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Photojournalism Survival Kit

July 19, 2019 - July 21, 2019

Instructor: Ron Haviv
Location: Chang Mai, Thailand
Cost: Free to Scholarship Recipients
Duration: 3 Days
Class size: 10

This tuition-free, short and intense, three-day workshop taught by Ron Haviv will explore the multifaceted approaches to photojournalism and help guide you on your own path.

Ron will lead discussions on developing a personal sensitivity and visual style, and you’ll be encouraged to work using your instinct rather than formula.

The workshop combines portfolio reviews, a daily assignment, editing sessions and lectures on how to survive as a photojournalist today.

Ron will also share his own work and experience as a photojournalist. Discussions will guide your narrative direction and then be developed in the workshop.

Throughout your time together, Ron will help you understand the reality of photojournalism and the importance of developing your own voice. You’ll leave with a clearer understanding of what a career in photojournalism entails and be well along the way to defining your personal path in this challenging field.


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The workshop will take place at the VII Academy Thailand:

31 Moo 9
Nam Phrae Subdistrict
Hang Dong District
Chiang Mai 50230

We recommend students stay at the nearby Baan Suan Him Doi hotel:

27 Moo 9 Nam Prae
Hang Dong District
Chiang Mai 50230

Additional hotel options can be found here.

About the VII Academy

VII AcademyLed by Gary Knight and Ron Haviv, The VII Academy has a mission to provide visual journalism education to majority world students free of charge. With support from The William, Jeff, and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation, The VII Academy is working in Bosnia, France, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.


July 19, 2019
July 21, 2019
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VII Academy Thailand
31 Moo 9
Chiang Mai, 50230 Thailand

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