Sony Southeast Asia is organising its biggest Sony Digital Workshop ever for photography beginners, enthusiasts and professionals in Singapore. The Sony Digital Workshop 2013 invites 10 Professionals for 13 Sessions, to share more about their photography and experiences. The topics that would be covered includes photojournalism portrait and flash photography.
Screen Shot from Sony Digital Workshop website
Some of these renowned speakers include:
- Veteran National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita, who has received numerous awards throughout his 30 years in the industry, is known for epic stories that cover the landscapes and legends of Asia. He has held major exhibitions of his work globally and published ten books
- Professional photographer Manny Librodo, who has achieved worldwide fame with his particular style in digitally retouching portrait photography. In 2009, he was named by Scott Kelby as one of the five best photographers in the world.
- Multi-awarded and internationally recognised young director Pepe Diokno, who was mentioned as one of the world’s 100 exceptional emerging film makers by UK’s Phaidon Press. Recipient of the Venice Film Festival’s Lion of the Future Award in 2009, he will share tips and tricks on storytelling and visual imagery to help get a film off the ground.
- Renowned local filmmaker Jack Neo, whose humorous vignettes of the Singapore culture and community has endeared him to the hearts of many, will talk about his journey in film making and how to develop one’s personal style of movie directing.
The workshops will be held on 30 March, 31 March, 6 April and 20 April at The Chamber, Old Parliament House and on 27 April at the Sony Store at Isetan Orchard. Members of the public who are interested to participate in these workshops can register their interest at www.sony.com.sg/sdw1013.
Here’s the schedule of the workshop sessions -
|30 March 2013 (Saturday)||1100 – 1300hr||Old Parliament House||Conceptual Portrait Photography||Manny Librodo|
|1500 – 1700hr||Old Parliament House||Conceptual Portrait Photography||Manny Librodo|
|1900 – 2100hr||Old Parliament House||Travel Photography – Batanes, Philippines||Ferz Decena & Oggie Ramos|
|31 March 2013 (Sunday)||1500 – 1700hr||Old Parliament House||Travel Photography – Batanes, Philippines||Ferz Decena & Oggie Ramos|
|1800 – 1900hr||Old Parliament House||Photojournalism||Mike Yamashita|
|2000 – 2100hr||Old Parliament House||Photojournalism||Mike Yamashita|
|6 April 2013 (Saturday)||1100 – 1300hr||Old Parliament House||Astrophotography||Benson Guek|
|1500 – 1700hr||Old Parliament House||Fashion Photography||Gladys Ng|
|1900 – 2100hr||Old Parliament House||Fashion Photography||Gladys Ng|
|20 April 2013 (Saturday)||1100 – 1300hr||Old Parliament House||Film Making||Jack Neo|
|1500 – 1700hr||Old Parliament House||Film Making||Pepe Diokno|
|1900 – 2100hr||Old Parliament House||DSLR Photography||Alex Obana|
|27 April 2013 (Saturday)||1600 – 1800hr||Sony Store, Isetan Orchard||Flash Photography||Ding Yan|
If you are keen to learn more from the masters of photography, do check out their website for more details! I am a huge fan of Mike Yamashita and he’s one of the National Geographic photographers that influenced me when I started off in my photography journey. However, I might be out of town during that time and I won’t be able to join!