Workshop - Visual storytelling in portrait photography | Head On Photo Festival

Workshop - Visual storytelling in portrait photography

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Workshop - Visual storytelling in portrait photography with Oded Wagenstein

Date: 4 May 2020
Time: 6:00pm
Locations: Online

Cost: Free, donations welcome

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For more than a decade photographer Oded Wagenstein has been photographing cultures around the world. He wandered with tribes in northern Siberia, made a pilgrimage with Tibetan believers, took part in the Fidel Castro's funeral procession in Cuba, but now, like most of you, he is stuck at home. 

Join him on this unique lecture, as we will dive into the fascinating world of portraiture and culture photography. We will: 
-Learn how to tell a person's story in a portrait. 
- Understand how to overcome the fear of photographing people without giving up the authenticity of the decisive moment. 
- Talk about creating meaningful work in an era when everything was photographed before. 
- Understand how to use composition to make a stronger portrait. 
- Learn some essential lessons from an elderly Siberian nomad, a Shaman from Laos, and a bride from Tajikistan. 

Suitable for anyone who loves photography, travelling, and visual inspiration.

Oded Wagenstein, Photographer and lecturer. His work has been published, among other platforms, by National Geographic, BBC, The Guardian, VOGUE and has been displayed around the world, including exhibitions presented in the National Portrait Gallery (London, UK), the United Nations (NYC, USA) and the State Historical Museum of Russia in the Red Square (Moscow, Russia). His project 'Like Last Year's Snow' about a small community from Siberia, was exhibited in the Paddington Reservoir Gardens last year during the Head On Photo Festival.

How live sessions work

Once you've registered, you'll receive an email confirmation. The next steps are: 
  1. The day before the session, we will send you an email with a hyperlink to join      
  2. Please logon 5 minutes before the scheduled start of the session; we will 'open the door' at the start time  
  3. You will be able to listen through your computer speakers and view the presenter(s) and their images on the screen  
  4. You will be able to ask questions through the 'live chat' during the session. We will answer the questions towards the end  


May 4th, 2020 6:00 PM through  7:20 PM
Online broadcast
Sydney, NSW
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