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"On the Road" Workshop with Nikos Economopoulos in Ethiopia
August 1, 2013
by Nikos Economopoulos
"On the Road" is a series of workshops, combining spontaneous photography with the joy of the journey. They are organized for a limited number of participants, ranging from professional photographers to curious amateurs. Through the selection and discussion of the best images of the day, the participants will work towards developing their own photographic style, and see their overall approach improve each day. The goal of these workshops is to guide the participants through technical, theoretical and aesthetic issues towards developing their own photographic style.

Situated at a high altitude on the Abyssinian plateau, Addis Ababa (meaning "new flower" in Amharic), is a fast-growing African metropolis. Known for its highland climate with pleasant temperatures, it boasts a magnificent light as well as clarity. The thriving cultural and religious life of the city and the mix of tradition and modernity, offer many photographic opportunities. It also has the largest outdoors market in the world (the Mercato), as well as an interesting cityscape mingling mud-huts with fascist architecture dating back to the Italian occupation against more recent marxist billboards.

Participants are welcome to bring portfolios of past work for review.

Dates: October 9-16, 2013

Cost: The seven day long Addis Ababa workshop costs 900 euros.
20% deposit is due upon registration, via bank transfer. The remaining fee is paid in cash the starting day of the workshop.

The cost for “On The Road” workshops varies according to each workshop’s length, and covers workshop fees only.
7-day workshops: 900€, 9-day workshops: 1.200€, 11-day workshops: 1.500€

Workshop location:
To be announced.

Accommodation info:
Accommodation is arranged individually by the workshop participants. We can recommend the names of some hotels, yet, in case they do not have availability or do not suit your needs, it is recommended you make alternative arrangements.

Whatever changes may occur on the workshops schedule would be due to reasons beyond our control, and would not affect confirmed participants without their prior agreement.
Nikos Economopoulos is not responsible for reimbursement of travel expenses in case a workshop is cancelled in case of an emergency. We strongly recommend that you buy refundable air tickets and/or travel insurance.

For further details and booking, please contact Marianna at

2013 workshops:

Varanasi, India 3-10 Nov (7 days)
Mumbai, India 11-18 Nov (7 days)
Havana, Cuba 2-13 Dec (11 days)

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» On The Road Workshops
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