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World Bodypainting Photo Days 2017


Workshops, seminars, photo zones and contests

28 - 30 July 2017

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With this evanescent body art, photography is an essential part of the festival. Over the years the "World Bodypainting Photo Days" have evolved with more and more content.

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Foto: Gunther Weirum


Photo activities during the WB Academy

( Pre-program from Monday 24 July to Thursday 28 July 2017)

The WB Academy program and side events take place from Monday to Thursday during the days and evenings leading up to the main days.

There are a variety of workshops such as nudes, gothic, or surreal photography workshops offered to photographers. These high quality classes are limited to small groups and have participation fees. Contents and prices can be found in the "WB Academy" section.

From partners such as Adobe, there are also lectures and workshops on topics such as workflow, image processing, 3D and more, this lectures are free for owners of photo tickets or participants in any WB Academy program.



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Photos: D. Moisseev / A. Peria

The main days in Bodypaint City

(Friday 28 July - Sunday 30 July 2017)

In the Open Air Art Park "Bodypaint City" you will find the exhibition areas, the artists tents as well as photo areas.
Digital Creative Corner, Photo Action Bay with professional lighting equipment from Hensel and Sun Bounce, service areas and more are spread throughout the park.

After the completion of artistic work on the models, they pose exclusively in the "Photo Award Area" this is where Photo Ticket holders can make the most fantastic shots to enter in the photo contest. In addition, photo ticket holders also have access to the front stage area.

  • Trade show area
  • Photo shooting areas to holders of photo tickets (strictly limited)
  • Test equipment
  • WBF photo contests in 2 categories


The photo ticket is available from €169  in our Online Shop!


Goodies 2017 sponsored by


Every Photo Pass holder gets at the registration desk when checking a Goodie sponsored HARTLAUER!!


All Ticket Options

Classes especially for photo pass holders  with Christoph Kaltseis

Friday: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
• work with Lightroom CC and Creative Cloud
• integration of mobile terminal devices
• maximize RAW Output
• understanding of Adobe RGB and sRGB
• what is Adobe Spark?

Saturday: Adobe Photoshop CC
• dynamic and color – maximum use – how does this work?
• sharpness and blurredness - editing in Photoshop
• what is PS Express?

Sunday: postproduction – with Lightroom and Photoshop CC
• many possibilities and one aim – a brilliant picture
• workflow processes with Lr and Ps; APF-R new tecnologies
• more than 16 bit data – does it make sense?
• Look into the depth – tricks in photoshop


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Foto: Gunther Weirum

The photo contest,  “World Bodypainting Photo Award“

Since 20 years the photo competition is a big part of the World Bodypainting Festival. We award in 2 categories the best images done in that year.  Find all detailed information here at WBF Photo Award.



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