Source: The Star
THE Selangor Photographers Club (SPA), in an effort to get more youngsters to be involved in the industry, has started a photography course.
SPA vice-president R. Arulnathan said the six-month programme was initiated by the Kota Raja MIC Youth, headed by Shanker Raj Ayanger.
“Shanker was enthusiastic on this programme which was lucrative and also provided youngsters to be independent. After several discussions, the SPA also roped in the Selangor Video Photographers Club (SVA) to be part of the programme.
“Our principal office bearers will be conducting the course. Our aim is to give an insight on the photography industry in Malaysia.
“We want to see more youngsters to take up photography. There are a lot of job opportunities as well as openings for them to progress in life,’’ said Arulnathan after the launch in Klang recently.
Shanker said the photography course was a follow up to a crime prevention programme held last month.
“About 200 youngsters attended the programme.
“The youngsters had voiced their opinion and wanted us to organise more programmes. We felt a photography course will benefit them.
“We are happy that SPA and SVA were receptive to our idea. About 40 youngsters will attend the first programme.
The participants will accompany SPA and SVA officials for for on the job training.
“The programme will be an ongoing one and we hope to create job opportunities for the participants as well,’’ said Shanker.
For more details contact Shanker at 012-3836905.