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Quinton Gordon

Quinton Gordon
Profession: Documentary Photographer
Location: Victoria, Bc , Canada
Home base: Victoria, British Columbia, Ca
URL: http://www.quintongordon.com
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Languages spoken: English
Skype: Quintongordon quintongordon
Mobile phone: (250) 882-4169
Emergency notes: Contact Diana Millar.
Last login: almost 5 years ago
Member since: 08 Feb 2006 13:02

About

Quinton Gordon is a documentary photographer based in Victoria, Britsih Columbia where he lives with his partner Diana and their daughter Molly.

His work is featured in major national and international publications as well as in projects for NGOs. Quinton’s fine art prints are exhibited and collected internationally.

For print information and sales contact: diana@luzgallery.com

Lúz Gallery: www.luzgallery.com

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Donald Weber - Documentary Workshops

Lúz Gallery + Workshops
Victoria, British Columbia Canada

www.luzgallery.com

Presents: Documentary Photography & Grant Writing Workshops

Documentary Workshop

Donald Weber, from the VII Network will take the group through the steps of developing, managing and producing long form documentary work.

Through Donald’s presentations, discussions the group will explore the work of the best documentary photographers. Don will also share some of his work in progress as away to open discussions on how to develop and push projects further as well as taking them through to publication. Additionally the group will talk about how to pitch stories to editors and then put a significant emphasis on learning to critically edit your work.

Participants are required to bring a significant selection of 4×6 prints from a body of work for the purposes of editing and review.

Dates: April 16-18, 2010
Fees: $350.00
Enrollment: Limited to 15 Participants

Grant Writing Workshop

There are plenty of funding sources available for Documentary and Fine/Art photographers from different organizations. These organizations are ready to support image makers providing funding for research, creation, production, travel and living expenses.

A successful recipient of many grants including the Guggenheim Fellowship, The Lange-Taylor Prize and The Canada Council for the Arts. Donald will lead the group through the complex world of grant writing and funding opportunities available to photographers.

An ideal opportunity for any photographer who is seeking funding for personal fine art or documentary projects.

Dates: April 24, 2010
Fee: $225
Limit 15 participants.

To Register Email: workshops@luzgallery.com

Biography

Donald Weber has exhibited widely and has shown work at galleries and festivals worldwide, including exhibits at the United Nations, the Museum of the Army at Les Invalides in Paris, and the 60th Anniversary celebrations of the Declaration of Human Rights with the VII photo agency, exhibited in over 50 cities worldwide. His work won the Grand Prize for the 2007 PHODAR Photography Biennial in Bulgaria.

He has completed assignments for such international publications as: Business Week, Der Spiegel, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Condé Nast Portfolio, Rolling Stone, Stern, Time Magazine and the NGO’s Medécins sans Frontieres, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and War Child.

The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Canada Council for the Arts grant, he has also been awarded the Lange-Taylor Documentary Prize, the Duke and Duchess of York Photography Prize and a World Press Award. Amongst other citations, Weber was named one of PDN’s 30 and an Emerging Photo Pioneer by American Photo Magazine.

His Guggenheim Fellowship is allowing him to continue work on a book about life in Russia: the curse of power and the wounds it inflicts on those who don’t have it. It’s the 18th Century with jets flying overhead.

His first book, Bastard Eden, Our Chernobyl, was released in 2008.

www.donaldweber.com

15 Sep 2009 17:09 | 1 replies

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