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Tuesday 4 May 2010

U1B Opportunity for Young Photographers

Young Londoners (aged 15 - 22) can now apply to join Photo Posse, an exciting new skills development initiative run in collaboration between A New Direction and The Photographers' Gallery.

Photo Posse is a special training and work scheme for young people offering a vocational route into further training, education and employment within the arts and creative industries.

Participants will form a working group interested in developing photography skills, and will gain experience at capturing the visual essence of real events such as - talks, receptions, festivals, gigs, performances, corporate events and conferences.

The Photo Posse will receive training and mentoring from experienced professional photographers and educators, with guest talks by a range of professional photographers.

Participants will gain:

  • Training in particular photography styles (documentary, event, portrait)
  • The opportunity to meet and shadow professional photographers
  • A chance to build your portfolio
  • Support for a pathway into further training, study and employment
  • The possibility to have your work published
  • Practical experience in photographing a range of events
  • A host of other transferable skills

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