29 Jan : Photography is one of those creative media that has often captured people’s issues and taken them to a broader audience. Many photographers have used their skill and their interest to bring to light the concerns of marginalized groups.
So if you are shutter-happy and believe that children must have their basic rights, this a volunteering option made for you!
Why form a CRY Photographers’ Collective?
* To create a pool of photography enthusiasts who will use photography for Child Rights
* To create photo essays and photo documentaries to mobilize people for Child Rights
What will the CRY Photographers’ Collective do?
* Participate in a workshop on Child Rights and Photography conducted by a professional photographer
* Use photography to spread the child rights message
* Form and anchor groups that will raise their voice for child rights
Who is part of the Photographers’ Collective?
Currently we have six professional photographers on board the Photographers’ Collective as resource people. They are: Soumik Kar, Soumitra Bhattacharya, Rahul Chitella, Frederick Noronha, Atul Loke, Vidya Kulkarni and Nivedan Mangalesh. View profiles
What you, as a participant in the CRY Photographers’ Collective may expect:
* Professional photographers as anchors and resource people
* At least one workshop on how one can use photography for Child Rights
* An online forum will be established to share photos, critiques, comments, issue updates and shooting experiences, which will facilitate communication among different groups formed by Resource Persons
* Selected photographs will be used in CRY communication material. If photo-essays/ features emerge, plans for dissemination will be evolved by CRY to maximize impact