This master class led by the photographer reporter Chloe Sharrock, member of the Myop agency, is spread over 5 months from 24/09/2022 to 29/01/2023. You will learn the different steps necessary to produce a photographic report.
At the end of the master class, each student will have completed a project and will be able to carry out future projects independently. You will learn how to conceptualize, produce, edit and distribute a photojournalistic or documentary report based on the experience of Chloe Sharrock. You will learn how to conceptualize, produce, edit and disseminate a photojournalistic or documentary report based on Chloe Sharrock’s experience, as well as how to design a project and edit it in a participatory and collective manner. You will learn how to conceptualize and frame a story idea in order to develop it effectively and concisely in the field. You will learn how to choose and order your images as a series in order to create meaning and rhythm while delivering the information related to your subject. In addition, the market for reportage and documentary photography is addressed: what economic model, what sources of funding and what channels of distribution?
Remote sessions with Zoom take place between each classroom module during which Chloe Sharrock will accompany you individually in the realization of your project. The master class concludes in group with the finalization of each participant’s project from paper prints to produce a series of edited and captioned images.
This photo master class is spread over 5 months from 24/09/2022 to 29/01/2023 with three week-ends in Paris with your teacher, four Zoom meetings of 30 to 40 minutes each and the time spent to realize your photographic work independently.
First weekend – September 24-25, 2022
1. Saturday afternoon – Presentation of the master class. Presentation of Chloe Sharrock’s work. Each student will introduce themselves and present the project they wish to develop.
2. Sunday morning – Continuation of the presentation of each project. Overview of the work of a photojournalist: basic rules (journalistic ethics; difference with documentary photography..). How to conceptualize your project before realizing it and making it a reality?
3. Sunday afternoon: Time to review the work that each student will have to do.
Second weekend – November 26-27, 2022
1. Saturday afternoon – Update on the progress of each student’s project.
2. Sunday morning and afternoon – Editing: how to create rhythm and meaning in a series of images? Which editing for which broadcasting channel? Example with Chloe Sharrock’s reports: One subject, several editings (documentary editing/journalistic editing/exhibition editing…)
Third weekend – January 28-29, 2023
1. Saturday afternoon – Update on the progress of everyone’s projects.
2. Sunday morning – What are the sources of financing and what are the different distribution channels? How do you make your photographic project live afterwards?
3. Sunday afternoon – Final editing with paper prints for all participants. Finalization of the editings and presentation texts.
September 24, 2022 to January 29, 2023