Get to grips with smartphone photography!

April 6, 2018 | Latest News, Libraries, Media Production | 0 comments | Author:

Got a smartphone or tablet? Want to know how to take awesome photos for your social media, blog or personal albums? Then join us for an introductory workshop on how to use your smartphone/tablet to take some cracking photographs!

As part of this workshop you will:

  1. Explore essential photography techniques (i.e. composition)
    2. Get to grips with the different settings and features on your smartphone or tablet
    3. Play with gadgets and kits that can be used to enhance your photographs
    4. Practice your new skills by taking part in a photography activity

Throughout the workshop you will receive feedback and guidance from the trainer.

Trainer: Hayley Trowbridge

Hayley is a digital practitioner with a keen focus on using technology in community and informal learning settings to enhance people’s lives, develop skills and capacity (at both individual and organisational levels), and to address social and cultural inequalities. Since graduating from the Liverpool Screen School in 2008, she has worked for a range of informal and formal education and learning providers (including FE colleges, Universities, media training providers, community centres etc.) delivering creative media training, digital inclusion activities and arts based projects.

In 2013, she established wehearttech C.I.C. that sees her use her passion for digital technologies to create positive social change and in 2015 co-founded Wigan STEAM, a cultural hub that deliver STEM subject training through creative activities. She also currently works with People’s Voice Media on a number of UK and European projects, using Community Reporting practices to support individuals and groups to have a voice on the issues that are pertinent to them, enabling communities to contribute to research and supporting the use of user voice in the co-designing of services.

Hayley also has a PhD in the field of media convergence and film distribution, awarded by the University of Liverpool and is a published researcher.

Please note: This event has been postponed until July 2018. More details soon!


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