Photography Training

Date(s) - 02/12/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Crispin Hughes, freelance photographer

International Broadcasting Trust


Crispin Hughes is a talented freelance photographer who has worked with many NGOs in foreign locations. He’s keen to share his knowledge and will run this hands on workshop, offering practical tips to media officers and others, wishing to improve the quality of the photos they take.

If you’d like to take a look at Crispin’s work go to his website:

We will also be hearing from Fiona Shields, Head of Photography at The Guardian, who will talk us through how she and her team select images for publication.

Please bring your camera with you.

The workshop will cover the following:

  • Camera settings and care
  • Basic controls and picture taking
  • Lighting, telephoto, high and low angle
  • Discussion about access, consent, ethics and participation
  • Movement and gesture
  • Beyond auto
  • Portraits and basic lighting
  • Working with freelance photographers
  • Digital asset management, editing and processing

The workshop will include some practical activities. It is aimed at beginners or media officers wishing to improve their skills. If you are an experienced photographer, this workshop is not for you. Any queries about this event, please contact our membership officer

Note: If you would like to just come to the briefing with Fiona Shields, you can book onto the briefing event here. 

Time: 9am – 4pm, Monday December 2nd

Venue: CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London N1 6AH (nearest tube Old
Street – take the Moorfields Hospital exit)

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This event is fully booked.

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