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
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.
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.”
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.