DVJ Workshop in Newcastle; Documentary Photo Essays

09 May 2015

10:00 - 17:00

City Library (Room 7)
Charles Avison Building
33 New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

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Non RPS Member£65.00 
RPS Member£60.00 
Group Member£55.00 


This is a one day workshop covering some of the fundamental guidelines for producing a narratives with images.   The day will start with an introduction to documentary image making which will include a short history of this genre of photography and an explanation of the key images needed to develop the story. The day will then move on to look at the practical aspects of photo essays which will include research tools, equipment and logistics. During the afternoon we will have the opportunity to practice some of the types of shots taught in the morning session. If time permits we will also discuss and review portfolios and Ali will offer advice on current and future projects. For a full details and copy of the days events please download the PDF file HERE 

About the Tutor Alison Baskerville.

Alison Baskerville has worked as a professional photographer since 2010. After completing her degree at the University of Westminster in Photojournalism worked as a freelance documentary photographer, specialising in the impact of conflict on women's lives in war zones around the world, including Afghanistan, Mali, Israel/Gaza and the Philippines. Her work has been published by the Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Mirror and BBC online Features. She has also completed commissions for Plan International, Care International and the Royal British Legion.Her work has been exhibited in the Oxo Gallery in London. Prior to entering professional photography, Alison served with the RAF in various war zones including Iraq and Afghanistan. This experience, along with 3 years serving as a reservist photographer with the British Army, gives her a unique insight into the impact of modern conflict on women in uniform as well as civilians. Alison regularly speaks on her chosen subjects, appearing on BBC and Sky television as well as participating in seminars such as panel debates at the Imperial War Museum and guest speaking at the Southbank centres Women of the World Festival.

You can check out Alison's web site: HERE


Please note; this event is limited to a maximum of 10 participants only, so please check with the event orgnaiser first.

Please also ensure that you have read both our payment advise sheet and our risk assessment sheets links to them are below. Payment details are: HERE

Risk Assesment is: HERE

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Region: NorthernGroup(s): Documentary