Saturday, May 22, 2010

Aspiring photogs finish workshop in Davao City

Professional photographer Rene Lumawag conducts photojournalism workshop in Ateneo de Davao University in Davao City in Mindanao. Assisting him is Keith Bacongco. (Mindanao Examiner Photo – Geo Solmerano)

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / May 22, 2010) - Aspiring photographers and photojournalists finished a seminar and workshop in photography in Davao City in Mindanao.

Seasoned photojournalist and professional photographer Rene Lumawag conducted the workshop. Lumawag, known in the media community as Tatang Rene or Tatay, has been contributing photographs to various wire agencies, local and national newspapers.

He retired in 2008 but was later hired by a local daily newspaper as photo consultant and lifestyle photographer. At 65, Lumawag still has the passion to help mold young photographers who wanted to be photojournalists.

Lumawag was assisted by Keith Bacongco. Both have a Diploma on Photojournalism at the Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University. (Geo Solmerano)

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