From the 25th to 30th April 2018, this 5-day photo adventure will be held when spring days are warm and long, sun shines and blooming flowers turn the landscape unique and colourful.


Limited to 12 participants, this workshop will exceed your greatest expectations whether you're an amateur or professional photographer. Combine theory and practical in exquisite locations to achieve outstanding results.


Majestic Lusitanos Photo Workshop
* Price starts from 1.390€ *

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Capture the Majesty of Lusitanos

Dive into the diverse and bright equine culture of Portugal with its remarkable breed – Lusitano horse.

Katya Druz, renowned equine photographer, will lead you in this photographic journey and help you capture all the beauty of these outstanding horses with your cameras. You will learn how to reveal the best in every horse, practising your skills in many photo-shoots, along with detailed theoretical sessions.

Different locations, various scenarios and Lusitano horses of all colors and types are waiting for you. Check out some more details about what this photo-worskhop will offer you:

  • Choosing equipment for equine photography
  • Understanding principles and technical aspects of how your equipment works
  • Basic knowledge of composition, light and colors and other general photography issues
  • Organizing photo-shoots with horses
  • Specifications of shooting horses in different conditions and scenarios
  • Understanding horse psychology and applying it to the photographic process
  • Basics of photo post-processing
  • Horses in liberty, playing in traditional bull fighting arenas or paddocks
  • Herds of Lusitano mares or youngsters in typical Portuguese landscapes, capturing precious moments of horses’ social life
  • Portraits of horses: correct posture and framing; revealing the personality of the animal and showing him from his best sides
  • The horse and its rider: capturing the human-equine connection
  • Lusitano as a traditional breed – horses and riders in Portuguese tack, costumes and equitation
  • Lusitano as a modern sport horse – full-dressage look and performance of exercises
  • Have a special touristic day: take the time to visit some of the main attractions of the capital and roam the streets to get to know this incredible city.
  • Riding lessons for riders of all levels: whether you are an amateur or experienced rider, take the chance to ride our amazing Lusitano horses.
  • Enjoy a new gastronomic experience: savor the best of traditional Portuguese dishes and take part in wine and cheese tasting.
  • Visit a Portuguese tack shop and treat yourself and your horse with the best traditional outfits.

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Who is organizing this event?

Katya Druz

Katya Druz

Lead Photographer

International Equine Photographer with over 10 years of experience, Katya will share her incredible knowledge, guiding you both theoretically and practically aiming to boost both your skills and portfolio.

Filipa Jácome

Filipa Jácome

Manager & Public Relations

Combining vast experience in event organization and public relations managment with a deep knowledge about the Lusitano breed, Filipa is responsible for logistics, locations and contact for any questions regarding the upcoming workshop.

Lusitano World

Lusitano World


Lusitano World is sponsoring several initiatives on equestrian photography, aiming to promote the Lusitano breed worldwide and to increase the international awareness about these multi-faceted and simply incredible horses.