Cathal McNaughton is a Pulitzer prize-winning Irish photographer currently based in Ireland. After winning the Pulitzer Prize in 2018 for his coverage of the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh, Cathal relocated backed back to Ireland where he is continuing his work documenting people and places.
This masterclass is a unique workshop combining real world assignments alongside professional instruction in technical and conceptual issues that enable participants to sharpen their critical thinking, research and technical skills. Participants will be given an assignment in the local community which you will research and photograph under a strict deadline. You will be shown how to construct a narrative and illustrate your assignment in a professional, compassionate, ethical and visually effective way. We will be working with local charities who will help us engage with members of the community on sensitive subjects and in turn we will be helping them highlight their cause.
It is an intense workshop that requires professionalism and commitment from all involved, therefore prospective participants must register their interest beforehand stating why they would like to take part. The workshop is strictly limited to six people. Cathal will be accompany you at all times to give expert guidance and ensure best practice.
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