Proposal: Photography in Delhi
MAHARANI GAYATRI DEVI GIRLS' PUBLIC SCHOOL, JAIPUR IN AMSTERDAM AND HAMBURG
21st May - 27th May 2017
Photography is when art meets technology in poetic celebration of reality. Certainly, it is the most advanced medium of visual arts that has transformed the way people swap information. Amsterdam and Hamburg are two cities where art acquiesces to aesthetic genius adding charm to its unique and cultural cityscape.
Dissecting the best of art and culture through the lens in two of the biggest art breweries in western Europe, Amsterdam and Hamburg.
Chances are that you'll stumble upon more aesthetically pleasing sights in Amsterdam than anywhere else. Luckily, to find art in Amsterdam, you don't have to carry a guidebook because there is no dearth of top-class museums, heritage sites and street art.
The Photo Academy of Amsterdam has been at the forefront of photographic education for over 30 years. Under the guidance of professionals, explore various facets of photography such as DOF tables, motion blur, creative lens usage, lighting (high-key and low-key shots) and white-balance settings. Gain valuable insights on street photography by two celebrated photographers, Ariane James and Peter Dellenbag.
Another tailor-made intense session with FOTOGRAM to brush up your photography skills. This session is followed by a visit to FOAM, a photography museum that exhibits all facets of contemporary, historical, fine art and applied photography.
The Netherlands popularised graphics and visual arts way before it was mainstream. Credits to the masters of the Dutch golden age, we don't have to struggle to locate art here. Huis Marseille is known for its exemplary display of documentary photography.
Welcome to Hamburg. Besides being home to one of the biggest ports in Europe, it is one of Germany's wealthiest cities that promotes culture and independent thinking. 'Blue hour' workshop conducted by FOTOSAFARI is based on a brief period after the sun sets and sky starts turning blue. Internationally renowned photographer, Kasper Fuglsang shares his inputs on long-time exposure and lighting.
Owing to its mammoth spatial distribution, the Deichtorhallen makes the perfect backdrop for contemporary art and photography exhibitions. Witness and take immersive sessions on creative themes under the scrutiny of Jeffrey Turek.
Depart from Hamburg and travel back to Delhi.
Photography is a creative tool designed to capture real-time moments. We curated this programme to bring you one giant step closer to your creative vision and unleash it in Amsterdam and Hamburg. From immersive sessions and guided museum tours to exploring the streets and canals through your lens, this is a week full of artistic exploration.