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Workshop | Photojournalism with Ron Haviv, Oslo

Photojournalism with Ron Haviv
"With the world as your workplace"

May 6-10, 2010
Oslo, Norway

The workshop tuition is 9.900 Norwegian Kroner, which is about 1700 Dollars

Visit the website for more details.

If you are a working photojournalist, or a photoenthusiast, with an interest for documentary photography, and has ambitions to reach out with your work, this is a workshop you need to sign up for.

Ron Haviv is a legend in the international photo society, and has created some of the most important images of humanitarian crises since the cold war. His often-searing photographs have earned Haviv some of the highest accolades in photography, including awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Overseas Press Club, and the Leica Medal of Excellence.

Ron is one of the founders of the photo agency VII, and would be a great connection and inspiration for any photographer working within photojournalism.

He has published two critically acclaimed books: "Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal" and "Afghanistan: On the Road to Kabul"

This workshop is designed to give professional photographers and committed amateur photographers opportunities to work and study with one of the most forward thinking, enterprising, and talented working photojournalist today. The Ron Haviv workshops are intense and intimate affairs, providing students with complete access to the photographer and the ability to take advantage of his work experience, teachings, methodologies and contacts.
The primary focus of the Workshop is to help strengthen personal vision, authorship, and story telling.

This Workshop is for photographers who are seeking to advance their work, redirect their focus or take their storytelling to another level. All applicants must have an understanding of the technical aspects of digital photography, including editing software. The Workshops do not provide cameras or laptop computers. Students are expected to come prepared as if they were shooting a real assignment.

”During this five-day workshop participants will explore the different approaches to story telling. They will learn what is required of a photojournalist, not just in the field but also when it comes to having work published. Developing a personal sensitivity and visual style will be emphasized and I will encourage participants to work using their instinct rather than formula. I will share with the group my own work and my experience as a photojournalist in conflict and crisis areas.

Participants should bring a portfolio of their best work to the first
session of the workshop. Through portfolio reviews each person's narrative direction will be discovered and then developed through assignments given during the workshop. With daily editing sessions, both in a group setting and individually, each student will be able to define their personal path in photography.

I will help you understand the pulse of international journalism today and share my tips on what it takes to cover the world scene. You will leave with a clearer understanding of your next step and be well along the way to defining your personal path forward.”

The workshop tuition is 9.900,- Norwegian Kroner, which is about 1700 Dollars with the dollar value of January 2010.

We operate on a first signed first served policy.

Send an e-mail to to sign up for the workshop or a message via Facebook.

We will then send you our account number and ask that a deposit of NOK 3.500,- is paid to secure a seat on this workshop. As soon as we register the deposit payment, we will send you an e-mail with confirmation. The rest of the workshop fee is to be paid to the same account number as for the deposit, no later then a month before the workshop take place.

For the workshop to run we need a minimum of 10 participants. If we for some reason are not able to reach our minimum number, the workshop will be canceled and you will receive a full refund. There will be a maximum limit of 15 participants.

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