London based professional photographer Mark Carey is offering keen photographers an opportunity of a lifetime next February, inviting them to join him in Kolkata for a street Photography workshop.
Carey has photographed all over Europe and South East Asia but has been drawn to India in particular the last couple of years, and is now a proud member of the Indian street photography collective ‘That’s life’.
The week long workshop will include early morning and evening shoots as well as afternoon critique sessions which will be used to examine techniques of composition, timing and exposure.
Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with and shoot alongside local photographers who have invaluable knowledge of the area and the local language, Bengali which will help the group to gain access to local communities.
The cost of attending the workshop will be £500 per person and this fee will go in its entirety to The Hope Foundation. During the course of the 7 days, the group will also make a couple of visits to HOPE’s projects so participants of the workshop can have the unique opportunity to see where their money is going and a glimpse into life in HOPE’s protections homes and coaching centres.
Speaking about what street photography means to him, he says, “Contrary to popular belief good street photography is not necessarily about snatching that moment. Street photography for me is about shooting engaging images, usually candid on the streets and in other public places, trying to document street life where people are not posing for the camera.”
This unique photography trip is is open to all. The only criteria it that you love photography and are prepared to be courteous to the people we are shooting in our host nation, India.
For more information on the trip including getting there, accommodation, vaccinations etc you can log on to: www.markcareyphotography.com/blog