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Portrait and Fashion Photography Workshop

By: Luca Babini e Giovanni Gastel

29th-30th September 2018

Boschi di Montecalvi Resort – Suvereto – Tuscany


The first of a series of workshops held by AFIP International and hosted by some of the greatest Italian photographers.The participation is open to professional and advanced amateurs.

A Portrait and Fashion Photography workshop, immersed in the beautiful landscape of Tuscany held by two of Italy’s Masters of Photography: Giovanni Gastel and Luca Babini.


The workshop will span 2 days at the Boschi di Montecalvi resort. It will focus on the challenges of shooting a real advertising campaign and will allow a hands-on approach in a real life situation.

Our sole sponsor will be ‘O bag’, a fashion accessory company founded in 2009,

O bag will provide us with their iconic XL Extralight bags that will be the subject of the advertising campaign both as still life and a fashion accessory on a fashion model.

Our media partner will be Glamour Magazine which will feature the workshop and some of the participants’ images in its pages

Participants will have to bring their own equipment, (full frame reflex or similar)

The cost of the workshop is 1,500.00 Euros (3 nights at the resort + meals, see below for more details)

AFIP Members Discount: 300.00 Euros

Early Bird July 5th – 20th – 150.00 Euros discount on the total amount


Registration will close on September 10th 2018


Program Details


Friday September 28th

Arrival of participants before 8pm

Dinner and Workshop Presentation


Saturday September 29th


10am – 1pm

Portrait Photography – Giovanni Gastel

Fashion Photography – Luca Babini



3pm – 6pm

Workshops Resume




Sunday September 30th


9:30am – 1pm

Portrait Photography – Luca Babini

Fashion Photography – Giovanni Gastel

1pm – 2pm


2pm – 4pm

Workshops Resume


We say goodbye


Included in the workshop:

3 nights stay at the resort (extra nights can be arranged for a special price of 85.00 Euros +Tax)

After Hour by the Pool with gourmet cheese degustation

Live local music

‘Pizzata’ Lunch

BBQ Evening

Local Produce gift bag


All workshop revenues will go to AFIP to finance its mission


For those applying from outside Italy:

Please email AFIP at to express your interest,

for questions and to register


Payments by Wire Transfers as folows:

AFIP International

IBAN: IT61M0200833290000102947803


Please include your First and Last Name as well as ‘Workshop Gastel-Babini’

in the wire reference