17 March

Photos from February’s Chinese New Year Workshop

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

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

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

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 […]

4 March

Photos from Hutong Photography Workshop IV w/ Jim, Pip, Ross, Andrea, Daphne, Eva, Rita, Alexia and Fredrik

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Last Sunday saw the 4th in our series of Hutong Photography Workshops. We had nearly a full class with nine students attending; Jim, Pip, Ross, Andrea, Daphne, Eva, Rita, Alexia and Fredrik.

5 February

Former student of Hutong Photography workshop featured in City Weekend

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We were delighted to find out last week that Chelin Miller, who is a former student from one of out hutong workshops, was featured in Beijing City Weekend and interviewed about her experiences taking on of our classes. You can read a snippet of the interview here online and read it reproduced below. Well done […]

31 January

February Workshops Announced: Chinese New Year Special Workshop & Hutong Photography

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February welcomes a very unique time of the Chinese calendar; Chinese New Year! To mark the most important holiday of the year, we are running a special workshop to coincide with the celebrations here in the nation’s capital. We continue in the vein of trying to introduce our workshop participants to less-visited and authentic locations, […]

20 January

Heat of the Moment – Answering Students’ Questions

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Over at the Pulitzer Gateway, I am now taking questions from students in the US about the effects of desertification in China and how I reported on the subject last year. As part of the Pulitzer Center’s efforts to break down the barriers between reporters and their readers, they have provided a great venue for […]

18 January

Photos from the 3rd Hutong Photography Workshop w/ Bonnie, Scott, Tina and Kirsten

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The temperature plummeted in Beijing this month but that didn’t stop us from heading out into the chilly hutongs for another “Hutong Photography” Workshop this weekend. Luckily for myself, guide Jessica Zheng and our students Bonnie, Scott, Tina and Kirsten the thermometer crept up over the weekend, hovering around 1-2C making it a perfect winter […]

21 December

January Weekend Workshops Announced!

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Dear Friends of Weekend Workshops, I hope this message finds you well in your preparations for Christmas. I am delighted to announce two new workshops in January, to welcome in the New Year. The first is the next in line of our increasingly popular “Hutong Photography Workshops” which will be held on Sunday 17th January […]

23 November

Find our WEEKEND WORKSHOPS on Facebook

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Workshops

As of this weekend, our WEEKEND WORKSHOPS programme now has a page on Facebook. To get updates on news, upcoming workshops, student photos etc. please become a ‘fan’ and get those updates sent straight to your news feed so that you know exactly what is happening and when. Click on the ‘Find us on Facebook’ link […]

20 November

Weekend Workshops | Student Feedback

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It is ALWAYS great to receive feedback from our students about how they think our workshops have gone. Over the past couple of weeks, we have gathered a few of their responses, which you can find below.