PHOTOWALK: GEYLANG SERAI

Duration
3h over 1 session

Course Description
One of the oldest Malay settlements in Singapore, Geylang Serai is till today a precinct brimming with local heritage as seen in its restored shophouses, religious sites, traditional eateries and more.

Spots like Geylang Serai Market, Haig Road Food Centre and Wisma Geylang Serai are not only a feast for the senses and whet the appetite but also play the role of vital social and community hubs, while sites like The Intan, which celebrates Peranakan culture, and the Hindu Sri Sivan Temple highlight the multiculturalism typical of Singapore’s neighbourhoods.

May sees Muslims celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, which culminates in the celebration of Hari Raya Puasa. Soak in the festive atmosphere at Geylang Serai while learning about street photography, architecture photography, shooting during the beautiful evening “golden hour” and sunset, and long-exposure photography to capture the lights and seaosnal decorations.

Participants are to bring their own cameras they are comfortable with; smartphones are suitable too.

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Workshop Fee
$90.00

Instructor
Amrita Chandradas (View Profile)

Next Dates
Thu 6 May, 6pm to 9pm

Course Overview

The class will meet directly at the Geylang Serai area (exact meeting point will be conveyed to participants via email prior to the workshop date), for a guided shoot focused on the following:

• Night photography
• Flash photography
• Use of tripods
• Street photography and portraits by night
• Review of images in group sharing session

The workshop will also dismiss from the Geylang Serai area.

Technical requirements
Participants are to bring their own cameras that they are comfortable with for this workshop. Smartphones are suitable as well.

[Phase 3] Covid-19 Health & Safety Advisory and Measures
Please note this photowalk will take place offline, in Geylang Serai. The following measures will apply:

  • Maximum class size of seven participants + one instructor
  • Participants to wear face masks throughout and to be seated at least 1m apart from each other
  • Instructors to wear face masks, or face shields are permitted while they are teaching and they must maintain a distance from the participants

Please refer here for our full advisory on health and safety in light of Covid-19 and do not hesitate to contact us with further queries or concerns.