My good friend Tuan Pham will be conducting a workshop and presentation at the National Arboretum in Washington DC in early 2014. His presentation, “Beauty of Things Insubstantial, Insignificant and Untouchable” represents his Buddhist approach to photography and life in general. His workshop is called “In Search of Artistic Personality” and will meet five consecutive Saturdays.
Tuan’s Buddhist background has helped him develop a contemplative approach toward photography, mixing meditation and Wise Attention to see the beauty in things that others are willing to walk past. This approach makes Tuan’s photography simple and compelling. Tuan will share his methods for training your eyes and cultivating your mind to perceive your surroundings in an unbiased way; freeing you to create memorable images with a much deeper meaning. Tuan is a life-long practitioner of mindful meditation and applies those principles to his photography. The National Arboretum is one of Tuan’s favorite sites for nature photography, please join him for this unique opportunity to learn from one of our areas most accomplished amateur photographers.
8 February, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
United States National Arboretum
Tel: 202-245-2726 Fax: 202-245-4575
In Search of Artistic Personality
The workshop that Tuan will be leading will meet at the arboretum during the spring. As of today, the workshop is still unscheduled. Stay tuned for additional information.
Tuan’s teaching style is such that anyone with a camera, be it a DSLR, Point and Shoot or camera phone will be able to take advantage of his workshop.