HIPA to Host Photography Workshops During Awards Week

 


Extending the celebration of its awards ceremony week, the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award will be hosting a series of photography workshops in Dubai. These will be conducted by important international photographers like Tom Ang, Martin Grahame-Dunn and Carol Walker. 

Tom Ang

Tom Ang

Tom Ang, who is also a HIPA judge, will be presenting a workshop on ‘How to Become a Professional Photographer’. It will be conducted on 19 March in the Origami meeting room at the Radisson Royal Hotel. Ang is well known and regarded photographer, author, educator, TV broadcaster and traveller, who specialised in Central Asia for 10 years.

Martin Grahame-Dunn

Martin Grahame-Dunn

On 20 March, British photography trainer Martin Grahame-Dunn will be giving attendees an exclusive four hour ‘Portfolio Review’, also at the Origami meeting room. Martin has over 36 years of experience in the photography business covering commercial, advertising, fashion, editorial, wedding and portraiture work.

Carol Walker

Carol Walker

Then on 21 March, American horse photographer Carol Walker, will be conducting a day-long ‘Horse Photography Workshop’, at the Fahidi Stable in Sharjah. With a background in literature and photography, Walker has been photographing wildlife  for the past 30 years, and is also one of the leading advocates working to keep the wild horses in the United States wild and free.

With regards to the workshops, Assistant Secretary General of HIPA, Sahar Al Zarei said, “The workshops we are hosting during the awards ceremony week further highlight our commitment to developing the skills of local photographers in Dubai and the UAE. The feedback we received from previous workshops helped us in deciding to host these workshops during what is undoubtedly, the busiest time of year for HIPA. We hope these workshops can further benefit photographers from all walks of life, and we look forward to great turnouts in all our future events”.

Tags: photography, HIPA, Tom Ang, Martin Grama Dunn, Carol Walker, Portfolio Review, Horse Photography, Sahar Al Zarei, Workshops