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Creative workshops inspire photographers' imaginations at "Exposure 2022"

The workshops are part of an integrated program presented by the festival at the Expo Center Sharjah.

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The activities of the sixth edition of the International Photography Festival "Xposure", organized by the Sharjah Government Media Office, from February 9 to 15, will host a series of training and educational workshops specialized in photography techniques and skills, presented by a group of international professional photographers.

The workshops come as part of an integrated program presented by the festival at Expo Center Sharjah, and it includes a package of events and activities targeting professional and amateur photographers, thus opening a platform that enhances the experiences of photography lovers and develops their creative skills.

The agenda of the training and educational programs at the International Photography Festival “Xposure” 2022 includes a number of technical progress evaluation sessions and group discussion sessions presented by a group of experts and specialists in the world of photography, and the brightest photographers in the world. Those wishing to obtain more information or register to participate in For these sessions, visit the official website of the festival at the following link: (xposure.ae).

Photographer and trainer Mike Brown will present a workshop entitled "Introducing Focal Length", during which he will explain the concept of focal length and its different lengths, and how to use it to improve the appearance of the subject of the image, while photographer Colin Hawkins deals with the workshop "Professional Studio Lighting for Commercial Portraits and E-Commerce". Lighting techniques used in the studio during fashion product photography for e-commerce websites.

Photographer David Newton talks in the "Photography Techniques" workshop about the secrets of the art of photography and its basics. The "The Magical Light Puzzle" workshop, presented by Mike Brown, focuses on the concept of light, its properties and its importance in presenting a well-structured image.

In the “How to Shoot a Personal Project” workshop, Chris Koe talks about the stages of filming the project, starting with dividing the basic concept and defining the different shooting techniques. In the “Image Chemistry” workshop, Brown has his own vision about the main camera controls and their importance, and how they can be used to capture stimulating and engaging images in creative ways.

In the “Moments Through Time” workshop, photographer Mohamed Moheisen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, will discuss the ethics of the profession of photography and the appropriate way to talk to and photograph people. .

In a workshop entitled “Introduction to the Art of Merging Times”, travel photographer Elaia Locardi presents an explanation of the techniques he uses when shooting scenes at different times, while the four-hour workshop “Photographing Products in the Studio” by photographer Colin Huykens provides a practical opportunity to enhance the skills of Photography using simple lighting techniques for studio product photography.

The "Stages of Storytelling" workshop aims to motivate participants to be creative and present new artworks, as well as informing them about the difference between the concepts of establishing truth and interpreting meaning, the mechanism for developing the process of personal storytelling, and strategies for creating effective and impactful visual stories.

In an interactive workshop entitled “The Skill of Editing Images” presented by photographer Chris Koe, the participants learn about the basics of editing images intended for publication, display or sale and how to choose images according to the purpose of their use. The workshop also includes a collective criticism of a number of works, and a practical training session on image editing techniques .

The agenda of the training and educational programs at the festival also includes several workshops on the challenges of light and composition in landscape photography, the art of enriching the visual language, the arts of black and white photography, time-lapse photography, how to produce a long-term photography project, and other arts of photography, and professional photography. Trips, and professional astrophotography.

• The workshops include a package of events and activities targeting professional and amateur photographers, to open a platform that enhances the experiences of photography lovers and develops their skills.

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