Learn Photographic Storytelling

FREE! Please register.

WHEN: FOUR SATURDAYS 09 & 23 MARCH, 06 & 27 April, 2019, 2:30 to 5pm
WHERE: Clapham Park Community Resource Centre, 1 Headlam Road, SW4 8HP
WHO: Anyone, no experience necessary.
NOTE: Bring your own camera or smartphone (get in touch if you don’t have one and we will try to find a solution).
INFO & REGISTER: claphamparkcreative@gmail.com or call 07549711080

In this course you will learn how to plan, shoot and edit a photography story using your camera or smartphone. We will be researching ideas for stories to photograph on Clapham Park Estate and meet every other week to learn skills, review and publish our work.

What you will learn:

  • How to take good portraits
  • How to write engaging captions
  • How to edit images to tell a story
  • Creative ways to share your work digitally or in print (e.g. Instagram, zines, books, prints).

The class will be exhibiting the work at the 04 May community event.

About Marcia

Marcia Chandra is a professional photographer and filmmaker working with a participatory approach on issues such as urban communities, migration and geography. She has worked with a variety of clients across media, NGOs and research organisations including War Child, ActionAid UK, London School of Economics, The Open University, BAMM London, Saturday Telegraph Magazine, The Guardian and Tate Exchange. She holds an MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from UAL’s London College of Communication.

Who is this for?

Though we are particularly interested working with Clapham Park Estate residents, we are welcoming anyone with an interest in learning these skills. Prior experience is not necessary, just an interest in learning and applying new skills. If you don’t have a camera, please let us know and we will try to find a good solution. We only ask that you are available for at least 80% of the sessions. 

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