The essentials of freelance journalism
- Film, Media & Entertainment
- The Guardian, N1 9GU London
Master the skills you need to create photographs out of the chaos and bustle of street life
Street photography is seen by many as the most essential skill to have as an aspiring photographer. The aim of the workshop is to master the basic techniques of camera functions needed for photographing in the streets, to understand composition and light and gain the confidence for creating photographs out of the chaos and bustle of street life.
The course is for photographers who have a good working knowledge of their cameras and have a desire to learn the history and techniques of street photography. For the purposes of the course, the photographer should have a digital SLR or rangefinder camera with normal and wide angle lenses.
The workshop will leave a photographer with the confidence to tackle photography in the streets, the essential technical skills needed and wider understanding of the history and philosophy of street photography.
Antonio Zazueta Olmos is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked covering issues concerning human rights, the environment and conflict. Antonio is also a dedicated editorial and portrait photographer whose images have appeared in all the UK broadsheet weekend magazines, including the Observer Magazine. Antonio was born in Mexicali, Mexico, and has been a photojournalist since 1988 when he began his career at the Miami Herald. He has been based in London since 1994. You can find more information and see Antonio's work on his website.
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