This Mentorship program, scheduled for the 7 – 14 May, 2018, is an intensive 8 day program combining photography workshops, private 1 on 1 mentor feedback sessions as well as participation in NGO-related activities in conjunction with Sustainable Roots. The highlights of this program include the Night Time Photography Excursion, in which participants will visit the surrounding Ecuadorean jungle during evening hours to photograph the endemic flora and fauna; as well as experiencing a communal “Minga”, in which the whole community comes together to engage in communal work throughout the day before celebrating together with a shared community-wide meal, a fantastic opportunity for participants to engage and interact with the local community. At the completion of the Mentorship program, participants should have sufficient material to begin putting together a portfolio of NGO-related photography. In addition, participants may be invited to feature their work in the pages of our affiliated humanitarian publication The Travellist magazine.
The Young Photographers Program in NGO Photography is a Mentorship program that will be held in conjunction with partner organisation Sustainable Roots, a community-driven NGO based in the village of Cosanga, Ecuador, which works to initiate and support projects that empower communities to preserve their cultural and natural resources.
The cost for the Young Photographers Mentorship program includes accommodation for the length of the program as well as a complete itinerary comprising of a combination of photography workshops, private 1 on 1 feedback sessions with your mentor, activities carried out in conjunction with the NGO as well as the support and guidance of an experienced photography mentor who will be on hand for the full length of the program. Whilst at the NGO site, a cook will also be provided for the full stay of the program enabling participants to enjoy 3 meals per day, drinking water and a small number of snacks.
What’s Not Included
The cost of the Young Photographers Mentorship program do not include costs for airfare, visas (if required), transport between the airport and hotel, travel and health insurance, personal expenses and spending money, police certificate, tips for the mentor or guides, and/or any other non-itinerary related item.
Program And Price
8 days AUD 1,599
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