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Canon Hosts a Photography Workshop for Photojournalists in Jaipur

 Canon India Pvt. Limited successfully hosted the photography workshop for photo journalists at the magnificent ShivVilasPalace in Jaipur. The two day workshop was an informative weekend getaway for the attendees. The workshop was attended by 44 photojournalists from the Delhi and Mumbai, media fraternity.

The two-day workshop included a welcome note by Seiji Hamanishi, Assistant Director, ICP, Canon India and Jai Kumar Pillai, Marketing Manager, ICP, Canon India. This was followed by insightful workshops/sessions on Imperative and Ethics of Photo Journalism. On the second day, there were two workshops. The first was on Photosynthesis – contemporary photography and the second session on Photography and hurdles faced by modern day photographers. The workshops aimed at providing awareness and besides aesthetics sense, they highlighted upon the needs to have a definite level of sensitivity & receptiveness towards the environment coupled with a technical bent of mind, and how photographs should be individualistic too representing the emotions of the photographer. Challenges that photographers faced everyday was also one of the most discussed topics in these workshops.

For this two-day workshop Canon choose speakers across genres. The workshop witnessed sessions by ChaitanyaKalbag, Editor-Business Today, Subi Chaturvedi, a Filmmaker & a media practitioner activist and Dinesh Khanna, an independent photographer, who specializes in travel photography.

The sessions conducted offered an opportunity to interact with the professionals and learn the nuances of photography from them. ChaitanyaKalbag, spoke about Imperative and Ethics of Photo Journalism.

The workshop is one of Canon’s initiatives to promote photography as a form of art and expression. Canon over the years, has been conducting workshops around the country on various themes like wedding, sports, wildlife, etc. Canon is a leader in photography and offers exciting ways to enjoy photography and bring out the best creative skills in photo enthusiasts and professionals alike. The workshop received over whelming response from the photo journalists and Canon aims to organize such workshops even in future.

27-Dec-2011 08:32:55
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