12 February

New Workshop Announced in Yangshuo, China – June, 2015

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New Workshop Announced in Yangshuo, China – June, 2015

The landscapes of the county of Yangshuo are legendary across all of China. Jutting up from the earth like the upturned jaw of a shark, the famous karst mountains scrape the sky, creating breathtaking views which serve as a constant backdrop to any visit to Yangshuo. This will be the scene for our new Yangshuo […]

15 June

Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau Workshop 2011

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This past week saw the first of our new Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau workshops. Leading this workshop with Tibetan Connections, I tried to introduce the students to this amazing part of China through photography. It was a great success and was a fascinating to see the students discover this region in their own different ways. To see […]

8 March

Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau Photo Tour – June 2011

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Very excited to announce here on the blog the launch of a new partnership with tour agency Tibetan Connections, offering photography workshops and tours in western China on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Tibetan Connections, a small grass-roots company, have been based on the plateau for a number of years and are actively involved in encouraging responsible […]

23 November

Visualising Issues – Slideshow and Notes from Environmental Workshop at UCCA

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[slideshare id=5869543&doc=ucca-101123001230-phpapp01] <<Return to the Learning Zone Last weekend, I was invited by Beijing based eco-group Greening the Beige to give a workshop at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art. We had a great turnout, with many students and photography enthusiasts all keen to see images from my environmental work in China over the past few […]

16 November

Environmental Photography Workshop @ UCCA, Beijing

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For anybody who is in Beijing this coming weekend, I will be giving a workshop at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art on Saturday 20th November from 4:30 to 5:30. I’ll be talking about ways to photograph large-scale environmental issues and trying to give participants help in helping form and shape their own ideas for […]

2 July

Images from Desert Workshop at Tianmo

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On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th June, we headed out on our first “Desert Workshop”, focusing on introducing our students to Tianmo desert which is located just 80km north-west of Beijing. We spent two days exploring the local dune systems and experiencing local life amongst the people of the area. You may think that I […]

20 April

New Weekend Workshops for May Announced

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We are delighted to announce our upcoming workshops for May 2010! We have two workshops planned, “Shoot-Edit-Photoshop” and “Beijing Desert Workshop”. We hope each one will cater to whatever you current goals in photography may be. Please find the initial outlines below. For more details and detailed itineraries, please head to our Workshop page (via the tab […]

9 April

Win a Free Workshop!

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Earlier this week I released a video titled ‘Earth Hour: In One Minute’, a time-lapse video that captured last month’s Earth Hour at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing. I thought it would be fun to use this video as the basis for the first competition that I have run through the blog. Up for […]

17 March

Photos from February’s Chinese New Year Workshop

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February welcomed a very unique time of the Chinese calendar; Chinese New Year. To mark the most important holiday of the year, we decided to run a special workshop to coincide with the celebrations in Beijing.

15 March

Student Focus: Charlotte Duch Lynggaard

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As many of you know, I began running workshops in Beijing in late 2009 as a response to what I perceived to be the demand for a setting where photographers could get together, share ideas, enjoy photography and explore China in a guided and relaxed setting. So far, we have had many students attend, all […]