About the Book
ISTANBUL EDGE is a collection of all participants best photographs from explorenation's Istanbul : East Meets West travel photography workshop over 5 days at the beginning of October, 2010.
[The book is available in large 13'' x 12'' format, hardback with dust jacket, 142 pages, full colour, on Premium Lustre paper.
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It demonstrates that with a bit of encouragement, creativity and guidance, novice and amateur hobbyists can see beyond the usual, and come up with some spectacular images.
The Istanbul 'Edgies' are : Bruno Couck, Steve Leroy, Jayne Taylor, Kirstin Furber, Sonia Beukes, John Gainham, Fernando Perez, Ivy Tan and Keng-Fun Loh.
Explorenation World Travel Photography Workshops is run by Andy Craggs and Steven Lee
explorenation.net equals travel photography, publishing, exhibition, photography education and workshops. Founded by Steven Lee in 2006, an award winning UK based freelance photographer dedicated to the personal advancement of photographic objectives for all enthusiasts. Together with photographer Andy Craggs, World Travel Photography Workshop programs was set up in 2009 to cater for a growing demand in hands-on instruction and guidance in basic photographic practice since the ownership of DSLRs have become affordable. We aim to combine travel and photography as an inspiration to learning and developing one's photographic eye, and in the process, achieve a personal objective, improved visual and communication skills. Steven has initiated the KL Photoawards in 2009 for Contemporary Portraiture (see www.klphotoawards.com). His personal works are mainly documentary and fineart in nature, often mixing travel photography with strong abstract visuals. Museo is his first Blurb printed book.