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An Introduction to Smartphone Photography

9th September 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

photography course

An Introduction to Smartphone Photography Fully Subsidized

On this 2hr smartphone photography workshop you will learn how to develop great photographs using your smartphone or iphone. This online course for beginners offers a brief introduction into areas such as controls, lighting, composition and editing to help you to produce professional looking imagery for print, online content and social media. Through an investigation of tools, techniques and some of the great practitioners in the industry, this course will help you to develop your own style whilst mastering the basic rules of photography.

(This course requires access to a smartphone, iphone or tablet)

 Course Content:

 -Camera Controls and Settings

-Creative Camera Techniques



-Smartphone Camera attachments

-Digital Workflow

-Image Review and Evaluation

-Apps and post-production editing tools

This Training will be delivered by  Becks Butler

 Academic Qualifications:

Postgrad Education, Learning and Development, Griffith College Dublin (On-going)

MA Art and Research Collaboration IADT (2019)

BA Photographic Media, Griffith College Dublin (2017)

BA Agricultural Science and Rural Studies, University of Ulster (2011)


Professional Body:

VAI/ Visual Artists Ireland- Professional Body Certified Professional



Becks Butler is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Design, Griffith College Dublin and has a professional career in commercial and contemporary photography as well as a visual arts curatorial practice. She exhibited her solo show Pushing Boundaries at illuminations in 2017 and has presented work in group shows at Pallas Projects, RIA, The Complex and The Library Project. Her collections have been purchased by the Royal Irish Academy and private collectors. Becks was awarded the M11 PerCent for Art Commission in 2019 amongst other awards including the Young Entrepreneur of the Year. She recently collaborated with PhotoIreland’s, Critical Academy to bring Performing the Post-human: Subject in Photography to the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland and is a current member of Pivot critical form at The Lab Gallery. Becks has been nominated as FUTURES Irish Talent 2020 and will take her most recent body of work ‘Loopies Filed’ to Unseen Amsterdam this coming year. During the recent lockdown Becks was commissioned to deliver a live artist talk by Culture Ireland’s initiative Ireland Performs. Within her commercial practice, Becks has worked on shoots and design projects for clients such as Guinness, REPEAL Campaign and Style Club and her editorials have been published by The Guardian Uk, Quartz NYC and The Irish Times.

In order for us to continue to bring you subsidised content we will require you to fill out a profile sheet during booking – full completion of this sheet guarantees you a place on the training. Please complete a separate booking for each individual attending the training.

Please note our training courses are only available for people residing in the Republic of Ireland.


9th September 2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Courses Category:


Online Training


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