Behind the Lens, 3-Day Photography Workshop with Padma Shri Raghu Rai
We are conducting a Photography Workshop with Mr. Raghu Rai from Friday, 8th February to Sunday, 10th February 2019
ABOUT MR. RAGHU RAI:
Raghu Rai was born in the small village of Jhhang, now part of Pakistan. He took up photography in 1965, and the following year joined The Statesman newspaper as its chief photographer. Impressed by an exhibit of his work in Paris in 1971, Henri Cartier-Bresson nominated Rai to join Magnum Photos in 1977.
In the last 18 years, Rai has specialized in extensive coverage of India. He has produced more than 18 books, including Raghu Rai’s Delhi, The Sikhs, Calcutta, Khajuraho, TajMahal, Tibet in Exile, India, and Mother Teresa.
Rai was awarded the Padmashree in 1971, one of India’s highest civilian awards ever given to a photographer. He has exhibited his works in London, Paris, New York, Hamburg, Prague, Tokyo, Zurich and Sydney. His photo essays have appeared in many of the world’s leading magazines and newspapers including TIME, LIFE, Geo, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, Newsweek, The Independent and The New Yorker.
He has served three times on the jury of the World Press Photo and twice on the jury of UNESCO’s International Photo Contest.
WHAT WILL BE TAUGHT:
Creative Exploration – a possibility within every individual to come up with their own kind of expressions that lay buried inside them.
1st Half – 10.30 am to 1.00 pm
Presentation of Mr. Rai’s selected work with participant – discussion on creativity in photography. Q&A.
2nd Half – 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Portfolio Review, 12 images by each participant. He will explain his/ her works followed by a discussion.
The location to be discussed and decided for next day shoot.
7.00 pm: Public lecture by Mr. Rai at Space118.
It would be approximately 30 minutes.
1st Half –
Shooting from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm
2nd Half – 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Review of the works (from morning shoot) and detailed discussion.
Shooting from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
12:00pm to 1:00 pm editing
Students will be asked to make a selection of best 6 images from their two days shoot to be discussed)
2nd Half – 4:00 pm to 6.00 pm
Review of the selected images and detailed discussion to bring about every individual’s need to concentrate and focus on meditative response to the situations.
Space 118, 118, Wadi Bunder Road, Opp. Copper Castle bldg., Near St. Mary’s School, Mazagaon, Mumbai-400010.
WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED:
A retrospective – works of 50 years of his creative journey explained by Raghu Rai.
Tea and snacks in the evenings.
WHAT YOU NEED TO GET:
A portfolio of only 12 selected images (of your own) to be discussed and analyzed.
Notebook and pen.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 15-45 years.
ONLY THE FIRST 15 PARTICIPANTS WILL BE TAKEN. REGISTRATION WILL BE CONFIRMED UPON PAYMENT.
WHAT YOU NEED TO PAY:
Rs. 50,000 + 18% GST = Rs. 59,000/-
Space 118’s GSTN no is: 27AIFPD8765L1ZR
Since we have limited seats we will confirm your spot only after receiving the payment.
For registration information please call- 9820098755 or email- firstname.lastname@example.org