Photography workshops replays | Head On Photo Festival

Photography workshops replays

Head On(line) replay
Workshops and conversations about photography

 

Did you miss a session during the Festival?
Was there a session that blew your mind that you must watch again?
Do you have friends that missed out but should really watch a session?

This is your second chance!

We will announce the Head On(line) Replay schedule in our e-news and on social media.

How it works

  • - Book free tickets
  • - You will receive an email (and a reminder email) with a link to the session
  • - Once the session starts you can watch with a live chat to other viewers and the Head On team
  • - Recordings will be made available for Head On Photo Festival accountholders

Time zones

Sydney Perth/Singapore London New York
12pm 10am 3am 10pm (-1 day)
6pm 4pm 9am 4am

Note: not adjusted for daylight savings

 

These sessions are free to watch but not to produce - please consider donating.

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Week beginning 6 July

Workshop: Ball of light

Masterclass and tutorial on creating the ‘Ball of light’ and improving your light painting skills with Denis Smith.

Date: Wednesday 8 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Artist talk: Ian Bickerstaff

'Sanctuary' tells the story a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre in Cameroon that provides a safe home in captivity for several hundred primates taken from the wild by illegal hunting activities. This photographic series was created over ten years and captures the relationships between the sanctuary and the wild; exploring the relationships between primates and their human caregivers, the sanctuary and the local people, people and wildlife.

Date:  Thursday 9 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Week beginning 13 July

Image: Jake Nowakowski

Panel: Australian photojournalism

A celebration of the best of Australian photojournalism, the Paper Tigers exhibition features sixty images from sixty of the best Australian photojournalists. The need for truthful journalism has never been more critical. It is through the lens of these photographers that we understand and experience much of the world's events. Look back at the most critical moments through recent Australian history, and the images by which we remember them.

Panelists: Moshe Rosenzveig OAM, Alison Stieven-Taylor, Meredith O’Shea, Ben Bohane, Jessica Hromas, Tracey Nearmy and Brian Cassey.

Date:  Wednesday 15 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Artist talk: Vee Speers

‘The Birthday Party’ eternalises the last days of childhood with timeless portraits that are at once hauntingly beautiful and provocative. Vee Speers explores the playful escapism of games of “dress up” in childhood and the encompassing notions of performance and play. These portraits confront us with reminders of our own childhood, creating enigmatic stories which blur the line between reality and fiction, highlighting our need to escape into fantasy.

Date: Thursday 16 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Week beginning 20 July

Workshop: The power of personal photography with Matt Palmer

As a strong believer in producing personal work and expressing yourself through photography, Matt will inspire you with the power of personal photography projects and what they can achieve for you and for others. Matt has worked on several projects including ASH, Faces of Islam, Abandoned in Iceland and more.

Date: Wednesday 22 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Artist talk: Renata Buziak

The exhibition includes images of healing, edible plants and tea trees used as an insect repellent and antiseptic for treating various health conditions. These images were developed by a fusion of organic and photographic materials in the process of natural decomposition, revealing what is usually invisible to the eye; the biological chemical progression of decay and degeneration. It reveals beauty in decomposition and raises notions of transformative cycles.

Date: 23 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Week beginning 27 July

Panel: Meet the Head On Photo Awards Judges

The Head On Photo Awards represent a global selection of the best work from emerging and established photographers across three categories; Portrait, Landscape and Student. In this session meet some of the judges behind the selection of finalists and discover more about the behind the scenes process and what they look for in an image.

Panel:  Renée C. Byer, Carla Erdmann, Irina Chmyreva, Moshe Rosenzveig OAM and Ellie Waterhouse

Date: Wednesday 29 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Artist talk: Emmanuel Angelicas with Alan Davies (curator)

With an extraordinary mix of in-your-face documentation and dark fantasy, leavened with images showing genuine affection for family and friends, Angelicas celebrates fifty years of photography in Sydney’s Marrickville. Angelicas roamed the streets on his doorstep with the confidence of a local and the passion of a provocateur.

Date: Thursday 30 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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August schedule to be released late July

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Past sessions
Week beginning 22 June

Workshop: Turn left turn right - the power of Lightroom

Discover the power of Lightroom as Adobe evangelists Julieanne Kost and Paul Burnett demonstrate several dramatic postprocessing effects using the Develop module. Starting with the same photographs, Paul and Julieanne will discuss why and demonstrate how they make specific edits to images in order to achieve a certain look and feel.

Date: Wednesday 24 June

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Artist talk: Renée Byer with Alison Stieven-Taylor

A powerful and extraordinary series of sixty photographs and profiles by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Renée C. Byer, whose work illuminates the human faces of people who live in extreme poverty around the world. Travelling to 10 countries on four continents, Byer sought out individuals and families on the brink of survival – living on about one U.S. dollar each day.

Date: Thursday 25 June

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Week beginning 29 June

Panel: Alternative facts; falsifying the image in the era of deep fakes

Can you believe anything you see anymore? Falsifying the image in the era of Deep Fakes. Truth, and the search for truth in media, has never been so heavily questioned and discussed. Technology has made it easier to doctor and alter images. Join the panel as they discuss the importance of truth and the falsification of image.

Panel: Dr Helen Vatsikopoulos, Anne Kruger, Dr Gregory Ferris, David Dare Parker, John Penn II

Date: Tuesday 30 June

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Artist talk: Paula Bronstein

Ukraine has the world’s highest proportion of elderly affected by war. This series focuses on Ukraine’s vulnerable, fragile, elderly population that is trapped in a war. While many young people left when violence broke out, the elderly were reluctant to leave their homes; they were left impoverished and abandoned in dilapidated homes.

Date: Thursday 2 July

Times: 12pm & 6pm (Sydney time)

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Times and dates are in AEST