BEFORE THE DAY
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Street Photography in East London:
an Appreciation and Photowalk
David Gibson is one of the founder members of in-public, the international collective of street photographers whose members and subjects range from Melbourne to New York. For nearly twenty years David’s territory has been London and in particular the East End of London. His work has recently been featured in the book, Street Photography Now and is currently on display at the Museum of London's exhibition: London Street Photography which is open until September 2011.
The day will begin with a slide-show presentation of street photographers who have recorded this ever-changing part of London from celebrated to lesser-known photographers, including some of David's own photographs. David will then lead a three hour Photowalk around East London revisiting the locations of some of the images discussed. The aim of the day will be to offer David's personal insight into the aesthetics and meaning of street photography but also to offer a quirky snapshot of a very diverse area of London from the 1930’s to the present day.
David will impart some of his knowledge of street photography whilst walking with you and will provide plenty of opportunity to take photos along the way.
WHO IS IT FOR?
• You have an appreciation for street photography and would like to spend half a day immersing yourself in it.
• You enjoy taking photos.
• You enjoy a social day out with like-minded individuals.
If you have answered yes to any of the above then this workshop is for you!
"Exploring East London through David's eyes provided a fresh perspective, and helped reinforce my love for the area."
Yen Lin, London
HOW IS THE DAY STRUCTURED?
The Photowalk is for intimate groups of no more than 10 people. You will see the delightful East End (Shoreditch, Spitalfields, Brick Lane) with fresh eyes and pick up a few tips and tricks along the way.
Everyone will gain something regardless of his/her specific approach or technical level.
You may be encouraged to partake in one or two interactive challenges designed to encourage creative experimentation.
Where possible, David will be able to review some of your photos along the way. You will never see the streets or your camera in the same light again!
Please note: This is a photowalk and appreciation of street photography - not a workshop as such. There will be opportunities for feedback from the teacher as you go, and from the group when you break for lunch, but we will not conclude with a show and tell.
Photowalk delegates qualify for a FREE place on a Shoot Experience public event, valued at between £7.50 and £15. (this does not apply to all events, check the event INFO pages for eligibility or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details)