5 days WOMEN street photography workshop

& exhibition at the Leica store gallery in New Delhi

With Gulnara Samoilova and Vineet Vohra

When: September 16-20, 2019

Where: Varanasi and New Delhi, India

Cost: $1950 per person per double occupancy

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Details:

This is a five-day intensive workshop tailor-made for women only photographers who wish to train their eye and discover the art of story telling. This workshop will help ease the anxiety next time you go out to shoot and help you solve the puzzle of composing compelling images in a split second.  Most importantly it will help you develop your own vision.

Each day includes shooting in the streets and theoretical sessions in class covering all you need to know about street photography; the dos and don’ts, different aspects in composition and common mistakes made while composing.  

And the best part! 

At the end of the workshop Gulnara and Vineet will select and curate student’s work each to be shown in the exhibition. Work will be printed on archival paper, installed and displayed at the Leica store gallery in New Delhi. The opening will be on September 21 and the work will be displayed for 3 weeks. 100% of the print sale will go to a local charity.

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Other topics covered: 


1) understanding layering in photography, 

2) fine tuning your vision, 

3) Individual session for portfolio review , 

4) developing your own style, 

5) understanding peripheral vision, 

6) ways to see and treat light, plus the screening of a video documentary of how images are made as they are being shot.

7)t he most important is what makes an image into a photograph and how one can one single image have multiple interpretations.

8) sequencing your shots 

Gulnara & Vineet will shoot along with the group giving you a chance to turn your freshly acquired theoretical knowledge into practice, with theme in hand to create and execute through the walk.  They will observe you at work and give instant feedback and suggestions when required. Students will also have a chance to observe them at work, and learn some tricks and techniques.

Students will not only hunt for decisive moments but also get close to people and photograph them. They will help the participants share and select their top images for review and critiques and talk about the art of story telling. How to write stories and photo essays, followed by a lecture on the importance of shooting personal projects and how it benefits in the long run.

And the best part! 


At the end of the workshop Gulnara and Vineet will select and curate student’s work each to be shown in the exhibition. Work will be printed on archival paper, installed and displayed at the Leica store gallery in New Delhi. The opening will be on September 21 and the work will be displayed for 3 weeks. 100% of the print sale will go to a local charity.

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

THE TEACHERS: 

Gulnara Samoilova is a street and fine art photographer based in New York City and the founder of @WomenStreetPhotographers Instagram feed and the traveling exhibition. With almost 40 years combined experience as a documentary photographer, artist, darkroom printer, photojournalist, and a photo editor, Gulnara employs her experience and qualifications to research and curate an impressive body of work by women photographers from around the globe. 

Gulnara is a former Associated Press photojournalist and received national and international awards for her iconic photographs from 9/11/01, including first prize in the most prestigious World Press Photo competition in Amsterdam and nomination for the Pulitzer Prize by the AP. 

She mentors photographers on a regular base and has given workshops, master classes and spoke at conferences in Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Canada, Netherlands and United States.

When Gulnara photographs her subjects on streets she makes no secret of her intentions. Without speaking the language she blends into the environment and patiently waits for the moment to unfold. Her resulting photographs feel real and effortless. 

Her personal website is www.gulnara.com and instgram @gulnara_nyc


Vineet Vohra is an internationally celebrated street photographer based in New Dehli, India. He is considered one of the most influential street photographers of his generation.

Building on a background in fine arts, Vineet's images are complex, playful, beautifully structured and very contemporary. He skillfully combines content, composition and light to make compelling photographs and multi-image sequences and series. Vineet’s special skill is in bringing order to the chaos we often find on the street, and in patiently working scenes until everything falls into place.

As well as a passion for making photographs, Vineet is a very experienced street photography teacher, and he regularly conducts workshops in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Vineet has a special place at the heart of the street photography community in Asia and has made a significant contribution to its development over the past ten years.

See Vineet's work below or visit his iInstagram feed at @vineet_vohra

Cost: $1950 per person per double occupancy

( includes hotel, food, local transportation and the exhibition cost)

Single occupancy supplement $400

Deposit $1000 to reserve the spot.

The final payment due August 1st

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!

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Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Photo by Vineet Vohra

Cost: $1950 per person per double occupancy

( includes hotel, food, local transportation and the exhibition cost)

Single occupancy supplement $400

Deposit $1000 to reserve the spot.

The final payment due August 1st

RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!

Please choose