Join Conservation Photojournalist Bridget Besaw, in collaboration with Leica for a week amidst her six month project documenting the preservation and stewardship of the Aysen region of Patagonia in partnership with the Patagonia Sur Foundation, whose objective is to support and promote social and economic development in Chilean Patagonia, in concert with the protection and conservation of the region’s natural resources.
When: March 3-10, 2012
Where: Aysen region of Patagonia, Chile
LEICA CAMERA AND SEEDLIGHT WORKSHOPS HOST “PRESERVING PATAGONIA” CONSERVATION AND TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Conservation Photojournalist Bridget Besaw leads weeklong experience in Chilean Patagonia
Allendale, NJ (November 29, 2011) – Leica Camera, Inc., the legendary German camera manufacturer, is collaborating with Seedlight Workshops, developer of environmental photography workshops, to host “Preserving Patagonia: Conservation Photography with the Patagonia Sur Foundation.” Taking place March 3-10, 2012 in Chilean Patagonia, this experiential workshop is led by Conservation Photojournalist Bridget Besaw. Throughout the week, participants learn documentary and travel photography techniques and capture all aspects of the story of Patagonia conservation in breathtaking quality with Leica Camera’s flagship M9 and M9-P digital rangefinder cameras as well as the entire portfolio of lenses.
“We are very excited to partner with Bridget Besaw for this incomparable travel experience,” said Christian Erhardt, Vice President of Marketing at Leica Camera, Inc. “A Leica in hand, participants interpret and capture fleeting moments to document the planet’s natural resources and the people who work, play and steward Patagonia’s impressive and irreplaceable landscape.”
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