Monday, January 9, 2012

Free photo essay workshop in Rangoon


Monday, 09 January 2012 12:53 Mizzima News

(Mizzima) – Two free photography workshops with prizes totaling US$ 4,000 will be held in Rangoon in January.

A workshop for beginners will be held from January 12 to 19. A workshop on photo essays for professionals and advanced beginners will be held from January 14 to 21. The beginning workshop is in Burmese; the photo essay workshop is in English.

Designed for professions and advanced amateurs, the photo essay workshop will show students how to produce photography essays with strong visual stories.

The best work will be shown during Yangon Photo Night, and cash prizes will be awarded by Aung San Suu Kyi.

Selection of candidates will be on January 12-13. Interested photographers should bring a portfolio of prints or a USB card and have an idea for a photo essay topic.

For more information, contact Valentine or Adeline at the French Institute, 340 Pyay Road, Rangoon, or call 536 900/532  122 .

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