Connecting Art With Nature Through Lens at Fraser’s Hill, Selangor

Tourism Selangor collaborates with world renowned camera and imaging products company, Nikon Malaysia by hosting 20 students aged between 9 to 12 years old, in its Corporate Social and Responsible (CSR) program, Junior Eco Troupes 2.0: #DiscoverSelangor Nature Photography Workshop held on 23 and 24 September 2017 at Sri Berkat Rest House, Fraser’s Hill. The 2nd edition of the CSR program sees the students participating in the two days’ photography workshop instructed by photographs professionals from PCP Publications.

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This year’s theme ‘connecting art with nature’ teaches the students to capture photographs that reflect the stunning sights and scenes of flora and faunas around the enchanting rest house and forest trail in Fraser’s Hill. The Students which was selected by Local Council of Hulu Selangor had shown interest in photography and wildlife which can easily be spotted in Fraser’s Hill.

Besides theory presentations on photography, the students were given practical practice on techniques capturing nature photographs using DSLR and digital cameras, courtesy loaned by Nikon Malaysia. The student also gets to experience personal photography coaching by professional photographers brought by PCP Publications in a photo hunt session.

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“This program is an ideal platform for youngsters to experience Selangor’s attractions and rediscover the beauty of nature captured through the lens. Tourism Selangor always look forward to contributing to the community and we are also glad to be able to give the participant experience staying in our own historical tourism product, the Sri Berkat Rest House,” said Puan Noorul Ashikin Mohd Din, General Manager of Tourism Selangor.

“Previously known as “The Sleeping Hollow”, the district of Hulu Selangor is the ideal spot for those who would like to get close to nature.  Whether indulging in a spot of bird watching, paragliding over gorgeous scenery, tubing with friends or having a quiet day away from the city, fun awaits at Hulu Selangor,” she added.

During night, the participants were treated with delicious meal at Shahzan Inn, courtesy of Local Council of Hulu Selangor.

For more information to discover Selangor, visit www.tourismselangor.my .

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