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with Pradip Malde

Recorded on FRI, JUNE 18, 2021, 6 pm

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June 04/05, 2022, 10 am–6 pm 

This workshop will be postponed to 2023.


Portfolio review, effects of materials on the photographic print, the photographic image, and the photographic sequence, a short assignment, demonstration of image editing processes, Adobe Lightroom Classic. 

Workshop programme

June 04: Meeting at 10 am. Malde will give a short introduction. The participants’ portfolios will be discussed. At the end of the day, a short assignment will be given, to be made with digital cameras. 

June 05: Meeting at 10 am. The previous day’s assignment will be used as workflow demonstrations of processing and editing and further ideas will be discussed.


The participants are asked to bring their portfolios (10–30 images), a digital camera, and a laptop (loaded with Adobe Lightroom Classic). 


Fotografie Forum Frankfurt

Braubachstraße 30–32

60311 Frankfurt am Main

The workshop will consider how the materiality of a photograph affects us, both as photographers and as viewers. We will establish an understanding of not only what is being seen, but also of why things are seen in particular ways. 

Each participant will go through a preliminary monitor and printer calibration setup. Reference prints will be sent to the participant beforehand. During the workshop, high-resolution digital reproductions of well-known photographs will be closely studied. There will be demonstrations of how the photograph is manipulated to bring it into alignment with both truth and vision. There will be a portfolio-viewing and sequencing assignment. By the end of the workshop, participants will have a clearer understanding of how to fully articulate their work. 

Pradip Malde is a photographer and professor at the University of the South, Sewanee (Tennessee) and a Guggenheim Fellow. Much of his work considers the experience of loss and how it serves as a catalyst for regeneration. He is currently working in rural communities in Haiti, Tanzania and Tennessee, designing models for community development through photography. His works are held in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; Princeton University Museum; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Yale University Museum, New Haven; and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, among others. Pradip Malde was an exhibiting artist in the photography triennial RAY 2018; his works were displayed in the exhibition “EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS” at the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt. 

Pradip Malde (Website)

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