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Creative Commons Photography Workshop

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Creative Commons Malaysia Photography Workshop
Hosted by Multimedia Development Corporation

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2007
Time: 9.00am-5.00pm
Venue: Songket Room, Cyberview Lodge, Cyberjaya

The Multimedia Development Corporation, the host institution for the Creative Commons Malaysia project, is pleased to invite you to a photography workshop to acquaint you with the art of still image photography. We have world renowned photographer, John W. Ishii leading our workshop together with our Creative Commons Board Member, Jeff Ooi, and Lensa Malaysia members, Paul Choo, Leonard Yang and Dr Chen WS. This full day workshop promises to be exciting and will involve a talk on the basics of photography, an experimental photography session in Cyberview Lodge, an introduction to the licensing model of Creative Commons and a talk on the basics of post-processing of digital photography and a showcase of your very own photographs. The day promises to close with a lively discussion on your experimental photography work from the morning, led by our photography experts John, Jeff, Paul, Leonard and Dr. Chen.

Please come, join us, bring your friends and most importantly, bring your cameras and enthusiasm!

*Each participant must bring their camera (of any kind) with sufficient memory cards


09:00hr Registration and Welcome Breakfast

09:30hr Welcome Address by Ms. Ng Wan Peng, Vice President, Multimedia Development Corporation

09:40hr Housekeeping Matters by Jeff Ooi

09:45hr SESSION I: Basics in Digital Photography (John Ishii)

  • Induction to Basics: Framing and Overall Composition
  • Understanding Aperture, Shutter Speed, Sensitivity (ISO) and Lighting
  • Shooting in RAW or JPG?
  • Styles in Photography & Showcase
  • Q&A

10:30hr Morning Tea and Refreshment

11:00hr SESSION II: Experimental Shootout around Cyberview Lodge (You)

Participants will be divided into four groups, who will be chaperoned by John Ishii, Paul Choo, Leonard Yang and Dr Chen WS for on-the-spot counsel

Re-group by 12:30hr for lunch and download of pictures for judging and printing

12:45hr Lunch and Judging of Photographs

14:15hr SESSION III: Licensing through Creative Commons: What, Why and How (Ng Alina)

  • A brief presentation on Creative Commons Project and Licenses
  • Updates on Second Creative Commons Competition
  • Future Plans for Creative Commons – Global and in Malaysia

14:45hr SESSION IV: Basic Post-Processing in Digital Photography (John Ishii)

  • Post-processing: What & Why
  • Issues of Ethics in Digital Post-Processing
  • Post-Processing Tools: Photoshop, Elements, Picasa etc
  • Workflow in Post Processing
  • Q&A

15:30hr Afternoon Tea and Refreshment

16:00hr SESSION V: Showcase of Experimental Shoot: Comments & Critiques (John Ishii, Jeff Ooi, Leonard Yang, Dr Chen WS)

  • Showcase
  • Presentation of Prizes & Photographs

17:00hr Closing Remarks

RSVP: alina at by Monday, 23 April 2007.
For more information about the workshop, contact:

Ng Alina
Project Lead Creative Commons Malaysia
Senior Executive,
Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
MSC Headquarters,
2360 Persiaran APEC,
63000 Cyberjaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Telephone: (603) 8315 3306
Email: alina at

Source: Creative Commons Malaysia


Written by syazli7

Wed, 11 Apr 2007 at 13:07:46 +0800

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