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Jonathan Taylor

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Profession: Documentary Photographer
Status: photojournalist
Location: London , United Kingdom
Home base: Bangkok
URL: http://jonathantaylorphotography.com
URL: http://photographyschoolasia.com
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Organization: Photography School Asia
Journal: http://photographyschoolasia.com/photo-blog-tips/
Skype: Jon jon.photo
Mobile phone: +668636966
Last login: almost 2 years ago
Member since: 14 Sep 2006 22:09

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My websites-
http://jonathantaylorphotography.com/
http://photographyschoolasia.com

“Well known for his gritty, black-and-white images of cops, hit men, drug addicts and crime scenes, photographer Jonathan Taylor has traveled all over Asia to report on everything from Agent Orange victims in Vietnam to a special police unit in Bangkok that helps pregnant women, stuck in traffic, give birth.

But versatility is the 43-year-old Englishman’s stock in trade. He also has a talent for shooting color portraits, commercial, fashion and corporate photography. Taylor studied photography at London College Of Printing (now Communication Arts). Then worked in a large commercial Fashion Photography Studio, working his way up from being a runner, assistant to established photographer. He moved on from there to photojournalism, working for many of the Fleet Street newspapers. Was posted as the European Photographer for The Straights Times, Singapore. Before moving to Asia in the early nineties.

He quickly established himself as an internationally acclaimed Photojournalist. His often hard hitting features hold nothing back. Full of raw impact and great journalism. On two occasions, his features have graced the cover of TIME Magazine. Many of his images have appeared in international publications like Britain’s Independent On Sunday Magazine, Marie Claire as well as the Guardian Magazine, Stern and the New York Times Magazine.

A resident of Bangkok since the early ’90s, Taylor’s eye-opening work is extremely well regarded. He was recently employed as Picture Editor on a regional section of The International Herald in Thailand. Has produced and been involved in numerous television documentaries, as Fixer and Producer, on subjects as diverse as sex slavery in Northern Thailand and Burma (BBC), a Midwife Thai Police Unit (Channel 3 France), Crystal Methamphetamine abuse in Asia (BBC and National Geographic Channel).

A slide show selection of Jonathan’s work recently exhibited at London’s prestigious Tate Britain Gallery.” Jim Algie, Farang Magazine

As well as the documentary photojournalism projects he continues to work on, Jonathan Taylor runs a successful photography studio and school in the heart of Bangkok. He works closely with a team of Models, Make-Up Artists and Creative Directors producing a ‘one stop solution’ for all commercial photographic needs. From Company Profiles, 360 Panoramic and Interior Photography. Life-Style promotional and advertising campaigns. His clients include, Dusit Thani Hotel Chain, Asia Link International Travel Company, Herbert Smith International Corporate Lawyers, BUPA International Health Care and Insurance Company plus various Fashion Designers and advertising companies.

His Exciting Photography Workshop are available at school, Photography School Asia. Classes can be booked online. Please Contact Us for further details.

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Photojournalism Workshop Bangkok

Photojournalism & Photo-Documentary Workshop:
This private photography course is designed for people who already know how to use a camera but now want to put it to purpose. You will be shown the ropes by Jonathan himself and learn how to create a sellable photo-feature that has a direct narrative. Research that story, get the needed access then photography it. The markets for your work will also be covered in detail, you will actively act on selling the pictures you take, making this a mustn’t miss course for people looking for a step up into the photographic industry.

Course Targets:

Development of your own unique photographic eye.
Gaining an awareness of the photography in mass media and its place in the society.
Learn to gain the access needed to achieve the results you need.
Learn the safety aspect of the job, how to minimize risk.
Get an understanding of the market place, including putting together a pitch for editors.
Story creation and research.
Optimization of your potential as a photographer.

These course are spanned over a Three Week Period, you will be given tasks to do by yourself once the targets for each assignment have been set and understood. By the end of the course you will be expected to have produced at least one full photography feature.

As these are private workshops your course will be modified to suit your schedule, present level and personal targets.

For more detail please go to:
Photography School Asia’s- Photojournalism & Photo-Documentary Course

11 Sep 2009 15:09 | 0 replies

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