The 2nd "Heartstrings of Singapore" Photography Competition Workshop: "Capturing the Magic Moment"

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In preparation for the 2nd "Heartstrings of Singapore" Photography Competition, 150 people participated in the "Capturing the Magic Moment" Workshop

 

The Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations (SFCCA) held the "Capturing the Magic Moment" photography workshop on Sunday (17th March), attracting 150 photographers to interact with one another. Consultant for the 2nd "Heartstrings of Singapore" Photography Competition, President of Singapore Colour Photographic Association Mr Eric Goh Wee Seng was also invited as the keynote speaker, to share his experience and tips on photography.

 

The organisers also prepared three shooting scenes for the participants to practise on the spot, which were a person writing Chinese calligraphy, a model with an antique car and the sparkling scene of a worker cutting iron respectively. During the shooting process, the participants also received the guidance of a professional photography teacher, to learn various shooting techniques and shoot different effects for the same scene.

 


The model dressed in retro-style and the antique car formed a scene for the participants to practice shooting

 


Varying shooting techniques can produce different effects

 


Chinese calligraphy was also one of the practice scenes

 



 The organiser also prepared a scene of a worker cutting iron, allowing participants to shoot the scene of sparks flying

 

In addition to the outdoor shooting practice, the lecture on photography by Mr Eric Goh also greatly benefited the attendees. Since 1992, Mr Eric Goh has served as President of the Singapore Colour Photographic Association. He is also the consultant, member or mentor of many local and overseas photography groups. With 40 years of photography experience, he presented several award-winning works during the lecture, and explained the shooting techniques involved, which inspired many participants who were preparing to participate in the "Heartstrings of Singapore" photography competition.

 


Consultant for the 2nd "Heartstrings of Singapore" Photography Competition and President of Singapore Colour Photographic Association Mr Eric Goh Wee Seng shared his experience during the workshop



"Capturing the Magic Moment" workshop attracted 150 participants

 

The 2nd "Heartstrings of Singapore" Photography Competition, organised by SFCCA and the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, co-organised by Sam Kiang Huay Kwan, Singapore Amoy Association and the Singapore Lam Ann Association, is now open for registration. The deadline for submission is 31st January 2020. There are three categories in the competition, namely "Singapore's Chinese Culture", "Singapore's Multi Culture Diversity" and "Heartstrings Special Series". The competition encourages the public to record Chinese culture and capture Singapore's diverse social landscape through their camera lenses. It is supported by the National Integration Council and the Singapore Colour Photographic Association.

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