Greetings Professional Photographers of South East Asia,
The MPA is proud to once again bring you our annual Convention right here in sunny Singapore!
This year we will be featuring talks and workshops conducted by three internationally acclaimed and award-winning photographers, focusing on Wedding Photography, Out-Of-the-Box Portrait Photography, and Fashion Photography.
At the same time, we will be conducting the MPA qualification panel, as well as a Far East Photographer of the Year Print Competition! More info regarding this below.
Location: Copthorne Kings Hotel Singapore
Date: Nov 21-23 2011
Time (daily): 9.30am to 5.00pm
Henk van Kooten FMPA,
Skye Tan FMPA,
Desi Fontaine HonFMPA
November 21st Desi Fontaine seminar:
General Intro Complete Wedding Slideshow Live Shoot with Model Shoot Outdoors with Bride & Groom (different model) Business of Photography Equipment Interactive Question & Answer.
November 22nd Henk van Kooten seminar:
Introduction Slideshow Intro The I and the We Photographic Concepts Slideshows Baby/Pregnancy/Teenage/Adults/Photography of Love Lighting Posing Communicating Marketing & Sales Poems The Importance of Being Old People Exhibitions Crazy Faces IKEA Principle.
*Tuesday night will feature open Associate and Fellowship judging, all delegates being able to watch the Qualifications Judging Panel in action (subject to the permission of the candidate) and to observe the process. Licentiateship judgings will be carried out during the three days after the seminars by appointment.*
November 23rd Skye Tans Full Day Seminar:
Portfolio Presentation Education & getting into photography How did the passion for fashion started The switch to professional status What is Fashion Photography? Differentiation of Fashion photography from other genre. Trendsetting (history and modern approach/tips on learning Styling/ makeup/ Hair). Models (working with subjects/ tips of how to break the ice and getting emotional response you want). Working with magazine editorial (working with editors/ publishers. required skills and knowledge). Visual vocabulary (understanding current photography/ photography trends and how it affects local practice)
Photoshoot Demo followed by Digital Imaging: Photoshop Technique How I complete from shoot to finished artwork.
November 23rd, Evening Dinner (For all MPA Qualified Members and Seminar Participants):
MPA Far East Dinner and Awards Presentation at Movenpick Hotel, Sentosa
Dinner starts at 7.30pm
More info about the speakers available HERE
The cost of the three-day convention is
S$550/GB£275 for MPA members pre-booking,
S$620/GB£310 for non-members or those paying at the door (not pre-booked).
Tickets for the seminar can be purchased HERE via secure online payment.
A print competition will be held with various prizes and trophies. Prints will be accepted from Monday (21st Nov) morning onwards. Win a Gold Oskar and achieve the title Far East Photographer of the Year.
For MPA qualified members only:
* Classical Wedding
* Contemporary Wedding (wedding photography must have been commissioned by the wedding party)
* New Wedding Art (creative photography illustrating a wedding or bridal theme)
* Classical Portrait
* Contemporary Portrait
* Press & Pr
* Landscape & Travel
* Fashion & Beauty
* Open Category (open to members and non-members, open subject)
Image size minimum 10Χ8
Also required JPEG FORMAT file on CD, DVD or USB memory stick.
Cost per print entered S$5
For more info regarding the seminar or the MPA professional Qualifications, do contact:
Ryan Teck Yan Wong FMPA,
+65 976 60226.
William Ng Tong Hng Hon. FMPA,
+65 625 68556.
Matthew Tan FMPA
+65 623 57757.
Triston Yeo FMPA
+65 969 27406.
Skye Tan FMPA
+65 674 33580.
Jim Liaw FMPA (Malaysia)
+60 1651 20119.
See you there!
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MPA Professionals News Website
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