Photo Editing, Sequencing and Portfolio Review Workshop (18-19 February, 2017) by award-winning photographer Walter Astrada
MSPCollective is honoured to collaborate with S2S to have with us in Malaysia for the first time, Mr Walter Astrada a multi award winning professional photographer and video maker originally from Argentina and now based in Barcelona, Spain. His profile can be found below:
EDITING, SEQUENCING AND PORTFOLIO REVIEW
If you have a complete, or near complete story/project, this may suit you best. Walter will not only narrow down your images to a presentation format (seldom you find people willing to look at more than 20-30 photographs on a story) but also will help you with the sequencing, which helps your story’s coherence.
As a prerequisite for this workshop, you will need to bring along a minimum of 40 and a maximum of 120 photographs. The photographs are to be printed in small prints (e.g. 4R size) and you will need to bring the original jpg files as well. The end result will be a main edit of your work that will be ideal for your portfolio, project or exhibition.
Walter will take you through the edit as well as explaining the reasons why he chose those images and the order presented. This will not only showcase your very best images, but it will also show your work as a story teller.
In addition, participants who are interested will receive an in-depth assessment of their project or photography. Walter will give you feedback on it and to discuss on where you want to take your work.
This is a not to be missed opportunity for our community of photographers in Malaysia, to learn from Walter. Seats are limited to only 10 participants. So please hurry to register your attendance with us.
The details of the workshop are as follows:
18 – 19 February (Saturday & Sunday)
AV Room, 1st Floor, Malaysia Tourism Center (MATIC) Kuala Lumpur,
No. 109, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10.00 am – 4.00 pm
The fees per participant is only RM500 and we will require a deposit of RM250 to book your place. The full balance can be made one week before the date of the workshop.
The deposit and full payment for the workshop can be transferred to Maybank Islamic Current Account Number 5629 7300 7944 under AzmanKarib Photography.
Any further inquiries regarding this workshop can be made to Azman Karib Ibrahim via this FB page comments, email (email@example.com) or mobile (+6019-3252322)
Profile of Walter Astrada
Walter Astrada was born in 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He started his career as a staff photographer at the local La Nacion newspaper. After a formative trip through South America, he joined Associated Press (AP) in Bolivia and later in Argentina, Paraguay and then the Dominican Republic. Astrada worked as a freelancer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) in the Dominican Republic from 2005 to 2006, and was represented and distributed by World Picture News. During 2008 and 2009 he covered Eastern Africa, out of Uganda.
He is currently based in Barcelona, Spain, where he continues to work as a freelancer and on two long-term projects, one about violence against women, and the other—the Under Pressure Project—about people with multiple sclerosis in Europe. Astrada also gives lectures and workshops, based on his long-term projects as a professional photographer and documentary video maker.
He has won a wide range of awards over the years, including three World Press Photo prizes, the Bayeux-Calvados award for war correspondents; Photojournalist of the Year, and Best of Show, from NPPA-BOP; a PGB Photographer of the Year and Picture of the Year; a PDN Photo Annual first prize, a number of POYi awards, the Alfred I. du Pont Award for Excellence in Broadcast and Digital Journalism, and Alexia Foundation and Getty Editorial grants, among others.
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