Concept to Conclusion

$1,500.00 

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Your mentors, guest speakers and reviewers:

Paul McDonald - Mentor
Director - Contact Sheet, Artist, Curator and Educator

Stephanie Rose Wood - Mentor
Artist and Educator

Dr Paul Lowe - Guest Speaker and reviewer
Reader in Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London, UK.
Paul is an award-winning photographer and educator, whose work is represented by the VII Photo Agency.

Carly Earl - Guest Speaker and reviewer
Photo Editor - The Guardian
Carly is an award-winning photojournalist who joined Guardian Australia early in 2018. She has worked for over a decade in the media as a photojournalist, videographer and picture editor.

This is a unique opportunity for photographers who would like to dedicate time to their practice and develop a body of work from the ideas stage to publication, with the support of a diverse and highly experienced team of guest speakers, reviewers and mentors.

Your mentors will guide the development of your work through individually tailored research and exercises. This will provide you with the structure and understanding required to create a strong and considered photographic project.

Guest speakers and reviewers will inspire and challenge you to think differently, and provide expert industry advice and feedback on your work.

In the conclusion of the program students, projects will be reviewed by Carly Earl for personalised feedback.

Completed projects will be showcased at the Contact Sheet bookstore and featured on our online platforms.

Program Dates (Face to Face - Sydney)

Month 1

  • 17th April 2021 (Saturday)- 11 am-2:30 pm
    Paul McDonald, Stephanie Rose Wood - Onsite at Contact Sheet, Sydney.
  • 19th April 2021 - 6 pm-9 pm
    Guest Speaker, Dr Paul Lowe (Sarajevo) - Online

Month 2

  • 29th May 2021 (Saturday), 10 am-2:30 pm
    Paul McDonald, Stephanie Rose Wood - Onsite at Contact Sheet, Sydney.

Month 3

  • 19th June 2021 (Saturday) - 10 am-2:30 pm
    Paul McDonald, Carly Earl - Onsite at Contact Sheet, Sydney.

Month 4

  • 17th July 2021 (Saturday) - 10am-2:30pm
    Paul McDonald, Stephanie Rose Wood - Onsite at Contact Sheet, Sydney.
  • 19th July 2021 (Monday) - 6 pm-9 pm
    Guest Reviewer, Dr Paul Lowe (Sarajevo) - Online

Month 5

  • 21st August 2021 (Saturday) - 10 am-2:30 pm
    Paul McDonald, Stephanie Rose Wood - Onsite at Contact Sheet, Sydney.

Month 6

  • 11th September 2021 (Saturday) - 10am-2:30pm
    Guest Reviewer, Carly Earl, Picture Editor, The Guardian
    Paul McDonald, Stephanie Rose Wood - Onsite at Contact Sheet, Sydney.

Our Friends 

Rewind Photo Lab - Film Processing, scanning and printing
Momento Pro - Self Published Books

Contact Sheet is a registered education organisation with Momento Pro*. If students would like to use their services, you will receive 30% of your first book or box order. 10% discount for further orders will be automatically applied at Checkout.

*It is not required to use Momento Pro for this program. We will discuss other presentations and options relevant to your work. Please note the production cost of the book is not included in the course fees.