Photography for Children

Course Description:

Digging into art deeper is like learning any other disciplines, therefore we need to learn the alphabet of photography. Undoubtedly without knowing this mandatory alphabet no picture can be done. So, this workshop tries to review basic information about photography and creativity through visual elements and camera functionality. Participants in these workshops, learn how to use cameras and how to see better to capture. they find about the quality of this medium, learn to observe an object and convey their observation onto the camera and their mind both. Learning to see and capture a decisive moment help them to build up a better future not only as an artis but also as person in social life.

Instructor: Hamed Tabein

Hamed Tabein, a documentary photographer, an artist and a teacher as well as exhibitions' executive director and general manager of photography festivals for past fifteen years. He is known as a humanitarian and Ethno-Photographer. His work traverses both Canadian urban topography and the diverse landscapes of Iran, India, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Afghanistan and .... His work has been exhibited all over the world and published in National Geographic. He had written on photography for various magazines. In 2017 he was awarded by CALQ/ Conseil des art et des lettres du Quebec for his last documentary and humanistic project, called” The Afghan Smile“. Based on his project to different countries, he always conduct a few photography workshops for especially youth generation. Since 2015 he is Director of Tirgan Photography Festival in Toronto Canada. He is a member of the Fédération Professionnelle des Journalists du Québec, the Canadian Association for Photographic Art (CAPA), and Photographers without borders.