In a world saturated with images, photography is often overlooked as means of documenting change. Understanding the fundamental aspects of photography is a valuable skill when working in the field. This basic training will prepare you for making the best use of photography and your camera as a tool for monitoring in complex theatres. It will make you comfortable using any advanced photography equipment at your disposal during your deployment.
Based on ample experience from the field, learn how to combine your technical knowledge and monitoring skills with photography. Make use of the camera and photography as an important tool for documenting change and a source of in-depth information.
Composition, light, timing, communication - familiarise yourself with the fundamentals of image theory in order to start taking photos that will enrich your communication and reporting in the field.
Get to know the functions of your camera and gain confidence in using the right settings for the right purpose. This module will give you the tools you need for good image exposure. Start making the most of your equipment at hand.
Learn about different formats, their applicability and traits in order to chose which format is best suited for your purpose.
Access and download, notes, exercises and reflections for practitioners. Can be used during and after the training.
Possibility to participate in one hour online discussion with the trainer and other practitioners that have completed the training (group sessions are pre-scheduled and subject to availablity).
Lifetime access to an exclusive online training forum. Share your photography and experience while building on your skills thorough alumni peer reviews.
Show that you know how to combine your professional skills with photography. Take the quiz at the end of the training, send your score, and receive your well earned certificate.
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