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The Pushkar Photography Masterclass, 27th -29th Oct 2017

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© Vineet Vohra
Pushkar © Vineet Vohra

The challenge, the spontaneity, the joy of capturing that perfect moment when light, texture and all the elements coming together in that one frame.

Here is a story by Vineet Vohra from Last years Pushkar Festival for the Leica Blog

Held each at the time of the Kartik Purnima full moon, Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences, a spectacle on an epic scale, attracting more than 11,000 camels, horses and cattle and visited by over 400,000 people over a period of around fourteen days.

For visitors it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the colour, spectacle and carnival of one of the last great traditional melas, which brings livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan.

APF is organising a 3 day intensive Photography Master Class which is tailor made to cater to needs of anyone who wishes to train their eyes to find order in chaos of Pushkar Mela.

WORKSHOP MENTORS

Vineet Vohra, APF Co-founder,Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor

Rohit Vohra, APF Co-founder, Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor

 The Pushkar Master Class will be limited to an intimate class of max 8 passionate individuals who want to polish their skills and break out of their comfort zones. We’ll talk about street and travel photography. This workshop is designed to help improve your photography, enhance your style and find your vision by providing expert advice and knowledge specifically aimed at helping you achieve success in your work.

Pushkar © Rohit Vohra
Pushkar © Rohit Vohra

 During this Intense shooting 3-day workshop, we will focus on the following topics:

 Travel Photography and art of story telling

How to work towards a theme and focus on projects.

How to edit your images to enhance the final result.

Photography assignments to put theories to work while walking with the mentors in Pushkar.

 The mentors will work with students both in critique sessions and in the field, sharing their working knowledge and techniques.

Each day will include shooting and theoretical session on all you need to know about Street and Travel photography, dos and don’ts, ways to overcome the fear of getting close, detailed look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, Gestalt vision and its application in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision and more.

During the course of this workshop, the mentors will discuss technique, composition, vision and intent and how to use the camera and lens in a creative way. They will discuss careers, talk about how to get published and how to work on a story.

On the final day we make a presentation and have an in depth review session with the mentors and each participant presents their work.

The top essay also gets a chance to be featured in the Magazine.

Pushkar © Vineet Vohra
Pushkar © Vineet Vohra

Fee:

Workshop Charges : $500/ Rs 33,000 (Workshop only)

Charges are for workshop only, The participants are responsible for travel costs, visa, air tickets, train etc, accommodation and local transport. Staying in Pushkar is fairly reasonable and airbnb starts from under Rs 1000 ($20) a night. If you want any assistance regarding your stay, you can mail Mehar at contact@artphotofeature.com

There are no pre-requisites for attending this workshop. The workshop will be best suited for photographers who have some understanding of how to operate their camera, have had some experience in photography and want to take their skills to the next level. If you are unsure as to whether or not the workshop may be a good fit for, please contact us at contact@artphotofeature.com for a consultation.

You will need to bring the following to the workshop: A digital camera (DSLR, Leica, Micro 4/3rds, Point & Shoot, etc). You can use a film camera, but you must get your film processed overnight and scanned to present on the last day of the workshop. You should bring your laptop with editing software to edit images. Also, please bring a notebook to take down notes during the workshop. If you have any questions or inquiries, please email us at contact@artphotofeature.com and we will do whatever we can to help!

WORKSHOP TIMINGS

27th Oct 2017 : 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm

28th Oct 2017 : 7:00 am – 7:00 pm (lunch 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm)

29th Oct 2017 : 5:30 am – 2:30 pm (lunch 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm)

REGISTER NOW!

If you would like to register, send an email to contact@artphotofeature.com. After you register, we will send you an email regarding the deposit and payment options. To secure a spot in the workshop, you must send a deposit. Register soon, we anticipate spots will run out quickly for this workshop.

© Vineet Vohra
Pushkar © Vineet Vohra

About the Mentors

Vineet Vohra

Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.

Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.

Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.

In 2015 he was placed 5th in the top 20 most influential street photographers.

http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2015/04/08/20-most-influential-street-photographers-2015/

In 2016 has is placed 3rd in the top most influential street photographers.

http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2016/05/27/the-20-most-influential-street-photographers-for-2016/

His portfolio : http://www.vineettvohra.com/

He is a Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor

Other publishes :

Leica Blog : http://blog.leica-camera.com/2016/05/13/otherwise-quaint-town/

http://121clicks.com/tutorials/getting-layers-right-street-photography-vineet-vohra

http://www.thestreetcollective.com/vineet-vohra

http://m.yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/240352/#/photos/

http://121clicks.com/photo-stories/terminal-street-photography-essay-by-vineet-vohra

Pushkar © Rohit Vohra
Pushkar © Rohit Vohra

Rohit Vohra

Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 15 years.

He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.

Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.

For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”

He is a Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor.

Pushkar © Rohit Vohra
Pushkar © Rohit Vohra

Follow him

https://www.instagram.com/rohit_apf/

He was placed No. 1 in the top 20 most influential street photographers in 2017.

http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2017/02/11/the-20-most-influential-street-photographers-for-2017/

Some of his interviews

http://121clicks.com/showcases/rohit-vohra-a-passionate-street-photographer-from-delhi-india

An Interview with Eric Kim

http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2013/11/20/reading-the-visual-layers-of-new-delhi-rohit-vohra/

Some Articles (2016-2017) for Huffington post

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/stolen-serenity-in-varanasi-photos/

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/a-window-into-hong-kong_b_9667366.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/grandiose-of-calcutta_b_9475426.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/lathmaar-holi-behind-the-_b_9529950.html

At Bored Panda

http://www.boredpanda.com/120-hours-in-hong-kong-photographer-comes-back-with-this/

He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, PX3, SIPA, MIFA, Tokyo International Foto awards, Photogravphy Grant etc.

http://www.photoawards.com/rohit-vohra/

https://px3.fr/jury/

https://sipacontest.com/contest/jury/more.php?id=39

http://grant.photogrvphy.com/page/jury

http://www.urban.dotart.it/jury.html

http://www.moscowfotoawards.com/jury.html

 To find out more about APF workshops , you can visit

http://www.artphotofeature.com/apf-magazine-street-photography-workshop-bangkok-6th-8th-june-2014/

APF Varanasi Workshop, 23rd-25th June 2017

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The challenge, the spontaneity, the joy of capturing that perfect moment when light, texture and all the elements coming together in that one frame.
 
WORKSHOP MENTORS
Vineet Vohra, APF Co-founder,Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor
Rohit Vohra, APF Co-founder, Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor
 
Join us as we head for a 3 day workshop in Varanasi.
 
The Varanasi Master Class will be limited to an intimate class of max 8 passionate individuals who want to polish their skills and break out of their comfort zones. We’ll talk about street and travel photography. This workshop is designed to help improve your photography, enhance your style and find your vision by providing expert advice and knowledge specifically aimed at helping you achieve success in your work.
 
During this Intense shooting 3-day workshop, we will focus on the following topics:
 
Travel Photography and art of story telling
How to work towards a theme and focus on projects…
How to edit your images to enhance the final result…
Photography assignments to put theories to work while walking with the mentors in the lanes and ghats of Varanasi
 
The mentors will work with students both in critique sessions and in the field, sharing their working knowledge and techniques.
 
During the course of this workshop, the mentors will discuss technique, composition, vision and intent and how to use the camera and lens in a creative way. They will discuss careers, talk about how to get published and how to work on a story.
 
On the final day we make a presentation and have an in depth review session with the mentors and each participant presents their work. Also an opportunity to exhibit your work on the ghats of Varanasi.
The top essay also gets a chance to be featured in the Magazine.

Fee:

Workshop Charges : $500/ Rs 33,000 (Workshop only)
Charges are for workshop only, The participants are responsible for travel costs, visa, air tickets, train etc, accommodation and local transport. Staying in Varanasi is fairly reasonable and starts from under Rs 1000 ($20) a night. If you want any assistance regarding your stay, you can mail Mehar at contact@artphotofeature.com
Workshop Charges including local travel (includes airport transfer), stay for 2 nights (checkin on 23rd and check out on 25th) on room sharing, all 3 meals. The participants are responsible for travel costs to and from Varanasi, visa, air tickets, train etc. : $949/ Rs 62,000
 
There are no pre-requisites for attending this workshop. The workshop will be best suited for photographers who have some understanding of how to operate their camera, have had some experience in photography and want to take their skills to the next level. If you are unsure as to whether or not the workshop may be a good fit for, please contact us at contact@artphotofeature.com for a consultation.
 
You will need to bring the following to the workshop: A digital camera (DSLR, Leica, Micro 4/3rds, Point & Shoot, etc). You can use a film camera, but you must get your film processed overnight and scanned to present on the last day of the workshop. You should bring your laptop with editing software to edit images. Also, please bring a notebook to take down notes during the workshop. If you have any questions or inquiries, please email us at contact@artphotofeature.com and we will do whatever we can to help!
 
REGISTER NOW!
If you would like to register, send an email to contact@artphotofeature.com. After you register, we will send you an email regarding the deposit and payment options. To secure a spot in the workshop, you must send a deposit. Register soon, we anticipate spots will run out quickly for this workshop.
©Vineet Vohra
©Vineet Vohra

About the Mentors

Vineet Vohra
Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.
 
Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.
 
Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.
©Vineet Vohra
©Vineet Vohra
 
In 2015 he was placed 5th in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
In 2016 has is placed 3rd in the top most influential street photographers.
 
He is a Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor
 
Other publishes :
 
©Rohit Vohra
©Rohit Vohra
Rohit Vohra
 
Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 12 years.
 
He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers, He is a member of APF Collective. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.
 
Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.
For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”
He is a Leica Brand Ambassador and Mentor.
©Rohit Vohra
©Rohit Vohra
Follow him
 
He was placed No. 1 in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
Some of his interviews
An Interview with Eric Kim
Some Articles (2016-2017) for Huffington post
 
 
At Bored Panda
 
He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, PX3, SIPA, MIFA, Tokyo International Foto awards, Photogravphy Grant etc.
 
 To find out more about APF workshops , you can visit

APF Bangkok Masterclass, 12th-14th May 2017

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APF is organising a 3 day intensive masterclass which is tailor made to cater to the needs of anyone who wishes to train their eyes to find order in chaos on the streets of Bangkok. Street photography is very rewarding but at the same time, one of the hardest genres to master. Our workshop would help ease the anxiety next time you hit the streets, would help solve the puzzle of composing compelling images in split seconds and most importantly it would help you to see.

During this masterclass, mentors will take the students out on the streets and pass on their tips and knowledge on capturing compelling images on the street. This masterclass includes classroom and shooting sessions. Detail lectures, critiques and selection process will be part of everyday session. We will also look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, will present a video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision.

Vineet, Rohit and would also guide you through their signature – Gestalt Vision, widely applied in their images, which basically involves an attempt to organize visual elements into groups or unified whole by applying principles of composition.

Apply here for the Masterclass

The mentors will accompany participants while shooting, observe them at work and give instant feedback and suggestions when required. Students will also have a chance to observe the mentors at work, learn their tricks and techniques.

This masterclass is limited to a maximum of 12 participants,

During this intensive 3-day masterclass, mentors will focus on the following topics:

–       Street photography

–       The light and how to handle it

–       Composition – from simple to multi-layered

–       Telling a story with your photographs

–       Working on projects

–       Developing personal style

There are no pre-requisites for attending this workshop. The workshop will be best suited for photographers who have some understanding of how to operate their camera, edit their photos, have some experience in photography and want to take their skills to the next level. However, inexperienced photographers are also welcome.

Students need to bring the following to the workshop:

–       A digital camera with a fixed wide angle lens preferably (a 35mm focal length lens would be best). You are most welcome to get your Long telephoto lenses and zooms for your personal work.

–       A laptop with software to edit/tone your images

–       A notebook to take down notes during the workshop

WORKSHOP FEE

 Tuition for the workshop THB 17,500/ $500

Charges are for the workshop only. The participants are responsible for travel, visa, accommodation and local transport costs. Staying in Bangkok is fairly reasonable and starts from under $25 a night. If you want any assistance regarding your accommodation in Bangkok, you can email Mehar at contact@artphotofeature.com.

REGISTRATION

To sign up for the workshop please email us at contact@artphotofeature.com

After registering we will send you an email regarding the deposit and payment options. To secure a spot in the workshop you must send the full deposit.

To find out more about APF workshops, you can visit
http://www.artphotofeature.com/apf-magazine-street-photography-workshop-bangkok-6th-8th-june-2014/

Mentors

©Vineet Vohra
©Vineet Vohra

Vineet Vohra

 
Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.
 
Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.
 
Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.
 
In 2015 he was placed 5th in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
In 2016 has is placed 3rd in the top most influential street photographers.
 
He is a Leica Mentor
 
Other publishes :
 
©Rohit Vohra
©Rohit Vohra
Rohit Vohra
 
Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 12 years.
 
He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers, He is a member of APF Collective. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.
 
Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.
For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”
His portfolio
 
Follow him here
 
He was placed No. 1 in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
Some of his interviews
An Interview with Eric Kim
Latest Articles (May-Aug 2016) for Huffington post
 
 
At Bored Panda
 
He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, PX3, SIPA, MIFA, Tokyo International Foto awards, Photogravphy Grant etc.
 

Tavepong Pratoomwong,

A well known and awarded Street photographer based in Bangkok will also present his work and share his wisdom with the participants.

You can find more about him here

Venue : Gaysorn Diamond Lounge, 3rd floor Gaysorn Village, one floor above Leica Store Bangkok

12th May : 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

13th May : 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
14th May : 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
 
Since the class is limited to max 12 participants, we can confirm your seat once the full deposit has been made.
To confirm your spot, write to us at contact@artphotofeature.com
 
Here is a link to know what APF Street photography workshops are like,
Read participant Testimonials from one of our workshop in Singapore last year

Apply here for the Masterclass

Transport Drama in Street, Award goes Kaustav Sarkar

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© Kaustav Sarkar‎

APF Inspiration Award IX goes to Kaustav Sarkar

Theme was open to interpretation to let members come up with their own definitions and views. 2,912 photographs were submitted for the theme and after going through all of these, curators have selected the following 12 top photographs.

You can see them here.

Transport Drama in street photography

In the end it came down to 2 photographs and eventually Kaustuv Sarkar’s outstanding photograph was selected as the winner. He wins a signed copy of the book, Platform 10 by Rammy Narula. Here is the Winning image. Congrats Kaustuv Sarkar.

© Kaustav Sarkar‎
© Kaustav Sarkar‎

For more inspirations and awards become a member of the APF Magazine street photography group Today.

To know more about our next workshop

APF Singapore Master Class 24th-26th Feb 2017

Transport Drama in street photography

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We at the APF magazine street photography group ran a week long contest on the theme “Transport Drama”. Members were asked to post Street photographs keeping the theme in mind.

Theme was open to interpretation to let members come up with their own definitions and views. 2,912 photographs were submitted for the theme and after going through all of these, curators have selected the following 12 top photographs.

Stay tuned, the winner will be announced tomorrow.

Winner gets a signed copy of the Book, Platform 10 by Rammy Narula.

© Akkapon Tuu‎
© Akkapon Tuu‎
© Forrest Walker‎
© Forrest Walker‎
© Jad Jadsada‎
© Jad Jadsada‎
© Kanrapee Chokpaiboon‎
© Kanrapee Chokpaiboon‎
© Kaustav Sarkar‎
© Kaustav Sarkar‎
© Muhammad Imam Hasan‎
© Muhammad Imam Hasan‎
© Sara Nicomedi‎
© Sara Nicomedi‎
© Skyid J. Wang‎
© Skyid J. Wang‎
© Sohail Bin Mohammad‎
© Sohail Bin Mohammad‎
© Subhaashini Ghosh‎
© Subhaashini Ghosh‎
© Yoriyas Yassine Alaoui Ismaili‎
© Yoriyas Yassine Alaoui Ismaili‎
© Zahir Abbas‎
© Zahir Abbas‎

Do join us at the APF Group  for more inspirations and fun.

Know more about our next workshop here.

APF Singapore Master Class 24th-26th Feb 2017

APF Singapore Master Class 24th-26th Feb 2017

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This Master class is a story making class, where all 10-12 members will work towards writing an individual story, within the 3 days allotted to them. Mentors will discuss and make a presentation on the Art of story making and how to write photo essays. They will guide you at every level from start to finish.
The idea is to get these stories featured in top publications around the world. How to come up with the idea and how to complete a photo essay.
Master class is best suited for an intermediate to advanced photographer, who has photography experience and understands light, camera, editing workflow. Has been shooting for a few years. We will discuss editing process.
This class intends to take you from single winners to photography projects.
Days will include shooting and theoretical session, mentors will talk about decisive moment and selection process.
Mentors will share their stories to help you understand the art of photo essays from conception to completion to publication.
The multimedia workshop is aimed at photographers who aspire to improve their story telling by combining photographs, moving images and sound. Rohit and Vineet will focus on street photography while Abc will focus on guiding and developing photographers’ own storytelling into multimedia presentation that best advances the storytelling.
 
The cost of the workshop is SGD (Singapore Dollar) 450/ 320 USD
Venue: CRC Spaces, 32A/B South Bridge Road
Timings are

24th Friday : 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

25th Saturday : 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

26th Sunday : 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

 
Since the class is limited to max 12 participants, we can confirm your seat once the full deposit has been made.
To confirm your spot, write to us at contact@artphotofeature.com
 
Here is a link to know what APF Street photography workshops are like,
Read participant Testimonials from our workshop in Singapore last year
About the Mentors
© Vineet Vohra
© Vineet Vohra
 
Vineet Vohra
 
Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.
 
Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.
 
Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.
 
In 2015 he was placed 5th in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
In 2016 has is placed 3rd in the top most influential street photographers.
 
 
He is a Leica Mentor
 
Other publishes :
 
© Rohit Vohra
© Rohit Vohra
Rohit Vohra
 
Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 12 years.
 
He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers, He is a member of APF Collective. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.
 
Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.
For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”
His portfolio
 
He is an Official Fuji X photographer.
 

Follow him here

 
In 2015 he was placed in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
Some of his interviews
An Interview with Eric Kim
Latest Articles (May-Aug 2016) for Huffington post
 
 
At Bored Panda
 
He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, SIPA, MIFA, Tokyo International Foto awards, Photogravphy Grant etc.
 
© Chia Aik Beng
Chia Aik Beng 
Instagram/Twitter: @aikbengchia

Website: www.aikbengchia.com

Bio

Also known as ABC, Aik Beng Chia started photographing in 2008.

His vivid and gritty images that focus on the daily lives of people on the streets of Singapore have earned him a strong following on Instagram numbering over 20,000. They have also caught the attention of UK newspaper, The Guardian in 2015, which let him take over the Guardian Travel Instagram account for a three-day special feature on Singapore as seen through his eyes.

Aik Beng has also been invited to be a contributor to Everyday Asia in 2014 on Instagram, and his works have been exhibited and published internationally.

In 2016, he launched 香港 Zine is a magazine of photographs made, lost and found in Hong Kong during his visit.

In 2015, He launched his “SingKarPor” Book which he started the project in 2011, and of the thousands of photos taken since, a carefully curated collection will be shown at the exhibition at K+ Gallery in 2015. This includes a special feature on the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, an event which saw an unprecedented outpouring of emotion from normally reserved Singaporeans. “Singkarpor” continues to be an on-going project for Aik Beng.

In 2013, he launched his first monograph “Tonight The Streets Are Ours” published by the Invisible Photographer Asia, which showed Singapore’s Little India after dusk.

you can follow him online on Twitter or Instagram as @aikbengchia.

Singapore Street photography, by APF Workshop participants

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Singapore has always been a fun place to shoot street, a diverse country with many languages, religions and has a great mix of cultures.

APF held a 3 day workshop in Singapore 26th-28th Aug 2016 and there were a total of 18 participants. Most of the participants were new to street photography, there were also some who were experienced wedding photographers with a fondness to street photography.

In the middle of rain and haze, participants managed to get some exceptional photographs which is a testament of their effort and determination.

The above collection shows some of the best street photographs shot during the workshop period by the participants.

It’s fulfilling to see the results and the improvement in their work in such a short period.

Testimonials from the participants.

“I appreciated how Vineet and Rohit structured the workshop so everyone could see an improvement in their work. Their lectures and feedback were clear, insightful and very helpful. I felt a considerable improvement in my photography in a short period of time. Thanks!” Faisal Fazalbhoy

“Vohra bothers are the ultimate artists of street photography. Their dedication towards this art and their sincere efforts to prepare us for street photography is indeed commendable. The sincerity they show and effort they put to educate us will only be returned with gratitude if we put our hundred percent effort and sincerity with determination to learn all they teach and practise how they advise us. Singapore workshop has been the most interesting session among all the sessions I have attended so far. Thank you VV and RV for coming to Singapore.
As William Arthur Ward said, “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires”. Vineet Vohra and Rohit Vohra, you inspire us everyday. Keep up the great work.”  Mithu Chakraborty

“I’m glad that i managed to join this workshop and learnt a lot from you both. Your sharing and critique were excellent and rich in contents. Nothing sugar coated but straight to the points. Powerful technicality and skills aside, i love your kind reminders about shooting for ourselves not for ‘likes’, having fun and enjoying the process as the core of street photography. I have got so much to take away from the workshop but keeping the gratitude towards all of you – Vohra and workshop fellows! Thank you!” Kai Tan

“This workshop has opened my eyes on photography. I have read many articles on street photography but nothing beats observing the masters doing it in real life. I am so amazed that they can go so close to the subjects without them even knowing it. Truly fearless! I have learnt not to be afraid and just go with the flow. Seeking order in chaos. Finding something in nothing. Now all I need is just practise practise practise! The Vohra brothers are truly 2 of the best street photographers alive today.” Melvin Ho

“I have been starting Street photography since about 1.5 years ago, many shot was in Frontal Shot . When I get to know about APF workshop in Singapore, i made a quick decision for the Appointment without think twice.  On the way back to Jakarta, i talked to myself that i have found My Teachers, My Street Photography Teacher !!! Big Thanks to both of you, Sir !!! As Mentor, Vohra Brothers are Superior, Humble and Wise. All the Best to Vohra Brothers, please keep inspire us.” Evi Herlyna

“A good teacher shows the student what is possible and how to go there”. Vineet and Rohit are demonstrating that during the workshop! They always available with suggestions and even manage to track down wandering students to offer their insights. Thank you for expanding my photography horizons ! Shan Zhan

“At first, I joined the workshop expecting to learn the technical aspects of capturing street, and marrying these aspects with wedding photography work. While the past three days certainly provided that, what I gained was far more than that.I learnt that a successful street photograph will come with 99 other failures. I learnt to embrace what I like and shoot what-the-hell I want, the way I want. I learnt that the streets are brimming with potential and to see and feel more rather than keep shooting away. And I also learnt that to have good street photographs, I must simply have fun.It was mind-boggling to see such a diverse range of photographs even though we shared the same location. The refreshingly honest critique of the photos were also necessary if we want to improve, and I really appreciate that. I had a great time dissecting not only my photos, but also every participant’s, and it was super enriching. Thank you everyone (mentors included) and I had a wonderful 3 days learning from all of you!” P.s: Leica dream still far away :p”  Haolun Li

“Vineet & Rohit are beyond great photographers. They’re humble, honest and creative people who can show you the decisive moment that happens in between the busy bustle of life. Their workshops are a must do for anyone serious about street not just for the lessons, but also, for the connections you make with other like minded photographers.” Adhiraj Ghosh

” Time well spent at the workshop! The Vohra brothers are generous teachers of photography, thank you very much I really appreciate all that you have given. Their enthusiasm for the street rubs off on you. Whatever stage of photography you are pursing, they offered steadfast advice to everyone in the class such that every student was able to gain more insights into thinking about photography, and ways they can develop their craft further. You could not ask for more.”  Mindy Tan

Some fun behind the scenes here

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Congrats to all the participants and we wish you success.

Find out more details about APF workshops HERE

APF Pushkar Workshop, 4th-6th Nov 2016

in APF workshop by
@Vineet Vohra

Held each November at the time of the Kartik Purnima full moon, Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences, a spectacle on an epic scale, attracting more than 11,000 camels, horses and cattle and visited by over 400,000 people over a period of around fourteen days.

Pushkar workshop

For visitors it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the colour, spectacle and carnival of one of the last great traditional melas, which brings livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan.

APF is organising a 3 day intensive workshop which is tailor made to cater to needs of anyone who wishes to train their eyes to find order in chaos of Pushkar Mela. Street photography is very rewarding but at the same time, one of the hardest genres to master. Our workshop would help ease the anxiety next time you hit the road, would help solve the puzzle of composing compelling images in split seconds and most importantly it would help you to see.

©Rohit Vohra

Vineet and Rohit would also guide you through their signature – Gestalt Vision, widely applied in their images, which basically involves an attempt to organize visual elements into groups or unified whole by applying principles of composition.

Each day will include shooting and theoretical session on all you need to know about Street and Travel photography, dos and don’ts, ways to overcome the fear of getting close, detailed look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, Gestalt vision and its application in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision and more.

©Vineet Vohra
©Vineet Vohra

This workshop is limited to 15 participants,

During this intensive 3-day workshop we will focus on the following topics:

–       Street/ Travel photography

–       The light and how to handle it

–       Composition – from simple to multi-layered

–       Telling a story with your photographs

–       Working on projects

–       Developing personal style

There are no pre-requisites for attending this workshop. The workshop will be best suited for photographers who have some understanding of how to operate their camera, edit their photos, have some experience in photography and want to take their skills to the next level. However, inexperienced photographers are also welcome.

©Rohit Vohra
©Rohit Vohra

Students need to bring the following to the workshop:

–       A digital camera with a fixed wide angle lens preferably (a 35mm focal length lens would be best). You are most welcome to get your Long telephoto lenses and zooms for your personal work.

–       A laptop with software to edit/tone your images

–       A notebook to take down notes during the workshop

WORKSHOP FEE

 $  250

You can pay here directly

APF Pushkar Workshop, 4th-6th Nov

REGISTRATION

To sign up for the workshop please email us at contact@artphotofeature.com

After registering we will send you an email regarding the deposit and payment options. To secure a spot in the workshop you must send the full deposit.

Charges are for the workshop only. The participants are responsible for travel, visa, accommodation and local transport costs. Staying in Pushkar is fairly reasonable and starts from under Rs 1000 ($20) a night. If you want any assistance regarding your accommodation in Pushkar, you can email Mehar at contact@artphotofeature.com.

To find out more about APF workshops, you can visit
http://www.artphotofeature.com/apf-magazine-street-photography-workshop-bangkok-6th-8th-june-2014/

VENUE :

Pushkar -TBA

About the Mentors

 Vineet Vohra

Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.

Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.

Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.

In 2015 he was placed 5th in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2015/04/08/20-most-influential-street-photographers-2015/

In 2016 has is placed 3rd in the top most influential street photographers.

http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2016/05/27/the-20-most-influential-street-photographers-for-2016/

His portfolio : http://www.vineettvohra.com/

He is a Leica Mentor

Other publishes :

Leica Blog : http://blog.leica-camera.com/2016/05/13/otherwise-quaint-town/
http://121clicks.com/tutorials/getting-layers-right-street-photography-vineet-vohra
http://www.thestreetcollective.com/vineet-vohra
http://m.yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/240352/#/photos/
http://121clicks.com/photo-stories/terminal-street-photography-essay-by-vineet-vohra

Rohit Vohra

Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 12 years.

He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers, He is a member of APF Collective. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.

Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.
For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”
His portfolio

http://www.rohitvohra.com/

He is an Official Fuji X photographer.

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/rohit_apf/

In 2015 he was placed in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2015/04/08/20-most-influential-street-photographers-2015/

Some of his interviews
http://121clicks.com/showcases/rohit-vohra-a-passionate-street-photographer-from-delhi-india
An Interview with Eric Kim
http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2013/11/20/reading-the-visual-layers-of-new-delhi-rohit-vohra/

Latest Articles (May-Aug 2016) for Huffington post

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/stolen-serenity-in-varanasi-photos/

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/a-window-into-hong-kong_b_9667366.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/grandiose-of-calcutta_b_9475426.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/lathmaar-holi-behind-the-_b_9529950.html

At Bored Panda

http://www.boredpanda.com/120-hours-in-hong-kong-photographer-comes-back-with-this/

He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, MIFA, Photogravphy Grant etc.

http://www.photoawards.com/rohit-vohra/
http://grant.photogrvphy.com/page/jury
http://www.urban.dotart.it/jury.html
http://streetfoto.org/contest-judges/
http://www.moscowfotoawards.com/jury.html

APF Visual Story telling workshop, Singapore 26th-28th Aug

in APF workshop/photography/Street Photography by
Singapore street photography workshop

APF is organising a 3 day intensive workshop which is tailor made to cater to needs of anyone who wishes to train their eyes to find order in chaos on the streets of Singapore. Street photography is very rewarding but at the same time, one of the hardest genres to master. Our workshop would help ease the anxiety next time you hit the streets, would help solve the puzzle of composing compelling images in split seconds and most importantly it would help you to see.

The workshop is being held by Vineet and Rohit Vohra, Fujifilm X photographers.

© Rohit Vohra
© Rohit Vohra
Vineet & Rohit would also guide you through their signature – Gestalt Vision, widely applied in their images, which basically involves an attempt to organize visual elements into groups or unified whole by applying principles of composition.

Each day will include shooting and theoretical session on all you need to know about street photography, dos and don’ts, ways to overcome the fear of getting close, detailed look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, Gestalt vision and its application in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision and more.

Members will walk with the mentors on the streets of Singapore. We will walk through China town, Little India and the group will have a chance to turn their freshly acquired theoretical knowledge into practice, with theme in hand to create and execute through the walk. The mentors will accompany students while shooting, observe them at work and give instant feedback and suggestions when required. Students will also have a chance to observe the mentors at work, learn their tricks and techniques. Students will not only hunt for decisive moments like Henri Cartier-Bresson but also get close to people and photograph them. Mentors will help the participants share and select their top images for review and critiques. Mentors will also talk about the art of story telling. How to write stories and photo essays, followed by a lecture on importance of shooting personal projects and how it benefits in a long run.

This workshop is limited to 15-18 participants,

During this intensive 3-day workshop we will focus on the following topics:

–       Street photography

–       The light and how to handle it

–       Composition – from simple to multi-layered

–       Telling a story with your photographs

–       Working on projects

–       Developing personal style

© Vineet Vohra
© Vineet Vohra

There are no pre-requisites for attending this workshop. The workshop will be best suited for photographers who have some understanding of how to operate their camera, edit their photos, have some experience in photography and want to take their skills to the next level. However, inexperienced photographers are also welcome.

Students need to bring the following to the workshop:

–       A digital camera with a fixed wide angle lens preferably (a 35mm focal length lens would be best). You are most welcome to get your Long telephoto lenses and zooms for your personal work.

–       A laptop with software to edit/tone your images

–       A notebook to take down notes during the workshop

apf singapore workshop
© Rohit Vohra

WORKSHOP FEE

 $  250

REGISTRATION

To sign up for the workshop please email us at contact@artphotofeature.com or you can pay directly here

After registering we will send you an email regarding the deposit and payment options. To secure a spot in the workshop you must send the full deposit.

Charges are for the workshop only. The participants are responsible for travel, visa, accommodation and local transport costs. Staying in Singapore is fairly reasonable and starts from under Rs 1000 ($20) a night. If you want any assistance regarding your accommodation in Singapore, you can email Mehar at contact@artphotofeature.com.

To find out more about APF workshops, you can visit
http://www.artphotofeature.com/apf-magazine-street-photography-workshop-bangkok-6th-8th-june-2014/

© Vineet Vohra
© Vineet Vohra

VENUE :

TBC

About the Mentors

Vineet Vohra

Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.

Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.

Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.

In 2015 he was placed 5th in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2015/04/08/20-most-influential-street-photographers-2015/

In 2016 has is placed 3rd in the top most influential street photographers.

http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2016/05/27/the-20-most-influential-street-photographers-for-2016/

His portfolio : http://www.vineettvohra.com/

He is an Official Fuji X Photographer

Other publishes :

Leica Blog : http://blog.leica-camera.com/2016/05/13/otherwise-quaint-town/
http://121clicks.com/tutorials/getting-layers-right-street-photography-vineet-vohra
http://www.thestreetcollective.com/vineet-vohra
http://m.yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/240352/#/photos/
http://121clicks.com/photo-stories/terminal-street-photography-essay-by-vineet-vohra

Rohit Vohra

Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 12 years.

He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers, He is a member of APF Collective. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.

Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.
For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”
His portfolio

http://www.rohitvohra.com/

He is an Official Fuji X photographer.

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/rohit_apf/

In 2015 he was placed in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2015/04/08/20-most-influential-street-photographers-2015/

Some of his interviews
http://121clicks.com/showcases/rohit-vohra-a-passionate-street-photographer-from-delhi-india
An Interview with Eric Kim
http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2013/11/20/reading-the-visual-layers-of-new-delhi-rohit-vohra/

Latest Articles (March-April 2016) for Huffingtonpost

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/a-window-into-hong-kong_b_9667366.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/grandiose-of-calcutta_b_9475426.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/lathmaar-holi-behind-the-_b_9529950.html

At Bored Panda

http://www.boredpanda.com/120-hours-in-hong-kong-photographer-comes-back-with-this/

He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, MIFA, Photogravphy Grant etc.

http://www.photoawards.com/rohit-vohra/
http://grant.photogrvphy.com/page/jury
http://www.urban.dotart.it/jury.html
http://streetfoto.org/contest-judges/
http://www.moscowfotoawards.com/jury.html

APF Bangkok 4.0 workshop, 27th – 29th May

in APF workshop/Street Photography by
Bangkok workshop

APF is organising a 3 day intensive workshop which is tailor made to cater to needs of anyone who wishes to train their eyes to find order in chaos on the streets of Bangkok. Street photography is very rewarding but at the same time, one of the hardest genres to master. Our workshop would help ease the anxiety next time you hit the streets, would help solve the puzzle of composing compelling images in split seconds and most importantly it would help you to see.

Vineet, Rohit and Rammy would also guide you through their signature – Gestalt Vision, widely applied in their images, which basically involves an attempt to organize visual elements into groups or unified whole by applying principles of composition.

Each day will include shooting and theoretical session on all you need to know about street photography, dos and don’ts, ways to overcome the fear of getting close, detailed look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, Gestalt vision and its application in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision and more.

vineet vohra
© Vineet Vohra

Members will walk with the mentors on the streets of Bangkok. The group will have a chance to turn their freshly acquired theoretical knowledge into practice, with theme in hand to create and execute through the walk. The mentors will accompany students while shooting, observe them at work and give instant feedback and suggestions when required. Students will also have a chance to observe the mentors at work, learn their tricks and techniques. Students will not only hunt for decisive moments like Henri Cartier-Bresson but also get close to people and photograph them. Mentors will help the participants share and select their top images for review and critiques. Mentors will also talk about the art of story telling. How to write stories and photo essays, followed by a lecture on importance of shooting personal projects and how it benefits in a long run.

© Rohit Vohra
© Rohit Vohra

This workshop is limited to 15 participants,

During this intensive 3-day workshop we will focus on the following topics:

–       Street photography

–       The light and how to handle it

–       Composition – from simple to multi-layered

–       Telling a story with your photographs

–       Working on projects

–       Developing personal style

There are no pre-requisites for attending this workshop. The workshop will be best suited for photographers who have some understanding of how to operate their camera, edit their photos, have some experience in photography and want to take their skills to the next level. However, inexperienced photographers are also welcome.

Students need to bring the following to the workshop:

–       A digital camera with a fixed wide angle lens preferably (a 35mm focal length lens would be best). You are most welcome to get your Long telephoto lenses and zooms for your personal work.

–       A laptop with software to edit/tone your images

–       A notebook to take down notes during the workshop

© Rammy Narula
© Rammy Narula

WORKSHOP FEE

 $  250

REGISTRATION

To sign up for the workshop please email us at contact@artphotofeature.com

After registering we will send you an email regarding the deposit and payment options. To secure a spot in the workshop you must send the full deposit.

Charges are for the workshop only. The participants are responsible for travel, visa, accommodation and local transport costs. Staying in Bangkok is fairly reasonable and starts from under Rs 1000 ($20) a night. If you want any assistance regarding your accommodation in Bangkok, you can email Mehar at contact@artphotofeature.com.

To find out more about APF workshops, you can visit
http://www.artphotofeature.com/apf-magazine-street-photography-workshop-bangkok-6th-8th-june-2014/

VENUE :

ALPHABET CAFE – located at Chong Nonsi BTS station. Near Silom road. 

About the Mentors

Rohit Vohra

Rohit Vohra is a street/ travel photographer, educator and Co-founder/ Editor in Chief of APF Magazine. In a search for methods to read the city, his photographs are often about contact with humans and basic living elements. He received his BFA from College of Arts, Delhi in the year 1997 and has been photographing for over 12 years.

He is one of Asia’s most prominent street photographers, He is a member of APF Collective. His works have appeared in numerous Newspapers/ Magazines all over the world.

Among other commercial work, which includes product and fashion, he personally likes street photography because of the uncertainty, the challenge, the joy of capturing that perfect moment, perfect in terms of light, texture, and elements all perfectly in place.
For him street photography is one of the purest forms of photography. He says, “It is also one of the most difficult forms of photography. It’s difficult because we usually don’t have much control over the environment, well at least as much as we might like.”
His portfolio

http://www.rohitvohra.com/

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/rohit_apf/

In 2015 he was placed in the top 20 most influential street photographers.
http://www.streethunters.net/blog/2015/04/08/20-most-influential-street-photographers-2015/

Some of his interviews
http://121clicks.com/showcases/rohit-vohra-a-passionate-street-photographer-from-delhi-india
An Interview with Eric Kim
http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2013/11/20/reading-the-visual-layers-of-new-delhi-rohit-vohra/

Latest Articles (March 2016) for Huffingtonpost

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/grandiose-of-calcutta_b_9475426.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/rohit-vohra/lathmaar-holi-behind-the-_b_9529950.html

At Bored Panda

http://www.boredpanda.com/120-hours-in-hong-kong-photographer-comes-back-with-this/

He is on the judging panel of some of the top Photography awards in the world. Including IPA, MIFA, Photogravphy Grant etc.

http://www.photoawards.com/rohit-vohra/
http://grant.photogrvphy.com/page/jury
http://www.urban.dotart.it/jury.html
http://streetfoto.org/contest-judges/
http://www.moscowfotoawards.com/jury.html

Vineet Vohra

Born in Delhi/India, Vineet did masters in fine arts from the prestigious college of arts. He is a self-taught photographer and street photography is a passion that he follows like a discipline.

Vineet started shooting as a wild life photographer for two years and then switched on to street in 2001, it instantly became his passion.Vineet considers street photography a journey that he travels everyday. He believes in learning and unlearning and thrives to improve with each shot. Life in general which is so unexpected, he tries to be as honest through his lens as he can. His main focus is on how to make ordinary moments look extraordinary.

In 2011, he formed APF (artphotofeature.com) along with his brother, Rohit Vohra, who is also a street photographer. APF is born from an education imperative, it’s an evolving magazine to recognise fresh talent. The intent is to provide a platform for emerging photographers, artists and designers to showcase their works, works that are not necessarily commercial, to create opportunities and open new doors. The subjects explored are broad, in terms of concepts, styles and techniques. Intent is to explore the limits and possibilities.

Currently Vineet presents workshops globally and has judged MSPF ( Miami street photography festival ), currently judging San Fransisco street photography festival and conducting a seminar and a workshop in SF. His works and stories have been published on various prestigious magazines all over the world including National Geographic. He is part of the famous collective www.streetcollective.com which comprises of only 8 members from the world and a part of APF collective which has 20 members.

His portfolio : http://www.vineettvohra.com/

Other publishes :
http://121clicks.com/tutorials/getting-layers-right-street-photography-vineet-vohra
http://www.thestreetcollective.com/vineet-vohra
http://m.yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/240352/#/photos/
http://121clicks.com/photo-stories/terminal-street-photography-essay-by-vineet-vohra

Rammy Narula

Rammy Narula is a Bangkok-based photographer with a deep passion for travelling and exploring the streets. His work covers personal projects, portraits, and photography resulting from countless hours roaming the streets of the cities he visits. His most recent work, Platform 10, a project that was shot on a single platform at the Hua Lamphong Train Station in Bangkok, has been widely featured and is being made into a photobook with Peanut Press, a publishing house in New York. The book is set to be published in the fall of 2016.

As a member of the APF and Street Photo Thailand collectives, Rammy is a strong believer of education. He offers private sessions as well as participates as a mentor in several workshops held by both his Collectives. He also writes weekly photography blogs which appear on the APF and Street Photo Thailand Facebook groups and is a moderator of several of the largest street photography groups on both Facebook and Flickr. With a strong inclination towards philosophy, he believes his role is to encourage people to think about their work more deeply and reframe their minds.

Connect with him: www.rammynarula.com

www.flickr.com/rammynarula

www.instagram.com/ramster8

www.facebook.com/ramster8

A few recent highlight features:

“Platform 10” on Wired http://www.wired.com/2016/02/a-bangkok-train-station-never-looked-so-film-noir/?mbid=social_twitter#slide-10

“Platform 10” on Featureshoot http://www.featureshoot.com/2015/12/visions-of-transience-and-intrigue-in-bangkoks-central-station

Book Launch news http://peanutpressbooks.com/blogs/news/112149191-upcoming-titles-from-peanut-press

Interview with Inquadra http://www.inquadra.org/rammy-narula-interview/

Included in “NOT EVEN BRO”, a zine production by SixX9 http://www.sixx9.com/product/not-even-bro Named in Top Street Photographers to follow on Flickr http://shooterfiles.com/2016/03/15-top-flickr-pages-for-street-photographers/

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