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Photography for Social Media Masterclass

Instructor: Laura Huntley

Learn how to achieve higher engagement ratings and results from the images you use and adopt the habits of those who stand out from the crowd of images on social media, regardless of the product or service you are promoting.

Workshop Date

Friday, May 8, 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
1-day workshop
AED 350.00
What's Covered

In this workshop, you’ll learn how Photography for Social Media differs from more traditional mediums and how to achieve higher engagement ratings and results from the images you use. In today’s media landscape your online presence is dependant on the images you put forth to your audience - be it for your personal use or business. In this course you’ll learn the theory behind what makes a successful image on social media then utilise this knowledge to plan a shoot-scenario, using just your mobile phone. Learn to shoot effectively and economically, and then edit your images to encourage engagement. You will adopt the habits of those who stand out from the crowd of images on social media, regardless of the product or service you are promoting.

 

  • Shooting and shoot style, Social Media statistics and analysis
  • Pre-planning, Shooting ergonomically, Split testing, DofF
  • Aspect ratios, edits for different mediums: Carousel, IG stories, Feed posts, ads
  • Editing, Workflow, Organisation, Safe-zones, Export Settings
  • Third Parties: Where/how to post from, Useful Apps, Stock, Gear investment

In this workshop, you’ll learn how Photography for Social Media differs from more traditional mediums and how to achieve higher engagement ratings and results from the images you use. In today’s media landscape your online presence is dependant on the images you put forth to your audience - be it for your personal use or business. In this course you’ll learn the theory behind what makes a successful image on social media then utilise this knowledge to plan a shoot-scenario, using just your mobile phone. Learn to shoot effectively and economically, and then edit your images to encourage engagement. You will adopt the habits of those who stand out from the crowd of images on social media, regardless of the product or service you are promoting.

 

  • Shooting and shoot style, Social Media statistics and analysis
  • Pre-planning, Shooting ergonomically, Split testing, DofF
  • Aspect ratios, edits for different mediums: Carousel, IG stories, Feed posts, ads
  • Editing, Workflow, Organisation, Safe-zones, Export Settings
  • Third Parties: Where/how to post from, Useful Apps, Stock, Gear investment
what's included
  • 2.5 hour workshop, a mix of theory and practical 
  • Workshop Notes 
  • Aspect Ratio-finder overlay 
  • Photoshop templates for social media ‘safe-zones’
  • 2.5 hour workshop, a mix of theory and practical 
  • Workshop Notes 
  • Aspect Ratio-finder overlay 
  • Photoshop templates for social media ‘safe-zones’
who should attend

Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of photography but you will benefit more from this class if you have taken our Smartphone Photography & Editing workshop beforehand.

Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of photography but you will benefit more from this class if you have taken our Smartphone Photography & Editing workshop beforehand.

What to bring
  • A camera⏤your mobile phone is encouraged!
  • A camera⏤your mobile phone is encouraged!
Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 7 days in advance of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
  • If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund will be issued, but you may request to be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
  • If you cancel your workshop less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Workshops can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked workshop date(s).
  • Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a workshop relocation. If you transfer your workshop booking and later wish to cancel it, we will not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.
  • GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed necessary in accordance with management discretion.
  • You must be 16 or older to attend this workshop. If you are younger than 16 or booking for someone under 16 years of age, please contact us first and we will be happy to advise you.
Please Note: Our classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (As long as they have manual controls i.e. NOT point-and-shoots) are welcome!

Workshop Date

Friday, May 8, 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
1-day workshop
AED 350.00