November & December, 2016: Exact dates TBD
Fee: $3000 (15% discount if $500 deposit is paid before March 15, 2016 and 10% discount if $500 deposit is paid before April, 15 2016)
After a three year hiatus, a unique two week photography masterclass with Gary Knight and Philip Blenkinsop is back.
Long time friends and collaborators, Gary Knight and Philip Blenkinsop are two of the most celebrated photographers of their generation. They met in South East Asia in the late 1980’s where they were photographing the war in Cambodia and have been close friends ever since. Occasionally they re-unite to teach and after a few years hiatus this new masterclass has evolved. It draws from both the legendary workshops they have taught together in Asia for over a decade and the pedagogy of the Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice at Tufts University which Knight founded in 2010.
This masterclass will appeal to anyone interested in pushing the limits of their photography. Whether you are a professional fine tuning your vision, a committed amateur or student wanting to learn new techniques and reach your potential or you simply want to have a fantastic photographic adventure, Gary and Philip’s workshops have a reputation for being intense and transformative learning experiences.
Utilizing two weeks of programming rather than the more typical one week, the masterclass is designed to maximize the amount of time you will have for photography without compromising the time for instruction, technique and thoughtful critique.
The program will start with three days of preparation in storytelling and technique in Bangkok, Thailand. Following that you will depart on a solo field project where you can immerse yourself in a story of your choice in one of the rich and diverse cultures of Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Vietnam or Laos. We will conclude the workshop with four days of editing and post production in Cambodia at the Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap which Gary and Philip conceived during a workshop there in 2004.