list of equipment here.

Paul carries worldwide insurances for commercial photography as well as public liability, but you should always ensure you have your own travel policy in case of cancellation, medical emergencies or any other unexpected situation occurring. It's also a great thing to consider equipment insurance if you don't already hold it.

Looking for an adventure that will sharpen your skills and awaken your inner artist?

You've just found what you've been searching for.

Shanghai photography workshop

An all-Inclusive, private, luxury photo workshop

7 day Shanghai expeditions starting from $28,000 / £20,500

Get in touch

Get in touch today to start planning your ultimate photographic adventure.
Email directly at workshops@paulreiffer.com, call us on +44 (0)208 123 0250 or fill out the form below and we'll be in touch as soon as possible.