Richard Kalvar Woman looking at herself in store window. New York City, USA. 1969. © Richard Kalvar | Magnum Photos

Apply now for the first street photography masterclass with Richard Kalvar in Bangkok, organized in partnership with the Royal Photographic Society of Thailand.

Work with the master street photographer to develop the mindset needed to photograph on the street. Learn about framing and composition and gain invaluable insight into how to develop your own unique photographic voice.

Over three intensive days you will shoot new work and participate in group review sessions where you will explore the editing process to create a meaningful selection of work. This selection will be shown at a public event at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center on the final day of the workshop.

Richard Kalvar Piazza della Rotonda. Rome, Italy. 1980. © Richard Kalvar | Magnum Photos

"I'm trying to create little dramas that lead people to think, to feel, to dream, to fantasize, to smile… It's more than just catching beautiful moments; I want to fascinate, to hypnotize, to move my viewers."

- Richard Kalvar

This workshop offers:

• Practical advice on how to approach photographing on the the street
• Learn about framing and composition
• Group review sessions
• Personal mentoring from Richard Kalvar

The workshop is open to photographers of all levels, from passionate amateurs to working professionals who want to further refine their skills in the art of street photography. This is the perfect opportunity to experience the streets of Bangkok, mentored by Magnum photographer Richard Kalvar.

Richard Kalvar A leg disappears. Luxembourg gardens. Paris , France. 2000. © Richard Kalvar | Magnum Photos

Date: February 28 – March 2, 2019
Venue: Bangkok Art and Culture Center
Availability: 12 Persons


35,000 Baht (incl. VAT). Travel and accommodation are not included.

Terms and Conditions apply. Please visit the RPST website for further details.


Book here.

Richard Kalvar Bride mannequins in a bridal gown store window. Thanon Samsen, Bangkok., Thailand. 2007. © Richard Kalvar | Magnum Photos