Tuesday, 18 December 2007

Eric Beecroft: Indian Himalayas

Image © Eric Beecroft-All Rights Reserved

Eric teaches photography, photojournalism/documentary photography, history, geopolitcs and anthropology for the Walden School, a public charter school in Utah. He spends a few months a year traveling and leading photo expeditions of high school students and adults.

He's a published writer and poet, with extensive outdoors experience in trekking, backpacking, some rock climbing and sea kayaking work and holds extensive budget travel experience. His photography is mostly documentary work, photojournalism, and adventure/outdoors photography.

He's the visionary behind The Foundry Photo Workshops, which is to hold its first week-long workshop in Mexico City in June 2008. The event will consist of unique classes, a special multimedia creation course, extensive fieldwork shooting stories in Mexico City, one on one portfolio reviews, nightly slideshows by instructors, panel discussions, working dinners, etc.

Eric is also co-leading the Kashmir Photo Expedition-Workshop scheduled for July 27- August 9, 2008. This workshop-expedition's objective is to help serious photographers, with an interest in photojournalism and documentary photography, refine their skills, and to work with experienced photographers on real reportage projects, in one of the most scenic areas of India, if not in the world.

Eric Beecroft