Monday, October 5, 2009

A series of workshops led by international photographers


workshop promo2
Full size poster pls click HERE, details HERE

Saturday, December 12, 2009
9:05am - 4:05pm
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

CHAPTERS Basic Workshop series is designed to give beginner photographers and committed amateur photographers opportunities to learn and study with some of the most forward thinking, enterprising, and talented working photographers today. The CHAPTERS Basic Workshops are intense and intimate affairs, providing students with complete access to the photographers and the ability to take advantage of their work experience, teachings, and methodologies. The primary focus of the CHAPTERS Basic Workshop series is to help strengthen personal knowledge, authorship, and story telling.

The CHAPTERS Basic Workshops are for photographers who are seeking to understand the core of the topic, redirect their focus or take their storytelling to another level. All applicants must have an understanding of the technical aspects of photography, including editing software. The CHAPTERS Basic Workshops do not provide cameras or laptop computers. Students are expected to come prepared .

copyrights by Shamshahrin Shamsuddin

LOCATION: Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia
DATE: December 12th, 2009

WORKSHOP FEE: MYR 400 includes the refreshments. MYR 100 for undergraduates
Maximum number of 10 students + 5 undergraduate college / university students.

REGISTRATION: The workshop is open to any beginner or committed amateur who has a competent understanding of cameras and the associated editing software. For further details please contact:

PAYMENT: A non-refundable deposit of MYR 300 is payable on confirmation of a place. The balance is due 3 weeks before the commencement of the course. In the event of cancellation by the workshop organizers a full refund will be given.

Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism that creates images in order to tell a story. It is now usually understood to refer only to still images, but in some cases the term also refers to video used in broadcast journalism. Photojournalism is distinguished from other close branches of photography (such as documentary photography, street photography or celebrity photography) by certain the qualities. Like a writer, a photojournalist is a reporter but he or she must often make decisions instantly and carry photographic equipment, often while exposed to significant obstacles (physical danger, weather, crowds). This Photographic Workshop lead by well known Malaysian photojournalist, Shamshahrin Shamsuddin will give a deeper exposure to the meaning of photojournalism. Shamshahrin Shamsuddin, from the European Pressphoto Agency, has been working in the industry for more than 25 years.

He will be sharing and discussing with the workshop participant about the basic of photojournalism in a small, intimate class. The discussion will cover the foundation, history, ethics, organizations, impact in Photojournalism, and the workflow of a photojournalist. He will also shares his vast experiences, and discuss about his works with the participant.The goal of this 1-day workshop is to educate, share, and discuss about the topic involve, therefore to give a better understanding about Photojournalism.

Shamshahrin Shamsuddin is a Malaysian photojournalist based in Kuala Lumpur, specialises in Editorial (mostly news content) and Travel photography. A former Agence France-Presse (AFP) photographer , he has been with the European Pressphoto Agency based in Kuala Lumpur since 2003. One of the highlights of his carrier is when he represented Malaysia at a photography exhibition in Gwangju, Korea in Dec 2005. His work has been published in TIME, International Herald Tribune, Asiaweek, FEER and many more international publications. He is one of the most senior and experienced wired photographers in Malaysia.

Just doing my part for photography advancement..

Akmal Adanan, Photographer
official website
email address
my ex-blog

No comments: