Κίνηση Εθελοντών SCI Ελλάς

Act for Peace!

   
  • Where: SCI offices - Pythagora, Neos Kosmos 
  • Who: Amateur photographers and photography and art lovers 
  • Duration of the seminar: 4 months, 4 weeks per month, 2 hours each session 
  • Dates: Starting 18th February, every Thursday 19.00-21.00 
  • Tutor: Sotiris Zafeiris (photographer, BA in Photography, photography teacher) 
  • Open Day Introduction (Free to attend): Thursday 11th February 19.00-21.00 at SCI offices 

The photography seminar is for amateurs who love photography. The main subject of the seminar is the understanding of the photography language and its practice from the students as a tool of their own inspiration. It does not require a photography camera, you can use even your mobile. We focus on inspiration, because photography is fun. Camera is just a tool but the creator is the photographer. We focus on improving your photography eye, unfold your talents, inspire and work on the photography language. 









In the seminar you will learn 

  • The history of photography
  • Photography technical info (theory, homework and exercises on Light, time, composition and space)
  • The photographic language - Aesthetics of photography
  • Types of photography
  • Great photographers, discussion on their work
  • Discussion on the photographs and portfolios
  • How to select photos and create a portfolio
  • How to present an exhibition
  • Portaitute photography techniques
  • Photography practice

Target is after the finish of the seminars to create a group exhibition with the support of SCI Hellas, at a central place in Athens with subject: "The migrant woman" Title will be specified later. In this exhibition you will have the change to participate with your photographs. You will also be part of the group Luminus for future exhibitions, photo projects and publications but also collaborations with other associations in Greece and abroad! 

A few words about Sotiris Zafeiris

  • BA Photography (2001)
  • Studies of Art photography in Photohoros and Zografou famous photography art school (1998-2001)
  • Lived in the UK and worked as photographer with his award winning (2007) photography company Immersive360 (2001-2010)
  • Worked in the UK, Spain, Greece as professional photographer
  • Worked in Greece as photography tutor for schools and municipalities (1995-2001)
  • In Greece he teaches photography as a creative art and has created photography seminars and photography group Luminus Photo Group for his students where they created their first photography exhibition on July 2015 at Polis Art Cafe
  • He has photographs in famous photo libraries like (Untitled - Science Photo Library) and Shortlisted for World Photography Awards στις Cannes (2008)
  • Organised Art Festival in Lesvos Island (1997)

Selected Exhibitions

  • 1999 Group exhibition, 8 West Gallery, Athens
  • 2000 Photochoros Gallery, solo exhiubition, Athens
  • 2001 Views and Aspects, group exhibition about Millenium, Museum of Benaki , Athens
  • 2005, Association of Photographers Gallery group exhibition
  • 2007, Salsbury Hospital group exhibition
  • 2011, Nigihata Grou Exhibition of IAAP
Japan Memberships Member of Association of Photographers, London (2002-2010)
Member of IAAP, Japan (Association of Enviromental photographers) (2010- )

Awards

  • Golden award for Innovative Business of the Year in London with Immersive360 (2007)
  • Shortlisted in Cannes, World photography awards (2008)
  • Shortlised at International documentary film festival AEGEAN DOCS with his Short "The song of the Earth" (2014)

More about Sotiris Zafeiris you can see by visiting his website 

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