Expert advice from Monir
By Fusion Lifestyle Reporter
October 17, 2012, 1:02 pm
Expert advice from Monir

Fusion Lifestyle photographer Monir Ali will be passing on some of his skills to aspiring photographers.

The Asian Wedding Photography Workshop will take place in Manchester  on 2 November 2012.

It will be led by by Monir Ali and Ekram Haque.  

If you’ve ever thought about venturing out of your comfort zone to shoot Asian weddings then this workshop is for you.

Monir Ali, talks you through the mysteries of events from the cultural to the religious, and shows the joys, and the pains of shooting an Asian wedding. 

The Asian Wedding Photography workshop offers both new and established photographers a range of skills, tips, “tools” and techniques that make sure they are equipped to photograph and document the spectacle of Asian weddings in all their Technicolor glory.

The workshop will cover:

  • What is so special about Asian Weddings?
  • The difference between Asian weddings and European weddings
  • How to plan for an Asian wedding
  • How to plan for a multiple day wedding
  • The client expectations  
  • Best shooting style
  • All “Asian” weddings are the same?
  • Get inspired
  • The Business of Asian Weddings (how to market, sell, and consultations, contracts,)

Monir Ali LBIPP, is an Asian Wedding specialist, who has been documenting Asian weddings for over 7 years, and has shot over 500 weddings across the UK, Europe and USA.  

He shares his experiences, techniques and approach of today’s Asian weddings. The seminar will delve into the rich culture, heritage and diversity that make up the inspiring and glamorous wedding sector.  

He will also discuss the different Religious and Cultural aspects of weddings that make up this sector, and how to plan an Asian wedding shoot, the pitfalls and pleasures of shooting documentary style and the beauty of the Portrait Sessions.

His formal training in photography comes from studying photography at London Institute, and Southampton Solent University, and has been taught by some of the greats of modern photography including Martin Parr and Dela Grace.

He will be joined By Dr. Ekram Haque, as  co present the workshop.  Ekram is a lecturer in forensic photography, and has been shooting Asian Weddings through Suhaag Photography for over 10 years, has been at the forefront of Asian Photography in the northwest.

WHEN: The Workshop is on the 2 November 2012, Calumet Manchester,  Unit 4, Downing St Ind. Estate, Manchester, M12 6HH. Telephone 0161 274 0500

Places can be reserved online at http://www.calumetseminars.co.uk/drummond-st.html or by calling  0161 274 0500.

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