One-hundred-thirty aspiring commercial photographers from all over the world will descend on Cape Town, South Africa on 3 January 2012 to participate in the Yuri Arcurs International Commercial Photography Academy Bootcamp.
Students will be coming from Dubai, the Philippines, Thailand, China, Australia, Belarus, Netherlands, Ireland, Hungary, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Norway, Ukraine, Romania, Spain, the US, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Tanzania and South Africa and undergo two weeks of extensive photography training.
At the end, based on motivation, passion and love for photography, 15 will be chosen to participate in a privately funded, three-year educational program sponsored by Arcurs. Students will spend half of each year in Cape Town and half in other parts of the world working on real photographic projects and interacting with clients and top models. After graduation the best candidates will be offered a job at Yuri Arcurs Photography.
The bootcamp is officially sponsored by Hasselblad. Profoto of Sweden is also a sponsor. For more about how the participants were chosen see, “Amazing Opportunity To Train As A Commercial Photographer.