Tuesday, December 06, 2005

A group photo of the participants with the trainers taken during the workshop

The participants discuss some important points learnt during the workshop

"Experience teaches us in a millennium, what passion teaches us in an hour" - Olive Schreinner, (1855-1920), South African Author, She wrote her first novel, The Story of an African Farm, under the pseudonym Ralph Iron

Sudath Nishantha takes photos from different angles

Sanka Vidanagama displays his photographs

"Although she is doing a man's job, I noticed that everybody admired her fingers" says Leo Nirosha Darshan Sathasivam to his colleague Thambiaiyah Uthayakeethan, whilst viewing their colleague's photographs

"She was very shy, but I managed to take phtographs" says Lakruwan Wanniarachchi, while explaining the situation to Mel Gunasekera, Journalist, Lanka Business Online

"I am very proud of you" says Mia Grondahl, Swedish trainer

"Are you the only female participant?" asks Carina Staibano, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Sweden views the exhibition

Participants Eranga Jayawardena and Ashoka Pieris

The students of Sri Lanka College of Journalism Kulasingam Lakshman and Janani Navaratnam checking the photographs which they took while viewing the exhibition, with their lecturer Thevagowry Mahalingasivam.

"I have hope for the future photojounalists" says Amal Jayasinghe, Bureau Chief, AFP

Stina Karltun, Programme Officer, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency is impressed by the photographs on display

Ranga Kalansooriya, Co-ordinator, Sri Lanka College of Journalism shares his thoughts with the Director of Sri Lanka College of Journalism Dr. Uvais Ahamed

Sajeewa Chinthaka takes a break from the exhibition and sitting on the wall of the venue.

Comments & compliments, charting our progress

"Thank you, we made it happen" Mia Grondahl compliments her Sri Lankan Co-Trainer Sriyantha Walpola