Photography Promotion Trust (PPT) runs professional courses and Workshops for Photographers,Journalists and anyone who has interests in Social Documentary Photography and wants to create Images of Change.
The SDP course provides a detailed insight into the nuances of Photojournalism, Social Documentary and Photography. The course is designed to be an experienced based model and promotes active participation, shooting and learning. The course is an intensive 1 month residential course at our Guhagar Center- Shantai by the Lake.
With an international faculty teaching different aspects, the course provides a world view on Social Topics and Journalism. Students get the rare chance of seeing how award winning photographers approach their stories and turn them into pieces of art.
The Course is designed such so as to promote lots of shooting. As part of the course, the student shall create one or multiple essays/ series which they can add to their portfolio. The PPT Team shall also help promote the work and help in submitting or exhibiting the same.
The Course will offer a thorough training in the technical side of Photography, Cameras and the associated software/processing and Editing.
The SDP Course delves deep into the ethics of photojournalism and what constiutes as a story or how to best showcase sensitive issues and address concerns about the same.
It's said a good listener always learns first. During this course, the students get the chance to see award winning photographers shoot, edit and talk about their work and process.
A 3-day media tools workshop to help NGO Staff and Volunteers identify the potential and opportunities of using visual content to enchance their organisation's image, showcase work and the importance of media while approaching for funding.
A two-day residential workshop with Padma Shri Sudharak Olwe, Alfred Fried Peace Prize winner Helena Schaetzle, and documentary photographer Indrajit Khambe will help you create and explore social documentary photography investigating issues facing our world today.
The PPT believes the camera is the most powerful tool to create awareness about issues in small or marginalised communities. If you represent a community which you think can benefit from our workshops or you are from an NGO working in that space. Drop us an e-mail about it at: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a non-profit, all resources go towards funding workshops and other educational/documentation activities. You can donate any amount to support our different projects or invite us to conduct workshops for you or your institute. We are also looking for long-term funding to mount national projects in communities across the country.