[AI] FW: {Retina India Connect} Retina India Organizes Photography workshop for the Visually Challenged

Vamshi G gvamshiai at gmail.com
Sun Sep 5 03:30:00 EDT 2010




From: rpp-india at googlegroups.com [mailto:rpp-india at googlegroups.com] On
Behalf Of Vamshi G

Subject: {Retina India Connect} Retina India Organizes Photography workshop
for the Visually Challenged


Dear Friends,

Retina India is organising two  photography workshops  for the
visually impaired. Its a two day workshop and is being conducted by
experienced  trainers.
Workshop conductors:
Goa Center for Alternative Photography
The Goa - Center for Alternative Photography is an artist initiated
conservative art space dedicated exclusively to photography
and aims to become professional and comprehensive platform for the
promotion of alternative photography Art in India.

NAB Mumbai and IAVH are supporting the workshop  by providing their
premises for holding the workshops.

Dates: Workshop one - 6th and 7th september
workshop 2 - 8th and 9th september
Eligibility: persons with partial to total visual impairment above the
age of 12 years.
Number of participants: ten per workshop
Workshop fee: Free
Equipment: cameras and films will be provided for use during the workshop.
Workshop 1 to be held on the 6th and 7th of  Septenber
National Association of the blind ( N A B)
Conference room, ground floor,
11 Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road,
Worli sea face

Workshop 2 to be held on 8th and 9th of September
Indian Association for the visually handicapped (I A V H)
Ground floor,
University club house,
C road Marine drive,
Mumbai 400 020
The program:
the program for the
2-day workshops for the visually impaired

Day 1

10-1 p.m. Camera technicality
How to hold and use the camera.
(Getting familiar with flash, shutter release &

1-2 p.m. Lunch time

2-6 p.m Field work
How to take a single and a group portrait.
(Listening carefully to your subject can guide
where to place the camera)
Experimenting with close-ups of your subject.

Day 2

10-1p.m. Field trip to a city park
Exploring "tactile" photography
(Touching flowers, grass, trees,
based on the tactile experience click the photographs)

1-2 p.m. Lunch time

2-5p.m. On the city streets
Exploring "audio" photography
(Based on the different noises, sounds,
voices of the city, compose your shot)

5-6 p.m. Discussion and exhibition of the developped

You can register your participation for any one of the workshops by
calling Sharda on 022 2283 8550 or Arvind on 98200 19584.

Some of the best pictures may be displayed at the Hotel Taj West end
Bangalore during the retina week.
Looking forward to your participation,




Vamshi G

M: +91 9949349497

R: +91 877 2243861

Skype: gvamshi81



>From darkness unto light




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