The Colour and the Shape

Street Photography Workshops in Hong Kong with Michael Kistler

Skill level

All skill levels welcome

Class length

4 hours


Small classes

Enrollment limited to 6 students 


Central, Sheung Wan and Sai Ying Pun areas


Open to shooters of all levels, the Street Photography Workshop will take to the streets of Hong Kong for a half-day of learning new techniques and experimenting more creatively with composition.

Shooting to include:
– Architecture lines and reflections around IFC and Exchange Square
– Candid street/movement and motion near Central Market
– Colours and life in the Central markets
– Urban details and graffiti near Staunton St and Bridges St
– Urban details/free composition in Sheung Wan and Sai Ying Pun areas
– Classic HK street scenes near Hollywood Road Park

No prior knowledge or specific camera necessary; just come with an open mind and a desire to learn!

You should take this class if you

– want to improve your street photography
– want to shoot more creatively and artistically
– want see Hong Kong in a new and different way

You will leave class with

– access to your instructor for follow-up and feedback to your images
– a lot of opportunities to put into practice what you have learned
– a better sense of your own artistic style

About the instructor

Michael Kistler ( is a Hong Kong artist specializing in fine art urban photography and photography education. Originally from Minneapolis, he lived in Tokyo for 10 years before moving to Hong Kong in 2014.

A signature element in his work is the often abstract human element and its connection to the city; the urban landscape and its structures provide permanence while people come and go, creating a dynamic environment of fleeting moments. He is constantly searching for and exploring unconventional perspectives and unique moments where people and the urban landscape collide, merge and co-exist.

In addition to having his work exhibited in Tokyo, NYC, Astoria, Minneapolis, London, Dublin, Porto and Hong Kong, Michael offers urban photography courses regularly in Hong Kong and is co­-founder of Finding Yourself in the Streets, a series of international street photography workshops. Michael has conducted workshops in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Dubai, Minneapolis and Yangon.

Upcoming Class Dates

Payment by credit card via PayPal or by bank transfer.
$200 discount with a friend!

Sat 9 Dec 2017
Price: HK$1480
Spot(s): 1

Sat 20 Jan 2018
Price: HK$1480
Spot(s): 1

Sat 3 Mar 2018
Price: HK$1480
Spot(s) remaining: 3

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