Michael Coyne - Documentary Photography Workshop

 

Saturday 30th November 2019

11:30am - 3:30pm

The Green Room, Level 4, Seafarers Building, 52 Tyler Street, Auckland

Tickets $150 (including lunch and afternoon tea)


Following his public talk Michael will run a documentary workshop for 15 participants.

You will learn what makes an image extraordinary and how to communicate a story with your images.

The public talk will be your lead into the day and then Michael will set you a “mini" assignment to go out and shoot in the nearby area. Michael will be on hand to help you through the shoot and then you’ll bring your images back for editing and an educational critique session where Michael will review and assess your images.

If you have an interest in documentary photography this is an opportunity not to be missed. Michael has incredible knowledge to share, is a highly experienced teacher and you will thoroughly enjoy Michaels wit and personality too.

What to Bring:
 Your camera with memory card(s)
 Favourite lens or lenses
 A fully charged battery and a spare battery
 Laptop (if possible) and/or USB memory stick

FUJIFILM NZ will also have loan camera’s and lenses on hand, including the new X-Pro3, for you to try.

Schedule:
10:00 - 11:00 Welcome & Fujifilm X Documentary Presentation
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 11:30 Discuss assignment
11:30 - 02:00 Shoot assignment (Michael will be on the location to help
participants with support and ideas) - Includes lunch break at own convenience
02:00 - 03:30 Download, present and critique photographs
03:30 - 04:00 Wrap-up and questions.


Michael Coyne - is a world renowned documentary photographer based in Australia, but has worked extensively on assignments internationally and has appeared in magazines such as: Newsweek, Life, Time, National Geographic Magazine, New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, German Geo, French Geo, Paris Match, Madame La Figaro, London Observer Magazine, London Independent Magazine, Travel Holiday and Vogue.

Michael has had a number of successful books published of his work including: Numurkah Lakes & Roses, Second Spring – The Regeneration of the Jesuits, The Oz Factor, A World of Australians, Contemporary Photographer:Australia – MICHAEL COYNE, The Jew called Jesus, Tour of Duty – East Timor, Lonely Planet – People Photography, How To be A Child and Armageddon.

His work has been exhibited in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, South America and North America.
His numerous awards include: American National Press Photographers Association, Overseas Press Club of America, FCC Hong Kong Human Rights Certificate, Children's Book of the Year, The Religious Book of the Year. In April 2003 Michael was awarded the "Centenary Medal" by the Australian Government for Services to Photography. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (by Publication) from Griffith University in October 2008. Michael is a Senior Fellow at Photography Studies College, Melbourne.

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