29th May, 2023
IACT College hosted an extensive workshop on photojournalism, with Sadiq Asyraf spearheading the session. This was an incredible opportunity for our students to learn from a true industry expert and gain valuable insights into the world of visual storytelling.
Sadiq Asyraf, an esteemed visual director and photojournalist based in Kuala Lumpur, astounded us with his extensive knowledge and experience. As an expert in the field, Sadiq has worked with renowned international newswire agencies such as Associated Press (AP), Agence France-Presse (AFP), and Reuters. His work has also been featured in prestigious publications like TIME, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, CNN, BBC, ESPN, and Sky Sports. Sadiq, a man of many roles also holds the position of Photographer to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim, which added an extra layer of significance to the insights he shared.
During the workshop session, Sadiq emphasized the importance of photography and visual literacy as essential references for future generations. He shared captivating stories from his own experiences, providing a deeper understanding of the history, culture, and identity of our country. Sadiq and the students were also engaged in a Q&A session to broaden their personal perceptions of visual story-telling, enhancing their learning experience.
The workshop was an excellent opportunity for all students to educate themselves in photography through the lens of an industry expert. Sadiq's expertise and passion for visual communications left us inspired and motivated to explore our own creative journeys. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to him for taking the time to share his wisdom and expertise with us. We would also like to extend our appreciation to all the attendees for making this event a resounding success. Together, we can continue to nurture creativity and passion in the field of photography and creative communications.
Share your key takeaways and highlights from the event using the hashtags #photojournalismrecap and #iactcollege. Let's continue the conversation and inspire each other to push the boundaries of visual storytelling! Stay tuned for more exciting events and opportunities at IACT College.