Archive for the 'Seminars & Workshops' Category

My Teenage Heroes

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Got a call from a local high school photography club in Kota Kinabalu. “Mr. Louis, how much do you charge if we want to invite you to speak to us?”
That is a good question. I am not Justin Beiber or Selena Gomez so I’ve never considered taking money from high school kids. The phone call [...]

Rocking GPP

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Photographers are such visual creatures. New places, people, environment and cultures are always good stimuli. Having the good fortune to teach at Gulf Photo Plus and thus shoot around Dubai is great fun. Big thanks to the GPP team for arranging for the shooting locations, transport and models. I owed it to Russell (a.k.a miracle [...]

Confession of a Gulf Photo Plus Newbie…

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Someone said photography is a key that open doors. Two weeks ago, it opened me to the exotic city of Dubai. I taught two workshops and gave a ninety-minute presentation at the Gulf Photo Plus (GPP), the region’s largest photography conference. Taught for six days straight. Hard work for sure, but what a rewarding experience.
Hats [...]

Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

I have to pack my bags tonight. Heading for a 10-day trip to Dubai, speaking at the region’s largest photography conference, the Gulf Photo Plus. It’s a huge honor considering the big guns in the speaking lineup: Joe McNally, David Hobby, Zack Arias, Gregory Heisler, Martin Prihoda…the list goes on. Gosh, I don’t want to [...]

Going Guerrilla in Kota Kinabalu

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Fifteen photographers huddled for 2 days, doing nothing but light. That’s dedication. Some drove 4 hours to get there, some flew for 3 hours…honored by the presence of these hungry photographers. Is two days enough? I’ve been shooting for almost ten years and still find light an adventure. There is always something to be discovered [...]