BOOKAYUKAY WORKSHOP SERIES:
VISUAL LANGUAGE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
by Jes Aznar
A comprehensive 3-day photography workshop that aims to give us the basic principles that would help us learn to see through the viewfinder. The workshop is open to all photography enthusiasts who wants to learn more than the basic functions and controls of their cameras.
At the end of the workshop, the participant will have a better understanding of the visual language involved in producing and appreciation of photographs. The participant will have as well a better grasp of photography's role in multitude of applications in visual commmunication.
Schedule:April 23, 24 and 27 (3 days) plus one day practicum and online evaluation. Any digital camera will do. REGISTER @ Bookayukay, 55 Maginhawa St., UP Village, Diliman Quezon City. Fee is P3,000.
For inquiries and registration, you may contact us through: 09054283125 or at firstname.lastname@example.org SIGN UP NOW! ONLY THE FIRST 20 PEOPLE WILL BE ACCOMODATED.
ABOUT THE LECTURER
Jes Aznar is a full time documentary photographer. His photos and stories depict humanitarian issues from land reform, poverty, to conflicts and disasters. He has done several photo essays such as the Hacienda Luisita uprising, human conditions in urban dwellings, the war against diseases in Cambodia, humanitarian issues and the war in Mindanao, and the human trafficking issue in the Philippines and other parts of the world, which recently won him the National Media Award for his photo essay on the lives of trafficked Filipinas in Sabah, Malaysia.
He has worked for Agence France-Presse, New York based Reflex News agency and gmanews.tv. His works has been published on the pages of The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Time Magazine, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, Stern, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and Asia Geo magazine, among others.
Jes took up Advertising at the pontifical University of Santo Tomas, and painting at the University of the Philippines and at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University where he took up subjects in photojournalism.
He has travelled and covered Southeast Asia and the Pacific while being based in his own country, the Philippines.