World Press Photo exhibition and talks

The Singapore Press Club has arranged an exclusive guided tour of the World
Press Photo exhibition for our members and guests on February 14 (Sunday).

The details are given below:

Date: Sunday, February 14
Time: 10.45am – 2.30pm
Venue: Gallery Theatre, National Museum of Singapore

Programme:
10.30am – Registration & refreshments
11.00am – Talks by Kevin Lim and Neo Xiaobin
12.15pm – Exclusive guided tour for SPC members and guests (tour will end at
1pm)

You can also attend:
1.15pm – Talks by Desmond Lim and Alphonsus Chern
2.30pm – End

Synopsis of talks:
*Behind the scenes of disaster reportage by Kevin Lim, ST Photojournalist*
Kevin Lim shares his experience in overseas assignments covering the
aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines and also the Air Asia
Flight 8501 that crashed into the Java Sea.

*Evolution of newspaper photographers by Neo Xiaobin, ST Photojournalist*
Beyond the traditional role of an image maker, photographers are
increasingly expected to juggle multiple roles as a photographer,
videographer, and journalist catering to the different platforms of print
and online media. Neo Xiaobin discusses some of the challenges and
managing
expectations on the ground.

*Shooting Singapore: Telling stories about our community by Desmond Lim, ST
Photojournalist*
Nothing interesting to photograph in Singapore? Good photojournalism does
not always have to entail travels to exotic locales. Desmond Lim believes
that good stories can be found in our own backyard and shares about
finding
them in the seemingly mundane.

*Sea, Air, and Land: photographing the SAF’s elite by Alphonsus Chern, ST
Photojournalist*
Alphonsus Chern talks about his time photographing some of the most
challenging training in the Singapore Armed Forces such as the airborne
and
combat diver courses, as well as the Black Knights aerobatic team as they
were preparing for the jubilee display last year.
If you are interested in taking part, please register by 6pm on February
11 (Thursday) at this link: http://spc-wpptour.eventbrite.sg
You can include guests too.

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