Louvre Abu Dhabi and Manarat Al Saadiyat are bringing a photography masterclass to the capital

The two-day programme lets participants build their own pin-hole camera

Louvre Abu Dhabi and Manarat Al Saadiyat are bringing a photography masterclass to the capital

Coinciding with the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s exhibition Photographs: An Early Album of the World, a two-day photography masterclass is now being offered to the capital’s visitors and residents.

Hosted by the world-famous museum in collaboration with the Manarat Al Saadiyat (MAS) Photography Studio, the first day will take place at Louvre, where participants will discover pre-digital photographic techniques, and build a simple pinhole camera to experiment with composition, space and light.

After thoroughly exploring the photography collection, the second day will let participants develop camera films using techniques discovered by the first photographers.

The masterclass is suitable for those who are 16 years old and above, and it will take place from June 7 to 8, and July 5 to 6.

The classes will run from 3pm to 6pm each day, and it costs Dhs168 per person.

Art Club members and those under 22 can get a special reduced rate of Dhs105.

Dhs168 (adults), Dhs105 (aged 16 to 22). Jun 7-8, Jul 5-6, 3pm to 6pm. Louvre Abu Dhabi & Manarat Al Saadiyat (60 056 5566).

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