* Learn and improve how to build a photographic documentary by covering a story or creating a series defined with Patrick Zachmann.
* Refine storytelling and story composition by analyzing real-situation problems, images analysis, editing and captions writing.
* Learn how to position one’s self in space in order to find the fair distance between the subject and the photographer, suggest a point of view.
* Develop one’s own personal photography as a permanent back and forth movement between the outside world and the photographer’s inner world.
Patrick Zachmann will dedicate time to analysis of images, content, shape and a lot of importance to editing.
Most of all, the workshop with Patrick Zachmann will help you discover your own visual language as well as practical and conceptual know how to confront real situation reportage making.
French, b. 1955. Patrick Zachmann has been a freelance photographer since 1976 and with Magnum Photos since 1985. He has dedicated himself to long-term projects on the cultural identity, memory and immigration of different communities. From 1982 to 1984, he worked both on a project on highway landscapes, backed by the French Ministry of Culture, and on the challenges of integration facing young immigrants in the northern neighborhoods of Marseilles.