Friday, October 4, 2013

8th PCP Professional Photography and Journalism Workshop at Los Banos, Laguna

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The Philippine Center For Photojournalism (PCP) Professional Photojournalism workshop is back, the only comprehensive workshop given by working photojournalists. The five-day workshop tackles all the areas requisite in the practice of photojournalism in today’s media landscape. Participants will go thru an extensive workshop in areas such as composition, best practices at work, industry trends and a hands-on field exercise to be delivered and facilitated by today’s top photojournalists from different publications and agencies.

Instructors and mentors include: Alex Baluyut, freelance photographer and mentor in Masterclass in Documentary Photography (MCDP) and Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ); Jimmy Domingo, freelance photographer and teacher at the Ateneo de Manila and De La Salle University; Luis Liwanag, freelance photographer and mentor in Wide Open Workshop; Gil Nartea, Malacañang Photo Bureau, Raymond Panaligan, freelance photographer, Fernando Sepe, photo editor of; Gigie Cruz-Sy, freelance photographer, Joe Torres, Editor of UCA News and Rem Zamora, photojournalist from

The workshop has produced alumni who have made a career in photojournalism. Several participants went on to study the Diploma in Photojournalism course at the Ateneo’s Asian Center for Journalism. Other past participants went on to work in newspapers or NGOs. Majority of the workshop participants went back to their jobs armed with a better understanding of how photography and photojournalism can contribute to their places of work.

This year’s workshop will be held from November 6 to 10 at the TREES Guesthouse, UP Los Baños, Laguna.

PCP was established in 1997 by noted Filipino photojournalists working in various local and international newspapers and publications and this workshop series is one of its flagship projects to help raise the bar of photojournalism practice in the country.
We are looking for passionate photographers from universities, newspapers, government agencies, private corporations and non-government organizations. Develop your story-making abilities and sharpen your skills in visual journalism!

FEE. Subsidized workshop fee is P9,000 inclusive of modest food and accommodation, learning materials, limited edition workshop t-shirt and certificate of completion.

Limited to 30 slots only. Seats will be reserved once full payment is received. A discounted rate of P7,500 is available to students.

Note: Transportation to venue and back is not included.

For more information, email


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