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Fun and Rewarding Photography Workshop

Among our creative activities for children there is the option to book our photography workshop.  This Issue Based Participatory Photography workshop educates young people on the functions of their camera and techniques they can use to achieve original photographs.  

An amazing creative workshop in which to participate, young people are able to document their own perspectives; we are all curious to see how others view the world we share.  When young people realise that their views may very well be different from others', there is a great opportunity for mutual respect and personal growth.

What happens on this workshop?

The workshop will start off with our creative practitioner introducing the subject of participatory photography.  Young people are encouraged to join in on the conversation to present their own opinions and experiences.  Next they will introduce cameras, specifically the basic functions of a camera, different settings that are available and the symbols on the camera itself. The fun, creative activities begin with a treasure hunt!  Students can explore their surroundings to find shapes, colours or abstract ideas and will use their findings to create a storyboard of photo ideas.  

Working together, young people will brainstorm on how to visualise their ideas on the topic and then take photographs that explore their chosen theme.  After presenting photos to the class, the workshop leader will discuss more involved aspects of photography, such as lighting and composition.  Students will finally be able to edit, caption and print their own photographs.

What will young people get from this workshop?
Young people will not only gain training in camera functions and techniques, but they'll be able to explore their own thoughts, experiences and perceptions through photography.  By learning new skills and expressing themselves in a supportive, open environment, this creative workshop builds confidence in young people.  Depending on the size and duration of the workshop, students will be able to take home at least one captioned image or up to a whole photo album of captioned photos. 

What do young people say about this workshop?

“Everything was really good, Adam was really good with the children” Support Worker Project

“Longer sessions because it is awesome” Participant

“I want to come every week” Participant

“Very interesting, I like taking pictures” Participant

“The project has been beneficial for my son and I because we have had time to explore his interest and emotions” Participant's mother.

“The project has been brilliant. It definitely brought the children out of their shells and allowed them to express themselves” Participant Personal Assistant.

“I really liked showing my images to the group and taking about them” participant


What sizes does this workshop come in?

The workshop is available for half day sessions, full day sessions, or long-term school projects or as an after school program.

How many young people can this workshop accommodate?

This project can accommodate up to ten individual participants or twenty young people working in groups.

Like the sound of this workshop?

Then you might also like to check out our other creative workshops:

Graffiti Art

Or our other design workshops

T-Shirt Spray Painting Workshop


Contact us about this photography workshop

Our workshops can vary in cost, so please provide us with some more information eg, numbers, location and the workshop you are interested in and we will provide you with a personal quote.



We are very proud to say that we always aim to beat our competitor's costs whilst providing first class practitioners who will inspire and engage the young people they are delivering too! (Just take a look at our testimonials

Workshops & activities suitable for:
Young People , Adults, Arts Award, Brownies & Girl Guides, Community Groups, Curriculum Enrichment workshop, Further Education, Housing Associations, Key Stage 2 - Workshops for Primary Schools, Key Stage 3 - Workshops for Secondary Schools, Key Stage 4 - Workshops for Secondary Schools, NEETS, PRUs, SEN, YOTS, Youth Organisations

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Contact us about this workshop

This workshop is available across the north of England and much of the rest of the country. We can also create a workshop especially for you – taking your budget, timeframes and location into consideration.

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