Forsa School | Online Seminar | Making it Work: Diversifying Your Photography Income

As creatives, we are always faced with the question ‘how will you make a living out of your hobby?’ You should know that the answer is YES, there is money in this industry, we just have to be creative in finding it.


Join the live Zoom webinar via the link here:


Join artist and photographer Augustine Paredes for this free online seminar where he will discuss unique methods for leveraging your photography work, expanding your practice within the arts and diversifying your photography income beyond the traditional.


What's covered?:

  • Finding a niche 
  • Building an online portfolio 
  • Looking for potential clients Finding (and making) opportunities 

About the Speaker: Augustine Paredes is a Filipino artist and photographer based in Dubai. With a degree in Communication Arts, he worked in the advertising industry as a copywriter and art director, before focusing on commercial photography. As an artist, Augustine’s lyrical, contemporary, and sensuous visual narratives are derived from his many-storied travels, Southeast Asian consciousness, and curious gaze.


With no gallery representation, he has been exhibited internationally, most notably in Art Dubai 2019, and was nominated for the World Photo Press Joop Swart Masterclass. He works with brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Les Benjamins, Puma, Adidas, Nike, and has been featured in international publications such as Vogue, GQ, Elle, Der Grief, Canvas, Cosmopolitan, MEGA, and French Madame. 



This Seminar is supported by: Forsa School

Forsa School is a new learning programme organised by Sharjah Art Foundation in collaboration with Naqd. Forsa School supports UAE-based artists, creatives and practitioners and provides them with the practical knowledge and professional skills needed to navigate the local art industry.


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