Saturday 1 November 2014

      Saturday 28 March 2015

 

 

 

 

Cost:£35

 

 

Duration:  One Saturday 11:30- 5:30 pm

 

                 

                                         

 

Where:    Green Room

                Phoenix Brighton

                10–14 Waterloo Place
                Brighton BN2 9NB
                East Sussex, UK

 


  Tel: 01273 603700  

         

 

To book click here

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Themes

  

 

- Portfolio Contents

 

 

 

- Editing Techniques

 

 

 

- Artist's CV

 

 

 

- Artist's Statement

 

 

 

- Portfolio Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

 

  

 

 

Phoenix Brighton

 

Building a Photography Portfolio

 

 

 

Aim

 

This 1-day workshop will provide you with tips and advice in order to build a photography portfolio. Working in a friendly, informative and supportive environment you will be guided and given feedback in how to create your portfolio from editing your photographs and writing a statement and an artist’s CV through to its final presentation.

 

The workshop is aimed at:

- amateur and professional photographers 

- artists who use photography

- photography students of any level

 

 This workshop is for you:

 

- if you are working on a variety of photographic genres and want to put together a portfolio out of all your photographs.

 

- if you have a number of photographic projects (at least one) that stand on their own as coherent bodies of work.

 

- if you have photographic works in progress, which you want to include in your portfolio

 

- if you are applying for a photography course and want to create a presentable portfolio of your work so far.

 

 

Objectives

 

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

 

- discuss  and reflect on your ideas regarding your portfolio as a representation of

  your photographic practice

- demonstrate a practical engagement with editing techniques

- write a draft statement about your portfolio work

- write a draft artist’s CV

-  have a photography portfolio in your hands

 

 

General Workshop Outline 

11:30 – 13:00

 

Introductions

 

- Group discussion, brainstorming and personal experiences on creating a photography portfolio

 

Tips & Advice -  Photography Portfolio Contents

  Brief delivering of information regarding the contents of a photography portfolio

 

-   Tips & Advice - Portfolio Presentation/Format

     Brief delivering of information regarding various portfolio formats including choice of paper to print  

     your work and storage sleeves to protect it.

 

 

13:00  Lunch Break (bring your own lunch)

 

13:30 – 15:00

  - Tips & Advice - Editing Technique

       Brief delivering of information regarding how to edit your photographs, which will be included in your portfolio. 

  -  Group editing and feedback on each other’s work 

During this part of the workshop you will have the opportunity to briefly discuss your work with your peers, apply some editing techniques and get constructive feedback on the contents of your portfolio.

 

15:00   Tea & Biscuits Break

 

 15:10 – 16:30

Continuation of Group editing

 

16:30 – 17:20 (accompanied by your tea/coffee)

 -    Tips & Advice -  Writing a Statement and an artist’s CV

        Brief delivering of information regarding how to write a statement and an artist’s CV.

        During this part of the workshop you will share your already existing artist statement and CV with your  

        peers and get feedback and advice on how to improve them

 

 

 17:20 - 17:30  End of Workshop – Sum up

 

 

During the workshop, I will be acting more as a facilitator and less as a teacher to help you take charge of expressing your thoughts and ideas and sharing them with the rest of the group as well as gain the confidence to give constructive feedback to your peers.

After the end of the workshop I will be sending you e-handouts by email, which will include the following:

    - Tips & Advice Info of all the themes covered in the workshop

    - Links to visual references on individual works to look at in your own time