INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL STORYTELLING- II Edition






This intensive 10-day workshop is designed for photographers who have a technical

base in digital photography and now want to take their skills to the next level. The

workshop will introduce photographers to working on narratives and telling photo

stories. Participants will be introduced to different visual styles and languages and


produce one body of work in the duration of the workshop.


*WORKSHOP IS ONLY FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM DARJEELING HILLS AND SIKKIM

Participants must be prepared to work hard and push their limits!


The course will cover the following:

– Introduction to visual storytelling

– Aesthetics

– Composition and content

– Light

– Ethics in photography

– Planning your photo story

– Visual styles

– Shooting approach


– Narrative atructure of story/essay

– Digital workflow and post-production (Bridge, Lightroom, Photoshop)

– Introduction to editing

– Note taking, research, and caption writing



WORKSHOP DETAILS

Sessions will be held online. Logins will be sent to those registered.

Participants need access to ZOOM (accounts are free), and the ability to take some

notes.

Date: 20th - 30th August, 2020

Time: 11:00 am – 02:00 pm

Language: English + Nepali

Tutors: Kunga Tashi / Shivam Darnal / Praveen Chettri


WORKSHOP FEE

Rs 2500/-


*If selected workshop fee should be paid on the following account-

Account details Name : The Confluence Collective


Bank : Canara Bank

Account number :4411101004703

IFSC: CNRB0004411

REQUIREMENTS

– Participants should have a technical base in photography.

– Participants should have their own camera/lens.

– Participants should be able to commit to the workshop full time.

– Participants should plan to shoot when they are not in class.

APPLICATION

– To apply, please fill the application form given below.

*We will only take 10 participants for the workshop.


APPLICATION DEADLINE – 15th August, 2020


ABOUT MENTORS:

KUNGA TASHI is an independent photographer based out of Gangtok, Sikkim, India. He

has worked as a technical coordinator for Project Denjong, an NGO in Sikkim, which

worked on the digitisation, preservation and cataloguing of old documents and

photographs of the Sikkim Palace Archives (1875-1975) under the British Library’s

Endangered Archive Programme and Arcadia. He has also worked on a book project

titled the Crafts Of Uttarakhand for Chitku Design Studio (Dehradun, India), under the

aegis of Uttarakhand Handloom & Handicrafts Development Council.


Exhibitions

2018, The Peoples Studio, Gangtok, Sikkim. / 2018, Sangai Photo Festival, Imphal,

Manipur. / 2018, Angkor Photo Workshop Projection. / 2019, Pursuing Arts in Research

(PAIR) Festival, The Secretariat, Yangon, Myanmar.


Publications

Marg Magazine | Indian Express | India Today | Artem | Better Photography | Summit

Times

Workshops

Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2018.

Grants

Amiyaprabha Chaudhuri Memorial Grant 2019, Egaro Photo Festival.


Instagram link : Kunga Tashi



SHIVAM DARNAL is a freelance photographer based out of Darjeeling and works as an

assistant teacher at the Municipal Boys’ High School, Darjeeling. He uses photography

as a medium to express and tell stories.

Workshops

Introduction to Storytelling - 2017, Kalimpong

Visual Thinking with Katrin Koenning, Photo Kathmandu 2018

Angkor Festival & Workshop - Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2019.


PRAVEEN CHETTRI is a photographer based out of Kalimpong, West Bengal. He is the

recipient of the Photographer of the Year award by EPSON-PHOTO OF THE YEAR 2012

and has worked as in-house photographer for Numero-French fashion magazine in

Thailand. He has worked on numerous commissioned photo projects in Darjeeling hills

and Sikkim. With over 10 years of experience, Praveen has been involved in several

initiatives to educate and bring awareness on pertinent issues relating to Darjeeling hills

and Sikkim through the medium of art.

Publications

Marg Magazine | Scroll | Caravan | Better Photography | Sikkim Tourism


Workshops

Making Images - Kushal Ray - Drik India, Kolkata - 2013

Visual Storytelling Workshop - photo.circle, Nepal, 2016

Single Image to Story - Kevin Lee, Photo Kathmandu, 2016

A Day in a Life – Anita Khemka – Photo Kathmandu 2018

Instagram link : Praveen Chettri

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER:

The Confluence Collective represents visual stories by photographers from the Hills of

Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim. We aim to cultivate voices who document and engage

with socio-political and personal transcendence in the region via multiple mediums of

storytelling including exhibitions and publications.



Final Presentation work of past participants from Introduction to Visual Storytelling

Workshop.




For any queries and information :

Ashwin Sharma : Call/Whatsapp +91 7407727785