Street Photography Workshop By Abir Abdullah
From 2017-03-24 09:30:00 | To 2017-03-26 17:30:00
Trivoli Court, Flat no.33 Main Block,1A Ballygunge Circular Road , Kolkata-700019 , West Bengal , India
Abir Abdullah, currently is the Bangladesh correspondent of the European Press Photo Agency(EPA). Born in 1971 in Bagerhat in Southern Bangladesh, he holds a Masters in Marketing (M.Corn) from Dhaka University. Making a significant career change to become a photographer, he studied at the Bangladesh Photographic institute in 1993 and then at Pathshala media Institute, gaining a diploma in photojournalism in 1999.
Following this the World Press Photo Foundation - Netherlands supported him on a three year seminar (Pleasure of Life).
He worked as a staff photographer at Drik PLC (1996-2005); was a Founding partner at DrikNews (2006); Vice Principal of Pathshala(2010-2012); and was a jury member at Worlds Press Photo (2011).
Abir's numerous awards includes the Mother Jones Awards(2001) for his work on freedom fighters (Veterans of the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971) and the 1st Prize National Disaster Category NPPA best of photojournalism award 2008.
His work continues to gain recognition and he was the Alexia Foundation Professional grants winner 2013 and the recipient of the Leica Reportage prize in the Vevey International Photography Awards in Switzerland 2013. Abir's work has been published in New York times, New Yorker, Time, Guardian, The Telegraph, Stern, Der Spiegel, The New York International Magazine and many other international publications.
Highlights of work as an exhibition artist: Reflections: Water and Life in Bangladesh at the association of photographers gallery in London, 1999. The Pleasure of Life Exhibition at Oude Krek in Amsterdam, 2001. 2001 Mother Jones award recipients exhibition at the Ansel Adams Center in San Francisco, USA. Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, UK, 2010. Shattered Faces Photo essay at the Freedom to Create Exhibition at the Cairo Opera House, 2010; At the gallery of Bosnia and Herzevogina; at the gallery Mirchandani Steinruecke, Mumbaai, India, 2011. Metropolis city life in the urban age-2011 - Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Groninger.
Day 1: 24th March 2017
9.30 a.m - 11.30 a.m
Introduction to Street Photography and discuss different approach to street photography from early street photographers and contemporary street photographers. (Robert Doisneau, Joel Meyerowitz, William Klein, Vivian Dorothea Maier, Alfred Stieglitz, Henry Cartier Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, Garry Winogrand, Bruce Gildin, Martin Parr, Trent Parke)
11.30-12.00 - Tea Break
12.00-1.30 - Introduction part continues.
1.30-2.30 - Lunch Break
2.30-4.30 - Techniques and tips of Street Photography:
Discuss different techniques taking photos in the streets, how to be invisible in the streets, how to get confidence and conquer fear, how to approach unknown people, discuss the ways of observation/seeing and capture the fleeting moments quickly and light techniques in street photography.
4.30-4.35 - Tea Break
445-5.15 - Discuss about the shooting next day (location, team work, etc.)
Day 2: 25th March 2017
Participants will take photos in the street from 6.a.m to 10 a.m (Strictly follow the time for shooting). Participants will have to edit their work and present 10 photos and share their experiences in the review session. The review session will start after lunch around 2.00 p.m - 5 p.m and plans for next day shoot.
Day 2: 26th March 2017
Participants will take photos in the street from 6.a.m to 10 a.m (Strictly follow the time for shooting). Participants will have to edit their work and present 10 photos in the review session.
The review session will start after lunch around 2.00 p.m - 5 p.m and plans for next day shoot. Final talk about inspiration and building a street photography project idea in future.
Moments are fleeting every seconds in real time and from our memory. But memories can be recorded that last forever in our memories.
This street photography workshop will try to teach the photographers to capture those fleeting moments from our everyday life, During the workshop participants will see lots of photos done by the master photographers and video on how they work on streets.
The workshop is designed for advanced level of participants who aspire to develop a personal vision in Photography, through building a long term work.
~The participants are requested to carry a DSLR Camera.
~Carrying a laptop is optional.
Use Code MWPW30 to get 30% discount. Limited Seats
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